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Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi, Cusco
(4.5/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi into our Cusco family vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • 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. 
  • 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...  more »
  • I really wanted an opportunity to see animals originally from he rain forest and have the opportunity to touch some of them. While I didn't touch many animals, the experience was still awesome. Watchi...  more »