The Apurimac Rafting
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 rapids bringing 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 miles with a total descent of 1350 ft. will give you an idea of the perfect gradient. This will assure you get a lot of adrenaline pumping and time to recover in long pools.
We take a four-hour scenic drive off 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 at 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, teamwork to slide the boats over rocks and place it back to the river. Enjoy a full day of continuous rapids with Names like Purgatory, Indiana and the Chute, a riverside beach lunch to continue few more hours to next camping site.
Today we will run big rapids as the canyon narrows, names like Toothache, You First, and Last Laugh will bring some excitement, There are chances to walk if after the scouting you got intimidated. We finish the day with a couple of hours of less challenging rapids, a picnic lunch and preparation to return to the city of Cusco.