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Great experience and a lot of fun

We were new to white water rafting but that was fine. There is an option at the end to get out of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jamie T
Perth, Australia
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Great day rafting on the river

If you have an extra day in the Sacred Valley to acclimate and chill, definitely add this to your... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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River Explorers is a premiere provider of small group tours to all Peru destinations. We operate our own package tours including cultural, rafting, biking, trekking and multi-sport trips. We are a local, Peruvian owned company and have operated since 2001, offering unique and exclusive tours to the Amazon Jungle, Lake Titicaca, Nazca Lines the Apurimac grand canyon and Machu Picchu.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Cusco 0898, Peru
+51 84 431116

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were new to white water rafting but that was fine. There is an option at the end to get out of the boat and jump into the river. It's 4 metres and completely optional

Thank Jamie T
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have an extra day in the Sacred Valley to acclimate and chill, definitely add this to your itinerary. We had a great guide, Carlos, and a wonderful time on the river. The rapids were enough to challenge us and keep it fun, but...More

Thank jslappin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While on holidays in Peru, I had the opportunity to go River Rafting in the Sacred Valley. Everyone made sure that everybody was safe along with ensuring that everybody had an enjoyable time while there. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who has the...More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 6 days ago

My sister and I went on a Contiki Tour through Peru and going rafting was an optional excursion. So glad we decided to go! The company picked us up at our hotel and provided wet suits, shoes, and helmets for us to wear. Juan Carlos...More

Thank Megan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great rafting for those who haven't done it before. The company picks you up, takes you out to the river. They give you all the information you need to navigate the river. Afterwards they provide a great lunch so you can relax after a morning...More

Thank ralethbridge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Guides were excellent and made it a fun experience for everyone. Our group was quite large and they managed to make it very inclusive (even if our friends were in other boats - we could splash or have competitions). We also felt super safe. Highly...More

Thank wowdzia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This company for rafting was amazing. My friends and I had a great time on the river, the crew were so nice and they definitely made the rafting more fun. The rapids were not super intense but it was still exciting. After rafting, we had...More

1  Thank Sabrina R
Reviewed July 15, 2017

The white water rafting I did in cusco was a great activity where the staff made it fun and interesting while making sure our safety was looked after first. The staff made sure everything we needed to do was pointed out before hand and that...More

Thank Karinacowan
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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

I didn't know what to do our first day in Cusco so I went on trip advisor and found River Explorer. I emailed them to go river rafting and got an immediate response. Boris was very helpful and because of time and other circumstances he...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed July 4, 2017

This was amazing experience, even though i was apprehensive with my lack of swimming ability and no rafting experience. The guides automatically put us at ease and were great fun to be with. And food was amazing too. it was a lovely day. Highly recommend.

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erin r
July 23, 2017|
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Response from Ashley A | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. We were given full length wetsuits, a pair of shorts and a long sleeve top to put over the top of the wetsuit, a pair of boat shoes (which is important because the river has rocks in it) and a helmet. I also... More
March 9, 2017|
Response from River E | Property representative |
Hello, We pick you up from your hotel at 8 am and we are back between 3 to 4 pm that is if you want the rafting near Cusco. If you have any other questions, please let me know. Best regards. Boris Rojas
Ann V
January 17, 2016|
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Response from River E | Property representative |
Hello there, Depending the time of the year you can choose different sections on the Urubamba River. Fom may to December I'll recommend the rain forest rafting,t his section offer rafting for beginners, intermediate and... More