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Day Trip to Humantay Lake (Small Group 1-Day Trekking Tour)

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Stop At: Humantay Lake, Cusco 08001 Peru

3:30 am: Pick-up from your hotel in Cusco

5:35 am: Breakfast with an incredible view over the valley

7:40 am: Arrival al parking lot + Briefing

10:10 am: Visit of the Humantay Lake, diverse lookouts and a break with coca tea and local snacks

11:20 am: Head back to the car

1:50 pm: Lunch in local restaurant

3:30 pm: Arrival in Cusco and drop-off at your hotel in Cusco

Note: All times are approximations.

Duration: 1 hour
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from your hotel/hostel/AirBnb close to the Cusco city center. IMPORTANT: After you made your reservation, please send us immediately via the Tripadvisor messenger the pickup location and food preferences. This messenger will be available within your booking confirmation.
Departure Time
3:30 AM
  • Private transport with hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Fluent bilingual local guide
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks - Cookies
  • Trekking poles
  • First-aid kit and oxygen
  • Small group tour (max. 2-8 people)
  • Entrance to the trek (S/ 10)
  • Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Humantay Lake
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum 2 people in order for the tour to take place
  • Bring your backpack, a rain cape and layers of clothes so you'll be warm
  • Take gloves, a hat, hiking shoes + extra socks with you (in case of snow)
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses and some extra money
  • Pack some snacks and coca leaves
  • We highly recommend at least 24 hours of acclimatization before doing any of our tours in Cusco
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 12 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
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Reviewed yesterday

At first I was hesitant because the price of this tour is so much more than others however, getting there before the crowds is a huge positive. You can hike up at your own pace and it's a lot more peaceful allowing you to take...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank phoebcam
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a blast on this day trip. Our guide Solange was fantastic and Exploor made everything very easy, from reservation to pick up to drop off. We made it to the hike / lake before the crowds did which was totally...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ryan H
exploorperu, General Manager at exploor, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Ryan thanks a lot for your positive review in regard of our Humantay Lake tour! We highly appreciate your kind words :-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all- should mention we did this tour the day after finishing the Inca Trail. Bad planning on our part. We were already exhausted, so waking up at 2:50am for a 3:30am pick up was difficult. But the site is far from Cusco, so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Megan S
exploorperu, General Manager at exploor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time and giving us that helpful feedback. Sure I can imagine that you have been pretty exhausted after the long Inca Trail, which is soooo difficult and then to wake up the next morning so early is crazy!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an early start but well worth it the breakfast and lunch were fantastic authentic Peruvian food with a view of the mountains. The hike was worth it we did it 24 hours after arriving and managed quiet well, once to the top you forget...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bindi779
exploorperu, Public Relations Manager at exploor, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That is fantastic to hear! Yes that is the good thing about getting up so early haha. Glad that you have enjoyed the tour to the beautiful Humantay Lake. :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall was a good day, will break it down below: -wakeup was around 3:30 to meet at 4 for pickup. Got back around 12 hours later , as advised - taken to a restaurant midway through driving to location, and on the way back from...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Q4694WRmatthewm
exploorperu, Front Office Manager at exploor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review! Highly appreciate you for taking the time and helping other travelers with the trip to the Humantay Lake.

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Fernanda P
4 June 2019|
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Response from jengtravels | Reviewed this property |
I think you'd be okay, but definitely confirm with Exploor. When we went, we were back at the hotel by 4 PM.
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