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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 Tambopata River rafting is the ultimate once in a life time experience, only accessible by boat.
This tour is a great mix of rafting and spectacular nature, you will experience amazing rapids, high volume of water from level III to IV with nice standing waves and holes. Enjoy the absolutely untouched nature and its variety of life with many species and families of trees, mammals, butterflies, birds and amphibians that are easily seen along the river.
This trip usually starts in Juliaca, but we can organize transfers if you are in Lima or any other place in Peru. This adventure begins at 8 am. where we depart from Juliaca city. This ride will take us high up to the Andes (15,700 feet, 4785 m), passing llama herds, glaciers and spectacular mountain ranges. We begin to descend through small Pre-Inca sites Cuyo-Cuyo to the Amazon cloud forest. From here we drop deeper into the jungle to finally arrive to San Juan de Loro-Putina Punku, depending on the weather, road conditions or any unexpected situations, we can continue on to Curva Alegre (the beginning of the Tambopata River rafting) and overnight in the side of the river; or stay at Putina Punku to camp or stay in a basic accommodation facilitate.
Meals included: Lunch and dinner.
Accommodations: Camping or basic house or hostel.
Tambopata – Candamo is a natural reserve in the Peruvian Amazon basin with an enormous biodiversity, which represent native flora and fauna. River giant otter, macaws, tapirs, a variety of monkeys and birds are easily seeing along the river. If we’re lucky, jaguars and anacondas!
All inorganic trash is returned to Puerto Maldonado.
Professional English speaking guides, certified in swift water rescue and Wilderness First Responder guides.
State of the art rafting equipment including self-bailing rafts, hi-flotation life-jackets, helmets, paddle jackets, dry bags for personal gear, special containers for cameras.
All meals mentioned in the tour program.
Safety and professional river system, satellite phone for emergencies.
Private round trip transportation.
Video and picture service.
Complete first-aid kit, including oxygen balloon for the first day.
One night lodging in Tambopata Research Center.
Sleeping bag, inflatable mattress, flights or bus from any place at the arrival to Juliaca, tips.
Sleeping bag (may rent for $4.00 per day), inflatable mattress (may rent for $4.00 per day) torch/ flashlight, clothing: lightweight long trousers (for evening), shorts, fleece/thermal top, T-shirts, bathing suit, sandals, personal items: eco-friendly toiletries ie. bio-degradable (no place to wash except in the river, no pollutants please!!), hat, sun-block, insect repellent.
Tambopata rafting can combine with our trekking tours or any other tour in Peru
White water rafting in Peru are becoming popular every year, but safety always comes first. Before booking Tambopata rafting tour make sure to read the rules and regulations and safety essential tips, use the links below – and have a great time!
Our departures for Tambopata Rafting – Amazon Peru Tour are flexible.
Departures are guarantee with a minimum of 2 people.
Season: From May to October.