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Tour Humantay lake full day

Full Day | $ 35 USD per person

The tour of the Humantay Lake (4200 m.a.s.l.) is a natural attraction located in the Peruvian Andes in the Vilcabamba chain at the foot of the Salkantay mountain (6270 m.a.s.l.), the second highest mountain in the Cusco region. This beautiful lake of turquoise water was formed by the melting of the snowy Humantay part of the snowy Salkantay its turquoise hue is due to the presence of blue-green algae. In this beautiful natural landscape we can feel the energy of this mystical place and build the famous “Apachetas” stone towers that have a meaning of respect and admiration for the lake and the Apus (sacred mountains) of the area.

Dare to live this adventure and accumulate unforgettable moments in your life.

Ready to Travel Peru invites you to be part of this Humantay Lake full day tour with the wonderful view of this lake.

DURATION: 13 – 14 HOURS (full day)

SCHEDULE: FROM 4:30 – 18:00 HRS.

$ 38 USD

Foreign Tourist

$ 35 USD

National Tourist

ITINERARY

  • Pick up from your hotel starting at 4:30 hrs. (Valid for hotels located within the historic center of Cusco).
  • Travel for 2 hours to reach Mollepata where we will have a delicious breakfast and will be given the respective indications and recommendations to start this adventure.
  • We will continue our trek for about 1 hour until we arrive to Soraypampa, the starting point to begin the trek.
  • We will begin our hike for 1 hour and a half approx. on the way we can see beautiful wildlife until we reach our destination Humantay Lake.
  • In the Humantay lake we will have 40 minutes to take postcard photos and also feel the energy of the Apus.
  • Then we will return by the same route for 1 hour approx. where our transport will be waiting for us to take us to Mollepata where we will have a delicious lunch.
  • Return to Cusco city arrival time approx. 18:00 hrs.

INCLUDES

  • Pick up from your hotel (valid for hotels in the historic center of Cusco).
  • Tourist transportation round trip
  • Entrance tickets
  • Qualified bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • Walking sticks for the hike
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Oxygen and first-aid kit

NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity document.
  • Bring entrance tickets (provided by your guide).
  • Trekking shoes
  • Hat for sun and cold, gloves, sun block, snack.
  • Rain poncho
  • Sunglasses
  • Bring a bottle of water
  • We also recommend chewing coca leaf or coca candy as this will help us to adapt quickly to the altitude.
  • Horse rental for the trek (optional)
  • VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.

TOUR HUMANTAY LAKE FULL DAY

The tour of the Humantay Lake (4200 m.a.s.l.) is a natural attraction located in the Peruvian Andes in the Vilcabamba chain at the foot of the Salkantay mountain (6270 m.a.s.l.), the second highest mountain in the Cusco region. This beautifullake of turquoise water was formed by the melting of the snowy Humantay part of the snowy Salkantay its turquoise hue is due to the presence of blue-green algae. This beautiful natural landscape we can feel the energy of this mystical place and build the famous “Apachetas” stone towers that have a meaning of respect and admiration for the lake and the Apus (sacred mountains) of the area.

Dare to live this adventure and accumulate unforgettable moments in your life.

Ready to Travel Peru invites you to be part of this Humantay Lake tour with the wonderful view of this lake.

DURATION: 13 – 14 HOURS (full day)

SCHEDULE: FROM 4:30 – 18:00 HRS.

ITINERARY

  • To start the Humantay Lake tour, we will pick you up from your hotel starting at 04:30 hrs. (Valid for hotels located within the historic center of Cusco).
  • Already located inside the tourist bus we will have a trip for an average of 2 hours to reach Mollepata where, in this place we will have breakfast and will be given the respective indications and recommendations by the guide to start this adventure.
  • We will continue this tour to the Humantay lake after the instructions received with a walk for about 1 hour to reach Soraypampa starting point to begin the hike.
  • From this point begins the ascent hike for about 1 hour and a half. On the way of this tour we can appreciate the beautiful wildlife until we reach our destination Humantay Lake.
  • Already located in the lake of Humantay (4200 a.s.l.) we will be able to see the natural wonder located in the chain of Vilcabamba at the foot of the snowy Salkantay (m.a.s.l.). This beautiful lake with its turquoise waters was formed by the thawing of the snowy Humantay part of the snowy Salkantay and its turquoise hue is due to the presence of blue-green algae. In this beautiful natural landscape you can feel the energy of this mystical place and build the famous “Apachetas” stone towers that have the purpose of worship, to be providers of water, vital element, principle of existence in the Andean world, as well as generate fertility in animals, protection to its inhabitants and success in the harvests.
  • Then we will return by the same route for about 1 hour where our tourist transport will be waiting for us to take us to Mollepata where we will have a delicious lunch after a walk.
  • Finally, after the tour of the Humantay lake we will return to Cusco city at about 18:00hrs.

INCLUYE

The Humantay Lake full day tour includes the following services:

  • Pick up from your hotel (valid for hotels in the historic center of Cusco).
  • Tourist transportation round trip
  • Entrance tickets
  • Qualified bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • Walking sticks for the hike
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Oxygen and first-aid kit

NO INCLUYE

The Humantay Lake full day tour does not include the following services, take into account them

  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

The price Humantay Lake full day tour accommodates to the type of service you wish to purchase as it can be a shared service or private tour, please contact us at info@readytotravelperu.com or call our contact numbers +51 935520609 or +51 9353526655 and see the rates and discounts we have for students and adults depending on the season.

Price Humantay Lake full day tour for national tourist is from $ 35 dollars in shared service.

Price Humantay Lake full day tour for foreign tourist is from $ 38 dollars in shared service.

These are some recommendations that are suggested to visitors to do the tour Humantay Lake full day.

  • Bring original and valid passport or identity document.
  • Bring entrance tickets (provided by your guide).
  • Trekking shoes
  • Hat for sun and cold, gloves, sun block, snack.
  • Rain poncho
  • Sunglasses
  • Bring a bottle of water
  • We also recommend chewing coca leaf or coca candy as this will help us to adapt quickly to the altitude.
  • Horse rental for the trek (optional)
  • VERY IMPORTANT camera to immortalize the moments.