SPIRITUAL HIKE TO HUMANTAY LAKE
1 DAY Short Hike
SPIRITUAL HIKE TO HUMANTAY LAKEc
1 DAY Short Hike
Humantay Lake Full Day Tour is located between Salkantay Mountain and Humantay Mountain. The hike is part of the famous Salkantay trek route, through an incredible landscape of exotic flora and fauna and snow-capped mountains. You will be astounded by the sheer natural beauty that awaits you at the lagoon.
This extraordinary trip is ideal for those who wish to experience the magnificent landscape of the region without the need to complete the full Salkantay trek, perhaps due to time constraints.
This lake with stunning colors, is the subject of thousands of photos of travelers from around the world, located 75 kilometers northwest of Cusco and just south of Machu Picchu.
Humantay Lake Full Day is located between Humantay Mountain and Salkantay Mountain. It is a popular hike with travelers from all over the world and is part of the Salkantay Trek, an incredibly scenic alternative to the Inca Trail. Humantay waterfalls along the Vilcabamba mountain range.
The Humantay trek Tour and the Humantay Lake are best known for their intense blue and considerably bright green water and its snow-capped mountain backdrop.
These stunning colors come from the various minerals from beneath the beautiful glaciers that melt around the Humantay and Salkantay mountains.
Pickup from your hotel in Cusco in our private transport is at 5am. After a 3.5-hour drive to Mollepata we will enjoy breakfast, before driving 1.5 hours more to reach the base camp at Soraypampa.
The hike to Humantay Lake takes around 1.5 hours – there you have free time to enjoy the scenery, explore and take photographs. Snacks will also be provided at the lake. After a 1-hour return hike to Soraypampa, we will be transported back to Mollepata to enjoy lunch. We return to Cusco at around 5pm.
Highlights of FULL DAY HUMANTAY TOUR: 12 KM TO HUMANTAY LAKE
For your Humantay Lake Full Day is necessary to carry a small backpack with your: camera; water bottle/hydration bladder; trail snacks; extra clothing layers and rain gear in case of weather changes.
Your main baggage will be waiting for you at all campsites (the horses do not walk with us). We will provide you with a Duffle for the extra baggage that the horses will carry.
We offer Private storage for your other possessions whilst you are on the trek. Most hotels/hostels in Cusco also offer this service.
Our Humantay Lake Full Day team is made up of experienced Peruvian trekkers who have lived in the area for many years. You will feel safe knowing that you are in the hands of the most knowledgeable group of people on the trail.
There is one thing we love more than the hiking itself, and that is sharing the experience with all of you. We would like to introduce you to our amazing team in hopes that you will join us very soon for the trip of a lifetime.
We would like to welcome you to our friendly team that you will meet along the hike.
HIKES IN PERU more than a company is a family dedicated to tourism for more than 9 years based in Cusco, we have a team specialized in organizing hikes throughout Peru and the big difference between us is that the guides are totally mystical and explained in a different way to the classic, so we invite you to have a totally different experience, in all walks will be made Inca ceremonies and you can learn more about this very enigmatic culture we hope in this very energetic place Peru Cusco
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Permits are needed for your chosen start date. Tour prices are based on the number of people in a group. Prices are valid from March 2022 through January 2023. All prices quoted are $USD
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