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vidalexpeditions@gmail.com
info@vidalexpeditions.com

Humantay Lagoon

Duration

1 day

Group size

Up to 10

Difficulty

Moderate challenging

Tour type

Adventure tour

Humantay Lagoon

Duration

1 day

Group size

Up to 10

Difficulty

Moderate challenging

Tour type

Adventure tour

Humantay is a wonderful lagoon located at 4300 masl belonging to the region of Cusco - Peru, undoubtedly a new and wonderful place to discover.

Places to Visit

Soraypampa, Humantay

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VIDALEXPEDITIONS offers high altitude ecotourism in the mountains, in complicity with nature, witness this new experience in the Andes. LIVE an authentic experience joining a group of explorers like you who seeks to achieve their dreams in the Andes of Peru.

Itinerary

Walking time: Approx. 5 hours (including picnic in route).

Level of trek: Difficulty moderate.

Altitude: 3,950masl-4200masl

Full Itinerary:

Humantay Lake: Very early in the morning (around 4:30-5am) your mountain guide and our driver will pick up you from your hotel.
The first stop of the day will be at Mollepata to have breakfast and fill us with the energy we'll need to continue our trip up to Soraypampa at 3950m.a.s.l. Here you will have the opportunity to know part of the Salkantay and Humantay mountains. After a brief rest we will prepare ourselves to start the trek upwards until we reach the highest point of the trail, on our way crossing wonderful landscapes surrounded by a complex of mountains.

You will surely be impressed with the panoramic view of seeing the turquoise lake at 4200 masl. 13779 ft. close to an astounding glacier.

After we will return to Soraypampa where we will get our lunch. Our transport will be waiting for us to return to Cusco at 5pm approximately.

Included

NOT INCLUDED:

What to bring?

From: USD 55.00 per person

USD 42.00: from 4 people to more

PREPARING FOR YOUR TOUR

BOOKING

At Vidal Expeditions, we try to make the best of us to booking system works as easy as possible for you, once you decided to do this trek we will send to you a booking form where you need to complete all the required detail which we need to book your tickets, we need a previous deposit of 50% of the price per person.  Once as soon as you paid it, we immediately book a spot for this tour once we have done with it, we will send you your invoice and confirmation form that all the booking process has set up satisfactorily.

IS VIDAL EXPEDITIONS TEAM CONTACTING US BEFORE FLYING TO PERU?

Yes, our work policy is to be in contact with our customers as long as necessary to inform them of all the details and changes that could occur after have confirmed the reservation, please you ask to check constantly your e-mail, also if you have some issue  let us know to solve as soon as possible.

WHERE TO STAY IN CUSCO

Cusco is a big city enough to find different categories of hotels from 2 stars to 5 stars also there are Airbnb places where you can stay without any problem. Cusco streets are narrow especially near to the main square and some streets are pedestrian with some stairs, we will send you a notify for the pick up if is not possible the access with our car and arrange another place to pick you up and drop off also a night before your tour you will meet with your tour guide who will tell you all the details about the tour.  In case you want some recommendations please ask to Vidal Expeditions sales team.

ALONG THE TOUR

IS THERE BATHROOM OR PUBLIC TOILETS ALONG THE TOUR?

Yes, our  car will stop in some places where you can use the restroom (toilets) also in the restaurants you will find these, if you will need it as emergency just let you tour know to stop in the nearest bathroom.

HOW CHALLENGING IS THE TOUR?

This tour isparticularly challenging specially for people who does not has experience hiking/climbing on the mountains, we recommend to training with some exercises a few times per week to don’t have problem, also is recommendable to spend some days in Cusco to acclimatize to the altitude because part of the segment along this tour are located over 3500m/10859ft

WHAT HAPPEN IF I GOT ALTITUDE SICKNESS?

No worry, our guide and team are professional and they know how to solve this kind of problem, your guide will have a first aid kit all the time with some medications for this kind of problem and oxygen balloon in case you need it. Also will be there an extra emergency horse to take you to the best place where you can recovery. Our team always has radio.

DO YOU NEED HIKING BOOTS?

Definitely, it is always recommendable to wear a light hiking boots if possible. Ones with ankle support are extra helpful, especially for the inexperienced hiker. Because you will be climbing downso many steps created by the Incas,crossing some rivers especially the day 2 some of them are slippery, now uneven and at varying heights, the extra support helps from twisting your ankles.

SHOULD I USE WALKING STICKS?

Yes. Walking sticks are always helpful to trekkers, especially if is raining along the trek. Using walking sticks can help take the pressure off your knees while doing some portion of the trek. Plus they will help you get up the mountain as well.

WHERE DO I STORE MY LUGGAGE?

In case you have extra luggage which you not need to bring to the trail all the hotels in Cusco has storage where you can leave your luggage completely free, if you will change your hotel  after the trek we have available our storage in Vidal Expeditions office, get more info with from our office team.

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT AS FAR AS WEATHER?

The weather in Cusco regions and part of the Andes is unpredictable even if the weather forecast says it’s sunny we can’t trust in it. It is an impossible question for us to answer. Historically April through September is the dry season, November through February is the rainy season and March and October and bridge months - a mixture of both. But the clouds have not followed these rules in the last few years. Prepare for sun and rain no matter when you come. As far as temperatures go, that is consistent throughout the year. Mornings and evenings are always cold. Make sure to bring a fleece jacket for the mornings and a down jacket for the evenings. Once the sun is up you should be comfortable hiking in short sleeves. Long pants (yoga or hiking) are encouraged to help from the mosquitos which can be a nuisance in some part of the trail.

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