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Llama Trekking Gains Popularity with Tourists

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 @ 12:39 pm in Hiking News | 0 comments

They’re a common sight in South America’s Andes mountains but llamas are now flocking to the trails of Europe and the U.S. — as hiking companions to tourists. Llama trekking (also known as llama hiking) is an outdoor activity where llamas accompany hikers on expeditions. The activity began in California, where llamas are a fairly common sight on farms in the Sierra Nevada mountains west of San Francisco. Today, llama treks are available everywhere, from the Bavarian Alps to Taos, N.M. On most treks, hikers lead the llamas along...

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