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NATURE WALK WITH LLAMAS AND ALPACAS – CHINCHERO
This half-day tour, Walk with Alpacas and Llamas in Cusco, Chinchero, is a cultural excursion in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. As we walk through the mountains surrounding a local community, we will learn about medicinal plants and see a beautiful lagoon of crystalline water. We will cross through native forests with llamas and alpacas as it was done in ancient times, learning the benefits of using South American camelids instead of horses as pack animals.
After walking through the mountains, we will enjoy a delicious picnic with typical products of the area that we will enjoy in the middle of the Andes with a privileged view of the archaeological site of Chinchero.
Finally, we will visit the archaeological site of Chinchero and the main square with colonial and Inca construction elements. Our walk concludes with a tour of the town and a textile demonstration.
Walk with Alpacas and Llamas in Cusco VIDEO
Alpaca Trek and Adventure in Chinchero - Cusco Itinerary
This spectacular trek with llamas and alpacas begins in Chinchero, a town located 40 km from the city of Cusco, a 1-hour road trip where Reynaldo’s team awaits You with llamas and alpacas. Our walk will be 4 to 5 hours which is unique.
Where visitors can experience Peruvian culture and its past. On the way you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the sacred valley, country houses, agricultural production terraces, mountains, glaciers, and a beautiful lagoon of crystal clear water, much more, reaching the native Inca Descendants community where we will start walking on the way.
What we’ll see along with this Alpacas Tour
we will see, shepherds with sheep and other animals In the past, travelers used to walk with llamas to reach the valleys of Cusco, Puno, and Arequipa, passing the route by 4300m. Each section used to take between 7 – 10 days, the travelers took alpaca wool with them among others to be able to exchange (barter) with fruits and corn. The
What Is The Purpose of this Trek with Llamas and Alpacas
purpose of this walk with llamas is to demonstrate how the trips with llamas were many years ago Also on the way of our walk we will have a delicious Picnic with organic ingredients from the area after the Picnic we continue with our walk that will take us to the archaeological park of Chinchero and the colonial temple and at the end, we will visit the textile center
Here You will enjoy beautiful views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and see firsthand how native people weave clothing garments from Llama and Alpaca wool. Your trip ends in Chinchero. We will drop you off at your respective hotels back in Cusco.
We will visit the Chinchero Archaeological Park Old colonial temple of Chinchero
panoramic view of LAGUNA DE PIURAY
At the end of our walk, we will visit the textile center of my wife Margoth, she will demonstrate the ancient techniques of weaving, dyeing, handling, and production of Alpaca fiber.
- Bus Cusco to Chinchero.
- Tour guide.
- Bus back to Cusco
- Tips for the trekking crew, Guides, Cooks, and porters at your discretion.
- Flight Ticket to Cusco.
- Accommodation in Cusco. (see recommendation)
- Travel Insurance. (check that your insurance covers you for treks above 4,200 masl) and (COVID-19)
This Cusco Tours Nature Walk with Llamas and alpacas is a private personalized service. We do not mix with other groups and have Licensed Tour Guides to lead you to Cusco’s treasures within the city. As a private service, you have the opportunity to ask away all the questions you may have and take as many pictures as you wish.
Price variate depending on the group size and season
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- Original passport and (ISIC student card if applicable).
- A comfortable 45 Lt trek backpack if you want to carry all your belongings.
- A small daypack to carry your personal belongings.
- Lighter style trekking boots with good ankle support or tough sport shoes, (light sandals or clogs are recommended to rest at campsites).
- Trekking poles with rubber tips. (metal tips are not allowed on the trail).
- Warm clothes, layers for variable temperature especially at night
- Thermal underwear can be worn in the sleeping bag or in cold conditions
- Gloves or mittens, scarf, wool socks, woolen hat for cold nights
- Flashlight, head torch, and extra batteries
- Camera and extra batteries, – Binoculars
- Wear a hat with a broad visor to keep the sun off your face
- Sunscreen, and sunglasses
- Personal medical kit, insect repellent
- Rain Gear: a good rain jacket, rain poncho
- Toiletries, toilet paper, small towel
- 2-liter water bottle, (disposable plastic bottles are forbidden).
- Extra money for drinks en route, Machupicchu and Aguas Calientes. ($10-15)
- Tips for (porters, cooks, guides. ($30-40) Not mandatory.
- Emergency money at least 200-300 soles. ($ 120)
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Peruvian cuisine has only recently exploded onto the international culinary stage, but Peruvians have always been crazy about their nation’s culinary heritage, and they steadfastly cling to the traditional, multiculti flavors of home. Even in the face of modern gastronomic innovation. A range of climates, from high altitude to low, offers an impressive diversity of produce. Yes, that means potatoes over 3800 kinds but also a variety of corn and other grains, to say nothing of the country’s native aji chilies that are often puréed into sauces.
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Every morning and afternoon, before and after your daily hikes you will find hot drinks and snacks in your dining tent.
*Special Diets Available Upon Request
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We do not share public toilet along the Inca trail we carry our portable ECO Toilets Only for our Groups
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Food Include in each Trek, Vegetarian option available. we really take care of your gluten-free food contact with our office for any food restriction.
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We carry all our Trash From The begging to the end of each hike keeping clean all our hiking trail
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Walk with Alpacas and Llamas in Cusco FAQS
Read our faqs about this amazing cultural exprience in Cusco.
How far is the tour from the city fo Cusco?
Walk with Alpacas and Llamas in Cusco tours start in Chinchero, located a 40 min in car from Cusco.
Can I touch the llamas and alpacas on this tour?
Yes, this tour allows you to touch and pet the alpacas and also feed them.
When to book this Tour?
You can book this tour any time.