Cusco: Huamantay Lagoon

Duration: Full day
Full day
Difficulty: Intermediate
Shared service - SIC
Full day
Dificultad Intermediate
Shared service - SIC


Route: Cusco/ Huamantay Lagoon

Laguna Huamantay

The Huamantay Lagoon, is surrounded by imposing glaciers that are part of the Andes mountain range, among these the majestic Nevado Salkantay Huamantay that when it melts gives rise to the splendid Huamantay lagoon, connect with nature, enjoying the flora and fauna.


The climate of the Huamantay Lagoon is ideal for adventure. The weather is warm and the sun shines throughout the year. During the day, temperatures typically range from the 60s to the 80s Fahrenheit. At night, they drop to between 35 and 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

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10% contributes to the Eco-Friendly Good Practices Project and social entrepreneurship in Peasant, Indigenous and Vulnerable Communities directed by our NGO Red Ecovoluntariado Nassf Latinoamérica.


The tour will start between 4:30 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Transport to the district (1:40 hrs approx). Arriving at this small and picturesque town, you will br offered a delicious breakfast and then free time to use the hygienic services, buy hydrating drinks and snacks. Afterwards, the trip will continue for 1 more hour to Soraypampa with an altitude of 3900 masl, (starting point of the walk to the Lagoon). The adventure begins with a panoramic view of the Salkantay and Huamantay , where you will have a brief description of the walk, recommendations and indications provided by the guide before beginning the ascent; once ready the journey begins to the Lake Huamantay located at 4200 masl, after the ascent of approximately one hour and a half, you will be able to appreciate the magical lagoon at the foot of the Huamantay mountain, that is where you will have the respective explanation of the place and of course free time for photographs, enjoy and explore the shores of the turquoise lagoon. Once satisfied with the majesty of this place, return to the vehicle that awaits you in Soraypampa, and then go to the town of Mollepata where a delicious lunch will await. Finally, return to the city of Cusco ending the tour at 5:00 pm approx.

Laguna Huamantay

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  • Pick up from your accommodation.
  •  Transportation to Mollepata round trip.
  • Official tour guide.
  • First aid kit.
  • Local breakfast.
  • Lunch.
  • Entrance ticket to the Huamantay Lagoon.

Does not incluye:

  • Guide in English of French.
  • Tips.
  • Foods.
  • Extra activities and gratuities.
Terms and Conditions:
  • To reserve you need: complete information, date of birth, ID and/or passport, food requirements, among other details that are deemed appropriate according to the service.
  • The 100% deposit must be made before the travel date. (In case of special deadlines it is prior coordination).
  • Company data:

Company name: Naturaleza Sostenible Sin Fronteras SAC
RUC: 20550942179 – Tax address: Jr. Olmedo 537 int. A 302 Brena
Credit Bank of Peru
Savings Account in Dollars: 191 – 71499633-1-49
Interbank Account Code: 002 191 17149963314957
Bank swift code: BCPLPEPL

Note: Send payment voucher to email: or WhatsApp: +51 971881685

  • The passenger accepts the terms and conditions at the time of making the reservation. In case of non-attendance, the traveler loses 100% (Non-refundable), date changes at least 30 days in advance. In the case of being a group or couple, if one of your companions does not attend, the responsible person must assume the difference. No Show: In case the passenger does not show up on the arrival date, it is non-refundable.
  • We are subject to weather changes or work stoppages/strikes, it is understood that if an activity is not carried out it will be changed for an equal or superior one.
  • We do not make refunds except for health with a medical certificate, death with a death certificate and pandemics (the refund is with a Travel voucher(*). There is no refund.

(*) Use of Travel voucher: Travel voucher can be exchanged for the contracted service. In case you want to make any change of community or destination, it must be prior coordination and additional payment that could be generated. The holder of the Travel voucher has a period of twelve months from the date of issuance, to decide on an option and carry out the exchange thereof. Considering that the reservation must be made with a minimum of one month in advance. This Travel voucher does not apply on holidays and public holidays in Peru.

  • Surcharges for holidays in Peru:

A 50% surcharge will be made to the total price for festive dates such as: Holy Week (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), Labor Day (May 1), Inti Raymi (June 24), National Holidays (28 and July 29), Christmas (December 24 and 25), New Years (December 31 and January 1).

Tips for the trip:

¿Who is suitable to make this trip?

Eco-responsible traveler and nature lover.

Difficulty level: Intermediate.

Maximum altitude: 4200 masl

What to bring:

Identification document
Hiking shoes
Comfortable clothes
Mosquito repellent
Rain poncho


Frequent questions

Why buy with us?


Opportunity for empowerment and leadership in indigenous and / or vulnerable communities.


You contribute to the care of nature with a project for the preservation of the environment.


You generate fair trade and job opportunities for local people, mostly women from indigenous communities.


Every time you buy, between 5% to 10% is invested in socio-environmental projects directed by our NGO Red Ecovoluntariado Nassf Latinoamerica.


Development of the solid waste management project. Rescue of core skills and talents. Community leadership and shared responsibility in sustainable tourism.


Delivery of materials for the development of prototypes for your ventures. It is managed and monitored for the creation of formal entrepreneurship and development of responsible tourism in its community.


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