Enjoy the landscape of the Andes of Peru and the ancient practices and customs of the wonderful culture in sacred places and destined to special events like ceremonies towards the "APUS" PACHAMAMA and one of the main places chosen to be able to visualize the Andean constellations in the Milky Way. During this one-day trek to the Humantay lake from Cusco. wamos Ascend to this wonderful and scenic lagoon of colorful water of turquoise, green, yellow colors all a mix and show for the delight of your eyes. Located at 13,779 feet (4,200 meters), learn about its sacred place in Incan mythology during its ascent. An on-site buffet lunch is an added bonus.
We are going to provide a complementary free pick up from your Hotel or private location, once we meet you, we will set up everything for our departure and start our adventure to the Humantay Lake with a 3-hour-drive in private Air conditioned Minivan transport to Soraypampa a local community located at (3850 m.a.s.l.). Soraypampa is the campsite where we will stop and get ready our equipment to start our Hike, before it we will enjoy the delicious and powerfull tea of Coca leaves to prevent any altitude disorders. In Soraypampa is optional to enjoy a delicious breakfast to start our day before beginning our trek. We will start our trek up to the Humantay Lake (4200 m.a.s.l.) with beautiful views and if the sky is clear enough, we can see the impressive snow-capped Salkantay and Humantay. It is a 1.5-hour-walk Average to the lake with a low to moderate difficulty, close by the Lagoon you will realize how worth it was the Hike when you see the magical and wonderful view of the lake. Optionally you can hire a horse instead. We will have enough time to take pictures, bring an offer to the Apus or Pachamama, After some free time relaxing and finding yourself connected with the Nature, we will start our descent to Soraypampa of about 1.5 hours, which is a lot easier than the way up. In Soraypampa lunch will await us and after some rest we return to Cusco where we will arrive at 6 p.m.
Times Approximate of the Journey:
- 5:00 - 8.00 Cusco Soraypampa
- 8:00 - 8.30 Optional Breakfast in Soraypampa village
- 8:30 - 10.00 Hikking to Laguna Humantay
- 10:00 - 11.30 Free time
- 11:30 - 13.00 Hikking back to Soraypampa
- 13:00 - 14.00 Lunch in Soraypampa
- 14:00 - 17.00 Soraypampa Cusco