Humantay Lake is undoubtedly one of the best one-day hikes in Peru. Spend a beautiful day exploring the fantastic mountain views, exotic flora, fauna, and enjoy our delicious picnic meals prepared by a local chef.
We have daily small group departures to the amazing Humantay Lake located next to the Salkantay Trek. Enjoy a picnic breakfast and lunch surrounded by the stunning Salkantay and Humantay Peaks.
Pick up from your hotel around 4:30 am and drive for 3 hours to Soraypampa, where you will have breakfast with a stunning view of Salkantay and Humantay mountains. It’s then a 2-hour hike uphill to Humantay Lake (4200 mt) located at the base of a hill with the same name, the views of the crystal clear water reflecting the sky is unforgettable, you can also see native birds, flowers, and magnificent mountain tops.
Upon arriving at the lake, you’ll have time to explore the surroundings or just relax, trying to absorb the magic and energy of this paradisiac place. Before you start descending, your Tour Guide will perform an ancient ceremony paying tributes to the mountain gods. It will be 1.5 hours downhill to Soraypampa for our buffet lunch and later take our private bus back to Cusco, arriving at your hotel around 5:00 pm.