Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi, Cusco

4.4
#4 of 20 in Parks in Cusco
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Visit Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi, a private shelter that cares for injured animals and those rescued from abuse. Take a tour with an English-speaking guide and see a variety of species, most of them free to roam the sanctuary grounds. Get up close and personal with alpacas, vicunas, wild cats, and majestic condors, and learn about the effort to preserve and care for these native Peruvian species. You can pet most of the animals and take photos to remind you of your trip. Using our world travel planner, Cusco attractions like Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A charming place where you can have contact with animals that have been rescued. Take photos with llamas and vicuñas and see the flight of the Condor. It also offers purchase of crafts and Peruvian...  more »
  • I am glad I visited the park. Very informative about Andean animals and overall a beautiful project to raise awareness. I learned a lot about Andean animals and am praying for a change of human...  more »

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