Day trip

From Cusco: Full-Day Tour to Humantay Lagoon

Activity provider: LimaTours

From Cusco: Full-Day Tour to Humantay Lagoon

Activity provider: LimaTours

From US$ 112 per person

Enjoy this natural wonder where you will be able to observe the varied fauna like Andean condors, take pictures of its turquoise waters, and the majestic snowy Salkantay.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup begins 15 minutes prior to the departure time. This activity does not include pickup from private residences (Airbnb). If you stay in one, please contact the local partner days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for pickup. For tax purposes, it is important to send passengers' passport copies to destinationservices@limatours.com.pe when you arrive in Cusco.

Experience

Highlights
  • The Humantay lagoon hike is one of the most popular and fascinating in Cusco
  • Climb up to 4,180 meters surrounded by mountains and beautiful landscapes
  • Cross the Andes discovering the local fauna such as the condor.
  • Surprise you with the lagoon turquoise waters and its location
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch outdoors before returning to Cusco
Full description
Take one of the most spectacular hiking excursions through the Andes mountains, towards the Humantay lagoon (4180 masl). Enter the impressive landscape, the rich culture and the vast history of this area of the world. Start the tour leaving Cusco at 5:00 am in a vehicle to Soraypampa (3900 masl) for approximately 3 hours. In this section appreciate the varied fauna, such as the Andean condor or swallows and observe the imposing Salkantay and Humantay snow peaks. From Soraypampa begin the ascent of approximately two hours towards the Humantay lagoon. After exploring and photographing the place for around one hour, start the descent walk to Soraypampa (1 hour and 15 minutes). At arrival in Soraypampa, enjoy a picnic lunch. Finally, start the return to Cusco.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • Picnic lunch
  • Admission to Soraypampa
  • First-aid kit
  • Horse rental
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Gloves
  • Cash
  • Hiking pants

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Pickup is available from hotels located at Cusco Historic Center
  • Not recommended for children under 10 years.
  • In the rainy months (December to March) we can make last minute cancellations due to adverse natural conditions. Cancellations made for this reason have no cost and we will formally notify you the day before.
  • We recommend acclimatization at least 48 hours in the city of Cusco.
  • If you have any physical or nutritional condition, please inform at the time of booking
  • It is recommended to bring local currency (Peruvian Sol) for drinks, snacks, tips, and souvenirs
  • Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeded 60 days in Peru because sales taxes are not included in the above total.
  • People over 18 years of age may enter enclosed spaces only if they are fully vaccinated, providing a virtual or printed certificate.
  • Every person must permanently wear a KN95 mask or two masks one on top of the other

Product ID: 396742