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The Singrenacocha lake, is surrounded by spectacular landscapes and mountains that are part of the Vilcanota mountain range, such as the Wallpayuq, Chumpe and Callangate mountains. This singrenacocha lake is little known and visits what makes it more special. Singrenacocha lake which in Quechua “Sigrina” means Mermaid. From it it is possible to observe the snowy Ausangate.
Moreover, this Singrenacocha lake is similar beautiful than Humantay lake, since the entire color is a real turqouise color, and also we see some snow-capped mountains.
This stunning Singrenacocha lake offers up a great day trip option in Cusco for those looking for amazing mountain views and blue water without much effort.
Day 1:SINGRENACOHA LAKE: CUSCO – OCONGATE – PAMPACANCHA – SINGRENACOCHA – CUSCO
Max Elevation: 4450 m
Hiking Distance: 3 km
Approximate walking time: 2 hrs
To the southeast of the city of Cusco, imposing Singrenacocha lake that changes its color three times a year between shades of turquoise, blue and light green, this beautiful lake is located 100 km from the city of Cusco with a height of 4450m; in the Vilcanota mountain range, very close to the Ausangate Mountain, between the districts of Ocongate and Marcapata, at a distance of 3 hours by bus from the imperial city of Cusco, Singrenacocha Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Cusco region, it is a source of life that houses in its surroundings some high Andean regions, as well as a rich variety of wildlife typical of this region of Peru, such as; llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, vizcachas, condors, eagle foxes among many others.The way to arrive is mainly through nice paved road, and the end is a dirt road with passing many local villages along the route.