Lake Humantay
(1 Day)

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    Duration

    1 Full Day

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    Difficulty

    Difficult

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    Starting Point

    Cusco

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    Ages

    All Ages

From: $95.00

A full day hike to one of the most beautiful glacial lakes in the world!

Have you ever seen a pure glacial lake?!  Let this place take your breath away!

Lake Humantay is a high-altitude glacial lake 3 hours south of Cusco.  You can visit this lake on a full day hike or as part of our 5 day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu.

What's Included

  • Private, English speaking guide
  • All transportation from end to end
  • All entrance fees and permits
  • Lunch
  • Walking sticks (available for rent $12)
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages of any kind
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuity

Departure/Return Locations

Your hotel in Cusco

Departure Time

4:30am

Pickup

4:30am
Goooooood morning!  The bright and early start time means we’ll be able to start hiking before the crowds.  We will pick you up from your hotel and hit the road!

Ride

3 and 1/2 Hours
Get comfortable, but don’t close your eyes.  We’ll be in the car for 3.5 hours, but you won’t want to miss one bit of the scenery on the way to the trail head.

Hike

3 Hours
We’ll be with you every step of the way as you take this challenging hike straight uphill for about 3 hours to our destination.  When we’re done enjoying the view and taking photos, we’ll return to the starting point.

Return

4 and 1/2 Hours
After your tough journey, we will have some lunch before getting back in the car and returning to Cusco with amazing new memories.

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