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10 Reasons to Visit the Spectacular Humantay Lake

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.

10 Reasons to Visit the Spectacular Humantay Lake

Some of the Reasons Why You Should Visit Humantay Lake are Listed Below:

Photogenic Location

The sparkling turquoise water in front of snow-capped mountains emerges as a breath taking landscape for some beautiful and memorable photographs.

Power and Energy

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.

Trek Salkantay

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.

Sense of Achievement

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.

Witness a Local Ritual

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.

10 Reasons to Visit the Spectacular Humantay Lake


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.

Natural Beauty

You must visit the place to experience some amazing natural beauty and marvellous sites in the world.

Romantic Location

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.

Renew Your Vows

The Salkantay honeymoon trek also offers a unique Andean wedding ceremony by the lake for couples.

Visit Before the Crowds Get There

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.

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