Urubamba River Rafting

Urubamba River Rafting

Spend the day rafting down the Urubamba River. Enjoy Class II, III and III+ rapids
Activity Level: 1  | Duration: 1 day | Group Size: 2-16 | Price: $75

Overview

The Urubamba river is one of the most important rivers in Peru.

It is part of the Amazon river basin and runs from high in the Andean mountains down through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, past Machu Picchu and into the Amazon Jungle.

Our rafting trip includes exciting whitewater rapids. This tour takes place at the upper section of the Urubamba river, which has strong class III and class III+ rapids. 

Enjoy a professionally guided rafting trip, which includes the equipment you'll need along with a trailing safety kayak. 

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy stunning scenery  
  • Professionally guided tour 
  • Raft on the Urubamba River 
  • Class II, III and III+ rapids
  • Safety training and equipment included

Activities

  • Rafting
  • Scenery
  • Wildlife

Accommodations

  • NA

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

TRANSPORTATION
All transportation for the tour.

This includes:
   - Pickup from your hotel (or nearby) in Cusco in a private van
   - Drop-off in private van from the same place we pick you up
FOOD
We provide a boxed lunch for this tour.

NOTE: Please notify our staff of any food allergies or restrictions, and we will ensure that the food is prepared properly.
PROFESSIONAL GUIDES
Kusa Treks strives for greatness and this begins and ends with our people. All of our Lead and Assistant Guides are locals to this region and studied Tourism and/or Archaeology in University. They are all fluent in English and are passionate about their work. Trust us when we say, there is no better person to be on a trip with than a Kusa Treks guide. You will be in incredible hands!
PERMITS AND TICKETS
Once you pay the trip deposit, we will purchase your tickets.
EQUIPMENT
We include all the rafting equipment needed:

Helmet, life jacket, paddle, self-bailing raft, spray jacket, wet suit and booties 

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

SWIM SUIT AND TOWEL
You will need to provide your own swim suit, towel and a change of dry clothes for after the tour. 

Pricing:

PRICE: $75 USD per person

NOTE: We require a minimum of 2 people to book this trip.

Itinerary:

URUBAMBA RIVER RAFTING ITINERARY:

MORNING

A Kusa Treks van will pick you up from your hotel at 7AM for a 1.5 hour drive to the “Cusipata River Lodge”. This location will have hot showers, toilets, a sauna and a private dining area.

Upon arrival, you will receive safety training and instructions from professional rafting guides. After this comprehensive safety presentation, you will be outfitted with all the proper rafting equipment including: helmet, wet-suit, spray jacket and paddle.

You will then drive another 10 minutes to Chuqui where your rafts will launch into the Urubamba river. You will raft down the river for 2-3 hours during which you will experience Class II, III and III+ rapids! In between the rapids, take the time to enjoy the incredible scenic beauty that surrounds you in this incredible valley.

AFTERNOON/EVENING

After you finish with the river, you will be taken back to the lodge where you will enjoy a delicious lunch and can enjoy the hot sauna.

Our private van will take you back to your hotel in Cusco, arriving between 5 – 6PM.