This Trek the Salkantay includes two nights of acclimatization in Cusco before the Trekking to Machu Picchu, the complete 5 days hike Salkantay to Machu Picchu, an overnight by Machu Picchu in the town of Aguas Calientes and back to Cusco for a last night.
1st Breakfast: is at 5:30am: Porridge, toast, butter, jam, pancakes, fruit salad and yogurt. You can have a hot chocolate, coffee and a large selection of tea is available; english breakfast tea, herbal teas such as chamomile, lemon
grass or simply our traditional coca tea.
2nd Breakfast: is at 6:00am: Omelets, plain bread. Hot chocolate, coffee, english breakfast tea, herbal
teas such as chamomile, lemon grass or simply our traditional coca tea.
3rd Breakfast: is at 4:00am: You will get a cake on this day.
1st Lunch: The appetizer is a scrumptious avocado, main course is a fresh steamed trout
dish with a beautiful red dressing served with garlic bread and a bowl of soup! Drinks available; berry juice,
herbal teas such as chamomile, lemon grass or simply traditional coca tea.
2nd Lunch: Maiz (fresh corn) soup with garlic bread, an asparagus appetizer and our main course is lomo saltado, rice, soy meat and vegetables.
Drinks: Herbal teas such as chamomile, lemon grass or simply traditional coca tea.
3rd Lunch: The appetizer is a delicious Causa Rellena (local mashed potatoes with tuna
sauce in it) the main course will be quinoa soup, steak, beans, salad, wheat, sweet potatoes and garlic bread. Drinks: maracuya juice, herbal teas chamomile, lemon grass or simply traditional coca tea.
1st Dinner: Vegetable soup, spaghetti with 2 delicious sauces. Dessert – chocolate pudding.
Drinks: Chamomile helping you to relax and sleep, black tea lemon grass and coca tea .
2nd Dinner: Chicken drumsticks, meat, rice, mashed potato and salad. A Yummy hot dessert made from maizena.
Drinks: A hot cup of tea, chamomile or any other kind of tea as above. Good night!
3rd Dinner: Another amazing supper! Meat, rolled chicken with a mouth watering dressing and pasta, served with a russian salad. Dessert – slices of peach, jelly and wine!!!
High tea: Every afternoon at around 5pm you will get stuffed with popcorn, biscuits, wantan, jam and butter.
Chocolate, tea, etc. And of course……… it´s time to play cards!!
Hot toddy: A special drink made with alcohol, sugar, hot water, lemon, cinnamon tea and a slice of apple – nothing like warming up!!
Bed Time: 20:00pm – Time to ask for your hot water bottle, especially on the 1st and 2nd nights!!!
Snacks: Every morning before leaving camp you will be given a bag containing your snacks for the walk until lunch; this usually contains a power bar, biscuits, fruit and more…..
YET THERE´S MORE: “CHOCOLATE CAKE ON TREK FOR ALL OF THE SURVIVORS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
*Vegetarian and special diet requirements are available on request.
Pachamanca: This is a typical dish from the desert. It consists of lamb, pork, meat, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and a tamale. First one has to the heat rocks on the floor using firewood. When they are hot enough, the food is placed inside a sack and buried in the hot rocks. The food has to be repeatedly checked to see when it is ready because the temperature fluctuates so much.
Papa la Huancaina: Potatoes served with a special spicy sauce, olives, lettuce and egg.
Papa Rellena: meat-stuffed into potato patties.
Rocoto Relleno: Typical dish with meat, onions, peanuts, milk and eggs. Everything is baked inside of the delicious rocoto (pepper), with potatoes and cheese.
Seco de Frejoles: Boiled beans with a lamb stew in green sauce, always served with white rice and raw onions seasoned with lemon and aji.
Roast Cuy or Guinea pig: Is considered a delicacy and is traditionally served on very special occasions.
Lomo Saltado: This is a traditional Peruvian dish made with sliced beef, hot chillies, and french fries. It is a very easy dish to make. I would like to add that it’s very popular with the more finicky.
Arroz con Pollo: A Peruvian version of Arroz con Pollo; this chicken and rice dish is made in two skillets and is flavored with cilantro, chilli pepper and orange juice.
Pasta: This recipe uses spaghetti squash in place of pasta to make a plate full of vegetables.
Red Salad: If you love beetroot you will love this!!
Traditional Peruvian Chicken Soup: Aguadito de Pollo is a light version of the Peruvian Chicken Chowder (Chupe de Pollo).”
Cream of Asparagus Soup: A yummy creamy asparagus soup.
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