1 Day Salkantay Trek to Humantay Lake (Cusco) – Full Day

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  • Trek to the legendary peaks of Salkantay and Humantay on a day trip from Cusco
  • Visit the turquoise Humantay Lake under lovely snow-capped mountains
  • Enjoy authentic family-style meals at Mollepata for breakfast and lunch
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  • Duration

    15 Hours

  • Confirmation

    Instant Confirmation

  • Cancellation policy

    Free cancellation (before 24 hours)

Small Groups

Small Groups

Small enough allowing you to explore each place independently, but big enough to create a fun social atmosphere. Average group size does not typically exceed 9 people – no busload trips or tourist traps!
Local Experts

Local Experts

Follow in the footsteps “cultural translators” who call your destination home. Get insights into local legends, history, and personality – discovering treasures other visitors miss when left to their own devices.
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Private Car

Private Car

TripGuru Signature tours come with a driver and comfortable, air-conditioned cars. Enjoy the ride without wasting time lining up, waiting for the bus to come or finding your way around crowds.
Solo Traveler Friendly

Solo Traveler Friendly

Book without having to pay for empty seats and meet fellow adventurous souls along the way! TripGuru Signature experiences are designed to connect like-minded explorers.

What is included

  • Pick up from your hotel (only if located in Cusco’s historical center)
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Transport from Cusco to Mollepata / Soraypampa–Mollepata–Cusco
  • Meals: 1 breakfast and 1 lunch
  • First aid kit and emergency oxygen
  • Hotel drop off
  • Personal Expenses


  • 1

    4.45-5.30 am

    Hotel Pickup

  • 2

    6.00 am

    Travel to Mollepata

  • 3

    8.30 am

    Breakfast at Mollepata

  • 4

    10.00 am

    Journey by car to Soraypampa

  • 5

    9.00 am

    Begin trek to Lake Humantay. If the climb is too difficult, you can take a horse up to the lake

  • 6

    10.30 am

    Arrive at Lake Humantay. Explore the area and enjoy the natural scenery.

  • 7

    12.00 pm

    Begin descent

  • 8

    1.30 pm


  • 9

    2.30 pm

    Return to Mollepata

  • 10

    6.30 pm

    Drop off at Cusco Main Square

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    Pick up Area

    Hotels near Cusco’s main center

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    Important Note

    Not recommended for participants with back problems, participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions and pregnant women.

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