Rafting Chili River Arequipa

Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa
Rafting Arequipa

Rafting Chili River Arequipa

  • Jump in the adventure of rafting down the Chili River, once in a lifetime experience!

  • A great natural spot to get a bit of fresh air and enjoy the breathtaking views

  • Ranked number 1 outdoor activity to do in Chivay, Arequipa on TripAdvisor

Get to experience a unique adventure, rafting down the Chili River located just 20 minutes away from Arequipa’s main square. This is the perfect rush for nature-lovers, adventurers and adrenaline junkies looking for excitement in the great outdoors; a must do in Arequipa for people who have a few hours to spare.


All year round


2h 30m


Arequipa Hotel and Hostel Pickup


Arequipa Hotel and Hostel Drop-off



Start time


Physical Level



Minimum age: 8 years old – Must have parents permission
Maximum age: 70 years old – Medical proof of optimum health status

Rafting Chili River - Arequipa

Located a mere 20 minutes from the calm, old-world city center of Arequipa, is this heart-pumping activity that is sure to get the adrenaline going as you take on Arequipa's best-known river, the Chili River.

Before the tour begins, there will be a safety briefing and our instructors will guide you on how to get the most out of the rafting experience. Once you begin, you will slowly accelerate; first enjoying a lovely float through the beautiful Chilina Valley and then working your way up to experience the full force of the rushing waves. With the help of your teammates, you will need to work together to tackle the river. Veering past giant rocks and rafting at extreme speeds, while the serene, surrounding views of nature pass you by is the perfect combination for any outdoor adventurer. Rafting down the river will take approximately 45 minutes (1h15m from July to December).

After completing the river course, you will head back to Arequipa's main square.

08:00 hrs (Except in February)
11:00 hrs
14:00 hrs (Except in February)

Note: Minimum 2 people for this tour (+8 years old).
Note: Minimum 3 people for schedule 8 am (+8 years old).

Ticket Price(USD)
TOUR PRICE (All ages) - Min 2 paxs 22.00 (USD)

07:50 - 08:00 / 10: 50 - 11:00 /13:50 - 14:00

Pick up from your hotel or hostel

08:00 - 8:15 / 11:00 - 11:15 / 14:00 -14:15

Safety briefing

09:00 - 09:45 / 12:00 - 12:45 / 15:00 - 15:45

Raft down Chili River and have the experience of a lifetime

10:30 / 13:30 / 16:30

Hotel and Hostel Drop off. End of Tour


- Equipment (raft, helmets, pants, paddles, rescue line, life jacket and wetsuits)
- Transportation (to and from your accommodation in Arequipa)
- Professional guide and instructor
- Snack (bottle of water and cookies )
- Safety kayak


- Tips
- Photos ( S/10.00) ( From January to March is not possible pictures)


- Towel
- Change of clothes
- Swimsuit
- Sun block


Cancellation or changes to this tour:

CHANGES: Any changes to the tour date needs to be done before 6:00 pm (Lima time) 2 days before the tour begins

No Shows & Cancellations of this tour - If you cancel before 6:00 pm (Lima time) 2 days before the tour begins or earlier, there is a 10% administration fee (+ the card fee). After this time, there is a 100% no show or cancellation fee.

You must email bookings@findlocaltrips.com (include the name of the tour and the reservation number) to cancel this tour or to make any changes.

  1. I cannot find my accommodation listed in the operator pick up locations as I make my booking. What can I select?

    This operator only offers pick-ups from the hotel and hostel accommodations listed. This list covers over 90% of the accommodation providers in the area. They do not provide pick-ups or drop-offs at private residences, Airbnbs, bus terminals etc. If you cannot find your hotel on the list, please select an alternative pick up location close by and be ready for pick-up at the time shown on your booking confirmation.

  2. How physically fit do I need to be?

    You don´t have to be super fit. The level of rafting is intermediate and you will be in the water for about one hour and thirty minutes.

  3. Is it possible to take my child with me?

    The minimum age for our rafting trip is 8 years. We have all the equipment available, this includes sizes for children.

  4. What is the level/ difficulty of rafting and how much time will we spend in the water?

    We run a 6 km section with rapids up to class IV with an approximate floating time of 1.15 to 1.30 hours in the river. The tour takes a total of around 3 hours in our beautiful Chilina Valley

  5. Is it true, that rafting can get dangerous during the rainy season (Dec-Apr)?

    If it rains a lot, which happens mostly in February/March, the water level can get really high. In that case, we will not go to the river as the river can get too wild.

  6. I am traveling solo, is there a way to add me to another group that may be going on my date of travel?

    If you are traveling alone, no problem. We have groups almost every day, so we can easily add you to one of them.

  7. Why book with FindLocalTrips.com?

    Apart from our low price guarantee, with us you can be 100% assured that your booking is made. We provide instant email confirmation and have live spaces and availability for each tour. You are in the capable hands of our team here on the ground of 20 local experts who speak perfect Spanish and English, always ready with a quick response to any and all questions you might have. Tour operators are experts at operating their tours...we are the experts at reservations, organisation and assistance with your plans for these tours.


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our comments:

A lot of fun to do!

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