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Humantay Lake Day Trip, Full Day (Private Service)

One Day Trek To Humantay Lake Private Tour

Humantay Lake Full-Day Tour– Visit this beautiful Humantay Lake in one day from Cusco without camping and live this unique experience; traveling through the local indigenous villages of Iscuchaca, Limatambo and Mollepata that keep alive the Inca traditions. This private full day trip to Humantay Lake is one of the best day trips in Cusco to one of the most impressive turquoise lakes in Peru!

The Lake Humantay 1 Day Hike is the best option for those looking for short hikes and nature lovers! If you are planning a trip to Peru, don’t miss this hidden gem that offers you a perfect place to spend a nice relaxing day. At Peru Spirit Adventure we work hard so that your trip is as planned, on the Humantay Lake day tour you also have the option of reaching the Humantay Lagoon on horseback, this is highly recommended for those who feel that they have not yet adapted to the altitude, or if they have a physical and health problem, we will ensure that you do not miss this incredible adventure.

This famous Humantay Lake 1 day hike is nestled along the famous Salkantay trek at the base of the glacial mountain of Humantay and surrounded by the most holly mountains as Salkantay and Humantay, located in the Vilcabamba mountain range.

Humantay Lake or Humantay Lagoon normally is seen on the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days / 4 Nights with spectacular landscapes, with exotic flora and fauna along this adventure hike through beautiful valleys and white mountains especially the Humantay lagoon considered one of the mountains and most sacred lagoons in the region.

Humantay Lake Full-day Tour is approximately 10km/6.2miles round trip and goes from 3900m/12,795 ft to 4200m/13,780ft. The Humantay Lake 1 Day Hike is highly recommended in the dry season (April- November). Join us for the adventure of a lifetime and book your spot today!

Humantay Lake — An Amazing Day Trip From Cusco Peru

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Trip  Overview

  • Tour Type: Full Day Adventure — Private Service ONLY!
  • Distance: 10km/6.2miles Round Trip
  • Elevation: 3900m/12,795 ft to 4200m/13,780ft.
  • Difficulty: Moderate/Difficult

Private guided tour to Humantay Lake from Cusco, let you avoid the crowds and enjoy a personalized experience while hiking through the valleys of Salkantay Mountain toward the turquoise waters of Humantay, one of the most important lakes in Incan mythology.

Get insight into Incan history and culture from your guide while hiking to the Humantay Lake Full Day Tour and Ensures a personalized experience

The Humantay Laggon is located along the popular Salkantay trekking route and Humantay Lake ranks among Peru’s top natural attractions — but its remote location makes access a challenge. On our private tour, hike to the lake with entry fees and meals included — with your Peru Spirit Adventure’s private guide to lead the way. Delve into Peru’s wilderness landscapes and admire panoramic views over the beautiful lake and mountain scenery

Private Full Day Trip to Humantay Lake — Highlights

  • Amazing view of Salkantay and Humantay Peaks
  • Visiting the majestic unbelievable turquoise Humantay Lake
  • Hiking on the Salkantay trail
  • Beautiful rock formations
  • Visiting isolated villages
  • Spectacular scenery with flora & wildlife

Consideration for Humantay Lake Tour – 1 Day

For the Humantay Lake day trip is essential to be properly acclimatized for this hike, spending at least two or three days in Cusco (or equivalent altitude) before starting. Minimum passengers necessary for trek departure: 2 people (small groups, 1 person or private/custom treks possible with extra fee). Maximum trekkers per group: 8 people (special, private party groups can exceed maximum).

Humantay Lake Day Trip, Full Day

Day 1: Cusco – Soraypampa – Humantay Lake – Soraypamapa – Cusco

We pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 4:30 am early in the morning, to begin our day trip to the Lake Humantay and then we travel in our private transport for 3.5 hours to the trailhead called Soraypampa (3900m/ 12,795ff), located in the lush valley of the Apurimac River. Here, we will enjoy hot breakfast made by our professional cook surrounded by majestic mountains and valleys, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast with an imposing and impressive view of Salkantay and Humantay peaks.

