HUMANTAY LAKE & SALKANTAY TREK 2 DAYS

Challacancha - Soraypampa - Humantay Lake - Salkantay Pass

Overview

Salkantay hike for 2 days. Salkantay is the second-highest mountain in Cusco – Peru. About 6275. It has a very interesting place in the surrounding area with mountains, glaciers, waterfalls, rivers, lagoons. On this tour, you will visit Humantay Lagoon and Salkantay Lagoon. these places are very beautiful and you will have a great time in the mountain if you have already visited Machu Picchu and you like to explore the mountains this tour is perfect for you.

As operators of the Salkantay trek, we give you the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Salkantay trail and the best is that you can do it in 2 days. You just need a few personal things to do this hike and the rest we are going to provide you and the best is that you will sleep at our exclusive and private campsite called Quiswarniyoc a unique area to be around and sleeping in the MOUNTAIN SKY HUTS. 

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Salkantay Trek 2 Days HUMANTAY LAKE & SALKANTAY TREK 2 DAYS
Price From
$ 195 per Person
Group SizeUp to 12
Activity LevelChallenging
Trip StylesHiking
Lodging TypeCamps, Hotel

Trip Itinerary

DAY 1: Day 1: Cusco – Soraypampa – Humantay Lake – Soyroccocha

Your Andean mountain adventure begins at 5am, when we pick you up at your hotel and drive in our private van for 3.5 hours to Soraypampa. Along the way, you pass through two picturesque indigenous villages called Iscuchaca and LimatamboIn addition, you will have spectacular views of stunning valleys and the snow-capped famous Salkantay Mountain. At the trailhead Soraypampa, we enjoy some snacks while admiring the exhilarating views of the glaciers of Humantay (5,900m/19,356ft) and Salkantay (6,217m/20,396ft). Putting on our hiking shoes, we take a 1-hour hike up to Humantay Lake enjoying the amazing views around us. Upon arrival at Humantay, we take time to explore the lake and enjoy its beauty. After time at Humantay Lake, we head back to the trailhead at Soraypampa and then hike 2 more hour to our campsite located at Soyroccocha. Your tents will already be set up and ready for you. There we enjoy hot drinks and appetizers before dinner.  We get to sleep early, ready for the next day’s hike.

  • Meals included: Lunch, afternoon tea, dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping facilities
  • Distance: 10kms/6 miles
  • Time: 6hrs approximately
  • Difficulty: Moderate

DAY 2: Day 2: Soyroccocha – Salkantay Pass – Glacial lake – Cusco

After a hearty, gourmet breakfast, get ready to take a moderate climb on your second day of trekkingWithin an hour, you will reach the highest point of the trek (4,650m/15,367ft). From here, we relax and admire nature at its most impressive form, awed by the massive Salkantay (6,217m/20,717ft), Humantay, and Huayanay snow-capped mountains. You will also enjoy the glacial rivers, white with minerals and the small picturesque lakes. Off the main trekking route, we take a side route for half an hour to enjoy the panoramic and truly exquisite turquoise Salkantay Lake. Hiking back down on the same route, we arrive at the trailhead, where we have our lunch. Take a few more pictures of the beautiful mountains before we take our van back to Cusco, arriving at your hotel about 6pm in the evening.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
  • Distance: 12kms/9 miles
  • Time: 7hrs approximately
  • Difficulty: Challenge

Tour Inclusions

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Pick-up at your hotel the morning of your trek
  • Private transport from Cusco to Soraypampa trailhead and back to Cusco.
  • English speaking, experienced professional guide
  • Comfortable tents with two people in a four-person tent
  • Foam mattresses and pillows
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional vegetarian food with prior request)
  • All camping equipment such as: dining tent, table, chairs, kitchen and toilet tent
  • Separate tent for our staff to sleep in
  • First Aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle
  • Pack horses (for equipment and personal items) including horsemen
  • 7 kgs of your personal items such as extra clothes, sleeping pad and sleeping bag will be carried by our packhorses (count 3kg for sleeping bag and sleeping pad, leaving 4kg for personal items)
  • Boiled water for drinking and washing purposes
  • Plastic poncho and daypack rain cover

