Duration: Full Day
Tour Type: Walking
Max.Height : 3,399 msnm
Group sizes: +2
Fisica Level: Moderate
Enjoy the Humantay Full Day Tour in just one day, on the route towards Salkantay trek, where you will find really beautiful landscapes. We invite you to feel and enjoy the turquoise lagoon , make contact with nature in one of the most famous natural tours of the city of Cusco, Peru.
The Humantay Lake is surrounded by imposing glaciers that are part of the Andes Mountains, among them the majestic Salkantay and Humantay snow-capped mountains that give rise to the splendid lagoon with the same name, when you visit it will transform the way you see nature, enjoying the flora and fauna that will be recorded in your wonderful photographs, in this place you will breath 100% pure oxygen that your body will thank you for.
Itinerary of the tour to the Humantay Lagoon in 1 day
This day begins with the pick up from your hotel between 4:30 to 5:00 am, we will board our mobility to travel northwest of the city of Cusco to the town of Mollepata, this trip will show you the lush valley of the Apurimac River.
In this small and picturesque town we will have a well-deserved breakfast to fill us up with energy, then we will continue our trip to the starting point of the hike, the village of Challacancha which is at an altitude of 3,600 m.a.s.l (11,811 feet) after a brief rest, we are going to walk towards the Humantay lake located at an altitude of 4,180 m.a.s.l (13,714 feet), after the ascent of 2 hour 20 min approximately we will be able to appreciate the wonderful landscape, after the explanation of our guide and to take the memory pictures.
We will have a time to enjoy the place and finally return to Challacancha place, enjoy of our delicious box lunch and will be transferred to the city of Cusco.
What does the Humantay Full Day Tour include?
- Pick up from your hotel (your hotel must be close to the main square of Cusco, otherwise we will coordinate a meeting point).
- Transportation from Cusco to the beginning of the trekking or hike.
- Box Lunch.
- Professional Guide.
- Transportation from Challacancha to Cusco.
- Entrance to the Route.
What is not included in the Humantay Full Day Tour?
- Services not described in the progra
What should I bring to the trekking of Humantay Full Day Tour?
- Sun cream.
- Snacks (chocolates, sweets, coca leaf).
- Jacket for the cold.
- Cap and sunglasses.
- Raincoat (Consult us according to the season).
- Shoes or tennis trekking.
Humantay Full Day Tour prices:
- $ 55.00 per person (Shared service).
- $ 75.00 per person (Private service).
Latin America is recognized worldwide for the natural beauties that are hidden within countries like Peru. One of the adventure destinations is Cusco, which keeps the route of Apu Salkantay, an attraction that moves with the beauty of the landscape and keeps years of history in archaeological sites.
These jewels are protected by the mountains of Salkantay and Humantay. At 4,180 m.a.s.l. is the Humantay lake is located in the Vilcabamba mountain range in southern Peru.
This lagoon formed by the thawing of the Humantay and Salkantay snow-capped mountains presents a unique landscape on the district of Mollepata (Anta); as part of the route to Salkantay mountain, you can access it by walking.
With a mystical air, the lagoon is visited by shamans and tourists from all over the world to leave offerings to the Pachamama, deity that represents mother Earth in the Inca culture.