An ideal spot for canoeing, with incomparable rapids and waterfalls that present high levels of difficulty. Experts consider this river one of the broadest and most challenging. The edges of the area mark the border between Cuzco and Apurímac departments, forming a deep canyon with a unique beauty.
Tourists can access the canyon after a two-hour trip from Abancay. The canyon is situated at of 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) above sea level, with impressive landscapes like the Salcantay mountain range with its clearly marked trails. It is a perfect area for trekking.
Close by are the Cconoc medicinal hot springs and the Choquequirao archaeological complex, known as the last bastion of the Incas, featuring terraces that seem to be suspended in the air.
Views of the landscape can be enjoyed from any of these viewing points: Cóndor Huachana, San Cristóbal, Capitán Rumi, Taramocco, Capulioc, Kiuñalla, Cachicuna and Huascatay