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Address: Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
Phone Number: +51 84 203287
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Worthwhile stopover to learn about Andean camelids.

You'll see them around the Sacred Valley roaming freely, but Awana Kancha puts alpaca, llama, vicuna, and guanacos in close quarters so we can see the similarities and differences... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll see them around the Sacred Valley roaming freely, but Awana Kancha puts alpaca, llama, vicuna, and guanacos in close quarters so we can see the similarities and differences of these camelids. Touristy but interesting.

Thank Waterloonie
Crawley,West Sussex
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good short stop to grab some air ( thin as it is !) - go to the loo and get to see some cute animals with the necessary shop to buy anything woollen!

Thank AndyDave
Stewartsville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

A stop on our tour which was very interesting. Learn the difference between llamas and alpacas and the various types and the chance to see them up close and feed them. Also a nice description of how the yarn is made and dyed using different plants, herbs and other materials to make different colors. Large shop with lots of beautiful... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Interesting farm for Alpacas and Llamas where the animals are up close and you are able to feed them.

Thank Rschagrin
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Great place for 30 minutes. You get to see the various animal and can feed and pet them. There is a place to wash your hands at the shop selling snakes

Thank AmericanInEurope02
Bismarck, North Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This was our first stop in Peru. We learned about the different types of llamas, alpacas, vicunas and guanaco. It was very helpful to learn about these animals early. Nice gift shop with many alpaca products. Also an attached Sol store that specializes in baby alpaca products. I would have liked to have had more time to shop after the... More 

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Orangeville, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

loads of great info.great displays, a opportunity to see a variety of camelids . they have a great presentation of how the animals contributed to the economy. A donation is the admission, with a huge gift shop with so many options to buy something really cool and fair trade

Thank 1968lori
Chesterfield, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

This place gives such a nice opportunity to interact with llama, alpaca and vicuna. Take the opportunity to feed them and enjoy the experience. The shopping at the end was unexpectedly nice as well.

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

This was a fun, quick visit to a working non-profit community (of about 300 families, I believe) farm that raises the animals for their wool (and milk), dyes, weaves, and sells the most beautiful tapestries I have ever seen. You can feed the animals, but don't expect them to be lovey-dovey, even if you have food. Either way, they're very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

Educational and hands-on experience site as your learn about llamas and alpaca and and have the opportunity to feed them grasses. Caution on the hands-on, as a species they do not like being touched/petted and may spit at you. Can observe indigenous peoples weaving cloth and learn how they spun thread from fur. Small market sells native wares, as well... More 

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