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Cusco – Humantay Lake Private Full Day from Cusco

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  • 10.5 Hours
  • Groups: Up to 4 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 trails you can do in Cusco, the origin of this lagoon is a glacier and is located at the foot of the snow-capped 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 in 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 of 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 private service.
  • Professional Mountain Guide.
  • Medical assistance, first aid kit and oxygen.
  • Support Tour Leader throughout the Full Day.

Price

2 people: US$ 99
4 people: US$ 69

  • Price per person.
To detail

The starting point to the Lagoon will be the city of Cusco, heading towards the town of Soraypampa (3900 meters above sea level) from here you will also be able to appreciate one of the highest snow-capped mountains in the Cusco Region: The snowy Salkantay (6271 meters of altitude), because this route is the same one used by sports 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: ichus and bofedales (high-altitude wetlands).

  • Location: Cordillera de Vilcabamba, northeast of Cusco, Department of Cusco, Peru.
  • Distance from Cusco city to Soraypampa (starting point of the Hikking) in 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.
  • Climate: Cold temperate. Average annual temperature 11ºC.
  • Low season: from December to February (rainy season).
  • High season: from April to November (adding June, July and August 22).
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Itinerary

Day 1Description of the activities

  • 04:30: Pick up from the accommodation.
  • 08:00: American breakfast.
  • 10:30: 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 is from May to November, the weather during this season is mainly sunny, so you will surely be able to take very good photographs and walk calmly, since it is very unlikely that it will rain.

What important details should I know about the tour?

The tours are offered in a private service, that is, both the capacity of the transport and the guide service, is solely and exclusively for the passengers who take this tour.

How long in advance can I make my reservation?

Maximum up to 48 hours before the start of the tour and/or subject to space availability (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 high season in Cusco.

Do I need to bring any identity document during the tour?

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

Do not forget to review all the complete T&C here Terms and Conditions.

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