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LAGUNA HUMANTAY FULL DAY TOUR

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LAGUNA HUMANTAY full day

Laguna Humantay or Umantay is one of the most spectacular landscapes along the Salkantay Trail, This full-day tour gives you the opportunity to visit this turquoise color lagoon located at the base of the Humantay mountain, which takes 1.5 hours of ascending walk to reach the paradise on the mountains. Humantay is one of the snow-capped mountains in the Vilcabamba mountain range and the glacier melt makes a beautiful lagoon that may be visiting for those you like a little bit of hiking and being in the mountains for hours, this hiking option is perfect for those who want to get out of the routine for a day. During the tour, we will provide you with a professional service supported by our professional guides and transported by modern and safe vehicles and you will try the local dishes since this tour included lunch and breakfast.

Highlights

Enjoy the views of the Humantay mountain and Salkantay while you hike up to the Humantay lagoon.
Once you arrive at the place you will have enough time to enjoy the view of the of the surroundings.
Our guides will take you to the place and take care of you while you are in the mountains, the guides are English speaking.
Enjoy the local dishes provided in the tour

Full Day from $ 100.00
Trip Style:
Hiking
Dificulty Level:
Easy
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B, D, L
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TRIP ITINERARY

We pick you up from your hotel in Cusco from 5:00 to 5:30 am to drive you for 2 hour to Mollepata where we stop to provide you breakfast, then we continue  1 more hour by car to the trail head then we start hiking for 2 hours up to the Humantay lake, once at the lake you have time for photographing and explore the area. Afterwards you walk back down for one hour to Soraypampa to take the car back to Mollepata for lunch, after 2 hours more car ride to Cusco. Usually we are back in Cusco around 6:00 pm and we drop you at PLAZA REGOCIJO.

Notes

PRICE: USD 27.00

PRICE: Laguna Humantay, Season 2019

27.00 USD

  • If you already made more than one tour with us you will have a discount of 5 dollars per person.

Inclusions

Included

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Round trip transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet lunch
  • Handmade sticks
  • Entrance for the Humantay Lake
We use Mercedes Benz modern vehicles, Usually we make groups of 15 to 16 people with a maximum of 18 people per group.
Our guides are English speaking who will help you to reach the Laguna Humantay and will always be aware of those who suffer a bit to arrive as well as they carry an oxygen bottle and first aid kit for any emergencies.
The breakfast consisting in, juice of fruit, hot drinks may be chocolate or coffee or some tea and you will have a bit of fruit salad and bread or pancakes accompanied by jams and mantequilla, of course, you can drink coca tea.
Lunch is buffet style, on the table, you will have different options, including dishes prepared with vegetables, potatoes, salads, meat, pasta, stews which you can eat and combine as you wish, there are also vegetarian options
We provide handmade poles for each one, this if you wish you can take it as it can be very helpful for the rocking in the trails that you will walk.
It includes the entrance to for the Laguna Humantay which is collected by the local communities which have a cost of 10 soles.

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Recomendations

WE RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT POINTS:

How you have to dress:

  • Wool hat or beanie
  • T-shirt
  • Layer
  • A jacket, if it is not waterproof take also rain poncho
  • Pants on
  • Hiking shoes, also you can do on sneakers
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Small Backpack to carry water, some snacks, camera ,ect.

What to bring:

  • Water, we recommend you 2 liters of water but you can also buy on the way
  • Snacks like, an apple, cereal bar, sweets and chocolates
  • Sun cream
  • Rain poncho

Renting riding horses to do the laguna Humantay:

  • Once you reach the starting point of the hike to Humantay Lake, If you are not able to walk, you can rent horses to ride directly from the local comuneros, if you rent a horse you will have also one person to pull the horse, you will just only have to sit on the horse they will charge you for the horse between 60 to 80 soles depending on whether you take a single section or you take up and down.

Camsites

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Accomodation

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Frequently Asked Questions LAGUNA HUMANTAY FULL DAY TOUR

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long does it take the hike for the Laguna Humantay?

The way up takes between 1.5 to 2 hours on a gradual trail, If you take the same way to return akes like 1.5 hours and if I return through the red valley it takes about 2 hours.

When is the best time to go?

This is a difficult question to answer as Peru has a huge variety of conditions. Best time is ! Dry season runs from May to November and this is typically the time that is most recommended.

Do I need to bring my passport for this tour?

For the Laguna Humantay, you do not need to carry any documents, only for emergencies or some unexpected control you can take a copy of your passport.

What type of transportation is used?

All the vehicles that we use for this type of tour are the Sprinter Mercedes Benz modern minibuses that have all the documentation required by the national authorities, all the vehicles are maintained daily to keep them in good conditions and clean and each vehicle has been properly logged.

Will the altitude affect me?

When travelling throughout the Andes in Peru some people will suffer some effects of it. If you plan to hike the Laguna Humantay,  we recommend arriving 2 or 3 days before the start to acclimate and rest or you can do it on the last day of your time in cusco since that the rainbow mountain is at 5000m.

What can I do in order to prevent the altitude sickness?

We recommend to be in Cusco at least 2 days and drink as much water as you can and drink coca tea that can be ordered anywhere you want, you can also prepare it yourself with boiled water and dried coca leaves. At least one day before the tour we recommend eating light food and if you have any medication prescribed by your doctor you can take it and the best thing that you can do is to keep in mind that you will be fine.

How do I reserve a space for the Laguna Humantay?

Just click on the BOOK NOW button and fill out all the required information and one of our sales advisors will contact you immediately and if you want to talk by whatsApp with a specialist you can contact to this number. +51974217700

Do you require a deposit?

Yes. We require a booking deposit of 20 dollars for the Laguna Humantay, if you cancel the tour 24 hours in advance, you will have the 100% refund, if you do not do it within 24 hours you will lose the money deposited.

What happens after I make my deposit?

Once we receive the deposit we confirm your reservation through email sending you all the details about the tour.

Can I go by horse to the Laguna Umantay?

Yes, you can go by horse to the Laguna Humantay, you can rent horses directly from the local people that cost between 60 and 80 soles per person.

How long will I stay in the Laguna Humantay?

The time that we usually spend at the Laguna Humantay viewpoint is about a hour, depends on the group pace and the weather conditions.

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