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Awana Kancha

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Address: Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco, Peru
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Awanakancha and Inca Ruins from Cusco
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Meet the modern day camels of Peru

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 

Thank BerryGrower
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 111 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
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
Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Interesting farm for Alpacas and Llamas where the animals are up close and you are able to feed them.

Thank Rschagrin
San Antonio, Texas
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140 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for 30 minutes. You get to see the various animal and can feed and pet them. There is a place to wash your hands at the shop selling snakes

Thank AmericanInEurope02

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