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Humantay Lagoon Full Day

Humantay Lagoon Tour Full Day



Every day. Traveling all year Round.


Cheap, Moderate Hiking, Adventure.


Quick Itinerary:

  • 05:00 Hrs : We pick up from your hotel.
  • 10:00 Hrs : Arriving to Humantay Lagoon.
  • 12:30 Hrs : Lunch Time.
  • 05:00 Hrs : Arriving to Cusco. San Francisco Square, downtown.

Tour Information:

  • Difficulty : Intermediate.
  • Meals : Breakfast and lunch.
  • Type of Tour : Adventure.
  • Duration : Full day.
Where is the Humantay Lagoon located?

The Humantay lake is named after the snow-covered Mountain of the same name, is located northwest of the city of Cusco, in the town of Soraypampa, district of Mollepata, province of Anta and department of Cusco, Peru.

  • Latitude : 13° 18′ 48.05″ S
  • Longitude : 72° 35′ 13.48″ W

Obviously, the recommended season to visit The Humantay Lagoon is the dry season, however, the weather is cold and strong winds, we recommend wearing warm clothes and accessories.

If you want to visit The Humantay Lagoon in the rainy season, remember that it can be a challenge, the terrain is muddy and humid, however, the climate is warmer. We recommend wearing clothes and accessories for the rain.

The Humantay Lagoon is an amazing place. You can check it by looking at some of the photographs of our tour. Visiting this place will free your mind and when resting will restore your energies. The natural landscapes are perfect and wonderful, join this adventure.

Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain Altitude
Altitudes on the way to the Humantay Lagoon
  • Cusco : 3,399 m.a.s.l (11,151 feet)
  • Mollepata : 2,803 m.a.s.l (9,196 feet)
  • Soraypampa : 3,875 m.a.s.l (12,714 feet)
  • Humantay Lagoon : 4,180 m.a.s.l (13,713 feet)
  • Humantay Lagoon Viewpoint : 4,200 m.a.s.l (13,779 feet)

Meeting Point
Hotel - 04:30 HRS.

Our service includes pick-up service. We recommend sleeping early.


Cusco - Mollepata

We will be at your hotel between 0430 and 0500 hours. It will depend on the location of your hotel. We recommend sleeping early.

Our first destination is Mollepata, here we'll have the opportunity to stretch the muscles and have breakfast, after that, we board the bus and after 90 minutes arrive to Soraypampa.


Soraypampa - Humantay Lagoon

From this place we start hiking towards The Humantay Lagoon, approximately 90 minutes.

Our guided tour in The Humantay Lagoon lasts around 40 minutes.



After visiting the Humantay Lagoon, we return to Soraypampa, our personnel will be waiting for us with a delicious lunch, but beforehand we will take a break and relax.


Soraypampa - Cusco

Later we’ll board the bus to return to the City of Cusco, we arrive around 1700 hours.

Time Table
Estimated travel time: Cusco - Humantay Lagoon
Meeting Point Pick Up Time Destination Arrival Time
Hotel 04:30 hrs. Humantay Lagoon 10:00 hrs.
Estimated travel time: Humantay Lagoon - Cusco
Departure Point Departure Time Destination Arrival Time
Soraypamapa 14:00 hrs. Cusco City 17:00 hrs.
Regular Price
$50.00 per person
Private group service 2018 - 2019, upon request. More Info
  • Pre Information in Cusco.
  • Transportation, Cusco - Soraypamapa - Cusco..
  • 1 breakfast, 1 snack, 1 lunch.
  • Entrance Tickets.
  • Professional guide.
  • Oxygen bottle.
  • Trekking poles.
  • Water, soda, beer.
  • Tips.

Remember to acclimatise a couple of days at least before any tour, remember to drink and rest a lot. There are pills for altitude sickness, however, coca tea is excellent.

Descend to Soraypampa can be heavy, so renting trekking sticks would be a good investment.

Remember to drink coca tea when possible.

  • Pack Some Snacks

    Take with you some high-energy snacks. There are many stores around Cusco to stock up.

  • Acclimatize first

    It is probable that you have come to Cusco to visit Machu Picchu, however, we recommend our passengers to visit the Humantay Lagoon after the tour to Machu Picchu, this will give you time to adapt to the altitude.

  • The Coca tea is your friend

    Another way to avoid altitude sickness is drinking the Inca remedy, Coca Tea. In Cusco, Stores sell various products made of Coca, such as sweets and cookies. Stock Up

  • Wear Hiking Boots

    It is advisable to use trekking boots, wear shoes with good traction and have ankle support.

  • Use Sunscreen

    The sun at this altitude is intense, even if it is cloudy. Wear a hat, sunglasses, lip balm and sunscreen to protect your skin.

What should you take to the tour?
  • Original passport / Identity Document.
  • Warm clothes, hat, gloves.
  • Pills for altitude sickness.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Hat and sunglasses.
  • Personal medication
  • Water bottle.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Waterproof.
  • Camera, camcorder and spare batteries.
  • Extra money.
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