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Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi

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Address: Km. 22 Via Cusco Pisaq, Cusco, Peru
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+51 984 600 380
7:30 am - 5:30 am
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Llama and Alpaca and More - Oh My!

Well worth the stop. Learn about llama and alpaca - feed them. Watch the local women weave, and of course buy some wonderful alpaca items in the shop - all are marked with the... read more

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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth the stop. Learn about llama and alpaca - feed them. Watch the local women weave, and of course buy some wonderful alpaca items in the shop - all are marked with the type of fiber, and woman who made it and her village - the proceeds go back to them directly.

Thank dhlc416
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great way to see the andean animals, wild andean cat, condors, alpacas, bears, parrots. Opportunity to have pictures with some animals

Thank Mandy N
Edmonton, Canada
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332 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I'm not big on capturing and keeping animals so a bit conflicted about these types of places. I did learn about various local animal habits and traits but it seemed to me that most were confined to pretty tiny spaces, kind of like being in jail. Not sure how happy the animals are to be contained in this way. On... More 

Thank cmbtraveller
Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Animals of all types are here in the sanctuary for protection. Most having been injured and nursed back to health and unfortunately can not be let into the wild again. Lots to see. Fun!

1 Thank Heather S
Gainesville, Florida
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Come here if you have a chance, supporting this place is a great way to not only help Peru's wildlife, but also to meet and appreciate it. We were given an opportunity to meet Llamas and the other three types of camelids that call Peru home. And the ability to get up close to the Peruvian Condor (there size would... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very cool to see some of the local animals (sun bears, cougars, foxes, condors, alpacas, hairless dogs, parrots, etc). Considering they receive no money at all from the Peruvian government, they do a nice job. Try and split up your shopping between this place and Awanacancha so that they both get some money from you and please, make... More 

Thank odie1
Lake Forest, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small sanctuary but well done. They have a wonderful condor rehab exhibit. We were able to be in same enclosure as the birds and watch them fly. Beautiful.

Thank CHZfamily
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Long drive about 40 minutes to get to the sanctuary. When we got there we had booked a group tour but ended up receiving a private tour so that was good. Was shown the animals and got to know bit about why they were in rehab.. It was great to see 9 condors from up close - and they even... More 

1 Thank Varssha
Fremont, California, United States
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the first place we got to meet Vicuña and got to feel their amazing soft coat. The team here does a excellent job in rescuing and rehabilitating the rare/amazing animals from the worst of circumstances and provide them with a caring environment.

Thank Aditya_Alurkar
Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

See mountain lions, honey ears, tortoises and so much more....best part is to be able to be inside the condor cage. Worth every minute!

Thank andydthomas

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