Whitewater Rafting / River Descent / Rapids Whitewater rafting and river descent in Jalcomulco, Veracruz is one of the safest and most fun in the world. At México Verde Expeditions, we are pioneers and experts in excitement and adventure tourism. Rafting is a sport and recreational activity that consists of going down the river in the direction of the current (downstream), normally on some type of specialized boat or raft. Generally, the rivers that are navigated have some degree of turbulence, these are also called ‘white water’ rivers, because this color is characteristic of the foam that generates the turbulence in the bodies of water.
common name for this kind of rivers is simply ‘rapids‘. There is a widely accepted international classification to categorize rivers according to their degree of difficulty when navigating them.