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Despite the best hiking tour that River Explorers organized for us, this 2 days rafting trip for us was the perfect ending to our travel. Excellent in every sense, food, guides, gear…..Thanks River Explorers!!!
Rafting the Urubamba River during the rainy season is one of the best day tour for rafting in Cusco. Beautiful scenery with green valleys, snow-capped mountains, Inca ruins and great rapids adorn this adventure from beginning to end.
Departure: 8 am
Return: 4 pm
Trip grading: II to III and IV and V during rainy season (end of December to April)
Time per day in the river: 2 to 5 hours approx.
Season: All year, but we recommend going mid-December to April, best time for most rafting day trips from Cusco.
We Include in most of our rafting day trips from Cusco the following:
Meals:1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner,
Rafting: All rafting gear (boat, guide safety kayak, safety boat), life vest type V, full wet suit 3 mm, helmet, paddle-jacket, paddle,
Camping gear: Passenger and dinner tent, camping tables etc.
Warm clothes for the evening (long trousers, fleece,) shorts, t-shirts, bathing suit, sandals., personal items, sun block, insect repellent, sleeping bag (for rent 15 U$) and sleeping pad (for rent 15 U$).
For tours in the Urubamba river during rain season, you need to be careful which company to choose. Rafting tour operators need to know and choose the best rafting section for your safety. Below are some tips to make better your rafting experience in Cusco.
Flexible departures, pick a day and we start from there we guarantee the departures with a minimum of 2 people.
There are 2 main season for rafting in Cusco area, the rain and dry season.
Dry season: From April to December.
Raining season: From December to April. This two day trip is best taking during this time of the year.