The white canyon
Known as the best commercial rafting in Peru, since first descend in 1978 the river reputation has only increase and hundreds of satisfied clients appreciate our policy of safety first. This Canyon is the longest tributary of the amazon river, and one of the deepest in the world, with pristine sand beaches, granite formations and warm environment. Thrilling rapidsbringing excitement during the day, river side camping with bonfires and clear sky views during the night. 3 days of fun, covering a distance of 32 mileswith a total descent of 1350 ft. will give you an idea of the perfect gradient. This will assure you get a lot ofadrenaline pumpingand time to recover in long pools.
We take a four hours’ drive in a scenic route out of the beaten path. Stunning views of the mountain ranges will be seen when we reach 13,000 ft. and as we descend to 6,500 ft. tropical weather is rolling up. We arrive to the Military bridge and after we arrange the equipment, we set off to a riverside beach only minutes away.
We hit some class lll/IV rapids to continue with a mandatory portage, team work to slide the boats over rocks and place it back to the river. Enjoy a full day of continues rapids. Names like Purgatory, Indiana and the chute, a river side beach lunch to continue few more hours to next camping.
Today we will run big rapids as the canyon narrows, names like toothache, you first, and last laugh will bring some excitement, always there are chances to walk if after the scouting you got intimidate and refuse to run. We finish the day with a couple of hours of less challenge rapids, a picnic lunch and preparation to return to the city of Cusco.