Party Bike Travel

Apurimac River Source Of The Amazon The Black Canyon 4 D


Code: Rf-4Apu/09

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 world.

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 November

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 expedition.

  • All professional rafting equipment (dries bags and class V river gear)

  • High quality rafting equipment and self bailing rafts

  • 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

  • Environmental care

Not Included:

  • Air ticket Lima/Cusco/Lima

  • Hotels or meals in Cusco.

  • Sleeping bag.

  • Tips and Extra spends or services don’t describe in the program