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Humantay Lake Hike
Activities in Cuzco

Humantay Lake Hike

  • English and Spanish
  • 14 hours
  • Hotel pick up

Climb more than 4000 metres up to contemplate the Humanatay Lake, a spectacular sight and a unique trekking experience deep in the heart of the Andes!

Humantay Lake Hike

The tour picks you up from your hotel around 4 am, making our way to the minibus that will take you to the Humanatay Lagoon - a spectacular sight nestled within the Andes mountain range. The first stop on the route takes place in the Mollepata settlement, found at almost 3000 metres up, and where we'll stop to enjoy an energy-rich buffet breakfast. The best way to start the day!

Then we'll continue to explore the spectacular Peruvian region, until we arrive at the Soraypama camp, 3800 metres up. And it's here that we begin the trek to Humantay Lagoon, a turquoise paradise surrounded by the imposing glaciers that form part of the mountain range.

Over an hour and a half we'll climb up to 4250 metres, all the way enchanted by the local flora and fauna - with your reward for the effort a breathtaking view, unique in all Peru.

Then we'll make our way back to Soraypama to climb aboard the minibus that will take you back to Mollepata, to fuel up with a well-deserved buffet dinner.

Then we'll head back to your hotel in Cusco, arriving at around 6 pm.

Minimum Age

The minimum age to participate in this activity is 12 years old.


Per person
US$ 42
  • Per person

    US$ 42

More Information


14 hours.


This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.


Pick up from hotel and drop off in central Cusco.

Breakfast and lunch.

English speaking guide.

Hiking equipment.

Buffet dinner and lunch.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 42
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.