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  1. Peru
  2. Cusco Region
  3. Cusco
  4. Humantay Lake

Cusco: Humantay Lake All-inclusive Full-day Tour

Product ID: 104114
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Get back to nature and experience the exotic flora and fauna of Humantay Lake on a full-day trek. Marvel at beautiful lakes, valleys and mountains sacred to the Incas, and get stunning views of the glacier.


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About this activity
Duration 14 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Please provide your hotel’s name and address in Cusco center. Please indicate if you are staying at a private accommodation (with address), you will then be provided with a meeting point close by.
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience a sacred wildernesss on a hike of Humantay Lake
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch and continental breakfast
  • Go for an optional swim in the turquoise waters at the base of the Humantay Glacier
Full description
Benefit from pick-up at your Cusco hotel between 03:30 AM and 04:00 AM, and then journey to Mollepata village in the lush valley of the Apurimac River. After breakfast in Mollepata, continue towards Soraypampa 3,900 meters above sea level.

Trek for approximately 1.5 hours to Humantay Lake, 4,200 meters (13,779 feet) above sea level and get wonderful views of the turquoise waters at the base of Humantay Glacier. Immerse yourself in a landscape sacred to the Incas, and get the chance to rent a horse to ride to the lake.

Explore the turquoise glacial waters of Humantay Lake , leisure for photography exploring the surrounding area before going back to Mollepata for a buffet lunch. Then, journey back to Cusco at 06:00 PM.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Transportation from Cusco to Mollepata/Soraypampa and back to Cusco
  • American breakfast and lunch (vegetarian option available)
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency oxygen
  • Entrance ticket
  • Polar blanket
  • 1 walking stick
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Rain gear
Know before you go
• Please, keep in mind that Humantay Lake is located 4000 meters above sea level. The trek is moderate, but due to high altitude, breathing can be more difficult.
• The trek is almost all uphill, the trail is steep and a little slippery in some places; it is recommended to wear waterproof hiking shoes.
• If you are in a Private Apartment or Airbnb in Cusco you have to come to the meeting point
• Take Comfortable Hiking shoes for the trek, warm jacket
• Hotel Pick-up is only from the historical center of Cusco.
• Please note that due to the remoteness of the place, breakfast and lunch are basic, offered as a courtesy from the local partner so tourists don't spend many hours without food. Bring extra snacks and water for the trek
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 226 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.6/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

Willka Travel

Product ID: 104114