Photograph a llama at Machu Picchu

Je ziet hier op diverse plaatsen lama's lopen die niet schuw zijn

You probably know the photo of a llama and Machu Picchu in the background. It is one of the most popular pictures in Peru. The animals roam freely and can therefore be anywhere. These are the best tips to shoot that lovely photo.

The Incas used the animal for the meat and made clothing out of the wool. The animals are not bothered by the altitude and they still make for a cute picture.

How do I make a llama photo at Machu Picchu?

You too can easily take that famous photo of this wonderful animal and its impressive surroundings. If you see a llama, take it easy. If the ears go back, you should definitely pay attention; this is a sign that you are getting too close. The animals can also bite, although this rarely happens. Always give them room to walk away.

A close up of a llama.

You come across llamas everywhere in Peru. But it is always extra fun in special places. Especially for taking a picture. Sometimes they even walk the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Even then you can often take beautiful pictures. It's lots of fun.

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