Humantay Lake Full Day Tour

Price from: $ 85.00 USD (See: Price List)

Humantay Lake Full Day Tour

Price from: $ 85.00 USD (See: Price List)

Lake Humantay Day Trip – Discover one of the most spectacular views in Peru on a guided tour of Humantay Lake Tour! Surrounded by stunning snow-capped mountains, take your perfect opportunity to soak in its majestic beauty.

Grandiose Humantay Lake Day Trip from Cusco

The Humantay Lake Tour is one of the hidden jewels in the southern Peruvian highlands. We explore impressive scenic landscapes of the Humantay and Salkantay Andes that will inspire adventurers to explore the fantastic turquoise lagoon of Huamantay.

They are awe-inspiring, once-in-a-lifetime adventures with a guided excursion of the awe-inspiring geography surrounding the Cusco Humantay Lake Tour. Take astonishing photographs, witness the Humantay and Salkantay glacial melt, and explore the Andes’ height with a talented Cusco tour guide!

The Humantay Lake Tour from Cusco adventure lasts a whole day between the trip and the hike. We head towards the northwest of the city of Cusco, passing the towns of Limatambo and Mollepata until we reach Soraypampa “beginning of the walk.”

Live unexpected EXPERIENCES in the Andes that will never be repeated! Explore unique TOURS & HIKES with deep spiritual meaning. Connect with nature and awaken your senses to a new world, "Including meditation and ritual to Mother Nature with Coca leaves."


Humantay Lake Tour – Overview

Experience the natural beauty of Peru by exploring Humantay Lake on a guided tour. Discover picturesque panoramas and enchanting Andes local attractions.

Is the Cusco Humantay Lake Tour right for me?


  • Humantay Lake Private Tour start time: 5:00 
  • Travel distance from Cusco to Soraypampa: 124 km / 7 miles
  • Travel hours from Cusco to Soraypampa: 3 hours of land travel approximately
  • Elevation at start of hike: Soraypampa 3,923 meters/12,870 feet.
  • Walking distance from Soraypampa to Humantay Lake hike: 7 km / 4.3 miles round trip
  • Walking distance: 3-hour round trip hike
  • The maximum elevation of the Humantay Lake Full Day Hike from Cusco: is 4,283 meters / 14,051 feet.
  • Humantay Lake hike difficulty: Challenging to Moderate!
  • Meals: Box Lunch
  • Approximate time of arrival in Cusco after the Humantay Lagoon tour experience: 5:30 p.m. at 4:30 p.m.
  • Upon arrival in Cusco, we leave the clients in their respective hotels.

Humantay Lake Tour Highlights

Why you will love the Humantay Lake Full Day Hike from Cusco

  • Experience the majestic beauty of Humantay Lake with a guided tour! Be mesmerized by the stunning landscape filled with glaciers and rivers, take photos to cherish for a lifetime, and learn about the history of this magical location from an experienced local guide. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure!
  • Escape reality and explore the breathtaking beauty of Humantay Lake on a private tour! Get ready to experience some of Peru’s magical wonders up close.
  • Make your Peru trip one to remember with a tour of the majestic Humantay Lake. Delve into the area’s magnificent scenery and take in its hidden gems!


Humantay Lake Tour Full Day – Detailed Itinerary

Humantay Lake Hike – Begin the activity at 05:00 with pickup service from travelers’ hotels, then travel northwest from Cusco to Soraypampa.

After an hour-and-a-half journey, we arrive at Mollepata to enjoy an optional and not included local breakfast. Mollepata has beautiful colonial-style houses. We continue for another hour and a half until we reach Soraypampa.

In Soraypampa, we start the beautiful Cusco Humantay Lake Tour, where we walk up a semi-flat slope for about 40 minutes; the rest of the Humantay Trail climbs for 1 hour and 20 minutes until you reach the enchanting turquoise Humantay Lake.

Have a great photo op at Salkantay and Humantay Glaciers, Humantay Turquoise Lagoon. Lake Humantay is located between the Andes Mountains and the Salkantay Mountains.

Cusco Humantay Lake Tour on Horseback Riding

The inhabitants of Soraypampa and its surroundings offer a horse rental service at the beginning of the walk to the Humantay Lagoon.

The Humantay Lake Horseback service is only available for uphill sections; the horse leaves visitors just a 20-minute walk from the top of Lake Humantay. Please write us if you require a horse to ride through the Humantay Lagoon.


Humantay Lake Tour Full Day Included

  • Unique activities towards Lake Humantay Cusco
  • Local guided tour service in English
  • Cusco – Soraypampa – Cusco: Private transport with fuel + a professional driver.
  • Entrance ticket to the Humantay lagoon and hiking circuit
  • Meals: Box Lunch
  • A first aid kit plus a portable oxygen cylinder
  • All local Peruvian taxes

Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”

Humantay Lake Tour from Cusco NOT INCLUDED

  • Cusco Hotel or Airbnb.
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Travel insurance.
  • Horse rental.
  • Tips at discretion, “tour guide and driver of the vehicle.”

What to bring to our Humantay Lake Full Day Hike From Cusco

  1. An excellent comfortable backpack for your belongings to hike to the Humantay lake
  2. Lighter trekking boots with good ankle support!
  3. Hiking pants or any comfortable mountain equipment for day hikes in the Andes
  4. Rain gear or at least a rain poncho since, in the Andes, it could rain at any time of the year! The dry season is from May to November.
  5. A mountain jacket for low temperatures or a thermal sweater for the icy zone of the Andes of Lake Humantay
  6. A basic personal first aid kit for the heights of the Andes and hiking.
  7. Iron tablets and pills for altitude sickness.
  8. Sun protection cream (SPF 45 or higher is recommended). Aerosol is prohibited! Let’s take care of the Humantay Lake Hike tourist circuit and the nature surrounding the southern Peruvian Andes.
  9. Two 700 milliliter water bottles or 2 liters of water “there are several local stores to stock up on bottled water” we recommend bringing your reusable bottle.
  10. Extra money in Peruvian currency, “Soles” for personal items, etc. Local stores and other places use US dollars to make purchases, etc.

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Enjoy the spectacular beauty of Humantay Lake Tour from Cusco with its breathtaking panoramas and endless views. Explore the glacial valley surrounding the lake and marvel at its unique colors — from turquoise to deep blue; this lake is truly magical! Feel part of nature while enjoying the tranquil atmosphere that permeates the site.



  • Solo travel is $288. “prices reduce if more people are in your group.”
  • 02 persons $173.
  • 03 persons $141.
  • 04 persons $118.
  • 05 persons $108.
  • 06 persons $98.
  • 07 persons $91.
  • 08 persons + $85.

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