Humantay Lake Day Trip

Humantay Lake Day Trip

After breakfast, we begin our 2 hour hike uphill to the stunning Humantay Lake located at 4200m/13,780ft. Along the way, your guide pointing out the various flora and fauna and stopping for a postcard-perfect shot of the snow-capped peaks. As well as we will be by surrounded by the Salkantay Mountain, one of Peru’s most sacred mountains, towering 6.271m/20.574feet with a sheer and snowy face. The equally impressive Humantay Peak, rising 5,835m / 19143 feet, is also within view.

Upon arriving at Humantay Lakeshore, we will gaze down on a turquoise lake below, which is surrounded by the steep snow-capped Humantay glacial mountain in the background! At Humantay lake, we enjoy the vista, have some snack, and relax or take photos for approximately 1 hour before beginning the 1 hour hike back to Soraypampa. Back at Soraypampa we will enjoy a hot buffet lunch with beautiful panoramic views of the snowy peaks. Following lunch, we drive back to Cusco (about 3 hours) and drop you off at your hotel.

Humantay Lake Day Trip Includes

  • Pre-Trek briefing the night before the trek to go over the itinerary, meet your guide(s) and answer any questions
  • Private transportation to and from your hotel in Cusco
  • English speaking professional guide
  • Entrance to the trail
  • Breakfast and Lunch prepared by our chef
  • First-aid kit including emergency oxygen tank
  • Chef and cooking equipment and kitchen tent
  • Dining tent with tables and stools
  • All taxes included
  • Small group experience (max 8 guests)

Not Included

  • Flights/Hotel
  • Dinner
  • Trekking poles (can be rent from us)
  • Items of a personal nature and souvenirs
  • Travel interruption & travel medical/evacuation insurance (required)
  • Tip for your guide(s) and trek staff are optional but highly encouraged if you enjoy your trip
  • Personal expenses

The Humantay Lake day trip runs daily with a 2 person minimum. We take only small groups and private trips, to enhance the experience giving you the full attention of our guides and staff. A minimum of 2 trekkers required for this trek. Maximum of 8 trekkers in a group.

  • Price for 2 trekkers: US$ 275 USD per person
  • Price for 3 trekkers: US$ 250 per person
  • Price for 4 – 5 trekkers: US$ 200 USD per person
  • Price for 6 – 10 trekkers: US$ 150 USD per person

Private treks, single trekker, custom treks, large groups, and packages welcome! Please email us to customize.

What to bring for a day hike to Humantay Lake

  • A lightweight, waterproof day pack
  • Sturdy hiking boots
  • Warm clothes and hiking pants, not jeans
  • Layers of clothes for variable temperatures
  • Camera with extra film and batteries
  • Sun protection: sunscreen, sunhat, sunglasses
  • Thermals, wool socks, gloves, scarf, wool hat in cold season
  • Insect repellent
  • Extra plastic bags, especially in the wet season
  • Water proof clothing and or a rain poncho
  • Water bottles
  • Personal medical kit with a simple whistle
  • Extra money for souvenirs, drinks, tips
  • Walking sticks if needed (rentable)
  • Favorite snacks
  • Toilet paper
  • Copy passport
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Humantay Lake Full Day Trip from Cusco

To book the tour “Humantay Lake Day Trip”, you need to provide us the full name of the representative of the group and the date of tour. As the following step you have to deposit of US$ 150 per person to ensure your reservation.

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Where’s the Humantay Lagoon?

Peru is a country rich with culture and natural beauty. Known for the advanced civilization of the Inca, Peru has many breath-taking destinations, both man-made and natural. Representing one of the many magical locations of natural beauty is Humantay Lake. Laguna Humantay lies 4,200 meters (13,900 ft.) up so it is hidden from view from the ground below.

Located in the Andes of Cusco, Peru, Lake Humantay is in a region extremely rich in Inca history. Located right next to the Salkantay and near the Inca Trail, Lake Humantay is often accessed by hiking. The Salkantay trail runs between the Salkantay and Humantay mountains, which are part of the Vilcabamba mountain range. The water of the lake offers one of the most spectacular views of Cusco, Peru. The hike to Lake Humantay requires some effort and is rated as moderate on the easy to difficult scale. However, the end result of being able to stand in the middle of the snowy mountain peaks, on the edge of a turquoise lake, makes it worthwhile for travelers and hikers alike.

