Humantay Lake

Latin America is recognized worldwide for the natural beauties that are hidden within countries like Peru.

This lagoon formed by the thaw of the Humantay mountain presents a unique landscape of the district of Mollepata (Anta).

In Peru an adventure destination is Cusco, which guards the route to the Apu Salkantay, an attraction that moves with the beauty of the landscape and keeps years of history in archaeological zones.

As part of the route to the Salkantay mountain, you can access walking or mountain biking, as well as lending itself to some other camping activities.

With a mystical air, the lagoon is visited by shamans and tourists from all over the world to leave offerings to the Pachamama, deity that represents mother Earth in the Inca culture.

Humantay Lake - leave offerings to the Pachamama
leave offerings to the Pachamama

Through the placement of stones, an offering is offered to the Pachamama thanking him for having successfully arrived at the lagoon, as well as asking him to accompany us on our journey.

The Humantay Lake is a place that impacts with its immensity, traces and colors in the landscape, which make it one of the unmissable tourist destinations in the bowels of Peru.

How long is Humantay Lake hike?

The Trek is approximately 1.5 hours to Humantay Lake, 4,200 meters (13,779 feet) above sea level from Soraypampa, 3800 meters (12,467 feet) above sea level



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