Humantay Lake 1 Day Cusco

For this tour you need a full day to visit Humantay Lake and return to Cusco. You also have the 2-day tour that includes Machu Picchu or the full day for Rainbow Mountain tour (Vinicunca). These options can be combined, contact us to help you.

If you are looking for more days of hiking with authentic adventures to Machu Picchu, we recommend the alternatives of the  Inca Quarry Trail.

Humantay Lake 1 Day Hiking

We offer the route of Humantay from Cusco in our tourist mobility, we take small groups towards the mountain without any hurry, we are very responsible with our clients. We want to give you an unforgettable experience, our guides are trained to guide you step by step to reach your destination Humantay lagoon.

Enjoy the nature that it offers, such as this beautiful Humantay lagoon and the mountains that surround Salkantay, which is one of the high mountains in the Cusco region.

The distance between Cusco and Soraypampa is 67 km plus 2 km from this place to reach the lagoon according to your ability you can go in 1 hour or two hours of walking uphill until you reach the mountain of Humantay.
This sacred place is commemorated by the locals every time they visit they perform their ceremonies, leaving coca leaf leaving corn and asking for health and peace for their families. That is why this sacred place that is located on the mountain at about 4200 mt is not easy to climb but it is worth climbing and meeting yourself


For our trip our information is one day before or two days before, so to clarify what the trip consists of and how? Our company is giving you clear information so that your trip to be  satisfied.

DAY 1: Full Day

Included today: Breakfast, Lunch.

We will pick you up at 4:30 am to drive to the mollepata community and the Soraypampa mountain, where you will have a delicious super hot breakfast in our mountain tent made by the high mountain cook.
After a hot breakfast we will start climbing uphill for 2 hours until we reach the Humantay Lagoon (4200 mt) as soon as we arrive we will have a beautiful view of the Humantay Lagoon, those colors that make it incomparable and the snowy mountains that surround the lagoon. We will have a good time to relax and then the guide will be doing a ceremony in the name of the mountains of Humantay and Salkantay and in the name of Mother Earth and the Apus. Later we will descend with approximately 1.30 for the soraypampa where a delicious fresh and hot lunch awaits us, then we will return back to the city of Cusco where we will end in the Plaza de San Francisco approximately 5:30 pm one block from Cusco main square.

  • Max Altitude: 3400 m. / 11155 ft.
  • Distance to walk for today: 2 Km. / 1.25 mi.
  • Weather Sensation: Cold, Wind.
  • Difficulty of this day: 2.
  • Time Statics for this day: Start and End Time: 06:00 am to 05:30 pm, Total enjoying hours for today: 11:30 hours, Total Walking Time: 04:00 hours,

Included in this Tour:

  • Breakfast in Mollepata or Soraypampa.
  • Entrance ticket.
  • Lunch.
  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Round trip transportation.
  • Trip Briefing.
  • Walking Sticks.

Not Included

  • Tips for the Crew, cook and muleteers.
  • Water.

Extras for aditional fee

  • Drinking water.
  • Horses.
  • Walking Sticks.

What to Bring

  • Camera.
  • Rain Poncho.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.

Our prices for this tour:

    * Note: A minimum travelers is required to run the trek, and there is a maximum of eight people per group.
    Number of People Price per person Book
    1 Person* Not available Book Now!
    2-4 Persons* USD$ 72.00 Book Now!
    5-6 persons* USD$ 65.00 Book Now!
    7-8 persons* USD$ 45.00 Book Now!

Disccount for this tour:

Departure for: 2024 - 2025

Departure dates 2021 2022

Every Day.


  • comfortable hiking boots.
  • immigration card.
  • Original passport.

Gear inside your Daypacks

  • Camera.
  • Hand sanitizer.
  • Personal backpack.
  • Personal medication.
  • Rain jacket and pants.
  • Rain Poncho.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Toilet Paper.
  • water proof jacket.
  • Wet Wipes.

Our Reviews

Absolutely Outstanding Tour of the Sacred Valley with Ronald

Amazing experience!

Sarah Jane DeLu... Y - Review Machula TripAdvisor 2021 Sarah Jane DeLu... Y
Date: 2021-May-19

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