The History of Lake Humantay

Lake Humantay is formed as a product of the thawing of a large snow-capped mountain which in turn is part of a mountain range called the Vilcabamba mountain range. What makes Humantay’s lagoon characteristic is the natural color it has since it does not have much marine flora in its waters, it has an indescribable color in words, but understandable to the eyes, forming a unique landscape when travelers seek to capture the ideal moment with their cameras that are so eager to capture experiences and moments of landscapes all this and more make it an ideal place to visit if you travel to Cusco Peru.

The inhabitants of the area know Laguna Humantay as the Humantay Lagoon and it is believed that the lagoon was a sacred area for the Incas. It was common for people to leave sacred offerings on the edges surrounding the lake.

Today, Lake Humantay is often visited by shamans and other spiritual travelers, as well as by hikers and those who want to find this hidden sacred beauty. Many people still continue the tradition of making these stone offerings. The offerings that are scattered around the lake are very visible. The people of this region call them Apachetas. Apachetas as piles made of rocks stacked on top of other rocks. Sometimes the mounds are small, sometimes the mounds are large. The Apachetas are offered to an Inca culture deity called Pachamama.

It is a common ritual to make an offering when arriving at the lagoon. The process begins by first selecting a rock as an offering to be offered to the Pachamama. Then you thank her for having successfully arrived at the lagoon, as well as ask her to accompany you on your expedition before placing the stone.

How to get to Lake Humantay?

There’s no way to see Lake Humantay from ground level. Lake Humantay is a true gem of Peru and like most gems, it takes some work to reap the rewards. Lake Humantay is located at 4200 meters (13,779 feet) above sea level, but there are several ways to get there.

Your options to reach the Humantay Lagoon from Cusco are almost 4 hours by bus or go to Soraypampa from the historic heart of Cusco and then walk. At the end you decide if you want to take a private or group tour. Private Tour To Humantay Lake is definitely the best option! Depending on your hiking experience and the time you have to visit will help you determine the best option. The full day trip to Lake Humantay is ideal for nature and ecotourism lovers. During the tour we will be able to observe the exotic flora and fauna and appreciate the impressive snow-capped peaks of Humantay and Salkantay. The tour to Lake Humantay starts and ends in the city of Cusco. We also offer a horseback ride to Lake Humantay. For more information please contact us at info@peruspiritadventure.com

 

  • Small or medium size backpack (to carry your personal belongings)
  • A hiking pant – not jeans
  • Comfortable sturdy walking shoes or runners
  • Rain coat or rain poncho
  • One warm/winter jacket/gloves, scarf, cap cold, thermal clothing etc. VERY IMPORTANT (the weather is very changeable and unpredictable)
  • Bring some meds! Iron tablets and pills for altitude sickness
  • Sun protection cream (SPF 45 or higher recommended)
  • Extra money for tipping and souvenirs
  • Camera and films

The uphill walk takes between 1.5 and 2 hours on a smooth trail, if you take the same path back it takes 1.5 hours.

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Terms & Conditions

Thank you for booking and/or traveling on a Peru Spirit Adventure tour with Peru Spirit Adventure. We are 100% local Cusqueñan company and legally recognized by Peruvian law. These Terms and Conditions apply to any travel products and/or services purchased from Peru Spirit Adventure. A contract is entered into once PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE receives your booking form and deposit, and we accept and confirm the booking. Please note that travel arrangements are not confirmed until stated so in writing by PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE. All Peru Spirit Adventure based treks and tours are operated by Peru Spirit Adventure.

BOOKING & PAYMENT

To reserve any of our tours and treks services, the customer must submit his or her personal information and a deposit. The personal information we require is the following: Full name (as appears on passport), Date of Birth, Nationality, Gender, and Passport number.

  • A picture of their passport photo page. A camera phone picture or similar is acceptable.

