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Mundo Alpaca

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We did this as part of a free walking tour around the city. The guide was very good in explaining... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
422iana
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Awesome educational experience!

Some friends and I visited here after seeing a brochure in our hostel. From the outside, it looks... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
810coreys
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Brunswick, Georgia
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We invite you to experience and enjoy the real and magical world of the alpaca, where nature, ancient traditions and technology work together in harmony - a true cultural legacy.
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Juan de la Torre 101 | San Lazaro, Arequipa 04001, Peru
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Free entry, guided tour in English or Spanish. Fed the alpacas and llamas, learnt about the different types of wool and natural dyes. Takes about 30 mins including a leisurely stroll around the gift shop. Staff were very friendly, not at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did this as part of a free walking tour around the city. The guide was very good in explaining about the different types of wool and the quality. Might not have been as good without the guide, but we got to feed the animals....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 422iana
MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting us! We are glad to know you enjoyed the tour around Mundo Alpaca, we believe a guided tour is essential to really get to know about Alpacas and the Peruvian textile culture, which is why this explanation it is totally free....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a little farm of native animals here. Very cute. Plus lovely landscaping. We caught a great sale and bought all sorts of beautiful alpaca things at great prices. Good customer service.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Thomas, thank you for your visit! We are very happy to know you enjoyed visiting Mundo Alpaca so much, your words are very rewarding, because we want people to vividly experience the Peruvian textile culture, meeting Alpacas and llamas and learning the processes that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mundo Alpaca was just wonderful. Very welcoming and friendly staff. Jhonny showed my partner and I around the centre and we got to feed many alpacas and lamas. The knowledge on the wool was very interesting.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jimmy I
MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jimmy, thank you for visiting us! It's very rewarding to know you liked Mundo Alpaca so much, we believe it's a great way to learn about the Alpaca fiber and the millenary Peruvian textile culture, very didactic and fun. We will let know Johnny...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018

Some friends and I visited here after seeing a brochure in our hostel. From the outside, it looks like nothing more than an ordinary retail store but once inside, there's an opening that leads to a tour walk through and a tour guide dissects the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 810coreys
MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Corey, thank you for visiting Mundo Alpaca! This is a unique place to learn about the Peruvian textile culture while meeting the lovely Alpacas and llamas, we are very happy to know you enjoyed them! You can keep enjoying our exclusive Alpaca fiber garments...More

Reviewed October 12, 2018

We hoped to see more alpacas and to be able to cuddle/pet/feed them. Only four of them there, behind fences.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tnumlleb
MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Hi, thank you for visiting Mundo Alpaca! Our Alpacas are very friendly and are always expectant of people, specially because they love to eat -their carer can give you alfalfa for you to feed them- but for their own comfort is better to not have...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a great opportunity to see a variety of domestic alpacas up close and to learn not only about them but the process in which the wool is made. And it was free! They also have a lovely store where you can purchase some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Hi Karis, thank you for visiting! At Mundo Alpaca we share with the world part of our Peruvian textile culture, and we try to make it as didactic as possible, so we it's great to know you enjoyed the tour. Come back any time you...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Visited Mundo Alpaca rather by chance, as we thought it was just a store. The people there told us in a very unconstrained manner that we could visit an exhibition. See and feed the alpacas and learn how the clothing and other alpaca apparel is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for visiting and recommending Mundo Alpaca. We are very happy to hear you had a great time here, sometimes unplanned things are better plans! And Mundo Alpaca is not a usual place, so we hope it becomes an unforgettable memory from your trip...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

You get great authentic Alpaca wool and sweater. This was one of the best place to view the animals. Since it was less crowded. My two year old daughter loved to feed and see them up close. You can buy good alpaca products very genuineMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you for visiting Mundo Alpaca! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit around our eco-touristic center, our Alpaquitas are the stars of the tour, we are pretty sure they were as pleased to greet as you were of meeting them. You can find...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Great place to learn the process of making clothing from llamas, alpacas, etc. One of the employees greeted us when we got there, and took us on a short tour through the back. We got to feed the llamas and alpacas! It was nice to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MundoAlpaca, Director Comercial at Mundo Alpaca, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Hi Maria, thank you for visiting us! It's great to know you had a wonderful time around Mundo Alpaca, the guided tour is completely free and it is made by our team, who are experts in Peruvian textile culture, especially when it comes to Alpaca...More

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What are your must do's in Arequipa (3 Replies)
Hi Everyone We are headed to Lima next Wed, and will arrive in Arequipa the 10-13th. We are not going to Colca Canyon...so our plans are relatively open. We are having dinner at Zig Zag on our arrival day, and doing the cooking experience at Casa De Avila that Wednesday. Other than that, we are open to just about anything in and around the city. Thinking about seeing Juanita, San Camilo Market, Mundo Alpaca, but would love your opinions on this or any other suggestions for sight seeing,...More
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Don't forget Santa Catalina Monastery, they have a rooftop there with great views of El Misti.