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Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi

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Address: Km. 22 Via Cusco Pisaq, Cusco, Peru
Phone Number: +51 984 600 380
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US$103.00*
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Private Full-Day Sacred Valley Tour with Pisac Ruins
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We stopped here on our way back from Pisac and felt it worthwhile. It is small and only takes about a half hour to see. It is free but you should leave a donation for a worthy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here on our way back from Pisac and felt it worthwhile. It is small and only takes about a half hour to see. It is free but you should leave a donation for a worthy cause. The condors are impressive to see. What a wingspan!!! And the volunteers are doing a good thing for them. There are English... More 

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Thank rdrahmann
Wellington, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a small animal sanctuary for protecting and rehabilitating animal. Don't let the size play a role in your decision to visit. The have llamas, alpacas, Andean Condors, vicunas and more. You are able to pet the llamas and alpacas. The staff educates you about the animals and put on a short show as well. They also explain weaving... More 

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Thank Stephen R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I think what this place does with condors is really good, breeding them and releasing the ones they can. I loved having the chance to see them up close. I didn't ask why the older ones were there as I had already asked a lot of questions about what was going on with the other animals and my guide who... More 

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Thank Grace L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed a visit to the sanctuary. You see different types of llamas including the long haired variety. They harvest the wool which you can see hanging, raw then dyed to be made up

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Thank soosoo888
Glenmont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A bunch of the tour companies located around Plaza de Armas can put you on a bus that will take you to this animal preserve and when it arrives at a corrugated steel doorway, bordered on each side by a mix of laid-stone walls and barbed-wire fencing that is literally feet off of the highway, you might start to imagine... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed stopping here on our way to Pisac. A very nice spot where a donation gets you a tour and opportunity to take photos with some of the animals. The spectacled bear and wild cats were especially cool to see. It was really easy to get there using the local minibuses. Just go to Puputi street and find... More 

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Thank MJKeenan89
Cusco, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We usually take visitors to this place. They are constantly making positive changes to the sanctuary. If you don't speak Spanish, they usually have guides who can speak English. They don't charge to get in, but they make it pretty clear that you should leave a donation! One of the funnest things for us is to watch the condors glide... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our tickets and bus ride for S/30 with Inkas Chacana Tours and took a 10:30am open top bus from Cusco to the sanctuary. The ride was delightful, with a guide pointing out the sights and ruins we passed by on the way in English and Spanish. Upon arrival, we met with Aurelio, a volunteer guide who showed us... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Able to get up pretty close to the animals. Doing great work to preserve their existence and rehab back to natural habitat. Would need car or go on day tour.

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Thank Rosalind S
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place! Not the level of the San Diego zoo or sea world but they do well on a limited budget. Where else in the world can you pet a condor? I am sure this will change in the near future so see it NOW!

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