Turquoise Millpu Lagoons tour
Turquoise Millpu Lagoons tour
Turquoise Millpu Lagoons tour
Turquoise Millpu Lagoons tour
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Turquoise Millpu Lagoons tour

Ayacucho - Ayacucho
Active & Relax

Discover this unique and off-the-beaten-path, Turquoise Millpu Lagoons tour that many are still unaware exists. Avoid the crowds and book your expedition below to be one of the only travelers on the path exploring the beautiful landscape! Be prepared to take tons of photos. The best part of all is that it is only a 30-minute hike. Be prepared to enjoy beautiful flora and fauna in every direction, as well as countless waterfalls and natural pools… Book online!

Tour Details

  • Duration12 Hrs
  • Type TripActive & Relax
  • Group SizePrivate or 6 people
  • LanguagesEng, Esp, Fr,
  • SeasonApril - November
  • DifficultyEasy


Why us

  • We are the only tour operator w/English guides certified
  • The first ones to arrive, avoid the crowds
  • Reliable tour operator, certified guides, and drivers. Guaranteed Quality!
  • Personalized assistance before, during, and after the trip
  • Explore the hidden spots to take that epic photos.


    Travel Route

    Day 1: Ayacucho city/Huacaraylla/Millpulagoons/Ayacucho city

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    Technical Details

    Starts at: Ayacucho city
    Ends in: Ayacucho city
    Total Hiking:  1.5hr hiking (roundtrip)
    Altitude: 3537m – 3650 (11,680ft)

    Tour Destinations

    Ayacucho city
    Millpu lagoons
    Ayacucho city


    Day 1 Ayacucho city/Huacaraylla/Millpulagoons/Ayacucho city


    We begin the tour at 6:30 am by picking you up at your hotel in Ayacucho city. If access is not possible to your hotel, we will meet at the Plaza de Armas Ayacucho. We begin our 4hr drive to Huacaraylla. Along the way, we stop at a small town for snacks and optional breakfas


    We arrive at the parking space in Pataqocha.


    After taking in the beautiful scenery of the area, we begin our 30-45min hike towards the magical turquoise Millpu lagoons.

    About 10mins further we reach the summit where we can observe waterfalls and impressive rock formations that make the canyon. As well as the turquoise lagoons as far as the eye can see!

    After about 30-45 minutes of exploring the summit, we make our way towards the start of the trail close to natural pools.


    We make our way towards the van so that we can enjoy our box lunch outdoors with a beautiful view.


    After lunch, we begin our 3hr return back to Ayacucho.



    we begin our 3hr return back to Ayacucho. Drop off at the hotel or Plaza de Armas by 6:30 pm.

    *Note: Due to safety and conservation regulations of the destination, it’s forbidden to enter the natural pools to take a bath, only the accesses are to take photos and videos.

    Meals Included: Light Breakfast & Box Lunch

    What’s included

    • Private Van / Mini Van (2015 - 2022)
    • Guided Tour of Millpu Pools
    • Parking entrance tickets
    • Emergency Oxygen Tank / Kit First Aid / Car Heating
    • English Guide
    • Extra Equipment
    • Fee tips for our staff (Tipping is the norm on any excursion in South America)
    • Accommodations
    • Guides Available (French & more options with additional cost)

    Not suitable for

    • Not wheelchair accessible

    What to Bring

    • Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Lipstick.
    • A little bag, swimsuit, towels
    • Water & healthy snacks

    Important information

    Looking for more inspiration? Visit our gallery: Visit South America  Before taking our Millpu tour you should take into count the following information:

    Where is Millpu located?

    Millpu is a small town located in the Ayacucho region of Peru, approximately 25 kilometers from the city of Huamanga.

    What is the best time to turquoise Millpu Lagoons?

    The best time to visit the turquoise Millpu Lagoons is between April to November is the dry season in the Andes.

    How is the Rainy season in Millpu Lagoons?

    It´s really cloudy, not good access, not recommended. The rainy season is from December to March. Due to the rains, it's not possible to see the natural pool's color 'turquoise'.

    What activities can visitors do while visiting Millpu?

    Visitors to this area have the opportunity to explore Incan ruins such as Sacsahimán and Ollantaytambo as well as visit local markets and observe traditional weaving techniques used by locals here.

    Are there any health risks associated with visiting Millpu?

    No particular health risks have been reported when visiting this region; however, visitors may experience altitude sickness if they ascend too quickly without proper acclimatization before hand so be sure to plan ahead for adequate rest stops during your journey.

    What type of clothing should I wear when our Millpu tour?

    It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing suitable for varying weather conditions such as light layers for warmth during cold mornings/evenings, sun protection (hats etc) during hot afternoons, and sturdy shoes for exploring archaeological sites or walking through rural villages around this area.

    What type of souvenirs or artifacts can I find while visiting Millpu?

    Crafts made with alpaca wool such as blankets, sweaters, hats and scarves are popular souvenirs found here in addition to jewelry crafted by local artisans using silver that was once prized by Pre-Incan cultures!

    Frequent Questions

    Customize this tour

    This, and all the tours we offer online can always be customized, whether you are looking for upgrade alternatives, large groups, more flexible hours, have a special occasion (honeymoon, engagement), are a content creator, or are simply looking for something more private. We have all the alternatives to personalize your trip. Email us to info@visitsoam.com, leave us a message at +1 949 299 8915

    How To Pay And Book?

    How do you make a reservation?

    1. Choose your departure date from the calendar
    2. Select the number of passengers
    4. Click on the BOOK NOW button
    5. Fill in the information requested on the form
    6. Complete the secure online payment

    What are your payment methods?

    Our online payment methods are PayPal, Stripe (credit card payment), and bank transfers in the U.S. or in Latin America. The options have a use tax of 2% to 4%

    How and when will I receive the reservation confirmation?

    Once the payment is made, we will send you a tour confirmation email. If the travel dates are very close, we will contact you as soon as possible, if they are extended dates we will keep in touch by email or WhatsApp contact 3 to 5 weeks before.

    What happens if my reservation cannot be confirmed?

    99% of the reservations are usually confirmed, however, if there is the availability of hotels, services, or others, we will offer an alternative of dates, lodging, or services. In the event that we are unable to help, full refund policies apply.

    Is it necessary to reconfirm my reservation before the trip?

    No, the confirmation email in your inbox is enough to validate the adventure.

    How do I modify, update, reschedule or cancel my reservation?

    Any modification, cancellation, or update of data must be done by email by mentioning the unique reservation # code generated to info@visitsoam.com

    What happens if a booked service cannot be carried out due to weather conditions or reasons of force majeure?

    In case of force majeure such as natural disasters, bad weather, problems that put your safety at risk, or others, our team will contact you immediately to provide some alternatives.

    Booking & pricing

    100% money-back guarantee (see our totally flexible Terms & Conditions)

    Best price. Select # travelers w/ preferential discounts

    $ 125.00 /person


    Where you will be

    Turquoise Millpu Lagoons, Ayacucho, Peru
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