Humantay Lake is a relatively new attraction in the Cusco region, it was part of the Salkantay trek route in the past, but now, that the place has more facilities and it is easier to get there than in the past.
The lake is becoming more and more famous, especially for people who are looking for one day of hiking. To visit one of the highest snowcapped peaks in Cusco and an impressive turquoise water lake.
The climbing up is gentle through a very conserved path with Salkantay snow-capped mountain in front all the time. The Lake is located around 13700 feet and for sure you will feel altitude sickness, you should spend some time in Cusco City before this climbing for acclimating your body to new altitude.