Full day Urubamba River. If you will choose rafting the upper Urubamba River, consider the season and the section. During raining season (December – April), heavy rains makes the upper section one the best places for rafting in Cusco. Because the stretch of the river is long, the upper portion offer different sections for different levels.
Normally in dry season (early May to December), this is a superb choice for vigorous first timers and can satisfied boaters with little experience. This rafting offers nice technical rapids with rocks, waves and wholes.
All the Urubamba whitewater rafting tours in the upper section starts at 8 am when you meet your guide at your hotel. The drive travels along the way down the Saylla and Oropesa Valley. The whole route offer spectacular views of the Andes, lakes and charming villages. Each town along the drive possess its own beauty and range of uniqueness, including local markets, rich corn farmlands and ancient ruins.
Once at the beginning, you will put on a wet-suit, life jacket, paddle jacket and helmet- Thereafter, the head guide will give a well orientated safety talk about the commands and will show techniques for rescue, swimming positions and other safety instructions related to rafting. Once this is done, we will jump into the river! Each guide will make sure that you feel secure with the information given in the briefing which you will practice before start running the rapids.