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Half-Day Pampa Galeras Reserve Tour from Nazca

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    A transportation service will transfer you from your hotel in Nazca to Ayacucho to visit the Pampa Galeras National Reserve, an area of 6,500 hectares dedicated to the conservation of the vicuña, emblematic Peruvian camelid considered a national symbol. To this day, the conservation project has allowed that more than 5,000 vicuñas live in the area, where condors and endemic animals also live.

    Then you will visit the site museum and the area where Chaccu is performed, a practice that rescues pre-Inca vicuña management techniques consisting in surrounding them in the vast meadows with a human siege of hundreds of people forcing them to enter a yard to classify and shear them. After removing their wool they are returned to their natural habitat. At the end of your visit you will be transferred back to your hotel.

    Itinerary
    • 6.00am Pick up of the hotel selected in Nazca
    • 8.00am Arrival in Pampas Galeras
    • 9.00am Visit the site museum and the area where "Chaccu" is performed
    • 10.00am Return to Nazca
    • 12.00pm Arrrival to Nazca
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels located in Nazca center
    Departure Time
    6:00am
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Transfer back to your hotel in Nasca
    Inclusions
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Box Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Reserva Nacional Pampa Galeras Barbara D'Achille
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • It is important to inform us the name of the hotel where you are staying in order to coordinate your activity
    • Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers who stay in Peru for more than 60 days because sales taxes are not included in the above total and, if applicable, will be collected by the local operator.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We stopped off here as part of our Peru tour. It was a great opportunity to get up close to Vicuna, the national animal of Peru. For a long time, the hunting of Vicuna was unrestricted and the numbers decreased rapidly. Between 1964-68 this nature reserve has been created and
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    Response from LimaToursMKT, Manager at Half-Day Pampa Galeras Reserve Tour from Nazca
    Responded 2 Jun 2019
    Dear Deborah, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience while in Peru! As you mention, the Vicuna has one of the finest wool and is a privilege to see them in their natural habitat. We are glad you are taking this great memory and we hope to have you back soon!
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