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Humantay Lake and Salkantay with overnight in the Sky Dome in 2 Days

Spent the night in the Skydomes!

2 Days /1 Night Short Hike

23 reviews
Humantay Lake and Salkantay with overnight in the Sky Dome in 2 Days

Humantay Lake and Salkantay with overnight in the Sky Dome in 2 Days

Spent the night in the Skydomes!

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2 Days /1 Night Short Hike

23 reviews

Overview

Humantay and Salkantay Lagoon with overnight in the Skydome in 2 days, this is a new hiking alternative for those who have a short stay in Cusco and are nature lovers, the first day we will arrive at the impressive Humantay Lagoon and spend the night at the Skydome where we will have a unique experience and on the second day hike to the Salkantay pass, named among the 25 best hikes in the world, awarded by National Geographic Adventure Travel magazine.

Walk the impressive trails surrounded by immense mountains considered sacred since ancient times, in addition to enjoying the beautiful landscapes that this new 2-day tour gives us.

Don’t wait any longer and join us to live a unique experience that you will never forget!

PROGRAM SUMMARY

DAY 01: CUSCO / CHALLACANCHA / SORAYPAMPA / HUMANTAY LAKE / SKYDOME

Starting from Challacancha we start the trek to Soraypampa and in the afternoon we visit Humantay Lake and spend the night in the Skydome.

DAY 02:  SKY CAMP / SALKANTAYPAMPA / SALKANTAYPASS / SOROCOCHA / SORAYPAMPA / CUSCO

Early in the morning we will hike to the Salkantay pass and then we will return to Soraypampa where we will taste our lunch and finally return to Cusco.

Itinerary

DAY 01: CUSCO / CHALLACANCHA / SORAYPAMPA / HUMANTAY LAKE / SKYDOME

This great adventure to Humantay and Salkantay in 2 days, will begin with the pick up from your hotel in our private transport, then we will go to the town of Mollepata where we will enjoy a delicious breakfast and then we will continue with our mobility towards the Challacancha route on a trip of 3 hours approximately.

Reaching this point we will begin our walk enjoying the beautiful landscapes in all their splendor, in addition to its exuberant flora and fauna until we reach the Soraypampa camp.

Upon arrival at the camp we will go to our luxurious Sky Domes, where we will spend the night with a view of the starry sky and also has private bathrooms and hydromassage showers.

We will be located in a perfect place, in front of the majestic Salkantay and Humantay snow-capped mountains, where our staff will be waiting for you with a delicious lunch. Then we will have some free time, in the afternoon we will visit the beautiful turquoise lagoon better known as Humantay, located at 4,200 meters above sea level. We will return to our camp for dinner and spend an unforgettable night.

Then we will arrive to our Sky Domes, where we will be accommodated in our luxurious Dome with private bathrooms and hydro-massage shower. Located in a perfect place, located in front of the majestic snowy Salkantay and Humantay, where our staff will be waiting with a delicious lunch. Then we will have some free time, in the afternoon we will visit the beautiful turquoise lagoon better known as the Humantay, located at 4,200 meters above sea level. We will return to our camp for dinner and spend an unforgettable night accompanied by thousands of stars and constellations.

  • TRAVELED DISTANCE: 16 kilometers from Challacancha to Soraypampa.
  • INICIAL ALTITUD: 3600 – 3700 m.a.s.l. (Challacancha – Inca Channel)
  • CAMP ALTITUD: 3,910 masl. (Soraypampa – Humantay Sky Dome)
  • MAXIMUM ALTITUD: 4200 masl. (Humantay Lagoon)
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
  • LODGIND: luxury domes “Salkantay Sky Domes”.
  • ACTIVITIES:  Hike from Challacancha – Inka Channel – Soraypampa and in the afternoon visit to the Humantay Lagoon.

DAY 02: SKY CAMP / SALKANTAYPAMPA / SALKANTAYPASS / SOROCOCHA / SORAYPAMPA / CUSCO

Today will be the great challenge, because we will reach the highest point of the walk and where we will appreciate some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. We will be surrounded by the great mountains called Apus in the time of the Incas and we will ascend little by little along a path known as “LA HUELLA”. OF THE 7 SNAKES”. until reaching the impressive Abra Salkantay that is between 4,638 m.a.s.l. / 15,213 ft. We really lose track of time when we will be in contact with nature and full with oneself.

After enjoying a wonderful view of the great snow-capped Salkantay and feeling the force of its living force, we will return through a great landscape of stones and descend until we reach our lunch spot at the Sky Camp in Soraypampa.

The effort is gratifying because we will have an extraordinary experience of the Salkantay trek. Then we will continue our final walk to our transport that will be waiting for us to return to the city of Cusco, where we will arrive approximately between 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

WALKING TIME: 7 hours (lunch included).
HIKING LEVEL:  Challenging, we will cross the highest mountain pass 4,638 m (15,213 ft). Salkantay Pass

Included

  • Pickup at the hotel or accommodation in the city of Cusco.
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English).
  • First Aid Kit.
  • 01 Oxygen Balloon.
  • Entrance to the Salkantay Sanctuary and Humantay Lake.
  • Transportation from Cusco to Challacancha.
  • Cook (Professional), vegetarian option on request at no cost!
  • Food and meals:
  • 2 Breakfasts .
  • 2 Lunches.
  • 1 Dinner (except for the last day).
  • Overnight at Soraypampa Sky Domes camp (dome, quadruple, triple room).
  • Transportation from Soraypampa to Cusco.
  • Assistance 24/7.

No Included

  • Sleeping bag.
  • Trekking poles.
  • Extra weight of luggage.
  • Alcoholic and energizing drinks.
  • Last dinner.
  • Tips or personal appreciation, optional 10% of the cost of your package.
  • Travel and medical insurance.

Recommendations

Packing List

What To Bring

  • Original Passport.
  • Walking Boots (preferably waterproof with ankle protectors).
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho.
  • Warm wool jacket, hat and gloves.
  • Polos or T-shirts.
  • Comfortable pants.
  • Sun Hat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen (Factor 50 recommended).
  • Hygiene articles.
  • Moist towelettes.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Personal medication.
  • Camera or Camcorder.
  • Flashlight with spare battery.

Travel Guide

Prices

Number of persons Price per person

“Trek to the Humantay Lake and Salkantay with overnight in the Sky Dome in 2 Days”, You can leave any day of the week, from March to January. We did not do this hike in February due to the rainy season and maintenance.

TOUR PRICE 2023
GROUP PRICE: US$ 190.00 per person.

  • Please note that WeTravel charges a 2.9% fee, which we ask the customer to cover, as it is due to the use of their service. This tax is for online deposits only.
  • Western Union 5% fee
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ADDITIONAL ARTICLES
There are additional items that you can include on this trip.
Walking sticks (pair): US$ 10.00 per person.

PRICE GUARANTEE
Once your reservation is confirmed, we guarantee that the price will not increase, whatever the circumstances. Therefore, before you book, make sure you have read all the important information about the tour.

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