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Laguna Humantay Full Day Tour

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Type Tours Trek
Distance 34 km
Difficulty Moderado
Best Time Abril - Mayo
Group Size Max - 12 Personas
Accomodation Camping

Resumen de viaje

The Humantay Lagoon is without a doubt one of the best day hikes in Peru. Spend a beautiful day exploring the fantastic mountain views, exotic flora and fauna, and enjoy our delicious picnic meals prepared by a local chef.


We have daily small group departures to the amazing Humantay Lake located next to the Salkantay Trek. Enjoy a picnic, breakfast and lunch surrounded by the impressive peaks of Salkantay and Humantay.

Highlights of the Laguna Humantay tour

  • Book with confidence and flexibility
  • Spend a full day exploring the turquoise water lake.
  • Highly trained professional native tour guides.
  • Enjoy delicious meals prepared with local products.
  • Arrive at exclusive times before the crowds.

Price per person

To reserve the tour to Lake Humantay, you must make an initial payment of 20 USD per person, the remaining balance can be paid online, in installments or in Cusco with any credit card without any reservation fee.


Full itinerary of the Laguna Humantay tour

Pick up from your hotel around 4:30 am and drive for 3 hours to Soraypampa, where you will have breakfast with an impressive view of the Salkantay and Humantay mountains.

Then it’s a 2 hour hike uphill to Laguna Humantay (4200 mt), located at the base of a hill with the same name. The views of crystal clear waters reflecting the sky are unforgettable; you can also see native birds, flowers, and magnificent mountain tops. Upon arrival at the lagoon, you will have time to explore the surroundings or relax, trying to absorb the magic and energy of this paradisiacal place. Your tour guide will perform an ancient ceremony paying homage to the mountain gods before you begin your descent. It will be 1.5 hours downhill to Soraypampa for our buffet lunch and then we will take our private bus back to Cusco, arriving at your hotel around 5:00 pm.

Includes/Does not include

What does the Humantay Lagoon Tour include?

  • Transportation (round trip)
  • Pick up and return to your hotel in Cusco.
  • Professional local tour guide
  • Entrance to Lake Humantay
  • Medical kit with Oxygen in all our tours
  • Picnic breakfast and lunch prepared by a local chef.
  • Extra blankets are provided


  • Trekking poles (can be rented from us).
  • Horse riding (optional)
  • Tips (optional)

What should I bring?

What do I need to bring?

  • Warm jacket, gloves for the cold morning in the Humantay lagoon
  • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses.
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Extra snack, energy bars and 2 liters of water
  • camera or phones
  • Extra money for emergencies around 200 soles per person

Covid-19 measures

Covid-19 measures to keep you safe while traveling

  • Temperature checks for all travelers are mandatory.
  • Face masks required for travelers and staff in public areas.
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff at all times.
  • High-traffic locations and equipment are regularly sanitized between uses.
  • Maximum 12 people per group to reduce crowds during this pandemic.
  • The capacity of transport and tourist sites will be reduced to 50%
  • Printed material such as maps or vouchers will be avoided.
  • 100% online payments with no booking fees at all.
  • Flexible reservations during the COVID – 19 pandemic.


You must know before booking!

  • We organize small groups every day in the Humantay lagoon.
  • You can cancel this tour for up to 48 hours and you will get a full refund.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.
  • Please advise in advance of any dietary requirements.
  • Vegetarian and vegan options available
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