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Cusco – Humantay Lake Full Day from Cusco

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  • 10.5 Hours
  • Groups: Up to 15 people
  • Difficulty: 6.5
  • Available: All year
  • Pickup: Accommodation
  • Min Age: 7+

The impressive Humantay Lagoon located in the Vilcabamba mountain range, is one of the most beautiful hiking routes that you can do in Cusco, the origin of this lagoon is glacial and is located at the foot of the mountain of the same name.

The maximum altitude here is 4200 meters. If you like challenges and nature itself, this Full Day is definitely made for you.

What will you know on this Full Day?

  1. The Town of Mollepata.
  2. Soraypampa base camp.
  3. The Humantay Lagoon.
  4. The snowy Salkantay.

Meeting point

Pick up from the hotel (valid only for hotels near the Plaza de Armas in Cusco).

See the route and distances here: Google Maps

All inclusive package

  • Private transportation Cusco / Mollepata / Soraypampa / Mollepata / Cusco.
  • Breakfast and lunch.
  • Entrance Ticket to the Humantay Lagoon.
  • Guided tour to Laguna Humantay in a small group.
  • Professional Mountain Guide.
  • Medical assistance, first aid kit and oxygen.
  • Support Tour Leader throughout the Full Day.

Travel lite package

All-Inclusive Package Items less:

  • Entrance ticket to the Humantay Lake (US$ 6 dollars or S/20 soles).

Price

  • All Inclusive Package: US$ 29
  • Travel Lite Package: US$ 23
  • Price per person.
To detail

The starting point towards the Lagoon will be the city of Cusco, heading towards the town of Soraypampa (3900 meters above sea level) from here you can also appreciate one of the highest snow-capped mountains in the Cusco Region: The Salkantay snowy (6271 meters of altitude), as this route is the same one used by sport climbers to reach it.

Once prepared and a little more acclimatized, the walk to the Lagoon will begin along a high Andean path, the walk may last between 40 to 80 minutes, depending on the physical condition and pace of the group.

During the tour you will find: cultivation areas, multicolored landscapes, llamas, alpacas, sheep, vicuñas, all perfectly harmonized with the characteristic flora of this area: the ichus and the bofedales (high-altitude wetlands).

  • Location: Cordillera de Vilcabamba, northeast of Cusco, Department of Cusco, Peru.
  • Distance from Cusco city to Soraypampa (Hikking starting point) by Van: 3 hours and 30 minutes approx.
  • Walking Time: 2 hours approx. 5 kilometers round trip.
  • Maximum height in La Laguna Humantay: 4200 meters of altitude.
  • IMPORTANT: Have good acclimatization to the altitude.
  • Cold temperate. Cold tempered Average annual temperature 11ºC.
  • Low season: from December to February (rainy season).
  • High season: from April to November (adding June 22, July and August).
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Itinerary

Day 1Description of the activities

  • 04:30: Pick up from the accommodation.
  • 08:00: American breakfast.
  • 10:00: Start of the walk to La Laguna Humantay.
  • 14:00: Lunch in Mollepata.
  • 15:00: Return to Cusco.
  • 18:00: Arrival in Cusco.
FAQs

What is the best time to go to La Laguna Humantay?

The best time to visit the Humantay Lagoon are the months of May to November, the weather during this season is mainly sunny, so surely you can take very good pictures and walk calmly, since it is very unlikely that it will rain.

What important details should I know about the Full Day?

This Full Day is offered in a shared service, that is, mobility will be shared with other clients up to a maximum of 15 passengers. All following the same itinerary. If you want to know the cost for our private tour service write to us here: info@360explora.com.pe

About the Van you should know:

-In order to comply with the itinerary, the maximum tolerance to start the trip will be 15 minutes.

-The mobility seats will be occupied according to the order of arrival, and you must return in the same seat in which you traveled at the beginning of the Full Day.

How long in advance can I make my reservation?

Maximum up to 48 hours before the start of the tour and / or subject to availability of places (only if you are already in Cusco). But if you are from a neighboring country or from any other part of the world, we recommend you book at least 30 days in advance or 2 months if the date you arrive is in the high season in Cusco.

Do I have to carry an identity document during the Full Day?

Yes, it is essential that all participants carry a valid ID, Immigration Card or Passport during the tour, since entry tickets can only be purchased physically on the same day of the tour and presenting the document at the ticket office of the attractive to visit.

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