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Whitewater kayaking Sacred Valley Cusco One Day

Location: Peru
Duration: One Day
Type: Adventure Peru Treks, River Rafting Tours
Destinations: Cusco, Urubamba River, Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo
Description: Enjoy a wonderful day rafting in the Sacred Valley of the Incas on the Urubamba River. We will show you some of the fantastic scenery near Cusco as well as a thrilling wet ride.


Tour: River Rafting Urubamba Full Day

  • Day 1: Cusco,  Urubamba River



Day 1: Cusco Urubamba river.

At 9:00 AM you will be greeted in your hotel before we leave for the Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley of the Incas (north of Cusco). Here our guide will give us an introductory safety talk and equipment demonstration before our trip running the Class II, III, IV and V rapids. We will raft for around 2 hours depending on which route we select.

Class II, Ollantaytambo

Class III (We run it from May to December), Quiquijana

IV and V (Dec to May). For the last one, which is the hardest, We always take a safety kayak with us. This means there is one extra guide with us for the safety of our clients.

After lunch we return to Cusco, arriving at around 5:00 PM.

The rainy season is the best time to go rafting since the river gets higher, faster and the waves are larger. The rainy season lasts from December through April.



  • Professional English speaking guides, paramedics qualified for Class V rafting.
  • Full Rafting equipment (helmet, safety jacket, raincoat, paddle, wetsuit, Hyside Self Bailer Boats.
  • Private Round Trip Transportation.
  • Lunch (Meat, salad, sodas, tea, coffee, dessert, fruits).
  • Optional: Video and Photos Services.

Not Included:

  • UV chap-stick.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Sleeping bag, mattress.
  • Extra socks (4 pairs).
  • Warm clothes for the night (fleece, long pants).
  • Light clothes for rafting.
  • Fold-up lightweight rain gear / poncho.
  • Collapsible umbrella for rain and shade.
  • Waterproof day back pack for water and personal items.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Non-disposable water bottle (stainless steel).
  • Water purification tablets (Micropur available in Cusco).
  • Flashlight.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Camera.
  • Compass.
  • Small travel binoculars.
  • Toilet paper for your backpack.
  • Pocket knife.
  • Bandana.
  • Brimmed hat.
  • Small notebook and pen (notes for your blog and wildlife sketches).
  • Small tone.
  • Bathing suit.
  • Foam ear plugs. For long bus rides and better rest.
  • Medications.
  • Airborne.
  • Imodium-D.
  • Ibuprofen.
  • Band-aids.
  • Treat shoes with waterproof silicon spray before leaving home.
  • Personal clothing for trek, extra socks and t-shirts.
  • Lighter / matches ziploc plastic with hiking energy food.
  • Ziploc plastic bags to keep clothes dry.


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