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Salkantay – Humantay 2D/1N

Salkantay – Humantay 2D/1N

Trip Overview

Tour Type:
Hiking, adventure, history, culture.
Two day includes the best Abra Salkantay, Humantay Lake, overlooking Salkantay Mountain.


Pumadventures Peru Tours offers high altitude ecotourism in the mountains, in complicity with nature, witness this new experience in the Andes. LIVE an authentic experience joining a group of explorers like you who seeks to achieve their dreams in the Andes of Peru.

Tour Plan


Day 1: Soraypampa – Salkantay Sky Lodge – Salkantay Pass – Soraypampa

Very early in the morning your guide and our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco. The first stop will be in Mollepata to have breakfast, then we will continue our route until Soraypampa for a short rest, from this point we will begin our walk towards the impressive Abra Salkantay. Today is the grand day, because we will reach the highest point of the trek where you will cross marvelous landscapes bordered by a great complex of mountains, and we will gradually ascend until reaching the impressive Abra Salkantay at 4.638 masl 15.213 ft. The time really freezes when you think that you will tell of a unique and unforgettable experience. After enjoying a view of the snowy mountains and feeling the force of nature we will pass through a great stoney scenery and we will descend until arriving at our lunch point in a place called Soyrococha. After lunch we will descend towards Soraypampa and in the distance, we will have a remote view of the great snow-covered forest of stones. It is rewarding the effort because we will take the memory of a great experience. We will continue our final steps to Salkantay Sky Lodge We will spend an unforgettable night accompanied by thousands of stars and constellations.

Walking time: 8 hours (Included lunch).
Level of trekking: Challenging, we will cross the highest mountain pass 4,638 m (15,213 feet)


Day 2: Humantay Lake Full Day

After Breakfast we will make our way to the sacred Humantay Lake. a pilgrimage that was done since unmemorable times when a medicine man or woman had to journey to this mountain salkantay in at least once in a life time to reconnect ancestral lineages and the wild energy or Salka energy. After a brief rest we will prepare ourselves to start the trek upwards until we reach the highest point of the trail, on our way crossing wonderful landscapes surrounded by a complex of mountains. You will surely be impressed with the panoramic view of seeing the turquoise lake at 4200 masl. 13779 ft. close to an outstanding glacier. After we will return to the Soraypampa where our staff will be waiting for us with lunch. Our transport will take us back to Cusco at approximately 6pm.


This tour only as a private service

Daily Departure with at least 2 people.
Number of Pax Price per Person
02 People $ 350.00
03 People $ 300.00
04 People $ 250.00
06 People $ 200.00
08 People $ 150.00
Thank you for choosing Pumadventures Peru Tours! We will do everything in our power to take care of you and ensure an enjoyable trip of a lifetime in Peru!


Pick up from your hotel in Cusco.
Mountain guide (english and spanish).
Touristic transport from Cusco to Soraypampa (beginning of trek) .
Transportation back to Cusco.
02 breakfasts.
02 snacks.
02 lunches .
01 dinner.
01 night in the Sky Lodge.
Entrance to the Humantay Lake.
Entrance to the Salkantay pass.
First aid kit equipment.

Not Included:

Horse from Soraypampa to the lake and Salkantay pass.

Packing List

Hiking boots.
01 pair of waterproof gloves.
01 hat with neck and face protector.
01 poncho.
Sunglasses with UV protection.
Sun block: Factor 70 or more.
01 extra waterproof jacket.
01 extra waterproof trousers.
Personal medication.
Bottle of water.
Camera and extra battery.


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