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Whitewater Rafting Guide To River Trips

Juramento River

Location: Salta Province between the Sianca and Lerma Valleys, Northern Argentina

Level of Difficulty: Class III / Beginner

The rollicking waves and calm drops of the Juramento make this a perfect family rafting trip.

Scenery: Pre-historic fossils, beautiful beaches, and colorful canyon walls

Juramento River canyon outlines a wild scenery surrounded by geologic formations, fossil finds and even dinosaur footprints! The multicolored canyons, white sandy beaches and weather carved limestone formations create a magical whitewater expereince. Travelers report viewing giant White Heron, unforgettable Toucans, Rufous-Collared Sparrows, and the ever-elusive Bush-Tanangers. Back on land the rainforest terrain is just as unforgettable, wrought with towering trees and tropical ferns.

Season: November – March

Regulated by the Cabra Corral Dam, prime rafting is still found in the Southern Hemisphere’s summer months after spring snowmelt.