Trekking to the Humantay Lake, one of the main attractions of the Salkantay route. Visit one of the most beautiful places in Cusco in one day. The humantay lagoon is the favorite destination for many travelers.
Humantay Lake Tour
Price per person: US $ 40.00.
Hours: 04:30 am to 7:30 pm
Duration: 15 hours.
Pickup at the hotel
First aid kit and oxygen balloon
Drop off in Cusco’s downtown
Horse (S/. 100).
What to bring: Warm clothing, waterproof clothing, sun hat, jacket, 25 liters backpack, hat and gloves to protecto yourself from cold, sunglasses, sunscreen, snack, water, comfortable clothing, trek poles, backpack waterproof cover, rain poncho and hiking shoes.
Itinerary Humantay Lake
Our adventure starts around 4:40 am We will begin early in the morning, with the pickup at the hotel in Cusco. The vehicle will take us by Izcuchaca and Limatambo towns, towards Mollepata, where we will enter to the Salkantay road. In Mollepata we will have our delicious breakfast, after boarding the vehicle again to go to the Soraypampa camp, at a 3,900 m altitude.
The walk to the Humantay lagoon is about 1 hour and a half, everything depends on the physical condition of each person. Humantay Lake which is at 4,100 msnm. Here, we will be able to see the colors’ variation, depending on the perspective that gives us the point where we will be located, besides the glacier as background, which goes to the lagoon.
Once in the Laguna Humantay the guide will give you to know its history and then you will have time to tour the place and take pictures for the memory. we will go back down to the camp to take the vehicle to Mollepata, where we will be having lunch. After that, we will take our vehicle to return to Cusco’s historical downtown.