Humantay Lake

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Humantay Lake

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This lagoon is located at the foot of the Nevado del Salkantay, one of the highest mountains in Cuzco. Its magnificent turquoise color will make you feel in paradise as if you want to reach the sky

Duration:One Day
Altitude:3.399 meters of altitude
Dificulty:Low
Season:All year
Places:Cuzco – Mollepata – Soraypampa – Humantay Lagoon

Visit the Lagoon Humantay, an exotic beauty formed by the melting of the snow-capped mountains Humantay and Salkantay; located in the Vilcabamba mountain range at an altitude of 5.473 m.s.n.m, where you will be able to\’observe a breathtaking landscape that thanks to its geographical location and its richness in minerals make it a visual spectacle to enjoy moments that will captivate you.

Humantay Lagoon

We begin with the pick-up from your hotel at 4:40 a.m. to 5:00 a.m., in the tourist bus that will take you to the town of Mollepata (2900 masl). Duration of the trip 2 hours approximately. We will have a delicious breakfast, then continue by bus for 1 hour more to go to Soraypampa (3900 masl). Over there we will get ready for our walk, ascending for about 1 hour to the Humantay Lagoon (4200 m.s.).

We will visit and explore the place and the view of Humantay mountain (5450 masl). Right in the chain of Vilcabamba in the Andes our guide will explain about this magnificent place. We will start our way back to Soraypampa where we will explore the Salkantay road (6271 masl) and t see the view of this sacred mountain, the second highest mountain in the Cuzco region. Then we will return to the town to have our delicious lunch, to later on take our mobility to return to the city of Cuzco.

Important: The hours of the excursions will be reconfirmed at the destination.

  • Round trip transportation: Cuzco – Soraypampa – Cuzco (group service).
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Shared Services with Bilingual Professional Guidance (Spanish or English).
  • First aid kit
  • Entrance to the Salkantay Way – Foreign Passenger Cost S /. 10.00
  • Horses
  • Drinks
  • Trekking sticks
  • Tips.

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