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2-Day Humantay Lake & Salkantay Pass Trek From Cusco
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Trekking, Camping

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Language

    English, French, Spanish

  • Activity Level



Go on an exciting 2-day trek up into the Peruvian peaks. Hike up to Challacancha and see the Salkantay and Humantay glaciers. Trek from Soraypampa to the lake and camp under the stars cradled by the snow-capped peaks. Conquer the highest point on the Salkantay peak and return with many memories and stories to tell.

  • See the gorgeous Humantay Lake
  • Trek up to the highest point of the Salkantay peak
  • Camp under the stars 
  • Day 1: Cusco to Soraypampa and Humantay Lake expand_more
    • Depart from your hotel in Cusco early in the morning and drive towards Mollepata village. Stop to have breakfast here.

    • Continue via bus to the start of the hike at Challacancha. Here, we will organise our staff and begin the walk along a water canal which will afford us our first panoramic view of the Salkantay glacier and the Humantay glacier. 

    • Arrive at Soraypampa, have lunch and take a nap.

    • Begin a 4-hour trek uphill to reach the campsite. Overnight stay in the tented campsite.

  • Day 2: Soraypampa to Salkantay Pass; return to Cusco expand_more
    • Set out early in the morning for the challenging 8-hour trek to conquer the highest point along the hike, the Salkantay pass. 

    • Relax near the Salkantay peak and take some photos before beginning descent towards our lunch spot.

    • Go all the way down to Soraypampa.

    • Board the bus to transfer back and arrive in Cusco by 6:00 PM.

What's Included
  • Pick-up at your hotel 

  • Private transport 

  • English-speaking mountain guide

  • Meals (optional vegetarian food with prior request)

  • All camping equipment including mattress and tent

  • First Aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle

  • Horses (for equipment and personal items) including horsemen

  • Boiled water for drinking and washing purposes

What's Excluded
  • Trekking Poles

  • Additional horse

  • Tips for the crew.

What to bring
  • Sleeping bag adequate for a temperature of minus 10°c
  • 30-40 litre backpack for hiking
  • Duffel bag for extra belongings
  • Hiking boots.

  • Gloves

  • Hat with neck and face protector

  • Rain poncho

  • Sunglasses with UV protection

  • Sun block

  • Extra money
Meeting Point

Cusco, Peru

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From
USD 360.00 / adult

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