When you are planning a trip to Cusco it can be difficult to decide what places to keep on your itinerary. However, there is one place in town that is a must-visit and it is without any doubt Humantay Lake.
The Lake sparkles in the Andes mountain range and its green and blue water with snow-capped mountain backdrop makes it an extremely photogenic location and is one of the most well-known lakes in Peru.
The sparkling turquoise water in front of snow-capped mountains emerges as a breath taking landscape for some beautiful and memorable photographs.
The Lake is surrounded by several mountain deities that look as if they are keeping watch over the place. You will feel some amazing natural energy when you stand to look out over the water.
The Salkantay trail is recommended if you are planning a trek to Machu Picchu. It is one of the most beautiful treks and the Humantay Lake comes along the way.
On completing your hike uphill for almost an hour at over 4000 meters above sea level you will get the sense of achievement looking out over the lake.
You might also get the chance to observe some rituals done in honour of Mother Earth. You will come across small piles of stones that have been put there to thank her and in respect.
You are sure to experience peacefulness when you are in the middle of nowhere and surrounded by nature. On the shores of the lake, you will hear wild sounds when surrounded by the mountains.
You must visit the place to experience some amazing natural beauty and marvellous sites in the world.
Humantay Lake is considered one of the best romantic locations. You can come with the person or people you love and spend some quality time in such a beautiful location.
The Salkantay honeymoon trek also offers a unique Andean wedding ceremony by the lake for couples.
As of now, Humantay Lake is a quiet zone for tourists. You should visit the place before more tourists start visiting the place.
The Humantay Lake is a beautiful location in the middle of snowy mountains and you must visit the place when you are in Peru.