Once the customer confirms their reservation, we will send an email within 24 hours with a confirmation of their tour or trek and the deposit amount and also, details of the services included and not included in the service price. Once we send this information to the customer, if we do not receive any response from the customer it will be assumed by the company that the customer has accepted all terms and conditions. We provide a full pre-tour briefing at your hotel in Cusco. This gives the customer the chance to ask any questions they may have about the tour or trek itinerary.— ABOUT THE BRIEFING: The night before your tour or trek, there will be a pre-tour talk (briefing) at your hotel in Cusco at either 6:00 pm or 7:00 pm. (exact time will be confirmed by email). Once you receive your briefing time, if we do not hear back we will assume it is confirmed by you. Please take this into consideration when booking your travel plans to Cusco, ensuring you arrive in time for the briefing. If your tour or trek begins on a Monday then the briefing will be scheduled for the Saturday before.

  • Please note that it is difficult to change the briefing time and date at short notice. Therefore, if we receive a request for a briefing change less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled briefing, we most likely will not be able to change the briefing time or date. We will, however, do everything we can to change to try and accommodate the schedule change.

DEPOSITS:

We use PayPal for sending deposits, that way you can use your credit card. There is a 6% fee for deposits using PayPal (for the international transfer). We also use Western Union for sending deposits, Deposits through Western Union have variable fees. The deposit amount depends on the type of itinerary you will book, as follows;

  • For all trek and multi-day tours, we require a deposit of $250 USD per person — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For the Rainbow Mountain tours & hikes we require a deposit of $100 USD per person — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For the Humantay Lake Day Trip, we require a deposit of $100 USD per person — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For the Sacred Valley Tours & Trips, we require a deposit of $100 USD (for the group) — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For the Cusco Half Day Tours, we require a deposit of $50 USD (for the group) — Deposits for tours and treks are non-refundable and non-transferable to another individual. There are no exceptions.
  • For large groups, we accept wire transfer for deposits and final balances due. If you would like more information about the wire transfer option, please email us at peruspiritadventure@gmail.com

FINAL PAYMENTS: We accept cash and PayPal for final payments. A client may not depart for the tour or trek until payment in full is received, either in cash or by PayPal.

  • Cash payments are due the day before tour or trek departure and can be paid at the pre-tour or trek briefing. We accept US dollars and Peruvian soles for cash payments. If you will pay in US dollars. Take note. The Peruvian banks are extremely strict about the “quality” of dollars they will accept. Therefore, we have to request that your bills are what they call “unbroken”. Broken bills will not be accepted. Broken means — any tear (even as small as 3 mm) or excessive wrinkling
  • PayPal payments are due one week before the tour or trek departure. a) There is an 8% fee on balance due payments using PayPal. b) If the balance via PayPal is not paid by 3 days prior to trek departure, the PayPal fee will be 10%. Our PayPal email is: info@peruspiritadventure.com
  • All banking fees will be covered by the client

CANCELLATION POLICY FOR TOURS & TREKS:

Notification

  • Notification of cancellation must always be made in writing by the person that made the booking and paid the deposit to peruspiritadventure@gmail.com.

Deposits

  • Your deposit for the tours and treks are 100% non-refundable. If you need to cancel for any reason, as you approach your tour start date, there may be additional cost due. There are no exceptions due to the fact, that PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE expends a great deal of expense purchasing permits, entrance tickets, and making deposits for reservations or services, most of which are non-changeable, non-transferable, and non-refundable by government regulation. We also do not accept medical notes of any kind, as our out of pocket expenses are non-refundable to us.

CANCELLATION FEES

  • Cancellations made 30 days in advance have no charge (with the exception of the non-refundable deposit) with the following exception:
  • Inca Trail treks
  • In the case of cancellation, the customer will not receive a refund of their deposit
  • If the customer cancels between 30 and 10 days before their trek, they must pay 50% of the total trip cost.
  • If the customer cancels between 10 and 3 days before their trek, they must pay 80% of the total cost.
  • If the customer cancels 2 days or less before their trek, they must pay 100% of the total cost.
  • In the exceptional case that a customer decides to leave once they have started the trek, no refund will be given. The customer must also pay any additional expenses they incur such as food, lodging, and transportation. On the last day, the customer will be able to rejoin the group and participate in the Machu Picchu tour.
  • If after the tour has started a client cannot participate in the trek or tour (due to sickness, physical problems, etc.) no refund will be given. The customer must also pay any additional costs they incur for transportation, lodging, and food. On the last day, the tourist will be able to rejoin the group and participate in the Machu Picchu tour.
  • In the case of natural disaster that prevents a service being completed, the customer will receive a 50% refund.
  • In the case of a natural disaster that requires a change in the trek route, but the trek is still completed, there will be no refund.
  • In the very unlikely circumstance that your service is not completed due to a fault of Peru Spirit Adventure, you will receive a full refund (including your deposit).

