The Urubamba River has been carving out the Sacred Valley for centuries. Visiting the area at the end of the rainy season, we were able to view the river in full force. Just down from the village of Urubamba, the group hopped on three rafts and headed out for adventure. The Pumas, Los Secos, and Team Percy navigated the rolling, rocky river, taking in the stunning scenery of the valley along the way.
While most of the ride was smooth and relaxing, we encountered some real rapids towards the end of the ride. Under the guidance of our local capitans, we executed forward and backwards turns while trying (and ultimately failing) to stay dry and avoid the rocks. After an hour and a half ride, we docked downstream and were treated to a great lunch right on the banks of the Urubamba.
After lunch we headed back up river via bus to Ollantaytambo!