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If you’re looking for a breathtaking adventure in Peru, a one-day trek to Lake Humantay is a must-do. This stunning turquoise lake is nestled in the Andes Mountains and offers incredible views and a chance to connect with nature. Here’s what you need to know to plan your trip with us.


  • Achieve a new record, reach more than 4200 meters high.
  • Discover international friends with our varied groups.
  • Enjoy the delicious Peruvian cuisine.


04:00 – 04:30 Pick up from your hotel to join the group and start the humantay lake hike.
04:30 – 07:30 We start the trip from Cusco to the village of Mollepata. Where we enjoy the buffet breakfast.
Then, we continue the trip to the town of Soraypampa to begin the experience.
08:30 – 10:00 We start the hike accompanied by our guide.
After reaching the top, you will have an explanation by our guide who will give you more information about the origin of the lake. In addition, you will have free time to take the pictures you want.
11:30 – 13:30 Return through the same road to our transportation in Soraypampa and then head again to the town of Mollepata.
13:30 – 14:30 We will enjoy our buffet lunch in the village.
14:30 – 17:00 Car ride back to Cusco city.

* The transportation leaves you at the Plaza Regocijo and you can still visit the main square


Can I buy my entrance ticket on my own?

No, the entrance for this lake humantay peru destination is completely regulated by the same community of Mollepata. So to buy them we must arrive at the same destination and it is recommended that you buy it with a travel agency.

Can I go without a travel agency?

Yes, you can go to lake humantay on your own, however it is somewhat tedious since the food places (restaurants) do not always have space and we will have to look for an alternative option, besides that on the way there is a lot to explain and a professional guide is indispensable.

What is the distance and time covered?

This humantay lake tour has an average distance of 4 km, so the time for each section is 1 hour and 30 minutes. If we can no longer continue we have the alternative of using a horse but it has an additional price that you can pay in the same place.

What to Bring

  • Identity document (ID card or passport).
  • Daypack and personal equipment:
  • Hat and sunglasses.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Light clothing during the day
  • Warm clothes for the night.
  • Water in canteen
  • Cash for personal purchases.
  • Camera
  • Rain poncho (Recommended for rainy season).


  • You should plan this visit to humantay lake peru for the last day of your stay, this will help with acclimatization.
  • At breakfast you should eat only what is necessary, do not overdo it so that digestion is not a problem.

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