Humantay lake located in the district of Mollepata, and under the snow that gives its name; this lake is wonderful, majestic and amazing for all those tourists who approach it and a long time the lake wasn’t part of the tourist route to Salkantay snowy.
However, some time ago we began to make the route to visit the lake in just one day, and now we don’t need to have a trek for many days to see and enjoy this awesome place.
- Transportation from Cusco to Soraypampa
- transportation from Soraypampa to Cusco
- Vegetarian options available.
- Entrance ticket to Humantay lake
- Professional bilingual guide,
First Aid Kit
What is Humantay?
Humantay is a snowy part of the Andes Mountains. On its slopes the Humantay lake was formed, which is turquoise, majestic and impressive.
Where is it located?
To get there you have to walk. It’s located in the district of Mollepata, province of Anta, at 3:30 hours from the city of Cusco within the Vilcabamba mountain range. To get there it’s necessary to take a bus to Soraypampa, where you will start a trek to Humantay Lake.
How high is it?
It has an altitude of 4200 m.a.s.l. and 13779 feet.
What is the weather?
The weather is cold, it’s recommended to wear warm and waterproof clothing, due to the presence of rain and snow.
How difficult is the trek?
The trek from Soraypampa to Humantay has a medium difficulty, it’s recommended to have walking sticks and other implements.