What's the plan?
Live and explore the Río Verde with our rafting day trip!
The Río Verde is a preserved, crystalline river with green hues in the water that
it crosses the jungle and virgin mountains of Eastern Antioquia.
We start this trip with a tour in 4x4 trucks to the wooded area, there
we will walk down the canyon through amazing landscapes in the company of mules
that will carry our rafts (rafts).
We will descend the river paddling more than 25 km along the Río Verde and the famous Río Samaná.
Get ready! we will live an adventure full of emotion and adrenaline where we will put
to test our body and mind, facing big waves, eddies and rapids of
class 3 and 4.
During the tour we can also swim and enjoy in a crystalline waterfall,
we will share with traditional gold miners and we will know the incredible diversity
endemic to flora and fauna of this area.
- Private transportation with professional drivers.(from the meeting point)
- Professional bilingual rafting guides (Spanish, English, French).
- Safety kayaker
- Certified personal protective equipment.
- Lunch (cold cuts wrapped in bijao leaf)
- Assistance assurance
- meeting point
Does not include
- Transportation from Medellín to the meeting point and return.
How to get?
Our meeting point is at the El Palacio de los Frijoles restaurant located in
Cocorná at Km 84 of the Medellín-Bogotá highway, La Piñuela village. For the point
of meeting, they can arrive in private transport (car, motorcycle) or in buses of
public transport departing from the North Terminal, Medellín.
We have delicious vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and other options
* If you have any special needs, we appreciate that you inform us in advance.
Our team offers you drinking water, you can bring a reusable water bottle
- Our meeting point is at 8:00 am at El Palacio de los Frijoles.
- We recommend our users to arrive earlier and have a quiet space to enjoy a traditional breakfast at El Palacio, overlooking the mountains that surround the Río Verde. It is important to prepare the body by having a good diet and hydration before doing the activity.
- We will take the 4 × 4 trucks to get to the town of Boquerón.
- We start hiking from Boquerón for 1 hour and a half, walking between mountains full of life and beautiful panoramic views while the mules carry our equipment.
- Upon reaching the edge of the River, we can refresh ourselves by swimming in its crystal clear waters.
- We received the equipment and a safety talk with recommendations for the tour, given by one of our professional guides.
- We begin the descent in the rafts through the imposing Río Verde and Río Samaná, traveling more than 25 km.
- During the descent, we will stop on a high rock to enjoy a picnic lunch, there we can take a break, swim or jump in the deep pools of the River and explore a hidden waterfall that falls from the forest.
- We return to the Rio to continue paddling through exciting class 3 and 4 rapids, hoping to find the best and strongest by the end.
- We finish the tour at the Samaná River Bridge, where our drivers wait to take us back to the initial meeting point.
- This tour can take approximately 45 minutes.
What should i bring?
For the River:
- Closed shoes that protect the toes.
- Comfortable, long and light trousers, lycra or shorts.
- T-shirt or slim shirt.
- Refillable water bottle.
- It is important to remember that the clothing you wear for the activity will get completely wet.
To be comfortable:
- Shoes and a change of dry clothes to change into after the tour.
- Money for drinks or something to eat.
- Identification document.
With Medellín Rafting you can hire the private transport service to
enjoy greater comfort when moving from your location
(Medellín or other destinations) to the meeting point and back. No lines,
you wait and other annoying passengers, straight to the adventure in one of our
They go with professional drivers.
For the whole combo!
You can customize the trip and organize larger groups so that no one is
is left out; private, family or business groups, we have trips
for all tastes and needs.
Your stay without worry!
If you want to enjoy another day in the area, we can offer and recommend
pleasant spaces to spend the night in beautiful and comfortable farms, houses
country houses, hotels or camping, spaces that will allow you to discover more
places in our destinations.
Price based on group of 4 people!
Transporte adicional privado desde medellin COP 500.000 por grupo