Cod 3018

Description : The Pampas Galeras program starts early in the morning, our driver and guide will be collecting you from your hotel at 6 am.

The major conservation center for the vicuna national

Pampa Galeras Reserve is Peru's most important center dedicated to the conservation of the vicuna. It is located in the district and province of Lucanas, 870 km from Ayacucho, between 3 800 and 5 000 m.s.n.m. It has an area of 6 500 hectares, but its area of influence covers over 60 000, for lie within the rural community in the province.

A transportation service will transfer you from your hotel in Nazca to Ayacucho to visit the Pampa Galeras National Reserve, an area of 6,500 hectares dedicated to the conservation of the vicuña, emblematic Peruvian camelid considered a national symbol. To this day, the conservation project has allowed that more than 5,000 vicuñas live in the area, where condors and endemic animals also live. Then you will visit the site museum and the area where Chaccu is performed, a practice that rescues pre-Inca vicuña management techniques consisting in surrounding them in the vast meadows with a human siege of hundreds of people forcing them to enter a yard to classify and shear them. After removing their wool they are returned to their natural habitat. At the end of your visit you will be transferred back to your hotel.Itinerary • 6.00am Pick up of the hotel selected in Nazca • 8.00am Arrival in Pampas Galeras • 9.00am Visit the site museum and the area where "Chaccu" is performed • 10.00am Return to Nazca • 12.00pm Arrrival to Nazca

What’s included

  • Transport by private vehicle

  • Box Lunch

  • Professional guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Entry/Admission - Reserva Nacional Pampa Galeras Barbara D'Achille

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included

  • Hotel pickup included

  • Small-group tour

Price per person

  • 1 visitor 250 USD

  • 2 visitors 135 USD

  • 3 to more 90 USD


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