The snow-capped Humantay lake is called “Snowy Humantay“.
Altitude of the Humantay snow-capped mountain
The snowy of the Humantay Lake has the same name of the lake, this snowy is located at 5450 meters above sea level, the snowy Humantay is one of the most visited and favorite places for many tourists. The name Humantay comes from the Quechua word “Uma o Huma” which means head, in a complete term called high or superior head for being next to the snowy Salkantay, the highest of the Vilcabamba mountain range.
The snow-capped mountain and the Humantay Lake
The waters of the Humantay snow-capped mountain form the great Humantay lake that today is known for the turquoise color of its waters in a landscape surrounded by snow-capped mountains and a natural beauty that only this place can offer you.