Sacred Valley Tours

Humantay Lake Tour From Cusco Full day


$ 150.00

Activity Type

Hiking Tours


Level 03

Group Size

Private Tour

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Humantay Lake Tour From Cusco Full Day

The Full-day Humantay Lake Tour from Cusco enables you to visit the turquoise glacial waters in the Andes of Peru. The hike to Humantay Lake can be difficult because of the altitude, but it is absolutely stunning. This experience really puts you in contact with nature and gorgeous mountain landscapes. The Humantay Lake trail head starts at 12,600 ft. and reaches an elevation of 13,776ft.

Humantay Lake Tour full day is also a good way to adapt to the altitude before you start the famous Inca Trail. Experience Peru’s most beautiful lake surrounded by the imposing Mountains of Salkantay and Humantay. Take in the impressive views of the mountain villages and Andean sceneries.

Our Humantay Lake Tour from Cusco, also takes care of your transportation, admission tickets, breakfast and lunch. Our delicious meals will be served in the town of Mollepata, where you will recharge your energy before and after your visit. 

In addition, there is a chance to ride horses to Humantay Lake in case you need one. Most horsemen offer their service at the beginning of the trail. So, you are advised to make your decision here because there will not be another chance further up.

Finally, you will board your private transportation and enjoy the scenic ride back to your hotel in Cusco.

Details of Humantay Lake Tour Full day:

Visit the Humantay Lake on a guided tour from Cusco with our full-day private service. This beautiful glacial Lake of Humantay is on the way to the famous Salkantay trek.

Pick up & Drop off: Cusco hotel
Tour Duration: Full day.
Max. Elevation: 4,200m / 13,779ft.
Tour Service: Private, all inclusive.

Humantay Lake Tour Full Day Itinerary

The Humantay Lake Tour from Cusco full day pick you up at your hotel at 5:00 am. Then, your full day guided tour takes a scenic ride for 2 hours to the village of Mollepata. Here, you will have a delicious breakfast, and continue towards Soraypampa (3,900 m / 12,795ft). On the way there, you will see beautiful landscapes and the impressive snow capped mountain of Salkantay. Once, we reach the trail head at Soraypampa, your expert guide will give you some indications before starting the Humantay Lake Hike.

The Humantay Lake Tour continues in a gentle pathway, then uphill for about two hours to reach the lake. During the hike we will enjoy the stunning views of the snow-capped mountains, impressive natural landscapes and a great diversity of flora and fauna. This natural wonder is at an altitude of 13,779ft, and surrounded by steep peaks and an impressive glacier.

Once we reach the lake shore, we relax, enjoy the snack, and take pictures. After an amazing time at the lake, we are ready to descend to Soraypampa. We drive back to Mollepata, where we stop for lunch.

Finally, this Humantay Lake Tour will end with a drop off at your hotel in Cusco or downtown restaurants. Arrival in Cusco city around 6 to 7:00 p.m. 

Humantay Hike Includes:

  • Expert local tour guide with fluent English.
  • Private transport with a professional driver.
  • Admission Tickets to Salkantay.
  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch.
  • First-aid kit and Oxigen.

Humantay Tour Excludes:

  • Tips or gratuities.
  • Hotel night.
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Emergency Horse.

Bring For This Tour:

  • Your original passport and DNI for Peruvians.
  • Personal travel insurance
  • A small rucksack with personal stuff
  • Rain jacket or rain poncho.
  • Trekking boots are recommended.
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
  • Sun block, at high elevation, is easy to get the sun burn.
  • Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET
  • A roll of toilet paper
  • Extra cash in small bills for personal expenses.

Humantay Lake Tour Prices

 Prices are per person, valid through 2022
2 – 3 4 – 5 6 – 78
$ 150$ 105$ 85$ 70

The private Humantay Lake Tour is perfect for friends, couples, and families because you can leave on any date you wish. With our private tours, you can also set your pace to maximize your experience. You do not have to wait for anyone else because the sightseeing Cusco tour starts with only 02 passengers.

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* Passport details for each traveler (full name, nationality, age, and passport number).
* Provide hotel name in Cusco and start date for this service.

Humantay Lake Tour Highlights:

  • Visit the Humantay Lake, one of the country’s most beautiful lakes.
  • Gaze upon the breathtaking Andean mountains. 
  • Get dramatic vistas of the Humantay and Salkantay mountains.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch surrounded by incredible landscapes.

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Let’s Plan Your Humantay Lake Tour Together!
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