The Laguna de Humantay is a turquoise water mirror that lies at the foot of the imposing snowy Apu Humantay. Its diaphanous waters come from the melting of the snowy Humantay and is surrounded by the magnificent mountains and glaciers of the Vilcabamba Range.
This pristine lagoon, which protects the native flora and fauna of the Andes, is a living icon of the scenic beauty of Peru. And it is one of the most visited landscape and natural destinations in the Cusco region.
Laguna de Humantay
full day tour, daily is visited by hundreds of travelers. Among the adventurers who reach its crystalline waters are those travelers who prefer to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. And those others who, beyond breathing the 100% pure air of the Andes and observing nature in its wildest state, seek to live unique and unforgettable experiences in their natural environment.
But, this magical and wonderful natural landscape is not only the place where the color and magic of nature merge. But, also, it is a sacred and mystical place where you can reflect on the fragility of the terrestrial ecosystem and the effects of climate change.
Tour Laguna de Humantay trek
Begins with the pick-up of their respective hotels between 4:40 to 5:00 am, and then continue with our trip until we reach the town of Mollepata – Soraypampa for 3 hours approx. where we will enjoy a typical breakfast of the area.
Then we will continue our adventure with the beginning of our walk observing the beautiful landscapes and gorges that surround us during the way to the Humantay lagoon at a height of 4,250 m.a.s.l. Our ascent has a distance of 4 km. lasting 1 hour 30 minutes approx. until reaching the Humantay Lagoon.
Upon arriving at this beautiful place you will have all the necessary time to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds us and also fill us with the energy that this snowy mountain of Salkantay possesses.
After all this beautiful adventure we will descend to Soraypampa to enjoy our lunch and after that we will return to Cusco, arriving at the city at 18:00 approx.
Tour Laguna de Humantay included:
- Pick up from the hotel.
- Guide service on the route.
- Round trip transportation.
- 1 breakfast
- 1 lunch
Tour Laguna de Humantay does not include:
- income s / 10.00
Departures: Every day
Duration: 13 hours
Distance: 4 km of walk
Walking time: 1 hour 30 minutes approx. to reach
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