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Address: Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
Phone Number: +51 (84) 203287
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I loved everything about this place!

Next to Machu Picchu, this was my favorite place of the trip! The farm is up the road from the animal sanctuary and is much bigger. You can feed these fun guys grass and straw and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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331 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Next to Machu Picchu, this was my favorite place of the trip! The farm is up the road from the animal sanctuary and is much bigger. You can feed these fun guys grass and straw and get great photos with them. There are so many different kinds of alpaca and llamas its hard learning which are which, but they are... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the way to the Sacred Valley from Cusco, our tour guide suggested a stop here, the place that became known to our family as "The Alpaca Place." Everything the other reviewers said is true; this is a wonderful little stop. But one thing you should know: the products sold here are superior to everything else we saw all week... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by the museum as part of a day tour around Cusco. This place is really cool and a must stop if you are in the area! First you can visit the museum which showcase the 4 Andean camels: llamas, vicunas, alpacas, and guanacos. Outside the museum, you can see and feed all the different camels.... More 

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Massachusetts
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This was a nice change of pace from some of the historical and archaeological sites. It's a great opportunity to learn about the different kinds of animals that provide different kinds of wool to community textile businesses. You can see llamas and alpacas and others up close and even feed them some grasses. Throughout the rest of the premises you... More 

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Cusco, Peru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

You can learn all about these animals in this great place. Not only do they have several live animals of the different species; but also, they have a small great museum about it! By the way, they have a store where they sell a lot of really nice handicraft products.

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Columbia, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This was an interesting place to visit on our tour of Peru. I especially liked it because they offer beautifully handcrafted alpaca and llama goods for reasonable prices, and a good portion of the money made goes to the villages of the people who produce them.

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Regina, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This project was started by three brothers and their goal was to create a sustainable authentic cultural tourist area. They have a number of animals on site. Llamas, alpacas, vicuna etc. These are all animals that the Peruvian people depend upon for either food or their wool for weaving. They also have a small museum in which you can learn... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

This is the place to be in order to get your Llama experience, a mandatory stop, this little farm/shop lets you understand the difference between all the different types of camelids up close and take pictures while you feed some of them. You'll also see natives working different kinds of fabrics and clothing apparel and get to buy some if... More 

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OutOfMyElement
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Fun little pit stop, on our tour of Peru...Family friendly, and the animals loved posing for pictures.

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Golden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This was the first visit on our day of touring the Sacred Valley and we LOVED it! Our family loves alpacas, llamas and vicuna, and we love textiles so this was made to order and required visiting. The facility is clean, well organized, provides opportunity to feed and pet the animals and then to wash your hands. The progressive order... More 

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