Posts Tagged ‘Rafting’
Rafting came to Peru from Poland thanks to the adventure enthusiast Yurek Majcherzyck and his travelling companions who, after many failed attempts, managed to defeat the Colca river torrents and its 300 rapids in the heart of Arequipa.
Since then, rafting has gained a large following within Peru who attempt to open new rafting routes throughout the country.
The Colca river is synonymous with rafting, and its rapids are world renowned for their difficulty. Located in the valley of the same name 300 kilometres north of Arequipa, the river can be run for 40 kilometres between Cabanaconde and Tapay. The river is navigable between May and October and the rapids have classes from II to IV.
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