The Atuel River in Argentina runs through the southern part of the country. A major tributary of the Desaguadero River, this water body has its concluding portion located in La Pampa. Interestingly, the Atuel River is famed as the longest river in the region of Mendoza. Fed from the glacial Atuel Lake, the waterway has its source in the Andes range. Completing a long journey, the waterway finally reaches the plains, after meandering through the Atuel Canyon and joining the Desaguadero River. Given its high volume, the river stands to be the point of attraction for rafters around the world.
As the river crosses the El Nihuil and passes through the majestic canyons, the riverbed gets deeper, sporting various sorts of rapids. The volume of the Atuel River swells considerably from the month of November to March. For a rafter, the river has lot to give. To start with, it offers a variety of rapids, which includes waters of Class II, III and IV as well. The Atuel River rewards all the rafters with waves of varied ranges, allowing a novice as well as an experienced person to run his oars on the magnificent river water. Moreover, coupled with the turbulent rapids, comes the picturesque locations found by the riverside. As you sway through the waves, you can have a look of the brilliant landscapes surrounding the river. The turquoise waters, with all its ups and downs, are here to provide you all the enjoyment you had desired for. So, get ready to sail through the magical waters of Atuel River!