The ancient inhabitants of the Andes named the river that rises in the heights of the Vilcanota Valley, crosses Machu Picchu, and enters the Peruvian Amazon “Willkamayu,” which means Sacred River.
We invite you to paddle any of its three sections, from a quiet one for families with small children to others with higher doses of adrenaline.
After your amazing time on the river, our chef will delight you with a delicious outdoor picnic lunch.
Its calm waters make this section a perfect option for those adventure-loving families who want to share with their children a day of nature and outdoor fun, which includes paddling Class I and II rapids.
Duration: 1.5 hours paddling
Class II and III rapids make the Cusipata section the favorite option for those looking for a little more action, while having fun working as a team under the direction of our expert rafting guides.
Duration: 2 hours paddling
Paddling over a blanket of moving white water through Class III and IV rapids makes this section ideal for those adventurers looking for an action-packed, adrenaline-filled experience.
Duration: 2 hours paddling
To ensure the well-being and safety of our travelers and staff throughout our operational chain, Terra Explorer will comply with the health and safety measures and protocols established by the Peruvian Association of Adventure Tourism and Ecotourism (APTAE), and implement the Covid-19 health and safety guidelines for adventure tourism developed by the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA).
Our experiences are designed considering the least possible exposure, where the final destinations are usually remote places. By their very nature, our adventure activities are considered to be low risk, mainly because they are performed outdoors where ventilation is constant and making it easy to achieve social distancing.
During these times we are working together with a small staff of honorable people who have been part of the Terra Explorer family for many years. They and their families are aligned with the established health and safety measures. Employing these staff members also seeks to reactivate the local economy.
We guarantee a safe, soul-fulfilling trip to all our travelers for whom we make these adventures possible.
Terra Explorer will strictly comply with the safety, cleaning, and hygiene protocols during our internal processes, third parties, and throughout your trip. This involves:
Follow the instructions related to health and safety given by the Terra Explorer team and your guide, before and during your trip.
Stay home if:
With the intention of delivering the most flexibility at the time of confirming your trip, we will determine the amount of the initial deposit individually and according to your itinerary characteristics.
Secure your trip with a deposit and pay the rest in one or more payments, at a time that suits you best. Please make sure you adhere to our policy and pay in full at least 31 days prior to your trip date.
If you need to cancel your trip, we will apply the following flexible policies.
For more detailed information on our terms and conditions and Covid-19 policies, please contact us at [email protected]