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Awana Kancha

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Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first stop on the Sacred Valley tour. Was it worth it? Definitely. It was interesting to find out about the different camelids as well as the local crafts and Incan culture and fascinating to learn about the local weaving and production of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Niquito
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a petting zoo, really, but nice to see these animals up close...not crowded, shopping was mediocre...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Ohhh, we fell in love with this place!!! Originally planned to spend an hour, turned out to be almost half a day! It's totally worth it. The Llamas & Aplacas are so cute that you would wanna take back a bunch of them home :-)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank TheFilmyCouple
Reviewed November 10, 2018

i went to awana cancha with quinoa expeditions travel agency and it was amazing, the local people worked here, the llama, alpaca and vicuña worderful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hayleed c
Reviewed November 9, 2018

This was the first stop in an all day Sacred Valley Tour. I agree with other reviews that this animal reserve is more like a petting zoo. For anyone wondering how to tell the difference between one Camelid and another this is an excellent quick...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Experience the live llamas and see how the native culture processes their wool into beautiful textiles. Lovely gift shop as well!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

It was a 30 minute stop from Urumbamba to Cusco. TaxiDatum was helpful in coordinating the venue, though I would hardly say that you are missing much if you overlooked it. The shop and textile information on site was interesting. The Llamas are tethered and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

If you are passing by then stop otherwise do not go out of your way. More like a petting zoo type of place. Education are is good and we did learn a few things. Items are VERY overpriced so stop only if you want to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SophiaPeligroso
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Awana Kancha taught us about natural dying methods and gave us an up close and personal opportunity to feed llamas and alpacas.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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.
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