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Awana Kancha

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Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

No entry fee. Small and easily doable in under an hour. Loved feeding the animals and seeing the different types of llamas You can also see ladies making doing embroidery with the alpaca yarn.....relaxing place for us to stretch out legs after a long hike...More

1  Thank weehawks
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I loved this stop on our tour. We got to feed the llamas and alpacas. There is an interpretive area, and our guide gave us the nickel tour to learn about the animals. Not enough time! We were able to watch some women weaving, see...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our ride from Cusco to the Sacred Valley. What a fun stop. We got to feed lamas and alpaca and see different breeds of these animals up close. They also have an interpretive area to show how they process the wool...More

Thank buckeyetravel
Reviewed July 14, 2018

This was our first stop in our Sacred Valley tour. Got to meet and see some of the indigenous weavers. Fed llamas and alpacas and got to see a few vicunas. Nice souvenir shop with good alpaca wool items, reasonably priced.

Thank JMRMD1961
Reviewed May 30, 2018

They have the 4 types of South American camelids here, so you can see them all up close. There are piles of grass there to feed them and they all come up close except the vicunas. There is a huge gift shop there and the...More

Thank Fiona1110
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This place was a nice stop for many reasons. We all were able to use a super clean toilet, feed the animals alfalfa and shop for good quality items. The people are friendly. You can leave about the ways dyes are created naturally but we...More

Thank Heart2Travel2
Reviewed March 9, 2018

apparently the Vecunas are not seen frequently, however, we were lucky and several were on the hillside and further down. Here you can learn quite a bit about each creature. Piles of grass (?) were available to get their attention. Makes for great photo opportunities....More

1  Thank Marion W
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Many Moons ago I visited this charming place on my Tour of Peru and the Amazon (Iquitos) and even though at the time I didn't entirely appreciate it I now look back on it with fondness. I remember it being a lovely sunny day but...More

3  Thank CatchBooker
Reviewed February 16, 2018

We loved Awana Kancha, one of our first stops in the area upon arrival. Kids and adults loved feeding the llamas, alpacas and vicunas (but, be careful of occasional spitting by naughty animals! Daughter got spit in her eye - yuck!) We really enjoyed taking...More

3  Thank SheilahInChi
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

I loved coming here. I’m a sucker for alpacas and just had to go somewhere where I could pet and feed one and take a million pics.

1  Thank tiffyluong
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Kirsten R
June 24, 2018|
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Response from Heart2Travel2 | Reviewed this property |
Most tourist stops will take credit cards. If you are in a market though they prefer Sol.
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May 9, 2018|
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Response from Heart2Travel2 | Reviewed this property |
I had never seen anyone ride them. They are not like camels. I have seen someone try to ride an ostrich that was more tame and was not successful. I can’t imagine riding a llama because they are unpredictable.
Jessie J
April 5, 2018|
Response from Vijit W | Reviewed this property |
We booked our tour through Viator and this was part of the tour. You can book one in Cusco or you can get a taxi. It's not that far from Cusco. We went their on our way to Machu Picchu. I had my tour guide's number. He... More