Canyoning has become very popular with extreme sport fans all over the world. This sport has been practiced in Europe for many years and recently has extended to the Americas. Canyoning is specifically practiced in the natural geographic setting of canyons.
This activity involves rappelling and descending cliffs and waterfalls within the canyon. The equipment for this activity - , Wet-suits, Helmets , Figure 8 belay/rappel device (Mammut) , ropes,(Edelweiss 10.3) harnesses (Black Diamond) and carabiners - are the same tools that are used in rock-climbing.
The canyon that we explore in our Canyoning tour is located in Qorao Canyon. Our course guarantees you a memorable, safe, and thrilling day of Canyoning as we rappel down waterfalls, and enjoy the unique, natural beauty of this country.
Our Canyoning site is located in Qorao, a small, modest, yet lush place near the town of Pisaq in the Sacred Valley , which is an hour and a half east of Cusco. We begin the Canyoning tour with an introduction of our guides and the equipment to help familiarize you with the different uses of the equipment. We start the tour at the first waterfall where a guide will give a speech on safety. The guide will explain the course and the equipment making sure you know the necessary mechanisms and procedures for canyoning, ensuring you a safe and fun experience. After this, you are off...rappelling in waterfalls, cliff diving, etc - all giving you an unforgettable adrenaline rush!
This tour takes approximately 3 to 4 hours. We provide our canyoners with specialized equipment and a splash jacket for this tour. It is important to bring extra clothes and shoes to change into at the end of the trip.
- Original Edelweiss Canyoning rope 10.3 mm
- Wet suits according your size
- Black Diamond Harnesses according your size
- Figure 8 Belay/rappel devices (Mammut) and Carabiners , Helmets , Splash Jackets
- Lunch ( dietary restrictions accepted)
You Should Bring :
- Light tennis shoes or Sandals
- Personal water Bottle
- Positive personal attitude