Ampay Sanctuary – Excursions Abancay
Visiting Hours : Daytime.
Location : 5 km to the north of Abancay (10 minutes by car) to the visitor centre, followed by a 1.5 km walk to the Angascocha lagoon.
Sanctuary The site mainly protects the “intimpa” (podocarpus glomeratus don), an endangered forest tree, as well as flowers including orchids, bromeliads and ferns. Highlights of the local wildlife include foxes, deer, spectacled bears, vizcachas, pumas, wild cats, foxes. A protected area measuring 3,635.5 hectares at an altitude of between 2,850 – 5,200 masl.