Definitely one of the most important River Rafting Tour in Peru and in South America, is the Apurimac, this is a great combination from nature, adventure, adrenaline and safe fun.
If you are a white water rafting lover, this is the best option. The Apurimac River is located in Peru, between 2 regions: Cusco and Apurimac, the name of this river means: "The God talker", is one of the best 10 rivers in the world to do White Water Rafting, this river has perfect conditions to do this nice adventure sport: Landscapes, pristine place, great weather all the year, clean and clear water, sandy beaches. The Eric Adventures crew, will take special care of you when you'll do this amazing Rafting Peru Tour, accompanied by our professional guides and using the top of the line equipment and taking care of the environment.
Briefing in Cusco, the night before the tour in your hotel at 7:30pm, our river rafting guide will go to your hotel to meet you and explain you all your trip details.
At 8:00 Am we’ll travel by our bus for 5 hours to the Apurimac Canyon (Huallpachaca Bridge 2000 masl South East of Cusco), to arrive there, we've to cross the Highlands. Once in the shore's river, We’ll have lunch, after it, our guides will give you the safety instructions about the Apurimac River Rafting trip, this will be followed by a demonstration of the equipment, the, we’ll get dress with the rafting equipment and we’ll also put our personal belongings in special dry bags(water proof bags)…, after that, we’ll give you a basic Rescue Course, with this, you’ll be ready for this white water river rafting tour. Then, we’ll raft for 1 hour in Class II and III rapids. After that we’ll arrive to the first campsite, there, will set up the Tents have lunch, then our guides around the campfire will talk with you, in order to explain you the next day plans, campsite.
After breakfast we’ll pack up the camp, and put our entire luggage back in to the dry bags and the rafts, then we’ll begin our rafting trip down the Apurimac, running Class III and IV rapids, stopping only for lunch.
Is important to know that there are some Class VI rapids(that we don’t run), so, we’ll walk them(Those rapids are known as the portages), in the afternoon we’ll arrive to our campsite, we’ll do some river rafting campsite games before lunch, then We’ll be around the nice camp fire talking about the past journey and planning the next journey. Campsite.
After a breakfast We will start our journey to the Apurimac river down some Class III, IV and V rapids, this day we’ll pass the famous rapids of: Labyrinth, Toothache, You First, Babalua and Last Laugh. After 5 hours we will end the Apurimac River Rafting Tour close the Kunyac bridge, where our bus will be waiting for us, there we’ll have lunch and then we will return to Cusco, arriving to Cusco around 5:00 PM., end of our services.
|Class I||Flat water, lakes, flat river places|
|Class II||Small Rapids with small rocks|
|Class III||Rapids, Waves, Rocks, amazing to do rafting|
|Class IV||Strong Rapids, Waves, really fun|
|Class V||The hardest level that a person can run, really dangerous|
|Class VI||Not for run!, avoid!|
* Always use your safety equipment
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