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River Explorers provides extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime river rafting tours that will leave you excited and some times at bit breathless.
The full Apurimac whitewater is truly one of the purest rafting adventures in Peru and South America. This trip offers a unique authentic outdoor experience to people who seek adventure and serenity. The Apurimac is the source of the Amazon River and its waters flows through untamed Class III, IV and V rapids, deep, colorful canyons, virgin sandy beaches, ruins and its home for unique animals and plants and other dazzling treasures in a river untouched by human hands.
Briefing the night before departure: Pre-departure information about river canyon, system navigation, personal equipment etc.
River level: II, III, IV and V
Time in the water: 6 hours a day
Meals (5 breakfast, 6 lunches, 5 dinners)
Professional English-speaking guides, certified in Wilderness First responder and in International Advance Swift-water rescue.
Safety and professional river system navigation, double tents, private round trip transportation, video and picture service.
Full equipment first aid kit, including disposable resuscitator (CPR Bag Valve Mask).
State-of-the-art rafting equipment including hi-flotation life jackets type V, self-bailing rafts, helmets, paddle jackets, dry duffels for personal gear, and special containers for cameras.
Sleeping bag and inflatable mattress (may rent for $30 each per trip).
Sleeping bag and inflatable mattress (available to rent for $ 30 per trip), flashlight.
Clothing: lightweight long trousers, shorts, fleece/thermal top, bathing suit, T-shirts and sandals that covers the whole foot.
Personal items: eco-friendly toiletries i.e. Bio-degradable no pollutants please!!
The safety of our guides and clients is our main priority. We have the best rafting guides in Peru whom been running the Apurimac river, they are certified in Swift-water rescue, first aid and most importantly they are experienced, know our Canyon history and they are responsible and fun.
Choosing between the many rafting outfitters who offer trips to the Apurimac river can be a hard task. Fortunately, we created links so this doesn’t have to be as much work as you might first think.
Apurimac river rafting tours are carefully designed to provide safe and fun adventure tours. We care about the environment, and we work day by day in an effort to prevent contamination and pollution.
River otter are mostly seeing early mornings, foxes usually after breakfast, condor you will see flying high up in the mountains and some times you can see them flying very low, variety of birds such as tiger heron, eagles, falcons and other are easily seeing during rafting — dears and puma are difficult but if we are careful its probably that we will see them.
We have garbage disposal for organic and inorganic trash. All inorganic matter is returned to Cusco, including all human waste (transported by means of cargo boat).
Warm and arid, it can get a little chilly in the evening during May to August.
Our departure dates for 20123 are flexible. If you are a couple or group of friends that will like to depart in any day, feel fee to ask. We guarantee departures in any date with a minimum of 2 people.
Seasonal from mid of May to mid of November.