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Cotahuasi River Canyon

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NONSTOP RAPIDS........virtually no flat water for six days!

This is a very technical river and the trip definitely requires stamina, but the rewards are... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Megan R
One of the best white water rafting trips in the world in one of the deepest canyons

A Water by Nature trip (UK) in co-operation with Amazonas Explorers (Cusco). A very challenging... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2015
Tallinda
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Starting on the western side of the Andes, this river forms one of the most spectacular and deepest canyons in the world reaching more than 3,350 meters in depth.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jul 2016
“NONSTOP RAPIDS........virtually no flat water for six days!”
15 Jun 2015
“One of the best white water rafting trips in the world in one of the deepest canyons”
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Peru

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a very technical river and the trip definitely requires stamina, but the rewards are enormous in terms of thrills, amazing ruins to explore and staggeringly beautiful scenery. Not for the faint of heart and probably NOT a family destination. You are definitely roughing...More

1  Thank Megan R
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A Water by Nature trip (UK) in co-operation with Amazonas Explorers (Cusco). A very challenging river (grade 4 and 5 rapids for 100 km) with Inca ruins, incredible scenery, wild life and total tranquillity (no noise or light pollution).

2  Thank Tallinda
Reviewed 12 June 2015

amazing 5 days rafting tour. good guides ...good food...excellent weather...and full of history of the Huari culture. the rafting was excellent all time.

1  Thank ferchu-fffpigue
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Cotahuasi is about 12 hours by semi-comfortable overnight bus from Arequipa and is well worth the trip. The canyon, which is the deepest in the world, is stunning and the area does not have too many tourists. There are countless trekking and kayaking opportunities. In...More

6  Thank zoogz
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