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Humantay Lake Tour from cusco

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Enjoy this day trek, leave Cusco behind and hike along the beautiful valleys and white mountains to one of the most important lakes in Incan mythology. Humantay Lake is one of the most stunning places in the region. This adventure includes a professional guide, hotel pickup from Cusco City, entrance fees, and meals. Choose between a shared or private tour at the time of booking.
Highlights
  • Trek through the Peruvian countryside to Humantay Lake with your guide
  • Learn more about South America’s ancient Inca civilization
  • Take in views over the Apurimac River and Humantay Lake
  • Entrance fees, meals, and round-trip transport from Cusco included
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your Cusco hotel in the early morning, and take a seat in your vehicle. Then, head out of the city toward the village of Mollepata to begin your tour. After breakfast in Mollepata, head onward to Soraypampa—the starting point of your trek—and enjoy sweeping views over the Apurimac River. Follow rugged hiking trails to Humantay Lake, set at 13,800 feet (4,200 meters) above sea level. With your guide to lead the way, there’s no need for a map or electronic navigation. On arrival, gaze out over the shimmering waters of Humantay Lake to the glacier above, and listen as your guide sheds light on the region’s geography and Inca mythology. Perhaps rent a horse to explore the landscape further (own expense). After Humantay Lake, head back to Mollepata for lunch. Your tour concludes with drop-off at Plaza San Francisco Square.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is located outside of the center of cusco you must come to the meeting point, or contact us by whatsApp or call us directly to let us know the name of your hotel.

We do not pick up from Airbnbs if you are in Airbnb Be in the middle of Plaza regocijos or ( Plaza el Regocijo ) By the small water Fountain between 4:00am to 4:10am
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup in Cusco city
  • Transport by private minivan
  • Professional guide
  • 1 American Breakfast, 1 lunch ( vegetarian option
  • Polar Blankets
  • 1 walking Stick
  • First aid kit and emergency oxygen
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required for the Private option
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First of all- this lake might be the most beautiful piece of nature I’ve ever seen. It’s honestly breathtaking. The tour itself is really organized, and My husband and I had the privilege of having the tour guide Hildon for this hike. He was wonderful....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MHolt021
Maria jose D, Guest Relations Manager at Willka Cusco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It sounds magical! We are so happy on hearing that you had an amazing experience! :) Take care and see you next time!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour, Freddy the guide was very knowledgeable and extremely entertaining. Highly recommend

Thank derekrooney
Maria jose D, Guest Relations Manager at Willka Cusco, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are really happy reading your opnion! Glad you enjoyed everything, Derek! See you next time! Take care!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide was amazing and shared Inca culture and ceremony at the beautiful Humantay Lake. Breakfast and lunch were both very good. There was some small mix up with hotel pickup time as contact was made very late the day before, but it all worked...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Llllwwwwww
Maria jose D, Guest Relations Manager at Willka Cusco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy on hearing from you, my friend! Also glad that you enjoyed everything. We are always giving our best and working hard so everything goes perfect for you. See you next time! Take care!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s about a 3 hour drive there and back so you will start early in the morning. I enjoyed that we were one of the first groups up to the lake because when we were coming back down it was much more crowded. Breakfast and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cindybade
Maria jose D, Guest Relations Manager at Willka Cusco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That is great to hear, Cindy! We are so glad that you enjoyed everything and had a great experience! :D Thank you as well for sharing some tips with the rest. Tha is so nice of you! See you next time! Take care!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning and looks even better than the photo in person. Guides are great. Fair warning, the hike is STEEP. But, you can rent a horse if you need it.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tyler M
Maria jose D, Guest Relations Manager at Willka Cusco, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy to know you enjoyed everything, Tyler! Humantay Lake is definitely breath taking! We are glad you got to have this experience with us! See you next time! Take care!

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Getaway54080506286
12 August 2019|
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Response from 605lamak | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't advise it. I don't remember what time we arrived back but I do remember it was dark must have been 7pm
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24 May 2019|
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Response from 605lamak | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, honestly I am sorry I can't remember but I do remember there were oxygen tanks when we went to rainbow mountain. You can always ask your tour guide in advance and I found out its actually possible to purchase... More
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Kurt L
26 November 2018|
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Response from Isabell S | Reviewed this property |
You might not be able to book with this specific guide and we were very lucky to be the first group to the lake because of the time we were collected so not a single soul in any of our photos..within half an hour the lake... More
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Key Details
  • Humantay Lake Willka Cusco
  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
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