Salkantay Sky Lodge & Humantay Lake
Sky Camp & Humantay Lake Sky Camp - Humantay Lake - Salkantay
Group Size:
2-12 Guests
Group / Private
Walking distance:
10 km / 6.2 miles
Highest elevation:
4.650 meters / 15.255 feet
Places to visit:
Humantay Lake, Salkantay Pass
Walking Trekking Tour Duration 02 Days

Salkantay & Humantay Lake

  • Humantay Lake - Salkantay
  • Salkantay Sky Lodge
  • Salkantay Pass
  • Before:
    USD $ 200
  • Now:
    USD $ 150

Salkantay pass + Humantay Lake - 2 days tours
Duration:   2 Days
Departure:   Cusco (04:00 am)
Return:   Cusco (06:30 pm)
Destination:   Salkantay pass
Language:   English / Spanish
Amount of Walking:   Moderate

Tour operates on the following days:
Season 2019 (01 Jan. - 31 Dec.)
Humantay Lake 2 days Trek map and itinerary
Imagine staying in our incredible Sky Camp in front of breathtaking mountains, where checking in means opening the doors to a sky full of stars and constellations forming an exceptional night.

Salkantay Trekking 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.

DAY 1: Cusco | Challacancha - Soraypampa – Sky Camp - Humantay Lake

Walking time to Sky Camp: 3 hrs (Included lunch and rest).
Walking time to the turquoise lagoon: 3 hrs (round trip).
Level of trek: Moderate to difficult.
Overnight: Sky Camp 3900 m. 12834 ft.

Salkantay sky lodge
Sky Camp
Very early in the morning your mountain 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 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 destination, Sky Camp, 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´ll be some free time for us. We will prepare to start a light walk towards the turquoise lagoon of Humantay, 4200 masl. We will spend an unforgettable night accompanied by thousands of stars and constellations.

DAY 2: Soraypampa | Sky Camp - Salkantay Pass - Cusco.

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

Salkantay Pass
Salkantay Pass
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 a way known as "THE TRAIL OF THE 7 SNAKES", 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 Sky Camp where the transportation to Cusco will be waiting and we will arrive at 6pm approximately .

What is Included?

  • Pick up from your hotel in Cusco.
  • Mountain guide (english and spanish).
  • Touristic transport from Cusco to Challacancha (beginning of trek)
  • Transportation back to Cusco.
  • Day 2: breakfast.
  • 02 snacks.
  • 02 lunches at the Sky Camp.
  • 01 dinner.
  • 01 night in the Sky Camp.
  • First aid kit equipment.
  • Sleeping bag

Not Included:

  • Horse from Soraypampa to the lake and Salkantay pass.
  • Entrance fee to Salkantay Trail (S/.10 per person)
  • Day 1: breakfast.


  • 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 or camelbak.
  • Camera and extra battery.
  • Snacks.


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Please complete the form below to request a reservation. One of our Trip Coordinators will contact you, often within two business hours, to confirm availability of the trip and/or provide you with other options. Once availability is established, we will ask for a deposit and a completed online registration to confirm your spot on the trek. Please call us at (+51) 958191179 with any questions or to confirm availability over the phone.

"Thank you for considering salkantay, Unfurtnately due to the rainy season and trail maintanance we will be closed from the 31st of January till the 28st of February. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, we are working to provide you a better service !"

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Thank you for choosing Salkantay Trekking! We will do everything in our power to take care of you and ensure an enjoyable trip of a lifetime in Peru!


Salkantay Trekking pioneered trek-based adventures over ten years ago, and we remain committed to small, low-impact groups keen to not just see, but experience our range of remote destinations.

Expert Guides
Expert Guides
Our expedition staff are experienced, enthusiastic and among the best in the industry - they are our secret to success.
Our Experience
Our Experience
With ten years’ experience and over 25 Packages to Machu Picchu alone, our team knows how to deliver a successful expedition.
Environmental Sensitivity
Environmental Sensitivity
Education and conservation are our passion. We aim to create lifelong ambassadors for the protection of all wilderness areas.
Small Groups & Big Adventures
Small Groups & Big Adventures
Travelling with us will always feel like going with friends and not with a group of strangers in an organized tour.
Fantastic meals
Fantastic meals
The food is one of the most important things on the trek, we bring balance, and nutritive food along the trail, most of our meals are buffet with.
Camping Equipment
Camping Equipment
When renting a camping tent or renting a backpack from Salkantay Trekking Company, you are renting camping gear and backpacking.


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