Humantay Lake

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Humantay Lake Full Day

The Humantay lake altitude is 4200 m.a.s.l and this make an unique weather and temperatura in this area. The Humantay lake Temperatura can arrive to 5º C during the day and at nIght drop down to 0º C.
Found in the breathtaking mountains of Peru, with its glacial water Humantay Lake is a popular destination for hikers, it is possible to swim in the lake but not for long as the temperature is only 5 degrees centigrade, I believe the record is about a minute! Humantay is now straight in front of you and it’s face reflects in the lake, a good spot for photographs.

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All Year




1 Day


4200 mt / 13799 ft.

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Highlights Just a few of the majestic sights you’ll take in while in Cusco.

  • Get panoramic views of the Limatambo valley and mollepata grassy hills.
  • Enjoy the scenic view of salkantay mountain.
  • Visit the most beautiful lagoon of Humantay.
  • hike up to the humantay lake
  • Enjoy the wildlife of the andes.
  • Enjoy our friendly customer service and delicious Peruvian cuisine.
  • Sleep one night in our exclusive campsite


A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.

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    We pick you up from your hotel to drive you for 2 hour to Molllepata after breakfast 1 more hour to the trail head then we start the trek 3 hours hike by the channel inka to soraypampa once there we have lunch, after we hike up to Humantay lake for 1.5 hour uphill, once at the lake you have time for photographing and explore the area. after you walk back 45 minutes to Soraypama to catch car back to cusco. About 3.5 hour.


Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

What's included

for salkantay trek to machu picchu?


  • Transportations from Cusco to the trail head
  • Lunch
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transportation from Soraypampa to Cusco

Not included

  • Extra expences
  • Gratitudes

What to bring?

  • Original Passports
  • Immigration card
  • Original International Student Identity Card (in case you have applied for a student discount)


Passengers Experiences.

Sara Evans, United Kingdom

salkantay trek, March 2017

“Salkantay trek with Humantay Lake Tours ”

The trek was amazing! Humantay agency gave us a warm sleeping bag and good campsites, a really good cook !! and a perfect guide named Eleazar. Thanks to the agency we had a really good time on this trip.

Adam breiteneder, United Kingdom

Salkantay Trek 5 Days, February 2017

Salkantay trek was amazing!!!

Was a 5-day, 4-night trek to Machu Picchu. Our guide was very experienced and the food and accommodations provided by the porters were great. I would recommend this company and the Salkantay to anyone looking at options for Machu Picchu.

Angela, Netherlands

Salkantay Trek, January 2016

“Glad we did Salkantay Trek!”

I had a great few days hiking with this company. Our guide was interesting and knowledgeable, and did a great job getting us through the pass and to Aquas Calientes without any problems. Advice about how to get into MP and the tour around that site were all good. The food and tents were both top notch. Apart from the weather, I couldn't have asked for a better hike!

Valentine, California

Salkantay, February 2015

Salkantay trek was one of a lifetime experience.

This was a great trail. It's a great alternative to the Inca trail (which I did years ago) mixing mountains and jungle with beautiful vistas, finishing at Machu Picchu. Don't miss the lake on day 1.

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