The 4 Best Places to See Alpacas

 by Linnea

March 21, 2023

Welcome to The 4 Best Places to See Alpacas. We have the best Alpaca list online.

But first,  let's get to know these fury animals a bit better with a few fun facts!

They were domesticated more than 6000 years ago by the Incan civilization. Evolved from camels -distantly related and originate from South America

#1 They’re ancient

it has been noted that alpaca-assisted therapy can reduce pain, depression, anxiety, and fatigue.

#2 Alpaca presence is therapeutic

#3 Alpaca fiber comes in 22 colors and hundreds of shades

#4 Alpacas and llamas can successfully cross-breed

Let's go back to the alpaca's roots. 

We’ve found the best 4 countries and tour operators to visit alpacas in South America.

OnThe mountainous stretches of scenery and wildlife accompanied offer a photographer’s paradise. Northern Chile presents free roaming Alpacas in social herds at large.

#4 Northern Chile

#3 Ecuador

Famed for its connection to the Darwin-studied Galapagos Islands, and described as the ‘ hidden gem of South America.  Ecuador boasts some of the most incredible wildlife diversity in the world.

#2 Western Bolivia

Western Bolivia's national animal is the relative of the alpaca, the Llama which goes without being said that Bolivia is home to many alpacas and llamas alike

#1 Peru

Peru is home to 90% of the world’s Alpaca population and therefore is our number one place to visit to encounter alpaca in their place of origin.

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