Day 1: Humantay Lake
Duration: 4:30am- 5:30pm
Distance: 3hrs to Igloos / 3hr hiking to Humantay (roundtrip)
Elevation: 3920m (12,834ft)
Our VSA mountain guide will swing by at 4:30am in the morning 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 Challacancha for a short rest, from this point we will begin our walk towards Soraypampa. In this first opportunity, we will initiate a physical challenge that will help you to acclimatise to the altitude.
We will arrive at our igloo accommodations, located at the front of the majestic and snowy Salkantay and Humantay, where the reception staff will be waiting for you with an exquisite lunch and after there will be some free time for us. We will prepare to start a light walk towards the turquoise lagoon of Humantay, 4200 masl. After we enjoy photos and possible glacial dip,we continue back to our accomodaitons for where we will spend an unforgettable night accompanied by thousands of stars and constellations.