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The snow-crowned mountains, the fields drawn in dozens of green hues that fuse with the paths of the Inca Trail net and unite with deep and blue lagoons with their original flora and fauna, make of Cusco's routes are a great option in South America for adventure tourims.

Actually the adventure tourism includes city, valley and the practice of different kinds of activities such as mountain climbing, rafting, horseback biking, bungee jumping, mountain biking, rock climbing, fishing and many other activities is more due to the great climatic variety and to territory's  geographical relief and these are just some of the options of adventures and sports that can be put into practice in many of the world's most beautiful sceneries.

 

Open Air Trips

 

Including valleys, high plateaus and mountain ranges, offer hiking circuits with different degrees of difficulty. In the Department of Cusco, nature seems to have carved the geography to create challenges for those who like adventure to the extreme. In some cases, this kind of tours includes contacts with Andean villages and people, as trekking is the region's most popular adventure activity.

 

When is summer on the coast, it is winter on the andes and in the jungle the climate is tropical. The most popular sector to do rafting are: Segements of the Vilcanota and Apurimac rivers, this routes give you the oportunity to journey on acients paths that will transport you to the past, exploring overall the customs of communities, their music and traditional food. In all cases, we recommend travelers who want to know the territory "step by step" in safe conditions, should previously hire a specialized travel agency.

 

Social impacts and conflicts

 

It can be considered in 3 categories:

  • The effects on non-tourist residents and communities: Contribute to local residents, developing nations, 
  • The effects in other tourists
  • The effects on the tour participants: tour guides, porters, cheffs, etc: Many of the guides saw their role as educational, the porters saw themselves simply as providing a service.

 

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