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Awana Kancha

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Address: Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
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Very interesting and lots to learn

My wife and I were on a group tour with Globus and this was one of the sight-seeing stops. We learned about the animals - specifically Camelidos of Peru - Alpaca (Love the Suri... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Agoura Hills, California
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Agoura Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were on a group tour with Globus and this was one of the sight-seeing stops. We learned about the animals - specifically Camelidos of Peru - Alpaca (Love the Suri version!), llama, vicuna, we were given alfalfa to feed the various animals; not that it's bad, but some of the animals would just jerk the alfalfa... More 

Thank dragon789wv
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good place for short stop to seeing and learning about Peruvian Animal, They have souvenir shop and toilet in side.

Thank James C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Got to feed the llamas and alpacas and learned about weaving and traditional designs. Very cool and interesting educational stop. The store was very pricey, but had some really nice, high-quality goods.

Thank Miranda R
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Get a brief but educational tour about the history, care and breeding of alpaca, llama, vicunya and guanaco from a knowledgeable English-speaking guide then get to meet and feed the animals as a reward after. The museum has no entrance fee but we recommend that one gives a donation to the guide. It was both informative and loads of fun!!!

Thank erehwemos
Mooresville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a nice place to visit all the different variety of camelids. They have llama, vicuna, alpaca, etc. You can feed the camelids alfalfa too. The gift shop is amazingly nice and they have bathrooms. There was no cost to the consumer / no admission. They have historical interpreters showing how to weave and how the dyes are made... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great collections of friendly Llama and Alpaca. Free admission. Beautiful view of the valleys on the way here from Pisac. We enjoyed feeding and petting those beautiful animals.

Thank PP2603
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

This farm gets you close to alpacas, vicunas, llamas and more. Educational displays help place this farming industry in historical ad cultural perspective.

Thank Kent K
Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

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 15 November 2016

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 16 October 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 

Thank rorudupa

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