Humantay Lake Tour From Cusco: Small Groups

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Enjoy with us this great adventure full of breathtaking landscapes; this is an unmissable route that is gradually becoming very popular by all visitors to Cusco. The Humantay lake is located at 4200 of altitude in the district of Mollepata, 25 kilometers on a dirt road from the town center of Mollepata. Then, a 3 km walk is made to reach the destination. If your thing is to enjoy nature and trekking, this place is ideal. Humantay, is a snow-covered mountain that is part of the Andean mountain range, among these the majestic Salkantay and Humantay mountains, which at the thaw gives rise to the lagoon that, due to its unique turquoise color, generates the interest of foreign and national visitors. The walk to the place will make you feel a sense of peace and tranquility thanks to its natural beauty with which you will find yourself.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Kantu Peru Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Cusco

The tour starts picking you up from your hotel at 04:00 am approx, depending on your hotel location the pickup time will be quite different.

Stop At: Mollepata

Once the group is ready the great adventure will start in the direction of the Humantay Lake. You travel by car for 2 hours approx in our tourist transport until arriving in the community of Mollepata. Here, you enjoy a delicious breakfast before continuing with the tour. Continuing the Humantay Lake Tour, The car leaves the main road to take the dirt road for 1 hour more. During the trip, you can observe beautiful landscapes, canyons, cloud forest, and beautiful glaciers as The Salkantay Glacier (The second biggest glacier of Cusco region).

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Humantay Lake

Once you arrive at the final stop for the van, the group start hiking for 1.5 hours more approx. The time is an average and It depends on sure of your speed but no worries you will hike at your rhythm. The hike is a little bit more step than the Rainbow Mountain Tour, so try to have many stops in order to don’t get tired easily. Upon reaching the incredible Humantay turquoise Lake, All the group will have the information from the Tour Guide and free time to explore more the place, an approximate 40 minutes will remain before to get back to the parking. END OF THE TOUR After 1 hour you get lunch in the same restaurant than in the morning. As the hike demands a lot of effort, the lunch is Buffet in order to recover all the energy lost in the hike. Ending the Humantay Lake Tour, you return to Cusco city arriving at 5:00 pm approx., where our transport will take you to the city center or if it's a Private Service to your respective hotel. END OF OUR SERVICES

Duration: 5 hour
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