Cusco: Laguna Huamantay

Tiempo: Full day
Full day
Difficulty Intermedio
Servicio compartido - SIC
Full day
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Servicio compartido - SIC


Ruta: Cusco – Laguna Huamantay

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 Huamantay Lagoon has a maximum height of 4200 meters above sea level and a total distance of 8 km

Purchase Purpose

10% contributes to the Good Eco-Friendly Practices Project and social entrepreneurship in Peasant, Indigenous and Vulnerable Communities led by our NGO Red Ecovolunteer Nassf Latin America


Our tour will start between 4:30 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. and then we will go aboard our transport to the district (approx. 1:40 a.m.). Arriving at this small and picturesque town we will have our breakfast and then some free time to use the hygienic services, buy hydrating drinks and snacks. Later we will continue our trip for 1 additional hour to Soraypampa with an altitude of 3900 meters above sea level, (Starting point of the walk to the Lagoon). Our Adventure begins with a panoramic view of the Salkantay and Huamantay mountains, where we will have a brief description of the walk, recommendations and indications provided by our guide before beginning the ascent; Once ready we will begin our journey to Lake Huamantay located at 4300m, after the ascent of approximately one hour and a half, we will be able to appreciate the magical lagoon at the foot of the Huamantay mountain, that is where we 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, we will return to our vehicle that awaits us in Soraypampa, and then we will go to the town of Mollepata where a delicious lunch will await. Finally, we will return to the city of Cusco, ending our tour at 5:00 pm approx.

End of our services.


  • 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 include:

  • Guide in English or French
  • Tips
  • Foods
  • Extra activities and gratuities


  • Rates per person in USD$ (American dollars)
  • Rate may vary during holidays or special events
  • Itineraries are subject to change due to weather or other unexpected events

Travel Tips

¿Who is eligible to make this trip?
Eco-responsible traveler and nature lover / Difficulty level: Intermediate

Maximum altitude: 5080 msnm

What to bring

Identification document
Hiking shoes
Comfortable clothes
Mosquito repellent
Rain poncho (from October to March)


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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. 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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