INCA TRAIL TOURS

  • PERMITS: Permits for the Inca Trail are in your name and can not be transferred to anyone else under any circumstances. Change of dates is also not possible once a permit has been purchased. Permits are non-refundable and non-transferable. The deposit will be forfeited. Please note that this is a regulation of the Peruvian government and not Peru Spirit Adventure (or any agency).
  • In extreme cases when the “Inca Trail to Machu Picchu” is declared closed for safety reasons, Peru Spirit Adventure will replace your trek with an alternative trek.
  • Those who booked PERMITS with a Student ID must bring that ID with them on the trek. If they fail to show this card to the Park Rangers, they will not be allowed entry onto the trail.

CHANGES MADE BY CLIENT

  • Please note that for the Inca Trail, permits are not-changeable, not-transferable, and not-refundable. Dates can never be changed by government policy.

With the exception of the Inca Trail treks, we are generally able to change a trek date.

  • To change the date of your non-Inca Trail trek, there is a fee of US $75 per person if the change occurs more than 30 days prior to trek departure.
  • If the change occurs 21 to 30 days prior to trek departure, the fee is US $100 per person.
  • If the change occurs 10 to 20 days before trek departure, the fee is US $150 per person.
  • Changes less than 10 days prior to trek departure will have varying fees, which can be discussed at the time the change is being made.
  • Changes made must be to another group trek for a minimum of 2 individuals. If a single traveler needs to change dates, and there is not an existing option for that date, the change will not be possible.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

  • We highly recommend travel insurance for all of our customers.
  • Coverage should include baggage loss, accident, emergency air rescue and trip cancellation. Trip cancellation insurance should reimburse you for non-recoverable air or land expenses should you cancel your trip due to personal or family illness, as well as covering any medical or emergency evacuation expenses if you become ill during your trip.
  • In the case of illness or injury on one of our treks or tours, we are trained to provide emergency first aid and arrange transportation to a proper medical facility. However, we are not responsible for the cost of those transportation services or the cost of medical care.

ABOUT YOUR PASSPORT IN MACHU PICCHU, HUAYNA PICCHU AND ON THE INCA TRAIL:

  • Once you book your tour, we send your information immediately to “Machu Picchu Park” in order for permits to be issued as soon as possible.
  • You will need to bring your actual passport for all services. A photocopy will not be accepted.
  • The information we will to Machu Picchu Park includes your full name, passport number, nationality, gender, and age. That information cannot be modified.
    • The only exception is in the case of a changed passport number due to renewal.
      • If your passport number changes between reserving your spot and the start of your trek, you will need to bring your old as well as your new passport to the start of the Trek.
    • If any of the information on your passport does not match the information we were previously provided, you won’t be able to start the trek.
  • If you arrive in Cusco and did not advise us that you have a new passport number, and that your information has changed, Peru Spirit Adventure will not be held responsible. In this situation it will be the responsibility of the customer to pay the extra expense of returning to Cusco or Machu Picchu (transportation, food and other expenses).

TRAVEL IN PERU: Peru Spirit Adventure operates in regions, where standards of accommodation can vary. Transportation and other services might not be like those you would normally have back home. However, we strive with all due care and skill, to provide the best service for our clients. Traveling in Peru requires flexibility, patience, broad-mindedness, good humor and an understanding that changes may be made without notice due to circumstances or occurrences beyond our control. For example: a strike, protest, landslide, bad weather, etc. (Force Majeure). By booking any of our tours & treks, you agree to allow Peru Spirit Adventure to make necessary changes without liability.

FORCE MAJEURE

Force Majeure is any event that PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE cannot with all due care foresee, control or avoid. This covers events such as war or threat of war, riot, civil strike, terrorist activity, industrial dispute, disease, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, fire or all similar events beyond our control. In this case, PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE will not accept liability and reserves the right to change, postpone or even cancel trips. (This is a last option, of course!)

