River Rafting Urubamba

The Urubamba Rafting 1 Day, It is one of the most important rivers in Peru and is part of the Amazon basin, it runs from the high Andean ranges down through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, past Machupicchu and into the jungle. It has some exciting whitewater depending on the section of the river being done and the time of the year. You can find the most important section of Rafting during the season, it is located in Chuquicahuana area “Chuqui”  class III sections on the Upper Urubamba river. There are good class III rapids and the water is not contaminated.

Day of rafting will teach you some basic techniques, show you some nice scenery near Cusco, and give you a wet, thrilling ride.

Day 1: At 9:00 AM we leave for the Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley of the Incas (north of Cusco), where our guide will give us an introductory chat on safety and equipment for our trip running the Urubamba. We will raft for around 2 ½ hours in Class II,III.IV+ and V rapids, depending on which route we select.

  • We could be on Huambutio.
  • Class II, Ollantaytambo
  • Class III (We run it from May to December), Quiquijana.
  • IV and V (Dec to March).

For the last one, which is the hardest, We always take a safety kayak with us, so it means one extra guide for the safety of our clients.
After lunch we return to Cusco, arriving at around 5:00 P.M. The rainy season is a really good time to go rafting because the river gets faster and the waves and other hydraulics are larger. The rainy season lasts from December to March.

The Tour Includes

  • Professional English speaking guides, paramedics qualified for Class V rafting
  • Full Rafting equipment (helmet, life jacket, raincoat, paddle, wetsuit, Hyside Self Bailer Boats).
  • Private Round Trip Transportation.
  • Lunch (Meat, salad, sodas, tea, coffee, dessert, fruits).
  • Optional : Video and Photos Services.

The Tour Does Not Include

  • Tips.

You Must to Bring:

  • Bathing suit.
  • Towel.
  • Sandals or running shoes.
  • Shorts (to use over the wetsuit).
  • Hat, sun block.
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