Cusco: Humantay Lake Day Trip with Breakfast and Lunch

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Get back to nature and experience the exotic flora and fauna of Humantay Lake on a full-day trek. Marvel at beautiful lakes, valleys and mountains sacred to the Incas, and get stunning views of the glacier.

Highlights

  • Experience a sacred wildernesss on a hike of Humantay Lake
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch and continental breakfast
  • Go for an optional swim in the turquoise waters at the base of the Humantay Glacier
  • Arrives early at the lake and be the first one

Description

Benefit from pick-up at your Cusco hotel between 03:30 AM and 04:00 AM, and then journey to Mollepata village in the lush valley of the Apurimac River. After breakfast in Mollepata, continue towards Soraypampa 3,900 meters above sea level. Trek for approximately 1.5 hours to Humantay Lake, 4,200 meters (13,779 feet) above sea level and get wonderful views of the turquoise waters at the base of Humantay Glacier. Immerse yourself in a landscape sacred to the Incas, and get the chance to rent a horse to ride to the lake. Explore the turquoise glacial waters of Humantay Lake , leisure for photography exploring the surrounding area before going back to Mollepata for a buffet lunch. Then, journey back to Cusco at 06:00 PM.

Includes

Hotel pickup in the historical center Drop-off in Plaza San Francisco or Kusipata Transportation by air-conditioned van Buffet breakfast and lunch buffet (vegetarian option available) Official guide First aid kit Entrance ticket (if the option is selected) 1 walking stick

Important Information

  • Please, keep in mind that Humantay Lake is located 4000 meters above sea level. The trek is moderate, but due to high altitude, breathing can be more difficult. • The trek is almost all uphill, the trail is steep and a little slippery in some places; it is recommended to wear waterproof hiking shoes.
  • If you are in a Private Apartment or Airbnb in Cusco you have to come to the meeting point,
  • Take Comfortable Hiking shoes for the trek, warm jacket
  • Hotel Pick-up is only from the historical center of Cusco.
  • Please note that due to the remoteness of the place, breakfast and lunch are basic, offered as a courtesy from the local partner so tourists don't spend many hours without food. Bring extra snacks and water for the trek

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