Rain forest rafting adventure
Duration: 2 days
Activity: Moderate level of fitness is required.
Price: $350
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Lower Urubamba – Rain Forest Whitewater


Everything, including rafting gear and tents were good and they were all ready for us at arrival. The guides gave great and fun safety demonstrations, good for first timers like me!

  • This tour can combine easily with your Inca Trail or any tours that finish at Machu Picchu. The rain forest is 2 days rafting and it’s only 2 hours away from Machu Picchu. Warm rain forest weather, nice, friendly, fun rapids level II, III and IV with standing waves from the beginning to tend, beautiful scenery, green valleys, papaya, coffee plantations and the Andean Mountains make the perfect location for river rafting.

  • Briefing the night before departure: Pre-departure information about river canyon, system navigation, personal equipment etc.

    Departure: 8am.
    Return: 4pm.
    River level: II, III, IV and V
    Distance: 125km
    Time in the water: 6 hours a day

    Santa Rosa - Santa Maria
    Day 2: Santa Maria - Quillabamba
  • What’s included?

    Meals: (2 lunches, 1 breakfast and 1 dinner) and snacks.

    Rafting gear: State of the art rafting equipment including self-bailing rafts, hi-flotation life-jackets, helmets, paddle jackets, dry bags for personal gear, and special containers for cameras.

    All camping gear: Double occupancy toilet and dinner tents.

    Guides: Professional English speaking guides, certified in swift water rescue and Wilderness First Responder.

    Transport: Private and public to and from Cusco.

    Safety: Professional river system, phone for emergencies, complete first aid kit, including oxygen cylinder for day over the pas of Malaga 4500 meters 13123 ft. sea level

    What’s not included?

    Train tickets from Cusco to Santa Teresa or from Machu Picchu to Santa Teresa, all this it can be arrange. For more details contact us.

    What to bring

    Long trousers, fleece, shorts, T-shirts, bathing costume, sandals or tennis shoes (need to cover and support the whole food).
    Personal items: insect repellent, sun block, sun glasses etc. See more detailed info about river clothes

  • Rafting is becoming more popular in Cusco and it’s your responsibility to know and understand the Rules and regulations in order to have a safe and fun rafting experience, the links below will help you to know more about this.

    White Water Rafting Regulations.

    Safety Tips

  • Departure dates

    For better detailed info about how to get to the rafting point, transportation and other please read rain forest rafting info

    Daily departures.

    Guarantee departures with a minimum of 2 people.

    Season: From May to December

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