Peru offers adrenaline junkie travelers exciting rafting opportunities year-round.
The Cotahuasi and Colca rivers feature two of the deepest whitewater canyons in the world, making it ideal for experienced rafters. The Cotahuasi River offers ideal conditions April–September. Visit the Colca River between March and December. For beginners and intermediates, visit Chili River. This river is a great option for rafters short on time. The best weather and water conditions take place between April and December.
The fast-flowing Utcubama River runs from the central Andes to the Amazon. The river is accessible for beginners. May is the best time to visit.
The Apurimac and Urubamba rivers in Cusco offer thrilling rafting options. The Apurimac River is the longest tributary of the Amazon, offering whitewater options suitable for beginners and intermediates. Conditions are ideal in May and June. The Upper Urubamba River’s rafting conditions vary greatly during the dry and rainy season, offering options for rafters of different skill sets. May through December are the best months to visit.
The small town of Lunahuana is the jumping-off point for rafting at Cañete River.
The Mayo River in northern Peru offers ideal conditions for beginners and intermediates with calm and moderately difficult rapids. Visit the Mayo River year-round. Different sections of the river offer options for beginners through advanced rafters. December–March conditions are ideal for advanced rafters. April–November is a better time for beginners.
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