Trekking laguna Humantay - full day

Machupicchu, Perú

Adrian Gutierrez Llanos
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Duration: 1 day
Group size: 2 - 100
Trekking laguna Humantay - full day
Machupicchu, Perú

Adrian Gutierrez Llanos
  • Email address verified

Duration: 1 day
Group size: 2 - 100

About this trip

Enjoy this incredible trekking, dazzle yourself with its natural beauty, the humantay lagoon is a hidden jewel in the city of cusco with turquoise waters and surrounded by majestic mountains of the salkantay, during the tour you will live unique and memorable experiences.

Type of Tour: Trekking

Difficulty: Moderate 

Highlights: Humantay Lake

Packing List

 What to bring:

# absorbent shirts

# walking trousers

# warm jacket preferably down jacket

# sun hat

# waterproof jacket

# rubbish bag (for rubbish)


# repellents

# alcohol gel

# toilet paper

# personal medication

# sunscreen

What’s included

  • Transport
    Transport is included for the entire trip, both by bus and train, from the point of departure to the point of return.
  • Professional Guides
    Highly trained guides for high mountain and Inca History.
  • Food
    Box Lunch
  • Tips
    other expenses not mentioned in the programme.


Humantay Lake
Humantay Lake

 This incredible adventure starts early at around 4:50 a.m. Our AltitudeXperience van will pass by your hotel in the early morning, giving you the start of this journey in the direction of the Soraypamapa community where you will have a delicious breakfast, made with Andean and organic products. Continuing with our tour is here, from where we start our hike to the lagoon of humantay of about 1 hour and 40 minutes of walking passing by rivers and enjoying the beautiful and majestic mountains of salkantay, arriving at the turquoise lagoon at an elevation of 4500 m. You will be enchanted, amazed and feel the breeze when you reach the top of this beautiful lagoon, where the cold and the sun hit the face signs of a renewal of energies. At the end of our visit we will descend to the community of Soraypampa for about 1 hour and 30 minutes, where we will have a delicious lunch. Afterwards you will take our altitudeXperience van that will bring you back to Cusco arriving around 5 p.m. leaving you at your hotel or at the main square of Cusco.  

Elevation: 4,700 mts

Climate: cold and sunny

Walking distance: 5 kilometers 

Duration: 10 hours 

Difficulty: moderate

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