Peru travel - white water rafting and river trips in Peru, Andes to the Amazon rafting adventures

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White water Rafting

Peru White Water Rafting Adventures


The Andean range is one of the most impressive and youngest Mountain range in the world. The recent erosion of the Andes has created spectacular canyons into two different Ocean basins. The oriental side of the Amazon river drops its water into the Atlantic. The occidental side of the Andes, drops into the Pacific, and the erosion creates some of deepest canyons in the world the depth of the Grand canyon in same places with an amazing arid and radical geography which is like an showing of its recent history on the walls of the canyons.

Spectacular landscapes combined with an interesting local culture makes every white water adventure an extraordinary experience.

It is possible to do river trips all over the country. An example is in the Colca and Cotahuasi rivers, both named as the deepest rivers in the world.

Most tour operators offering rafting trips, are lead by Peruvians internationally trained guides in rescue, safety and first aid response. That makes a big difference when traveling on wild isolated rivers. Enjoy the adrenaline and the opportunity of them showing you our country, as locals with a natural passion.

Rafting and kayaking the rivers of Peru will be an unforgettable experience that you will really enjoy. The waters that flows down from the Andes form the mighty rivers of Peru and Chile, an authentic and irresistible challenge for lovers of rafting and  kayaking , is an experience that will put you on the edge of risk and danger. 

Among this Rafting Peruvian rivers is the Apurimac river,  a classic class IV &  V , run that drops through house sized granite boulders with canyon walls soaring thousands of feet above. It is rated among the 10 best rafting trips in the world  and the number one Rafting trip in Peru. 

This Peruvian river for rafting is born on the summits of the glaciar Misti only 100 km from the Pacific Ocean and cuts across the Andes of the South American Continent flowing directly into the Amazon river making it the longest river in the world. 

You will feel the vertiginous fury of the waters , the raft quivers, jumps , sifts and you have to row with perseverance and passion, while your heart accelerates its beats and you grit your teeth. 

We also have other rivers for rafting in Peru, such as the Urubamba river , that is good for kayaking as well, with class III and IV rapids and that is near Cusco the ancient capital of the Inca Empire. 

The Tambopata jungle river rafting is an authentic expedition into deep pristine rain forest, with closed encounters with wildlife and good class III plus rapids. On this river rafting or kayaking expedition you will not see any other human being for a few days , except the ones in the group. 

This fascinating adventures of rafting or kayaking in Peru sprinkled with adrenaline, native ancient Inca culture wildlife and safe serious fun will be a once in a life time epic journey.