We made a quick stop here on our way to the Sacred Valley. The Alpacas were sooooo cute! Stinky, but cute. We got to feed them which was fun. While not the most impressive as far a scenery, it was just too fun to not...More
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When I first saw this on our itinerary I was worried that it was going to be a tourist trap. Instead I found a great educational experience about the weaving that is such a large part of the culture. The llamas, alpacas, vicuñas were irresistible....More
First stop of a ten-day trip that included Machupicchu and Lake Titicaca, this museum/gift shop was unexpectedly breathtaking in its superb craftsmanship. I wish I had bought more than an small sample of their weaving. Stunning colors. If you see something that you like, buy...More
Well this is my second most special thing I did in the sacred valley so far. Up close and personal with the condors, pumas and a large variety of eagles and kites, macaws and monkeys. All rescued. for 10 soles entry it was well worth...More
We love to bring traditional, high quality textiles home from our trips and this was one of the Andean weaving communities that we visited upon recommendation from our guide. Upon entering there are llamas and alpacas that you can view and feed. It is quite...More
I visited this museum coming into the sacred valley with a private tour guide. He told me the alpacas, llamas - and even vicuña, which can't be herded, are all very well cared for here and that they are promoting the teaching of traditional weaving...More
After a long day of touring the Sacred Valley, we stopped here at sunset. In the girl’s opinions, we saved the best for last. Highlights there included learning the differences between llamas and alpacas (llamas have longer ears and are roughly twice the size of...More
This is a fun place to lean all about different kinds of lama and Vicugna. You can feed and pet the animals. Kids love this place.
Get up close and see/learn the differences between alpaca's, llama's and vicuna's...and the different types of each! A great photo experience for animal lovers. Weaving demonstrations and textile/cultural exhibitions...very informative & interesting. The shop sells the 'real articles'...and a greater % of your money goes...More
You can get up close and personal with a variety of Peruvian camelids here. There are plenty of different llamas and what-have-you, all eager to eat from your hands. Kids will have a blast here. You can also learn about how they make and dye...More