FIRST DAY: We will begin the tour picking you up from your hotel heading for Apurimac River at 08:00 a.m. It takes 4 hours to get there. We will be at 3800 m.s.l. and then we will descend at 1700 m.s.l., where we will begin the adventure in the Apurimac River. There we will be able to appreciate giant otters, foxes, condors, ducks, deer and if we are lucky a puma. Before the trip we will give you security chats about what you can do and what you can’t, we will run rapids (II and III Class). We will arrive to the campsite between 16:00 / 17:00. The campsite and the dinner will be ready between 19:00 / 19:30.
SECOND DAY: Early in the morning we will wake up at 7 a.m. and we will have breakfast at 9:30 a.m., we will run rapids (class II and III), so like this we will get a rapid class IV, after have run rapids class II and III we will arrive to 2 portages (Portage: non-navigable rapids, for your safety we won’t run these ones, we will walk them). After have run the rapids: Campo Minado, Purgatorio and others (all of them class IV rapids) so like this we will reach the last portage which is very short. We will also have many kinds of rapids such as: Tres Maria 1 and the Z (all of them Class IV) before having lunch. In the afternoon we will continue the trip until reaching a place where we will found some rapids such as: Tres Marías, Trinche, Sin Nombre, etc (all of them class IV rapids). Then we will begin to run V class rapids.
THIRD DAY: Early in the morning at 7:00 a.m., we will have breakfast at 9:30 a.m. we will begin the last day of the tour and the best one, we will run rapids such as: Cola de Dragón, Ramona, Laberinto (IV class), the we will have two more portages, then we will arrive to a V class rapid in Apurimac Babalua, then we will have the “Ultima Sonrisa” and finally some rapids III and III+ rapids, in the afternoon we are returning to Cusco. It takes 2h30 to get Cusco, at 18:00 we will be there.
IT INCLUDES :Meals 2B / 3L / 2D, boat, guide, a security kayak, loading boat, life jacket class V, neoprene suit, helmet, paddle, wind jackets and the camping equipment.
NOT INCLUDED: bag, mattresses, and flashlight.
Safety: For every two kayaks there will be a security boat and a loading boat. All the guides we have are certificated by the Swiftwater and IRIA (a special course for rafting guides). All the garbage will be transported to Cusco in the loading boat even human waste.
Useful Advices: Clothing, t-shirts, light pants, a fleece, thermic clothing, swim suit, sandals, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc and repellent for the insects. Given the new restrictions and limits imposed on the path to the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in recent years, has found new and alternative paths to reach Machu Picchu.