Cusco -Vilcanota

Full Day

book 15 days in advance


River Rafting in Cusco is an activity to get the adrenaline pumping and unforgettable experience, as well as offering unique spectaculars views of the Cusco Andean Mountains in remote places hard to reach by road. Some of the best rivers for rafting in South America are in the mountains surrounding Cusco, so if you want to give it a try this is the place! All our one day trips run various sections of the Urubamba River, around 1 and a half hours from Cusco. This is the same river which flows through the Sacred Valley and was worshipped by the Incas as the ‘Bringer of Life’. Cusco River Rafting offers you security and guarantee in our services, come and enjoy your trip with Us.



Our Trip start at 8:30AM the guide will pick you up from your hotel (Cusco), Cusipata and Chuquicahuana are buried deep in the heart of the Sacred Valley of Cusco, They are located in the upper part or first part of the Sacred Valley, Here you will receive a safety talk and the necessary equipment to enjoy this adventure, This section of the river is more adventurous. In the dry season it remains fairly tame with rapids of up to level III, however in the wet season rapids can get as big as level IV. After the rafting tour you can visit the Cusco Zipline in the Sacred Valley.
- Depart: 08:30 am pickup from hotel in Cusco
- Return: approx. 5pm
- Time spent on the river: approx. 2 and a half hour.

Cusco Rafting Levels
Level I: Really easy without any risk, we just let the stream take us down.
Level II: Stream with some waves and small rocks.
Level III: Stream, rocks, holes, waves (enjoyable).
Level IV: Stream, rocks, holes with more gradient or more volume of water with a little bit of risk. For this level, it’s not necessary to have a safety kayak with the group.
Level V: Stronger and more enjoyable than the class IV with an element of risk, maximum commercial rafting level. For these rapids it’s necessary to have a safety kayak with the group.

  • Information session prior to departure.
  • Pick up from your hotel in the morning and transfer by private transport to Cachora- starting point of the walk.
  • Entrance ticket to Choquequirao, for visitors and staff of the agency.
  • Tents.
  • Professional guide (Spanish and English).
  • Cook and kitchen equipment.
  • Pack of animals (to carry the equipment tents, food and kitchen).
  • 1 emergency horse.
  • Meals (03B, 04L, 03D). Vegetarian or special menus are available at no additional cost.
  • First aid kit.
  • Private transportation from Cusco to Cachora.
  • Other services not mentioned in the program.
  • Tips

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