Humantay Lagoon Tour One Day
ONE DAY TOURFrom Hotel to Hotel
- Entrance fees
- Tour Guide
Experience the Humantay Lagoon Tour in one day and enjoy the natural wonders of the Peruvian Andes
Humantay Lagoon Tour takes you to visit one of the new tourist circuits in Cusco, a turquoise color lagoon located in the base of the Salkantay Mountain. This Lake Day Tour is one of the major activities of Things to Do in Cusco. Since Cusco has been known as the gateway to Machu Picchu. The Humantay Lagoon Tour is popular tour in Cusco; the lagoon is situated at an altitude of 4,200masl; it is one of the highest and spectacularly beautiful lakes in the Andes. While there, you can meet great variety of wildlife, as well as get a great view of Mt. Humantay and Salkantay and see the deep valley/river of Apurimac.
Highlights for Cusco City Tour
CUSCO – MOLLEPATA – SORAYPAMPA – LAGUNA HUMANTAY – CUSCO
The trip begins when our transfer will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 04:30 in the morning, we will make a 2.5-hour trip by car to the town of Mollepata (2,800masl), where we can have breakfast and purchase some provisions for the trip. After breakfast, we will continue our journey for an hour and a half by car; this part is not paved road until we reach the community of Soraypampa, which is located at an altitude of 3,800 meters above sea level.
During the trip we will see beautiful landscapes and the impressive «Salkantay» Mountain covered in snow. From Soraypampa, we will walk 2km. The path is uphill and will take us about an hour and a half to two, while we walk, we will see a panorama of snow-capped mountains, impressive natural landscapes and a great diversity of flora and fauna until we reach the «Laguna de Humantay», which is an altitude of 4200 meters above sea level.
The «Laguna Humantay» is turquoise due to the mineral found in the background, the lagoon feeds on mountain glaciers and is considered a jewel of nature, in addition to enjoying the Humantay lagoon, we can enjoy the Stunning view of the surrounding mountains. After all we’ll descend on foot to the community of Soraypampa where we can have lunch. After lunch, we will begin the journey back to the city of Cusco. Our visit ends around 6:30 in the afternoon.
► Transfers from hotel
► Personalized assistance
► Entrance fees
► Touristic Bus with insurance SOAT
► Professional bilingual guide (English – Spanish) along your excursions.
►Lunch in Soraypampa or Mollepata.
► Breakfast in the town of Mollepata
► Horse optional US$ 30 only up From Soraypampa to the Lagoon.
► Personal expenses (Water, snacks etc.)
► Other services not mentioned.
► Traveler pickup is offered
Please note: Pick up will also depend on the location and access of the bus in the small street. Alternatively pickup will be at supplier’s main office.
This experience eligible for hotel pickup. Once your purchase is complete, you can coordinate the details of the pickup directly with your operator.
► A minimum of 2 people per reservation is required for the private service.
► Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
► Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
► Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
► No heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
► Not wheelchair accessible
► Most travelers can participate.
► This tour / activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.
► Small backpack.
► Passport or ID card
► Comfortable shoes
► Sunglasses, Sun hat, Sunscreen
► Comfortable clothes
► Insect repellent
► Mineral water and snacks.
► Extra money for personal purchases.
To start your booking procedures, we need you to send us the following information:
► First and last name:
► Passport number:
► Date of Birth:
► Your information about your hotel in the city of Cusco is very important, so that we can find it when you start the tour.
► To confirm reservations, 50% of the deposit is required and the remaining 50% can be paid upon arrival to Cusco
The Pre -Payment you can do with credit card VISA – MASTERCARD with the PAYPAL.