Humantay Lake excursion from Cusco
Enjoy this day trek, leave Cusco behind and hike along the beautiful valleys and white mountains to one of the most important lakes in Incan mythology. Humantay Lake is one of the most stunning places in the region. This adventure includes a professional guide, hotel pickup from Cusco City, entrance fees, and meals. Choose between a shared or private tour at the time of booking.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productPass By:
Plaza de Armas del Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
Meet your driver at your hotel between 3:30am to 4:00am, and then travel by private transportation to Mollepata village. See the the lush valley of the Apurimac River during your 2-hour drive. Stop At:
Humantay Lake, 08645, Peru
After your breakfast in Mollepata, continue your journey towards Soraypampa, 12,700 feet (3900 meters) above sea level, for an hour before arriving in Soraypampa. Start your trek, walking for approximately 1 hour and 30min Approximately to Humantay Lake located at 13,700 feet (4200 meters) above sea level. Once you finish walking, see the wonderful turquoise waters of Humantay Lake, situated at the base of the picturesque Humantay Glacier. This is one of the most stunning places in the Cusco Region of Peru, and the Salkantay trek is considered a sacred place in Inca mythology. In this part of the trek, you can rent a horse to get to the lake.
After visiting this important place, return to mollepata village and enjoy our lunch, Afterwards return back to Cusco by around 6:00pm.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Minimum age is 8 years"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required for the Private option"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Limited capacity of our vehicles and seats distributed with the correct physical distance."
Duration: 12 Hours
Hotels in the center of Cusco. If your hotel is located outside the center of Cusco, you must go to the meeting point
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.