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Humantay Lake Trek – Full Day Trek

Humantay lake trek, this tour is a new option for people who like hiking and nature and do not have many days, on the route we will appreciate beautiful landscapes, crops of different products such as corn, avocado, pumpkin and other products of the Limatambo Valley. The Humantay lake trek is located at 4300 meters above sea level with a turquoise coloration, at the foot of the Humantay mountain or Apu Humantay, tam, so you can enjoy the impressive Salkantay mountain in the place.

Walking through these natural landscapes is very comforting, this is where the body comes into contact with nature, we can renew our energy, enjoy a peace and tranquility unique with Mother Earth. Enjoy the Humantay lake trek.

These Andean landscapes create a fantastic scenario where you can practice different sports activities

Useful Information.

  • Overall trek distance: 8 km / 17.3 miles
  • Starting altitude: 3,800 m / 14,370 ft
  • Maximum altitude: 4,300 m / 16,466 ft
  • Acomodation: Turistic bus
  • Overall trek difficulty: Challenging


DAY 1: Mollepata – Soraypampa – Humantay Lake.

Early in the morning we will pick you up at your hotel, approximate time: 4:15 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. to continue with our trip for 02 hours until we reach the town of Mollepata where we will enjoy a typical breakfast in the area.

After breakfast we will continue our trip in the transport, by a highway observing very beautiful landscapes until arriving at the base camp of Soraypampa (3,800.msnm) here we will be able to observe the most important mountains of the area the Apu salkantay and Humantay, also the beautiful landscape that it surrounds it.

Soraypampa starting point of our walk, here our professional guide will begin with the explanation of the area and the necessary recommendations and a prudent time to prepare our equipment such as canes, water bottles, personal backpack etc. to then start the trek through the mountain that will last approximately 1.30 hours with a gradual rise

Towards the Humantay lagoon at an altitude of 4,250 m.s.

When you arrive at this beautiful Humantay lagoon, you will have all the time necessary to be able to enjoy the landscape and its natural beauty

Here our guide will give an explanation about the area since it is part of the mountain range of the Andes chain that crosses all South America, it will also make a demonstration of the use of the coca leaf and a small offering to our Apus (Sacred Mountains) that they allowed us to arrive.

After all this beautiful adventure we will begin the descent by the same road until we reach (Soraypampa). Here we will board the bus to return to the town of Mollepata where we will enjoy our lunch and then return to the city of Cusco, arriving at approximately 18:30.p.m



  • Pick up from hotel
  • Tourist transport to mollepata- soraypampa – Cusco
  • Professional guide service.
  • blanket
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snack for the road.
  • Oxygen bottle First aid kit
  • Walking sticks
  • Vegetarian / special dietary options available


  • horse services
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips.

What to Bring


  • Original document / passport.
  • Hiking shoes
  • Comfortable pants
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho for safety
  • Warm coat
  • Hat and gloves.
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen cream (recommended factor 70)
  • Hygiene items,
  • Camera


Prices: Season 2020

Our Service, (minimum 2 people)

  • U$: 120 per Person

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