(CHUQUI) 1 DAY
This section of the river is more intense with adrenaline pumping rapids Class III & IV on the Chuqui section of the river we will include a safety Cataraft or Kayak.
Chuki and Cusipata are our popular rafting sections during the dry season located at upper of Urubamba river, located after Urcos town a 60 Km south from Cusco with nice and scenic views from andean villages, it is less crowded, tranquil and cleaner than the Ollantaytambo section. It consists of rapids that are graded II, III. Overall, you will be running the water for about 2 and a half hours, with some parts for relaxing and soaking up and other parts for pumping up your adrenalina levels. Also, there will be a guide in a Kayak in some rapids and technical spots where he will scout first and indicate appropriate directions. Upon arrival to the river, you will be gear up with a wetsuit, helmets, waterproof jacket, and life jacket. The guide will offer a 15 minute safety briefing and give general information for the group (check all are dressed well, how to paddle, learn basic rules, follow up instructions). Leave your belongings on our private bus later on the driver will meet us at lunch place. Afterwards we have a picnic lunch, with hot and cold drinks, right there in the middle of a small village or near the river with fantastic views of south of Cusco.
We will be pick up at 8:50 am from your hotel in Cusco in our private transportation will take us to our camping ground at “Cusipata river camp”, where we can leave our baggage. Here you will enjoy, hot showers, toilets, sauna and a comfortable dinning area.
Our Professional River guides will provide you with all the proper Rafting equipment such as helmet, wet suit, spray jacket, paddle and self bailing raft.
After a comprehensive safety talk you will drive 10 minutes more to Chuqui them we will be running exiting class III & III+. You will spend about two hours floating time, Afterwards, we finish de rafting at CUSIPATA RIVER CAMP “where a good hot lunch will be served and you can enjoy a relaxing SAUNA. And also we have a ZIPLINE with 4 cables over the Urubamba River each one from 100 mts, Our return would be in the afternoon.
YOU SHOULD BRING:
– A complete set of dry clothing
– A pair of sandals or tennis shoes for the river that will get wet.
– Sun Block
– A small towel
– A bathing suit to wear under the wet suit
– A good positive mental aptitude