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Santuario Animal Cochahuasi - Other Activity Cusco - Peru

Located halfway along the highway between Cusco and Pisac is the private, family-owned Cochahuasi animal sanctuary. The organisation, which was founded in 2007, is run by volunteers and funded entirely by donations. The sanctuary receives animals that have been abused or illicitly trafficked. They focus particularly on the critically endangered Andean Condor, and run a reproduction program. They also aim to raise awareness of the importance of wildlife conservation. As well as the Condor, you will find deer, macaws, wildcats, eagles and cougars. Come for a visit, or if you have a bit more time, stay to volunteer. Daily 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location:

Km 22, highway to Pisac


Cusco, Peru

Other Activity Types:
Wildlife refuge

Price Description:

Donations welcome

Open Hours from:8 a.m.

Open Hours to:5 p.m.

Contact Information:
Phone: 778-195/984-756-993
URL: www.santuariocochahuasi.com



Here are other activities in and around Cusco that may be of interest: Train Cusco to Puno, Gringo Alley, CIMA Hyperbaric Center, Sightseeing Bus Tour and Inka Express.








By Martha Crowley

I work as an Editor/Writer at Viva Travel Guides in Quito, Ecuador. I first came to Latin America five years ago to escape rainy...

19 Apr 2012







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