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Cusco Day Tour: Humantay Lagoon Hike (full day) Adventure Tour

South America

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This full-day excursion takes you trekking along one of the most spectacular stretches of the Salkantay Trail to the turquoise glacial lagoon of Humantay. An active escape from the city, this day tour is a perfect way to soak in the views of the Andes and to breathe the clean mountain air.


Hike along part of the Salkantay route. Escape the city and get active. Witness spectacular mountain scenery of snowcapped peaks and glacial lagoons.

Group Size Notes  

Max 18, no minimum.

Packing List  

Health & Safety:
• Hand sanitizer (required)
• Face masks (Clients will be only be required to wear a face mask where it is mandated by local regulations.)
• Pen (Please bring your own pen for filling out documents.)
• Quick Covid Test/Antigen Test

• Camera (With extra memory cards and batteries)
• Day pack (Used for daily excursions or short overnights)
• Hiking boots/sturdy walking shoes
• Loose-fitting, light coloured hiking pants
• Rain jacket or poncho
• Reusable water bottle
• Sunblock
• Sunglasses

Joining Instructions  

Meeting Point: You will be picked up from your hotel in the historical centre of Cusco at approximately 5am. Please note that occasionally start times can change as they are also picking up people from other hotels. After a quick briefing you will start your tour.

End Point: The tour will end in your hotel at approximately 5pm.

What's Included  

Transportation. Maximum 18 people. Professional tour guide. Breakfast buffet lunch. Handmade walking stick. Oxygen bottle. First aid kit. Entrance ticket for the Humantay lake.


Private van, hiking.

Minimum Age  

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Meals Included  

1 breakfast, 1 lunch

International Flights  

Check-in times and baggage allowances/restrictions vary by airline and can change at any time. For the most up-to-date information for your flight, please contact your airline. We recommend checking in online in advance to avoid potential delays at the airport.

Optional Activities  

No optional activities

Group Leader  

Certified mountain guide throughout.

Day 1 Cusco

Duration: 11-12 hours

Meeting Point: Your Hotel in the Historic Centre

Finish Point: Your Hotel in the Historic Centre

Laguna Humantay is one of the most spectacular landscapes along the Salkantay Trail. This full-day tour gives you the opportunity to visit this turquoise lagoon located at the base of the Humantay, one of the snow-capped mountains iin the Vilcabamba mountain range. For those opting to hike, it will take you about 1.5 to reach the top of this mountain paradise. During the tour, you will be provided with service supported by professional guides and transported by modern, safe vehicles. This tour includes breakfast and lunch where you can try local dishes.

Note that this Day Tour is operated by one of G Adventures' preferred suppliers and will be a shared service with other non-G Adventures travellers.

Packing essentials: refillable water bottle, rain jacket, sun screen, sturdy hiking shoes.


Prices from: €47.00

Duration: 1 Days

Travel Style: Classic

Physical Grading: 1 - Easy

Trip Type: Day Tours

Call Us: 01 2311889


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