From Cusco: Humantay Lake Tour

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Relax with transport from Cusco and head to Humantay Lake for a guided day trip. Enjoy a scenic drive before hiking into the Andes of Peru and admiring the colorful, natural terrain.


  • Enjoy an incredible tour accompanied by a bilingual local guide
  • Let yourself be enchanted by the delicious food, breakfast and lunch included
  • Enjoy the best Andean landscapes in a tourist van


The tour starts from your hotel in Cusco at 4:00 am approx, depending on your hotel location the pickup time will be quite different. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime as we make our way toward Humantay Lake! We'll begin by boarding our tourist transport and traveling by car for approximately 2 hours until we arrive at the charming community of Mollepata. There, you can enjoy a delicious breakfast to fuel up for the rest of the journey. From Mollepata, we'll continue on towards Humantay Lagoon, leaving the main road behind and taking a dirt road that winds through beautiful landscapes, canyons, and cloud forests. Keep an eye out for the breathtaking Salkantay Glacier, which is the second-largest glacier in the Cusco region. After another hour on the road, we'll finally arrive at Soraypampa, where the true adventure begins. Get ready to experience the stunning beauty of Humantay Lake and all that the surrounding area has to offer! After arriving at the last car stop in Soraypampa, the group will embark on a roughly 1.5-hour walk to reach the stunning turquoise lake of Humantay. The duration of the hike is an average estimate and may vary depending on your pace. However, there's no need to worry as you can walk at your own speed. Keep in mind that this hike is a bit more challenging than the Rainbow Mountain tour, so it's recommended to take frequent breaks to avoid getting exhausted easily. Upon reaching the magnificent Humantay Lake, the tour guide will provide the group with relevant information about the site. You will then have around 40 minutes of free time to explore the area before heading back to the parking lot. Finally, at the end of the Humantay Lake Tour, you return to Cusco where our transportation will take you to the city center (05:00 pm approx) or if it is in private service, to your respective hotel. End of services Emergency numbers: +51 979300796 /+51 983784029


Professional tour guide (Spanish and English). Breakfast and lunch Tourist transport and professional driver Trekking poles (optional). First Aid Kid Oxygen Tank

Important Information

  • During the tour, the guide typically stays toward the back of the group to assist anyone who may need additional support. The meeting point is at the stunning Humantay Lake. If you wish to rent horses, please make arrangements on your own. Additionally, be sure to bring plenty of cash in soles to cover any expenses you may encounter along the way, such as snacks or restroom usage fees.

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