gastronomy along inca trail

Peruvian gastronomy is an unforgettable experience on the Inka Trail, rich in flavors and diversity. The main ingredients of our dishes include rice, potatoes, chicken, pork, lamb and fish, many of them seasoned with Peruvian chili, which varies in color from yellow to red, like the famous rocoto.
Our chefs prepare delicious meals with these ingredients, giving you an authentic taste of Andean cuisine. Along the way, you will enjoy fresh and nutritious dishes designed to keep your energy up as you explore the breathtaking scenery of the Inka Trail. Each meal is a celebration of Peru's rich culinary heritage, combining tradition and flavor in every bite

It is important to mention that if you have any food allergies or follow a vegetarian or vegan diet, Inca Trail Expeditions will adapt the meals for you during the tour.

Our breakfast offer includes:
Pancakes with caramel sauce: inspired by the ancient geoglyphs of the Nazca Lines, a UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Peru.
Thick oatmeal with large chunks of fresh, sweet apples.
Pan Chuta Andino: Traditional bread baked in colonial ovens.
Stuffed Omelets: With peppers, celery, carrots, radishes and cheese.
Enjoy a nutritious and flavorful breakfast, designed to energize you while you explore the majestic Peruvian landscapes.

breakfast inca trail

Snack pack along inca trail

Our Snack Pack
After the daily breakfast, our chefs prepared small snack packs to take along during the trip. These packs are perfect to give you a boost before continuing your adventure.
Sublime Chocolate Bars: Highly recommended to take home.
Candies: Similar to Jolly Ranchers.
Granola Bars

Our Lunch Selection
After walking sometimes up to 4 hours before a full meal, our lunches always offered a perfect balance of protein and controlled portions, avoiding the feeling of heaviness. Our chefs created exquisite dishes that included:
Cream of Asparagus Cream Soup.
Quinoa Soup
Vegetable Soup
Peruvian Chicken Salad
Peruvian Native Potato Chili with Rice and Spinach Pie
Chicken Rolls
Vegetable Salads
Russian Salad

lunch along the inca trail

after lunch

Our Lunch Selection
After lunch, we continued our hike along the trail for about 4 more hours before arriving at camp. After settling into our tents (and getting cleaned up), we enjoyed the traditional tea time, which took place at 5pm and immediately put us in a relaxed mood. These tea sessions included
An assortment of teas (Coca, Anise, Manzanilla, Te Puro)
Hot chocolate
Freshly baked cookies
Crackers with jam, honey and butter
Crispy Wontons

Our Dinner Selection
The final culinary experience of the day was enjoyed at dinner time, with wonderful three-course menus. In their tents, our talented team of chefs prepared the following dishes using only a flashlight and a minimalist propane torch.
Potato Soup
Rice and Vegetable Soup
Andean Corn Soup: More like a chowder.
Steamed trout in a mushroom sauce served with fresh vegetables.
Lightly fried chicken with home fries
Stir-fried noodles with mushrooms and steamed kale
Apple Cinnamon Pudding
Chocolate Cake and Pudding

dinner in inca trail