Mexico rafting trip
Experience world class whitewater, relax on exotic beaches, explore ancient ruins, dance to salsa music, soak in natural hot springs, view spectacular scenery, make new friends, feast on great meals, have the time of your life on a vacation adventure like no other. Take your adventure with an expert adventure travel staff with years of experience in Veracruz, Mexico. You will find that our personal service and attention to details extend well beyond just your trip. There is no better decision than a whitewater rafting vacation with Quest Expeditions in Mexico, join the adventure! Our expert adventure travel staff will share with you their love of the river, knowledge of the local history, culture and of course provide waves of fun.
January 9, 2011 – 7 nights
Cost: $1795.00 per person, based on double occupancy
Mexico Rafting Itinerary
Sunday The staff will greet the evening flights at the Veracruz airport. We’ll travel north and along the coast to the small town of Cardel, Mexico. Tonight is a get acquainted dinner with a great Mexican meal.
Monday Morning begins with coffee, a tropical breakfast and a visit to the local square of this typical Mexican town. This morning you’ll explore the ancient temples and pyramids of the pre-Hispanic site of Zempoala. After lunch we’re off to the exotic beach of Chachalacas for swimming, beachcombing, relaxing and some fine seafood tonight in an open-air restaurant.
Tuesday Whitewater! Our first river action begins on the Rio Actopan, a beautiful and very tropical river. You’ll encounter over 10 miles of continuous and action packed class II and III rapids. It’s a late lunch today with our friend Poncho at his riverside café. This evening you will find yourself in the city of Jalapa for a night of fun, food and music.
Wednesday High excitement today as we run the challenging Pescados section of the Rio Antigua. This difficult section has continuous class IV whitewater with big drops and waves. This is a great day on the river, one you will be sure to remember.
Thursday Whitewater action continues on the Rio Antigua with over 14 miles of class III and IV rapids. You’ll end your river journey today at Carrizal, with relaxing riverside hot springs, an open-air restaurant overlooking the river and a small hotel. This is a spectacular day of rafting followed by a wonderful evening along the river.
Friday Your river journey today is six miles of class II and III rapids and ends at a remote village along the river. You will travel to an off the beaten path beach and our hotel for the night at Boca de Ovejas. We’ll celebrate our river journey in a wonderful tropical setting along the Emerald Coast.
Saturday This morning we depart for the riverside village of La Antigua, the place where Cortez landed in 1519. Here you can explore the fort Cortes built and the very early Ermita del Rosario church. Lunch is excellent and at a very festive riverside restaurant. After lunch we make our way to the very exotic and the Caribbean like city of Veracruz. The city of Veracruz is Mexico’s most festive city and our hotel tonight is on the square with all the action. Tonight the square becomes a carnival atmosphere with live music, acrobats, vendors, dancers and an array of entertainment and food that last in the late hours.
Sunday After our farewell breakfast the trip will return this morning to the Veracruz airport for flights home.
Changes may occur due to conditions beyond our control. REMEMBER WE ARE IN MEXICO!
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