Llama trekking is a
most enjoyable way to spend a day, weekend or even longer...
In South America
llamas have been treasured as pack animals for
several thousand years. Wandering tribes people would put all their
worldly possessions on to their llamas' backs as they travelled from camp
it would be the llamas that would
carry their wares for sale -
often clothing and rugs made from llama fibre - to market
Until the arrival of the railway,
were the only way to bring silver and other
minerals out from the Bolivian and
Even today llamas
fulfil an important transportation role in Andean life.
In the U.S.A llama trekking has been a very popular
for a decade or more and continues to grow in
popularity. Some trails that were closed to horses and pack mules in National Parks have
been re-opened for llamas because the llamas do not cause damage to the
trails, eating far less of the vegetation and being much lighter of foot.
Trek the Heritage Coastline, join
courses and introductory husbandry sessions
Here in the UK, llamas are used for rather less
rigorous but very enjoyable and often challenging, trekking into hills and
... Llama trekking
centres in the UK offer a variety of trekking opportunities to account for
the requirements of everyone; for the young and less young, for the
fittest and most energetic to those who just wish to take it very easy and
enjoy being with the llamas in inspirational settings.
... Llama trekking
centres offer a great way of getting to know llamas and some offer
introductory sessions, with or without a trek.
Staying at a Llama
Centre: Some trekking companies offer accommodation, B&B or holiday
cottages - the perfect combination.
Trekking Centres & Accommodation
are delighted to have supplied
llamas to trekking ventures all
over the UK
Would you like to
trained to trek?
were sold to
private homes on Alderney in the Channel Islands and Yorkshire and advance
-trained to trekking standard for their owners' personal enjoyment.
All our young llamas go to their new homes trained to halter and lead, but
we can also arrange for them to be trained to trekking standard for
you to go trekking with them or just so you know that your new field pets
have had extra training for an extra good start!
Please contact us for more details.
Two young boys
being trekked by
two young boys