The Humantay Lake Hike full day trip from Cusco shows the Andean lake of turquoise waters. This Humantay Lake stands in the middle of the majestic snow mountains of Humantay and Salkantay. The beautiful lake was locally known and rarely visited, however, the groups of Salkantay Trek clearly reached the area after 2006. Additionally, in 2017 agencies started taking visitors to Humantay Lake in a day trip from Cusco. Today, more and more people visit the natural attraction either on foot or by horse.
Humantay Lake Hike is an amazing day trip organized from Cusco in private service. In fact, it’s a beautiful experience between glacier mountains surrounded by stunning andean landscapes. To reach the Humantay Lake trailhead (soraypampa) we take a 3-hour journey from Cusco. And here, we begin the hike to Humantay that takes about 3 hours, depending on your fitness level. Most people consider a demanding hike because of the elevation and steep trail, but the Humantay Lake day trip is totally worth it.
Hiking to Humantay Lake is a perfect training for those planning to take the Inca Trail. The Humantay Lake trek also allows travelers to explore more of the Cusco’s surrounding countryside. Enjoy the turquoise waters of Humantay Lake with our private tour.
The Humantay Lake Trek starts with a flat hiking trail, passing local shops and glacier streams, then becomes almost vertical with gravel and boulders until arrival. Our hike to Humantay Lake also offers horses as an option, which can take you half way up and walk the last part. The beautiful landscapes in combination with a tranquil atmosphere offer a fantastic experience.
For the Humantay Lake Hike, we will pick you up from your hotel at 5:00 am in our private vehicle. We will drive for 2 hours to the village of Mollepata located northwest from Cusco. Once at Mollepata, we will enjoy our delicious breakfast and continue our journey to Humantay Lake.
Our private transport take us through scenic route for one hour to Soraypampa, which is located at 12,792ft.
Your expert guide will give you some indications before starting the hike to Humantay Lake. This natural wonder is at an altitude of 13,612ft, and at the foot of Humantay snow Mountain. From here, we hike towards our final destination.
After an hour and a half of walking along the magnificent Cusco geography, we will arrive at the wonderful spot. The high snowy mountains standing around the incredible beauty of Humantay Lake.
We will have plenty of time to appreciate the views of Humantay and Salkantay Snow Mountains. Also, you can take all the pictures of this wonder of nature.
After our Humantay Lake Tour, we go back to Soraypampa campsite and take our transport back to Mollepata for lunch. Here we will have about an hour to enjoy our delicious lunch with the great views of the Andes Mountains.
Finally, we will return to Cusco in our private transport. Arrival in Cusco city around 7:00 p.m. and drop you off at your hotel.
The hike to Humantay Lake is perfect for friends, couples, and families because you can leave any date you wish. With our premium tours, you can also set your pace to maximize your experience. You do not have to wait for anyone else the Humantay Lake tour starts with only 02 passengers.
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Length: Full Day
Tour Type: Private Service
USD $: 185.00
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