RISKS

By booking any of our adventure trips (Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Lares, Salkantay, Ausangate, Choquequirao, Rainbow Mountain trek and more) you assume the risks associated with personal accidents, medical emergencies, air travel problems etc. For these treks, PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE Agency accepts no responsibility.

FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR ADVENTURE TOURS & TREKS

  • You must advise Peru Spirit Adventure of any medical problems or allergies you may have. You need to be in good physical health, and if your health is questionable, then you should consult a doctor. If you are over the age of 70 years old, then you will need to present us with a current good health medical certificate.
  • You must advise your guide if you wish to leave the group or the camping area for independent walks or sightseeing. If you are experiencing any problems with the services of the guide or tour, please advise the guide in that moment, so that he can resolve any problems.
  • All balances need to be paid in either cash or PayPal (see “FINAL PAYMENTS” section above).
  • In order to receive a student discount, you must send your valid University ID to Peru Spirit Adventure at the time of booking. ID must have your name, photo and valid expiration date. Any card without an expiration date will not be accepted. You will then be required to bring your student card with you on the trek – they will not allow you to pass through the checkpoint without this original card.
  • You will be required to show the original passport (not a copy) that you booked with, at the checkpoint to enter the Inca Trail. If you originally booked with an old passport and then renewed your passport, you must also bring your expired passport along with your new, valid passport to permit entry or they will refuse your entrance to the trail.
  • Cancellations: Your deposit is 100% non-refundable. If you need to cancel for any reason, as you approach your tour start date, there may be additional cost due. There are absolutely no exceptions (we do not accept medical notes of any kind) as our out of pocket expenses are non-refundable to us (see “CANCELLATION FEES” section above).
  • PERMITS: Permits for the Inca Trail are in your name and can not be transferred to anyone else under any circumstances. Change of dates is also not possible once a permit has been purchased. Permits are non-refundable and non-transferable. The deposit will be forfeited. Please note that this is a regulation of the Peruvian government and not PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE (or any agency).
  • All Adventure Treks include transportation to Cusco. The return train route depends on train availability.
  • If you become ill or injured on the trail and are unable to continue, a porter will be provided to accompany you back to an area with emergency assistance capabilities. Helicopter airlifts and medical assistance are at the expense of the trekker. If you are unable to complete the tour due to illness, we will assist you in meeting your group at Machu Picchu to recommence your tour at that point. There will be no refund of the original payment.
  • PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE will take all reasonable care in providing to our clients avoidance of accident, illness, and loss of personal property, and will only employ suitably qualified staff. We accept responsibility for the actions of our own employees. Peru Spirit Adventure cannot, however, be responsible for any action of third parties. You are totally responsible for your own personal property and rented equipment.
  • PERU SPIRIT ADVENTURE does not take responsibility for unfavorable weather conditions, natural catastrophe, strikes, accidents, illness, injury, loss of personal ítems, etc. It is the client’s responsibility to carry insurance to cover these types of events. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the program due to any of the unforeseen conditions listed above.
  • In extreme cases when the “Inca Trail to Machu Picchu” is declared closed for safety reasons, Peru Spirit Adventure will replace your trek with an alternative trek.

VERY IMPORTANT:

  • We strongly suggest spending time at high altitude (above 3000 meters / 9842 feet)- in Cusco or another high altitude area for a minimum of 2- 4 days before undertaking your trip. This is in order to minimize the possible effects of altitude sickness. By drinking plenty of fluids, adding sugar to your drinks, eating food high in carbohydrates, avoiding cigarettes, alcohol, and drinking coca tea (ancient traditional leaf) will help your body acclimatize.
  • We recommend you arrive in Cusco 48 hours or more before trek departure because occasionally we need to leave earlier than scheduled in case of strikes or other events out of our control (see ‘Force Majeure’ section below)

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Thanks again for choosing us and we look forward to seeing you in Cusco!

Peru Spirit Adventure Team!

Peru Spirit Adventure

Who is Peru Spirit Adventure? We are a small tour operator company owned by a local Peruvian experts with more than 10 years of experience as a guide. Our office is based in Cusco, a city in the Peruvian Andes and is located near the central square, Plaza del Armas. Our team is made up of knowledgeable and passionate tour guides from Cusco and Andes with many years of experience Read more

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