For the most adventurous travellers, white water rafting is one of the best activities you can find all over the world. With this being the case, it can sometimes be a daunting task to find the right rafting destination. All fears aside, one of the top places to go white water rafting is the Colorado River down in the Grand Canyon. It is an adventure so wild, that you need multiple days to finish the trip.
There are actually a few ways that you can go about taking a rafting trip through the Grand Canyon. The first is rafting into the canyon and then hiking out to the upper rim. The other option is to hike down to the bottom followed by a multiday rafting trip out of the canyon. Either way, you cannot go wrong when you are visiting one of the most dynamic destinations in America.
Going with the latter of the two, many people prefer to hike down into the Grand Canyon as opposed to hiking up. Depending on which trail you take to the bottom, it will probably be around 7 miles long. It is suggested that you start your hike as early as possible, so you are not hiking during the hottest temperatures of the day. Once making it to the bottom you will feel very accomplished, but finally falling asleep that night will feel even better.
When you wake up, get ready for the multiday rafting trip of a lifetime. For the next five to thirteen days (depending on which trip you selected), your home will now be the red riverbanks of the Colorado River and your roof will be the starry Arizona sky.
Rafting the Colorado River involves taking on high-class rapids. If you are up for the challenge and the multiday adventure, then the Grand Canyon rafting trip is just for you. There are plenty of guide companies that are ready to take you on the trip of a lifetime.