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HUMANTAY LAKE HIKE 2 DAYS

Description

Humantay lake is one of the most beautiful landscapes of the salkantay trek. It is located at the base of Humantay Mountain. Is one of the mountains that you see in the salkantay trail. Lago Humantay was recently included in the itinerary of salkantay terk because is not located next to the trail. You have to get to the first camp of the Salkantay trail which is Soraypampa from there you take a trail with direction to Humantay mountain to enjoy the beauty of the lake. The lake is at 4200 mt / 13799 ft. formed by the glaciar water melt from Humantay mountain, the color of the lake is very special because of the minerals that the lake has, it has a turquoise color especially with the brightness of the sun. We as operators of the salkantay trek give you the opportunity to enjoy this beauty, you can do it in a day or if you want to spend a night in our exclusive camp you can do it in two day and one night and enjoying all the comforts that we offer you .



WHAT YOU SEE AND ENJOY?

  • 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

 

Photos of this Trip

(MACHU PICCHU RESERVATIONS Travel Agency)

DAY 1: CUSCO – CHALLACANCHA – HUMANTAY LAKE – SORAYPAMPA

  • HIKING DISTANCE: 12 km / 7 ml
  • HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 4200 m / 13700 ft
  • TREK DURATION: 6 - 7 hours
  • MEALS: Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks
  • OVERNIGHT: At the campsite in the tents
  • CAMPING FACILITIES: Baños, small shop, riding horse for renting

On this trek to Hmantay lake you get early start at your hotel in cusco. we pick you up at 4:30 am to transfer you to mollepata town where you have the chance to enjoy a delicious andean breakfast and also you have time to get round in mollepata. After an hour aprox in Mollepata. you continue in the same car to the Trail head. 45 minutes more to Challacancha the trailhead.
We start our trek with 30 minutes uphill hike to the Canal Inca, a switchback trail takes you to the spot to apreciate the magnificent umantay mountain. after a short brake we continue hiking 3 more hours in the flat trail which goes along the beautiful water aqueduct that takes liquid to mollepata town for irrigations. Once at the camp we have lunch then sienta. In the afternoon you climb to the humantay lake which located at the base of Humantay mountain after 1 hour hike you get to the beautiful lake. Time to enjoy and relaxing then you hike back to the campsite to enjoy tea and dinner and sleep in our exclusive campsite.


DAY 2: SORAYPAMPA – CHALLACANCHA – CUSCO

  • HIKING DISTANCE: 5 km / 3.2 ml
  • TREK DURATION: 2 - 3 hours
  • MEALS: Breakfast.
  • CAR RIDE: Back to Cusco

Today in order to get back to Cusco. we're going wake up with coca tea at 5:00 to enjoy a dilicious breakfast after we get ready for the Trek back to Challacancha, it is going about 2.5 hour hiking by same Trail that you hiked a day before to take the car back to cusco. Once in challacancha you will meet with our car drivers who will drive you back to cusco and you will back in cusco around 2:00 pm

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

  • Transportations from Cusco to the trail head
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • breakfast
  • Professional tour guide
  • One night camp in Soraypampa
  • Transportation from Challacancha back to Cusco

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • Extra expences
  • Gratitudes

WHAT YOU HAVE TO PACK?

  • Water
  • Sun cream
  • Camera
  • Snacks
  • Warm clothes
  • Sleeping bag (if you don't have you can rent from us)

DOCUMENTS TO CARRY WITH YOU

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

STARTING POINT: Cusco at your hotel
ENDING POINT: Cusco at your hotel
DURATION: 2 day 1 night
TRIP STYLE: Guided tour
ACTIVITIES: Ecological, Hiking, camping.
TOTAL, TREKKING DISTANCE: 17 km / 10 ml
MAXIMUN ALTITUDE: 4200 mt / 13799 ft
ACOMODATIONS: 1 night camp in Soraypampa
MEAL: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 tea time


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