Day trip

Cusco: Discover the Snowcapped Peaks at Humantay Lake

Activity provider: MPTC GETS

Cusco: Discover the Snowcapped Peaks at Humantay Lake

Activity provider: MPTC GETS

From US$ 39 per person

Hike to the breathtaking beauty of Lake Humantay and enjoy the fauna and flora on this excursion from Cusco to the sacred mountains of the Inca people. share a delicious breakfast and lunch.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Reserve now & pay later
Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 1 day
Check availability to see starting times.
Live tour guide
English, Spanish


  • Hike up to Humantay Lake to see awe-inspiring blue water and snow-capped peaks
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch and continental breakfast
  • Travel to the Humantay lagoon from Cusco and enjoy a rich buffet lunch
Full description

Explore the natural wonder of the brilliantly blue lake Humantay amid the snow-dusted peaks with this tour from Cusco.

Meet your driver from the comfort of your accommodation in Cuzco between 4:30 and 5:00 AM and enjoy the scenic drive to Mollepata where tickets can be purchased. Have a hearty breakfast before continuing to Soraypampa, at 3,900 meters above sea level.

Walk on a rugged nature path to Lake Humantay, at 4,200 meters (13,779 feet) above sea level for wonderful views of the turquoise water at the base of the Humantay glacier. Immerse yourself in a landscape sacred to the Incas and take the opportunity to rent a horse for a ride to the lake. Explore the glacial waters of the Humantai Lagoon and snap some photos until around 1:00 PM when you will go backdown to Mollepata for a restorative lunch. Return to Cusco arriving at about 6:00 PM where you will be dropped off by the main square which has many delectable dinner options.

  • Pickup from accommodation in the historic center
  • Drop-off will be close to the main square
  • Tourist transport with professional guide
  • First aid assistance including oxygen (if required)
  • Breakfast/lunch
  • Walking sticks
  • Entrance to the Humantay lagoon 25 soles
Not suitable for
  • People over 95 years
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • Masks are required while indoors

Select participants and date



Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Head covering or kippah
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Cash
  • Daypack
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Product ID: 404876