South America White Water Rafting trips are known for world class rivers originating in the Andes Mountains, has exciting expeditions that take you through spectacular canyons, tropical rain forests, and native villages.
The criteria for the Best South America White Water Rafting is based on rivers that fall into the Classes III - V, have long periods of rapids, and great scenery.
Rio Upano, Ecuador
Class: IV - V
October to February. This is a very scenic, tropical white water rafting experience that takes you down to the Amazon Basin in Ecuador through warm water, the tropical heat, virgin rain forests, and beautiful 100-foot-high waterfalls. Located in the center of the country in the Tungurahua Province, the town is conveniently located at the base of the Tungurahua Volcano and is the last major town before the Amazon Basin begins, giving it the nickname as the "Gateway to the Amazon"
Check out Rios Ecuador
Boutique Hotel Mansion del Angel
This former mansion, built in the 19th century, overlooks Alameda Park and is a 10-minute walk from Quito´s historic quarter. It offers luxurious accommodations and is restored in its original charm. The large and spacious rooms and suites all feature a unique décor.
Rio Cotahuasi, Peru
Peru has some of the best white water rivers in the world with awesome scenery, native villages, hot springs, world-class rapids, spectacular campsites, unexplored archaeological ruins, and spectacular canyons. A trip down the Cotahuasi River will take you through the deepest canyon in the world, twice the depth of Arizona’s Grand Canyon, measuring 11,587 feet from river to rim. The Rio Cotahuasi is one of the relatively unknown world class rafting spots with it's first descent in 1994. The river has over 100 miles over a continuous stretches of Class IV and V drops, one of the longest in the world.
Check out Global Descents
This hotel is located in the Miraflores area, close to Kennedy Park, Larcomar, and Huaca Pucllana. Local attractions also include Olivar Park and National Museum. Hotel restaurant In addition to a restaurant, Casa Andina Select - Miraflores features a spa tub. Other amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access and a business center.