Enjoy an amazing day of adrenaline in Salta, and enjoy canopying and rafting. Both activities are targetted at adventurous and curious travellers. Transfers are available to and from the center of Salta city.
What to Expect
The tour begins in the city of Salta, where passengers take the shuttle to go to the Salta Rafting base. After a safety talk on rafting and safety equipment, you'll begin your descent down the rapids of the Juramento River, which ends 12 km later in the Paraje Los Lapachos.
You will then return to the base for a barbecue lunch, before trekking to the 4-wire circuit Canopy.
8:15 pm: You will depart from the office in Salta (Caseros 177) and be taken along Route 68 to the town of Coronel Moldes, and then onto Route 47 bordering the Cabra Corral Dike. Then it's onto the hydroelectric Cabra Corral, before entering the Canyon Rio Juramento (2 hours drive from Salta Capital).
10:15 pm: Meet at the base of Salta Rafting (Ruta 47, km 34, Cabra Corral).
10:30 am: The rafting begins at the base of Salta Rafting with an instructive talk about rafting and safety. The equipment is delivered and begins the descent down the rapids of the Rio Juramento. There are 12 different class II and III, framed by the stunning scenery of Canyon Rio Juramento. The canyon of Juramento is like a giant open pit in the mountains. Its walls are 65 million years old, and there's huge beaches inhabited by prehistoric animals. The descent begins at the base, and ends 12 km later in the Paraje Los Lapachos.
The return to base (in Salta Rafting vehicles) since the end of the rafting tour lasts about 20 minutes.
* Difficulty: Easy to intermediate
* Duration of the tour: 2 ½ hours
* Equipment used: helmet, life jacket, paddle, waterproof pants and jacket, provided by Salta Rafting.
*What to bring? Double change of clothes or a swimsuit, towel, insect repellent and sunscreen.
2.00 pm - Lunch - Barbecue: includes sausages and meat with various salads. Water and juice.
At the base there is a bar, where you can buy other drinks and ice cream.
Canopy 4 wires:
3.00 pm Depart for trekking. 20 minutes up the mountain to start the 4-wire circuit canopy.
The wires are located 200 meters high and the longest of them is 600 meters long allowing participants an incredible feeling of flying!
* Duration of the tour: 1 hour and half
* Equipment to be used: helmet, gloves, climbing harness, by Salta Rafting
- Spanish/English guide
- Round-trip transfers
- Lunch and beverage
Salta central office – Address: Caseros St n177.
Know Before You Go
Bring long pants, sneakers or hiking boots. Repellent and sunscreen