Humantay lake is located north of Cusco, just behind the legendary snow mountain Apu Salkantay, which rises to over 6,000 metres and is one of the most powerful mountain gods of the Incas. Only 3 hours driving from Cusco (110 km by car) and 1 hour hike up (3km). Humantay lake day trip is the best option to enjoy the beautiful snow mountains in an exhilarating one day trip from Cusco. During our trip you will marvel at expansive vistas of mountains and deep valleys and enjoy the alpine beauty of Humantay Lake. You will also meet excellent tour guides, savour great local food and have fun memories of the Andes.
Day 01: Mollepata – Soraypampa – Humantay Lake – Cusco
Our guide will pick you up from your hostel or hotel at 4:00 a.m. and then have a 2-hour trip to the town of Mollepata, where we will stop to have breakfast and buy some fruits, water, etc.
After breakfast there is 1 hour more in our transport to Soraypampa. When they arrive in this area they will be able to see the beautiful mountains and snow-capped mountains such as Salkantay (6230 m.a.s.l.) and Humantay (5250 m.s.n.m.). Then we will prepare to start the walk to the Humantay Lagoon for 1 hour or 3 k.m. approximately, a steep path, however our guide takes the time to walk slowly to enjoy and reach the Humantay Lagoon without any problem, whether physical or high.
- Horse rental S /. 60.00 PEN
Next we have the easy part of our walk. We have to go down to SorayPampa for 1 hour. Then we will take our private transportation to return to Mollepata where a delicious local buffet lunch will be waiting for you. We finish lunch and return to Cusco.
We will arrive in Cusco between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. leaving them 2 blocks from the main square of Cusco.
- Pick up from the hotel / hostel
- Round trip transportation.
- Professional guide.
- Entrance ticket to the Humantay lake.
- Buffet lunch.
- Oxygen balloon.
- First aid kit.
- Walking poles.
- Extra Horse
What you should bring:
- Small backpack (30 liters max.).
- Original passport.
- Rain poncho.
- Hiking shoes.
- Personal Medicine.
Offer price per person!! $ 50.00 USD
- 01 person $ 229.00 USD
- 02 persons $ 149.00 USD (Per person)
- 03 persons $ 119.00 USD (Per person)
Private Service Included:
- Pick up from the airport to the hotel/hostal in our private Mini Van or H1
- Professional Private Guide for the Humantay Lake
- Breakfast and buffet lunch
- Entrance fee to the Humantay Lake
- Oxygen bottle
- First aid kit
- Trekking poles
Private Service Not Included:
- Horse rental one way opcional ($ 15.00 USD)