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Whitewater Rafting in the Sacred Valley

Urubamba River Whitewater Rafting

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A 2 day/1 night whitewater rafting trip on the Urubamba River, the sacred river of the Incas. Experience Class II-IV rapids on this trip that includes one overnight of camping and great food after your day's adrenaline-filled adventure on this great river.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Urubamba River
Day 2 : Class IV Rapids. Return to Cusco

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Trip Type

  • Independent

Activity Level

Moderate

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Day 1 Urubamba River

Early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and drive for one hour south through the Andes to the town of Urcos, the starting point of our adventure. Here you will receive your safety briefing and equipment as well as a brief practice in the flat parts of the river before some class II and III rapids over the next three hours. Arrive to the village of San Salvador and enjoy our picnic lunch on the riverside and after a well-deserved rest, we will drive back to Urcos Lake (1.5 hour drive) to set up our camp and spend the night under the Andean sky scattered by restless stars.

Day 2 Class IV Rapids. Return to Cusco

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
After breakfast, we will drive for 45 minutes to the starting point of our second day adventure. Here we have the opportunity to raft some fantastic and challenging class IV rapids, a fast and wild ride of 12 kms. We will then enjoy our picnic lunch on the riverside and then transfer back to Cusco.

River Rafting Campsites

Per person starting at
$450

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Included

  • 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
  • 1 Nights Accommodations
    • 1 Night Camping
  • 2 Days Private Guide Service
  • Gear Rental
    • All rafting and camping gear included EXCEPT for sleeping bags

Excluded

  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are excluded.
  • International Flights
  • Internal Flights

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  • $43 Airport Departure Tax
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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
Meyer Smolen

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Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.

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