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Awana Kancha

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Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 632990
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“gift shop” (17 reviews)
“women weaving” (6 reviews)
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Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 632990
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Reviewed yesterday

Interested in textiles? Interested in Peruvian culture? Like animals? This wonderful place is a very hands-on and engaging - textures, colors, demonstrations, interactions with the animals. (I tried feeding them - how fun!)

Thank DCLizzy
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in the animals of the Andes region, you should visit Awana Kancha, a farm about 25 km from Cusco where animals like Alpaca, Llama and Vicuña are kept and their wool used to make textiles. Animals are kept in large pens....More

Thank Vijit W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this stop, learning about the variety of alpaca, getting to see and feed & pet them, then learning about the dying process, watching the ladies weave, and then the fabulous gift shop with a huge selection to buy! (not to mention really...More

Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Reviewed 1 December 2017

One of the best things we did on our trip. It was great fun feeding the Alpacas. It was really interesting watching the girls weave their cloth by hand. We were taken aback by all the natural ingredients used in the colours of the clothing....More

Thank Tappy Feet
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Lovely little farm where you can get up close to & feed the Alpaca and Llama and purchase high quality items. The people are not pushy, very friendly. There are demonstrations of handy crafts that are for sale. We fed the animals and purchased beautiful...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We made a quick stop here on our way to the Sacred Valley. The Alpacas were sooooo cute! Stinky, but cute. We got to feed them which was fun. While not the most impressive as far a scenery, it was just too fun to not...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

When I first saw this on our itinerary I was worried that it was going to be a tourist trap. Instead I found a great educational experience about the weaving that is such a large part of the culture. The llamas, alpacas, vicuñas were irresistible....More

1  Thank AZRPM
Reviewed 23 September 2017

First stop of a ten-day trip that included Machupicchu and Lake Titicaca, this museum/gift shop was unexpectedly breathtaking in its superb craftsmanship. I wish I had bought more than an small sample of their weaving. Stunning colors. If you see something that you like, buy...More

Thank sandyj40
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Well this is my second most special thing I did in the sacred valley so far. Up close and personal with the condors, pumas and a large variety of eagles and kites, macaws and monkeys. All rescued. for 10 soles entry it was well worth...More

1  Thank Kate C
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We love to bring traditional, high quality textiles home from our trips and this was one of the Andean weaving communities that we visited upon recommendation from our guide. Upon entering there are llamas and alpacas that you can view and feed. It is quite...More

1  Thank greattripsrw
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30 July 2017|
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Response from jxx9595 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is a bit touristy, but it was fun to see the animals close up. The weaving part was good, and there was no pressure to buy anything. We didn't actually go to the store. And there were good pictures to be had... More
9 October 2016|
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Response from xeriman | Reviewed this property |
We took the train. It's a nice ride and they provide drinks and a snack. I think it was called Inca Rail.