A new alternative for nature, trek and photography lovers is available in the city of Cusco. This city continues to astound the world with the amount of touristic attractions that offers, and without a doubt there’s a feeling of coming back.
Humantay Lake is a beautiful location surrounded by clear waters that offers a beautiful landscapes contrasting with the snow-capped peaks of the Andean Mountain.
Summary travel plan
- Humantay Full Day
Itinerary Humantay Lake Full Day
Humantay Full Day
Cusco - Soraypampa - Laguna Humantay – Cusco
Our tour starts at around 4:30 and 5:30 in the morning, boarding a touristic bus that will take us to the village of Mollepata, in a 2 hours journey approximately, passing through colourful and beautiful places such as Poroy and Limatambo.
We will have breakfast in the village of Mollepata (2900 m.a.s.l.) then we’ll board the bus towards the village of Soraypampa (3900 m.a.s.l.), from this place we will start ascent for about 1 hour towards the beautiful Humantay Lake (4200 m.a.s.l.).
This location is a great place for taking pictures; enjoy the surroundings and the landscape reflected throught the clear waters of the lake. After this visiting and explore time of the place and then of Humantay Mountain (5450 m.a.s.l.) located in the mountain chain of Vilcabamba, next to our guide who will tell us about the history and importance of this magnificent place, we will start or return trek to Soraypampa, where we’ll take the route of Salkantay (6271 m.a.s.l.) and enjoy the view of this sacred mountain, the second highest mountain in the region. After this we’ll have lunch and later on return to our bus towards the city of Cusco, arriving at around 17:00 hrs.
This tour includes
- Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
- Transportation to Mollepata-Soraypampa – Cusco
- English/Spanish speaker professional guide
- 1 Breakfast
- 1 Lunch (Vegetarian food available on request with no extra charge).
- First Aid equipment
This tour does NOT include
- Entrance ticket to Salkantay trail 10.00 soles
- Extras & gratuities.
- Walking sticks
Important tour information "Humantay Lake Full Day "
What to bring for this tour?
- Trekking shoes and sandals
- Warm clothing
- Waterproof clothing (poncho)
- Sunhat, suncrem and sunglasses
- Water bottles
- Swimsuit and towel
- Personal snacks