Humantay Lake Hike From Cusco Full Day

The Humantay Lake Hike will show you the amazing turquoise Lagoon, which stands in the middle of majestic sacred snow mountains of Humantay and Salkantay. This Humantay Lake Tour from Cusco will also include a beautiful hike between glacier mountains surrounded by stunning landscapes.

Our Humantay Lake Tour is perfect for those planning to get used to the altitude before the Inca Trail Trek. With Humantay Lake Hike, travelers are also able to experience more of the Cusco’s surrounding countryside. Enjoy the Humantay Lake private service with the best local guides.

Type: Cultural and natural.
Visited Places: Humantay Lake.
Duration: Full day.
Pickup time: 5:00 am.
Pick up and drop off location: Hotel in Cusco.
Daily departure: From April to November.

Humantay Tour Full day Itinerary

For our Humantay Lake Hike, we will pick you up from your hotel at 5:00 am in our private vehicle. We will drive for 2 hours to the village of Mollepata located northwest from Cusco. Once at Mollepata, we will enjoy our delicious breakfast and continue our journey to Humantay Lake.

Our private transport take us through scenic route for one hour to Soraypampa, which is located at 12,792ft.
Your expert guide will give you some indications before starting the Humantay Lake Hike. This natural wonder is at an altitude of 13,612ft, and at the foot of Humantay snow Mountain. From here, we hike towards our final destination.

An hour and a half of walking along the magnificent Cusco geography, we will arrive at the wonderful spot. The high snowy mountains standing around the incredible beauty of the Humantay Lake.
We will have plenty of time to appreciate the views of Humantay and Salkantay Snow Mountains. Also you can take all the pictures of this wonder of nature.

After our Humantay Lake Tour, we go back to Soraypampa campsite and take our transport back to Mollepata for lunch. Here we will have about an hour to enjoy our delicious lunch with the great views of the Andes Mountains.
Finally, we will return to Cusco in our private transport. Arrival in Cusco city around 7:00 p.m. and drop you off at your hotel.

IMPORTANT: Your hike starts at 3850 m in Soraypampa and reach an altitude of 4150 m.

Humantay Lake Includes:

  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Round trip touristic transportation Cusco – Soraypampa
  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch.
  • Entrance ticket to Salkantay.
  • First-aid kit.

Bring for Humantay Lake Tour:

  • A small rucksack with personal stuff.
  • Original passport.
  • Rain jacket or rain poncho.
  • Trekking boots are recommended.
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
  • Sun block, at high elevation, is easy to get the sun burn.
  • Insect repellent – minimum recommended 20% DEET.
  • A roll of toilet paper.
  • Your own medical kit.
  • Cash for tipping staff and buy souvenirs.

Private Service Price: $95 usd per person

The Humantay Lake Hike private service is perfect for friends, couples, and small families because you select your departure dates, group size and you set the pace to maximize your experience. This tour price is based on a minimum of 02 and a maximum of 05 hikers.

Methods of Payment

We require a deposit of 50% to confirm your reservation.


If you’d like to pay via PayPal or a direct bank deposit, please note that a 10% fee applies. Please add this amount to the tour cost to cover the transaction costs. Our PayPal address is:

For all methods of payment, please include the following information in your reservation email:
Copies of all passport (s).
Start date for your trip.
Details of your hotel in Cusco.

Western Union

There are additional fees associated with this method of payment, which will be paid by the client.
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