Humantay Lake – Full day

Difficulty Of Travel


Tours Duration:

Full Day


Culture,Tradition, Adventure


$ 37

Leave Cusco behind and hike along the beautiful valleys and white mountains to one of the most important lakes. Humantay Lake is one of the most stunning places in Cusco region. For those of you who want to explore the wow factor engulfed into a one day hiking adventure to this lake with turquoise-blue wáter, hidden in the midst of an incredible natural setting, has opened its doors expressing the welcome to you. Upon the Salkantay Valley route, Laguna de humantay is a real natural treasure.


After we pick you up at your hotel at 4am, we will start our adventure to the Humantay Lake with a 3 hour-drive in private transport to Mollepata Village (3850 m.a.s.l.) Our breakfast will be served and the energy levels will be up ready to start our day well before beginning our trek. With one more exciting hour ahead we reach the head of the trail. Disembarking from the car your lungs will expand with the sheer thrill of your surroundings. The landscapes of Soraypampa will hold you firmly in their grip oozing a safety and warmth with a journey of cultural aspects of this region.
Weather dependant on the quality of fantastic views of these two extrordinary mountains, Humantay (5,900 meters asl /19,356 ft) and Salkantay (6,215 meters asl /20,390 ft elevation).
It´s a 2 hour walk to the lake with a low to moderate difficulty and more than worth it when you see the magical Andean views along the Humantay valley. Then taking those final steps and reaching the highest point: humantay lake 4300 meters is like stepping into a painting by Leonardo Davinci himself. Unparalleled views of the lake with its turquoise-blue water and the stunning glacier are framed in front of your eyes. You will have plenty of time to look around take photos of the landscape and have some rest time. Your informative guide will share with you detailed nformation of this beautiful lake.
With your personal memories we descend back to our Transportation to drive us back safely to Mollepata for a lunch in and homeward bound to Cusco arriving around 6.30pm



  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Tourist Transportation (Round trip).
  • Professional Tour Guide (English and Spanish speaking).
  • 01 Breakfast,
  • 01 Lunch (buffet).
  • First-aid kit and Oxygen.
  • Entrance fee.


  • Dinner.
  • Rain poncho.


  • Daypack, warm clothes (scarf, sweaters, rainjacket, gloves).
  • Walking boots.
  • Walking sticks.
  • Rain poncho.
  • Sun hat + sunglasses.
  • Toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
  • Sun cream.
  • Camera & Extra Film & Batteries.
  • Personal medical kit.

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