river rafting

  • CUSCO

  • 2 HOURS IN THE RIVER

  • SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS

URUBAMBA RIVER PRIVATESERVICES. (Half Day)

  • Level : Class 2--3 rapids
  • Duration : 2 hours in the river
  • Location : Sacred Valley of the Incas - Cusco
  • Season : All year round
  • Departures : Every day

Rafting trip with beautiful Sacred Valley and mountain range view, it is a introductory trip for first timers, kids and people without any experience. Flotation option available for kids and mature.

ITINERARY DESCRIPTION:

At 9:30 am. our guides will be waiting the passengers arrival with all the equipment ready at our river put in location in Pachar, Sacred Valley of the Incas. Here passengers will receive rafting equipment and a safety briefing (toilet facilities and changing rooms available). After a brief practice on the flat parts of the river, we will start our journey on easy waters while admiring the spectacular views of the mountains and archaeological remains. Afterwards we will continue towards Ollantaytambo and its amazing Inca terraces. At that time we will experience class 2-‑3 rapids, to finish with “El Resbaladero” (The Slide), a strong class 3 rapid that includes waves and small whirlpools. We will then reach our river take out located in the community of Cachiccata (Toilets and changing rooms available) just 10 minutes by car from Ollantaytambo.

OPTIONAL UPPER SECTION, SOUTH OF CUSCO FOR CLIENTS STAYING IN CUSCO:
At 8:30AM the guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco. Then we will drive southwards to Piñipampa town where we will pump the raft and will receive our gear and safety talk. After a period of training wewill board our rafts and start descent by the Vilcanota river. We will cross a narrow canyon with some class 2--3 rapids. The scenery is beautiful and give us the chance to see villagers working on their crops, fishermen and Andean wild birds. Back to the hotel.




NOTE 1

Equipment and guides will be ready waiting to depart upon the arrival of clients. Clients must reach departure point by their own means. Picnic lunch is not included.

NOTE 2

From Mid-- April to mid-‑ December we run the Ollantaytambo section and from mid-‑ December to mid-‑ April we run the Cusipata section, located south of Cusco.
If we have to pick passengers up and drop them off in the sacred valley, there is an additional fee for these extra transfers (15 December --15 April)


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