Apurimac River Source Of The Amazon The Black Canyon 4 D
Level: Moderate to Challenge. Class IV and V
rapids. Swimming skills required.
Duration: 4 Day / 3 Nights.
Location: Cusco area
Description: Source of the Amazon River. White
granite canyon. 150 exited rapids. Best 10 rivers in the
Departures: SEASON: From June to November.
Private and fixed group departures
Meeting point: Cusco city
Day 01: Cusco - Pakarektampu – Naihua - Apurimac River
From Cusco 3,400 mts. altitude we drive 4 hours trough
the Andes to the put-in at the Village of Naihua (2600
mts.). It will take us about two hours to prepare all
the equipment. We will receive our equipment, safety
talk and instructions. Rafting in the evening (2 hours)
for our first camp, no far from first class 3-4 rapid.
Technical instructions rapids class III and IV. (L,D)
Day 02: "Submarine" and "Cramps" Rapids.
After a healthy breakfast we will walk around the
campsite to admire the vegetation like bromeliads and
orchids. Start rafting in a technical rapid called "Submarine"
and many class 4 rapids. At lunch time we will run "Cramps
rapid" a class 5 rapid before a short portage. After
lunch we will run class 3 rapids in an amazing white
water granite canyon. Camp and we will have dinner and
sleep on a sandy beach under the night sky. (B, L, D)
Day 03: Black Canyon Section
Today rafting starts early. We will run quite a few
class 3 rapids and enjoy the most beautiful part of the
canyon with its calm water. We may see river otters,
some dear, foxes, torrent ducks and tropical Andean
birds. Will have lunch at a sandy beach. In the
afternoon we will pass many suspended bridges along the
river and will meet the Santo Tomas river. At noon we
will set camp. (B, L, D)
Day 04: "The Other Right and 3 Condores” Rapids -
Puente Hualpachaca – Cusco
After breakfast we will run class many class 3-4 pool
drops rapids like "The other right" and "3 Condores"
plus many other rapids. Lunch at the take-out. 5 hours
drive in private bus to Cusco. Transfer to the hotel.
(B, L). End of our Service.
Private Service. Upon Request
Group Fixed Departures: Every Sunday From June To
PRICE USD: 620.00 (Minimum 3 paxs)
Single supplement: USD $ 40.00 per person.
Private transportation to and from the river.
All meals and excellent diet during the
All professional rafting equipment (dries bags
and class V river gear)
High quality rafting equipment and self bailing
One Safety Kayak each passenger boat at list.
All camping gear (screen dinning tent, double
person tents, mattress, etc)
Safety and professional river procedure
Best Peruvians class V river guides
(International training, swift water rescue and
wilderness first responder courses)
Professional First aid kit
Satellite Phone and rescue procedure
Air ticket Lima/Cusco/Lima
Hotels or meals in Cusco.
Tips and Extra spends or services don’t describe
in the program