This tour is an option for people who like hiking and enjoy the nature. The Humantay is located at 4180 meters above sea level
The Nevado Humantay is a perpetual snow mountain with active glacier tongues, it has a singular beauty where you can easily appreciate the “seracs” (compact snow of bluish and green tones), natural cracks, ice caves with stalactites and stalagmites of ice. In this place you can also observe the biodiversity of flora and fauna of the place. Being one of the tutelary snowfalls of the city of Cusco.
Due to the thaws, the lake or cocha of Humantay was formed, paradisiacal lagoon of turquoise waters with a singular scenic beauty, the coloration of its waters is due to the minerals that are inside it and its greater depth is of approximately 4 meters.
After we pick you up at your hotel, we will start our adventure to the Humantay Lagoon with a 3. hour-drive to Mollepata (3850 m.a.s.l.). In Mollepata we will have a delicious breakfast to start our day well before beginning our trek. After half an hour arrive to Soraypampa we will start our trek up to the Humantay Lagoon (4200 m.a.s.l.) with beautiful views, we can see the impressive snow-capped Salkantay and Humantay. It is a 1.5-hour-walk to the lagoon with a low to moderate difficulty, and more than worth it when you see the magical view. We will have enough time to take pictures and enjoy its beautiful views. We will start our descent to Soraypampa, which is a lot easier than the way up. In Mollepata buffet lunch will await us and after some rest we return to Cusco where we will arrive at 6 p.m.
4:30 at your hotel (Every day, including holidays)
13 horas (Aprox)
Departure time comments
You will be picked-up at your hotel in Cusco in the morning between 5:00 -5:15 am Hrs. the transport will pick up passengers from several different hotels in Cusco, so your pick-up time may vary. Please be ready and waiting in the lobby.
Your Cusco hotel
Your Cusco hotel
Show a singular natural pigment of the rock that together with some minerals and the special color of the land of the place create beautiful mountains that are very striking for the colors they show; These together with the local people who are mostly Alpaca breeders will make this tour an unforgettable experience.
Depart place: your hotel
Final destination: your hotel
Departure time: 3:00-3:30am
Finish time: 17:30 – 18:00