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The Humantay lagoon is ideal for nature lovers who do not have many days but who will find spectacular landscapes, with exotic flora and fauna along this adventure hike through beautiful valleys and white mountains especially the Humantay lagoon considered as one of the most sacred mountains and lagoons in the region.

HUMANTAY LAKE (lagoon) full day hike

Itinerary

We will pick you up 4:00 am.from the hotel in Cusco to start the adventure. Then we will take you by bus for about 3 hours and a half appreciating the most beautiful landscapes and typical villages of the Andes. Fields of agriculture, imposing mountains and beautiful valleys will make your journey an spectacular setting. After we will make a stop to have our breakfast in Mollepata and then we are going to get the starting point of the trek (Soraypampa).

Then, you will have a walk from Soraypampa (3.800m. 12,714 ft.), which is approximately 2 hours from the lagoon. On the way you can see the snowy Salkantay (6.275 m. 20.587 ft.) and the Humantay mountain (5.835 m. 19.143 ft.), as well as inter-Andean valleys surrounded by mountains and the unique flora and fauna of the Andes. When you reach the Humantay lagoon, you will get the highest point of your hike (4.200 m 13.779 ft.). There you will have enough time to explore the surroundings and take lots of pictures. After appreciating this incredible landscape, you will descend 1 hour to soraypampa and then we are going to take the bus back to Mollepata, where we will have lunch. Finally, after a fantastic adventure, you will return to Cusco around 6:00 p.m.

What is included:

Pre-departure briefing
Pick up from your hotel in the morning of the trek departure
Private transport from Cusco to Soraypampa (starting point of the trek)
Private transport from Soraypampa to Cusco
Professional English/spanish speaking tour guide
Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+
entrance fees to Humantay lagoon
First Aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
Emergency horse.
1Breakfasts, 1 Lunches. If you have a dietary request such as vegetarian food please let us know.

Not Included

Walking Poles (Can be rented from us / each pair US$ 5)
Tips
Horse for entire trip (US$ 30.00)

What to take

Day backpack, warm clothes (scarf, sweaters, rainjacket, gloves)
Walking boots.
Walking sticks
Rain poncho
Sun hat + sunglasses.
Toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
Suncream
Extra money

PRICES

Group Service

per person US$ 99

Private Service

2 people US$ 189 per person
3 people US$ 160 per person
4 people US$ 140 per person
5 people US$ 120 per person
6 people US$ 110 per person
7+ people US$ 99 per person

Machu Picchu or Sacred Valley Extension:

1 Day trip From US$ 280.00 per person (depending on group size, Train class, etc).

2 Day 1 night Trip From US$ 335 per person (depending on group size, Train class, Hotel, etc).

Sacred Valley from US$ 70 per person (minimum of 2 people)

INFORMATION

The Humantay lagoon is ideal for nature lovers who do not have many days but who will find spectacular landscapes, with exotic flora and fauna along this adventure hike through beautiful valleys and white mountains especially the Humantay lagoon considered as one of the most sacred mountains and lagoons in the region.

ITINERARY

HUMANTAY LAKE (lagoon) full day hike

Itinerary

We will pick you up 4:00 am.from the hotel in Cusco to start the adventure. Then we will take you by bus for about 3 hours and a half appreciating the most beautiful landscapes and typical villages of the Andes. Fields of agriculture, imposing mountains and beautiful valleys will make your journey an spectacular setting. After we will make a stop to have our breakfast in Mollepata and then we are going to get the starting point of the trek (Soraypampa).

Then, you will have a walk from Soraypampa (3.800m. 12,714 ft.), which is approximately 2 hours from the lagoon. On the way you can see the snowy Salkantay (6.275 m. 20.587 ft.) and the Humantay mountain (5.835 m. 19.143 ft.), as well as inter-Andean valleys surrounded by mountains and the unique flora and fauna of the Andes. When you reach the Humantay lagoon, you will get the highest point of your hike (4.200 m 13.779 ft.). There you will have enough time to explore the surroundings and take lots of pictures. After appreciating this incredible landscape, you will descend 1 hour to soraypampa and then we are going to take the bus back to Mollepata, where we will have lunch. Finally, after a fantastic adventure, you will return to Cusco around 6:00 p.m.

PRICE / IMPORTANT INFO

What is included:

Pre-departure briefing
Pick up from your hotel in the morning of the trek departure
Private transport from Cusco to Soraypampa (starting point of the trek)
Private transport from Soraypampa to Cusco
Professional English/spanish speaking tour guide
Assistant Tour Guide for groups of 9+
entrance fees to Humantay lagoon
First Aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
Emergency horse.
1Breakfasts, 1 Lunches. If you have a dietary request such as vegetarian food please let us know.

Not Included

Walking Poles (Can be rented from us / each pair US$ 5)
Tips
Horse for entire trip (US$ 30.00)

What to take

Day backpack, warm clothes (scarf, sweaters, rainjacket, gloves)
Walking boots.
Walking sticks
Rain poncho
Sun hat + sunglasses.
Toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
Suncream
Extra money

PRICES

Group Service

per person US$ 99

Private Service

2 people US$ 189 per person
3 people US$ 160 per person
4 people US$ 140 per person
5 people US$ 120 per person
6 people US$ 110 per person
7+ people US$ 99 per person

Machu Picchu or Sacred Valley Extension:

1 Day trip From US$ 280.00 per person (depending on group size, Train class, etc).

2 Day 1 night Trip From US$ 335 per person (depending on group size, Train class, Hotel, etc).

Sacred Valley from US$ 70 per person (minimum of 2 people)

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