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • Sleeping bag adequate for temperature of -5°C $20
  • Air Mattresses $20
  • Trekking Poles $15
  • Additional horses for extra personal luggage above that of the personal 7kg allowance
  • Tips for the crew, guide, cook and porters of SAM TRAVEL PERU
Starting at
$ 195 USD
Per person (Group service)

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Ilan Schapira
2023-04-11
Salkantay trek - uma experiência mágica! Waiky Puma foi um excelente guia e amigo durante a trilha, nos ensinando tudo sobre a linda historia, cultura e geografia dos maravilhosos lugares que passamos durante a mística trilha de Salkantay. Além disso, a logística da trilha foi impecável, desde as hospedagens até o cozinheiro, tornando a experiência ainda melhor! Nota 10. Recomendo a Go Treks de olhos fechados para qualquer um que queira realizar essa e outras trilhas que este local sensacional tem a oferecer.
Marcelo S
2023-04-09
Perfeição Tudo perfeito! Desde a recepção no aeroporto de Cuzco até o retorno. Com especial atenção ao cuidado com os clientes. Refeições e acampamentos na trilha me surpreendeu. Recomento o Elisban/Puma
Victor G
2023-03-28
Salkantay trek Wayki Puma es un excelente guía, muy recomendable hace que tu estancia sea excelente recorrimos varios puntos de cusco Salkantay es lo mejor
Victor G
2022-09-21
Salkantay Trek y Laguna Humantay Fue un Excelente Viaje y mi Guía sin palabras, realmente lo recomiendo bastante ya que no te ve como un pasajero mas si no como un amigo, Wayki Puma, en salkantay trek y laguna Humantay fue excelente siempre estuvo al pendiente de mi. Recomiendo mucho el trabajo de Elisban el Puma! La comida y lugares para dormir muy buenos.
Thiago Souza
2022-09-10
Machu Picchu Ivan Puma fue incrible al presentar Machu Picchu. Mientras todos iban apurados, ello nos llevó con calma a sacar las mejores fotos y luego nos dio tiempo para disfrutar de la mejor vista del lugar. Despues sentamos y nos explicó varios detalles de la historia y de la ciudadela. Solo después de toda la información, las fotos y el maravilloso momento de contemplación, realizamos el recorrido por cada rincón de Machu Picchu.
Lauren B
2022-09-09
Best part of Peru! Go Treks Peru twas the highlight of my trip to Peru. The food and lodging was so incredible that I somehow gained 5 lbs while walking 50 miles. Our guide, Puma, managed to keep the positive energy up in our group with jokes and stories for 5 straight days. Our group was relatively young so we kept a pretty quick pace throughout the trek but Puma was very patient and hung out with whomever was the slowest that day while being supportive. The experience was life changing and I would recommend this to everyone
Carlos Alejandr... R
2022-09-05
Humantay y Sakantay Muy bueno, el guia muy profesinal y amable. Te ayuda con lo que necesitas. Super recomendado. Ivan Puma, Es un guía que tiene mucho conocimiento y experiencia, muy amable y atento. Lo recomiendo a ciegas.
Andrea Rosas
2022-08-23
Maravilloso viaje Cusco es muy hermoso !!! Pero nuestro guía ( Puma) hizo que ese viaje fuera muy mágico e inolvidable. Es un guía que tiene mucho conocimiento y experiencia, muy amable y atento. Lo recomiendo
ImHeffrey
2022-08-23
Humantay Lake and Salkantay Pass 2 days trek. One of the prettiest hikes I’ve ever done! I went alone, but ended up in a group of four along with our guide, Puma! He made the trek a once in a lifetime experience! He was very knowledgeable in history, flora, and fauna, and had a great sense of humor making learning about everything so much fun. I was only able to do one trek, but I’ll be back and booking with GoTreks Peru, again! Hopefully I get Puma again!!!!
Ro Á
2022-08-17
Machupicchu Viajar a Perú fue una experiencia maravillosa ❤️ El guía muy atento, recorrer días caminando para llegar a machupicchu
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