Day Tour Humantay Lake
Our pick up will start from 04:30 to 05:00 in the morning, and after a 3-hour trip, while enjoying the views of the exuberant valley of the Apurímac River, we will arrive for breakfast in the town of Mollepata after a brief stop. After breakfast we will continue our trip for an hour and a half by car, the road we will take is dirt (trail) until we reach the community of Soraypampa which is located at an altitude of 3900 masl. Or 12792 feet. During the trip we will observe beautiful landscapes and the impressive snow-capped "Salkantay". From Soraypampa we will undertake a 2 km (1.3 miles) hike. The path is ascending and will take us about an hour and a half to two, while we hike we will see a panorama of snow-capped mountains, impressive natural landscapes and a great diversity of flora and fauna until reaching the "Laguna de Humantay" which is located at an altitude of 4200 meters above sea level. Or 13776 feet.
The "Laguna Humantay" is turquoise in color due to the mineral found at the bottom, the lagoon is fed by the glaciers of the mountain and is considered a jewel of nature and Sacred Lagoon, in addition to delighting in the Humantay lagoon we can enjoy of the impressive views of the mountains that surround it. We will walk down until we reach the community of Soraypampa where we can enjoy a buffet lunch. After lunch we will start the return trip to the city of Cusco. Our tour ends at approximately 5:30 in the afternoon.
PLEASE ALLOW 2-3 DAYS FOR ACCLIMATIZATION