✅ Tour of Humantay Lake in Cusco

We leave everyday from Cusco to Humantay bluish lagoon

Discover the natural magic of the most bluish-turquoise lagoon in Peru known as Humantay and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the mountainous Andes of the Cusco region. If you are a nature lover or don’t like doing leisure activities in urban places, then this tour to Humantay lake will leave you speechless.

Upon arriving at Humantay lagoon, your tour guide will do a useful explanation about this natural attraction, after that, you will have all the necessary time to take photos or merely fill yourself with positive energy from this lagoon located at the lower part of Salkantay snowy mountain.

Details

  • Schedules
    • Group Tour: Every day at about 4:30 am
    • Private Tour: Every day on request, we recommend starting at 5 am
  • Language
    • Group Tour: Spanish and English simultaneously
    • Private Tour: One language only (Spanish, English), you choose the language, if you prefer another language, let us know!
  • Duration
    • About 14 hours
  • Tour Type
    • Group tour or 100% private tour, you choose your cup of tea
    • If you have kids, we recommend a private tour
  • Accessibility
    • This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
  • Tour Ending Place
    • Group Tour: Near the Plaza de Armas
    • Private Tour: At your hotel
  • How to make reservations?
    • Please contact us via this page by filling out the form, then we will send you the tour details, the total price to pay, and the payment methods
    • If you are browsing with a cell phone, click on the book now button which is located on the top menu, or scroll down to the bottom of this page and fill out the form
  • What to bring?
    • Scarf, sweaters, jackets, and gloves
    • Non-slip walking shoes
    • Walking stick (optional)
    • Rain poncho
    • Sun hat or cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Toilet paper
    • Local currency
  • Included
    • Group Tour:
      • Pick up from your hotel as long as you stay in the historic center
      • Breakfast and lunch (buffet) — basic, limited options
      • 100% authorized tour guides
      • Professional bilingual guided tour (Spanish and English simultaneously)
      • Tourist bus with air-conditioning
      • First aid kit and oxygen bottle
      • Entrance tickets for Humantay lake
    • Private Tour:
      • Pick up with vehicle and tour guide from your hotel
      • Breakfast and lunch (buffet) — basic, limited options
      • Private tour guide in English or Spanish, you choose the language!
      • Private driver
      • Private vehicle
      • First aid kit and oxygen bottle
      • Entrance tickets for Humantay lake
      • Drop off at your hotel
  • Not Included
    • Rain Ponchos
    • Horses (you can rent the horses on the same day of your tour)
      • One way: 50 soles approx.
      • Round trip: 80 soles approx.
    • Walking stick (optional)
    • Tips for the crew (optional)
    • Dinner
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Price

  • Group Tour:
    • 35 USD per person
  • Private Tour:
    • 100 USD per person based on 2 people
    • 90 USD per person based on 3 people
    • 80 USD per person based on 4 people

👉Children over 3 years old and teenagers pay a regular rate unless you book a private tour

Meeting Point

    • Group Tour: At your hotel as long as your hotel is located in the historic center; otherwise join us at plazoleta regocijo
    • Private Tour: At your hotel

Itinerary

The route below may change because of strikes, weather issues, and festivities

  1. Group Tour of Humantay lake — up to 20 people
    • Pick up at your hotel at 4:30 am approx – if applicable
    • Cusco to Mollepata by bus: 2.5 hours — Mollepata is a small town where we will have breakfast
    • Mollepata to Soraypampa by bus: 1.5 hours — Soraypampa is a small community located at 3900 m.a.s.l.
    • Soraypampa to Humantay lagoon on foot: 1.5 hours approx.
      • The first part of the walk is flat
      • The last part of the walk is steep — 1 hour approx
      • The Humantay lagoon is located at 4200 m.a.s.l.
      • Your guide will give a brief explanation of this attraction
      • Free time at the lagoon: 35 to 40 minutes
    • Humantay to Soraypampa on foot
    • Soraypampa to Mollepata by bus: Lunch at 2 pm approx.
    • Mollepata to Cusco by bus: You will be back in Cusco at 7 pm approx.
    • This tour ends near the Plaza de Armas
  2. Private Tour of Humantay lake
    • We will pick you up at your hotel at the requested time
    • The itinerary is the same as the Group Tour
    • This tour ends at your hotel in Cusco
    • * In a private tour, you can adjust better the times and the places to visit

Cancellations

You can cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance; otherwise, a fee of 100% of the cost of the tour will apply

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