Walk to Lake Humantay (Trekcus21)

Summary: A 3-hour walk to admire Lake Humantay. Excursion in shared superior service.
Duration: 1 day
Availability: All year
Price per person: US$ 56.00
Minimum: 1 person
Times: 04:30 am to 06:30 pm
Meeting point: Pick-up from your hotel
Cancellation policy: 48 hours before the scheduled start of the tour

Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa – Lake Humantay – Cusco
Our journey will begin at 4:30 am as we head for the village of Mollepata, where we can enjoy a buffet breakfast before continuing to Challacancha, appreciating along the way views of Mount Humantay in the Vilcabamba range. Arriving at Soraypampa, we will take a brief rest before continuing to the start of our walk, which will last for around 2 hours (7 km), taking us from an altitude of 3900 meters to 4200 meters. During the walk, we will be able to appreciate views to one side of Mount Humantay, and on the other side of Mount Salkantay. We will then return to our camp (1 hour) for lunch and free time to take photographs and rest, before finally returning to Soraypampa and starting our return journey to Cusco. We will arrive in the city at approximately 6:30 pm, where you will be dropped off at your hotel.

  • Departure from your hotel at 04:30 am
  • Shared transport Cusco – Mollepata – Soraypampa – Lake Humantay – Cusco
  • Breakfast
  • Walk to Lake Humantay with Spanish and English speaking guide
  • Entrance to the site
  • Lunch
  • Return to your hotel in Cusco


  • Pick-up from your hotel
  • Shared group transport Cusco – Soraypampa – Cusco (for a maximum of 19 persons)
  • 1 buffet breakfast
  • 1 buffet lunch
  • One ½ liter bottle of water
  • Entrance ticket
  • Walking poles are available for use
  • First aid kit
  • Official bilingual tourist guide (Spanish / English)
  • Return to your hotel

Not included:

  • Extra drinks
  • Evening meal
  • Tips

Optional services:

  • Not applicable

How to book:

  • Select your departure date from the calendar.
  • Select the number of persons.
  • Select the optional services you’d like to add.
  • Click on “Book now”.
  • Pay online.
    Once you have completed payment, the booking will be subject to confirmation according to availability. If you’d like to check availability before paying, write to us.

What to bring:

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Hiking footwear
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun block
  • Rain jacket or rain poncho
  • Canteen or sports bottle
  • Daypack

Frequently Asked Questions
How far in advance should I book the tour?
We accept bookings a minimum of 3 days in advance.

Can I book the tour for the second day after my arrival in Cusco?
The excursion lasts 3 hours and you will ascend to 4200 meters above sea level. To enjoy this walk, we recommend that you go after at least three days to acclimate.

Cancellation policy:
If you cancel your booking up to 48 hours before the scheduled start of the tour, we’ll refund 100% of the payment you made at the time of booking.




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