Rainbow Mountain Trek Food


rainbow mountain trek food


Food and water on the Ausangate Trek & Rainbow Mountain Hike.

Without a doubt, the Rainbow Mountain Trek food that will be provided in this hike in the Peruvian Andes; it will be vital to the success or failure during your excursion. We provision you, with fresh and delicious organic food that will always be served as a buffet. From your breakfast on the first day to your lunch on the last day, it is included in the package.

Following, we will show you a detailed list of food provided on this 4 day hike:

The water while hiking the Ausangate Trek & Rainbow Mountain.

  • The water will be distributed daily; always after breakfast, lunch and dinner. In case you want warm water to wash your face and hands, we will also provide it.
  • Water that is provided to our hikers, will always be boiled and filtered twice.
  • As tempting as it may be to drink the water that comes from the snowy mountains through the streams; do not, as it may contain bacteria your body is not used to.


  • Our food is prepared with organic and fresh ingredients; which we buy from local producers.
  • Meals will be high in energy, protein and carbohydrates; in order to guarantee a satisfactory trip.
  • It is recommended to eat lightly the days before your hike; due digestion over places above 3000 meters is too slow.
  • We will be happy to honor any preferences, restrictions or allergies you may have. We have a strong desire to create an unforgettable trip; on this Ausangate Trek & Rainbow Mountain.

We respect all kinds of wants and needs; If you are vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, gluten free or any other type of allergy we will be honored to provide whatever you need.


Our list for breakfast.

This may vary due to styles and preferences of our cooks and also to the season of fruits and vegetables available in the region.


  • Quinoa-based pancakes, with alpaca and llama designs made with melted chocolate.
  • omelettes made from farm eggs; stuffed with paprika, tomato, celery, green onion and ham.
  • Tart made with strawberries and passion fruit.
  • Traditional Cusco bread.
  • Ham, butter and jam.
  • Fruit salad made from seasonal fruits.
  • Oatmeal or quinoa porridge boiled with apple pieces.
  • Organic chocolate and fresh orange juice.
  • Powdered milk, coffee, chocolate and teas of all kinds.


Food and water on the Ausangate Trek & Rainbow Mountain.

Our bag of snacks includes.

A small bag of snack is necessary to get that little push of easy sugar that our body will need on the Ausangate Hike & Rainbow Mountain.

  • Season fruits.
  • Chocolate and granola bars.
  • Dehydrated fruit and seeds.
  • Andean mint and coca leaf sweets.

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Our list for lunch.

After a long hike our body needs a balanced diet of proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals that our varied menu will provide.

  • Pumpkin, rice, noodle, asparagus, chicken, ash gourd, onion, tomato, corn and Andean cereals soups.
  • Boiled white rice with zucchini pieces.
  • Boiled pasta.
  • Fried rainbow trout, and seasoned with a mixture of tomato, onion and spices.
  • Boiled Vegetables and seasoned with vinegar, pepper and salt.
  • Chicken Nuggets
  • Native potato fries.
  • Pizza, lasagna.
  • Fish, onion, celery, cilantro and peppers marinated in lemon.
  • Lots of variety of typical Peruvian dishes.


Food and water on the Ausangate Trek & Rainbow Mountain.

Our list at tea time.

After a long and strenuous day; you will get comfortable in your tent, take a nap and then enjoy this beautiful moment where you can share many stories and experiences.


  • Powdered milk and hot chocolate.
  • Chamomile, anise, black tea and tea with cinnamon and cloves.
  • Coffee and coca leaf tea.
  • Popcorn and wontons filled with banana, apple or cheese.
  • Cookies filled with butter and jam.


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Our list at dinner.

The last meal of the day will also surprise you a lot. Our expert cook, armed with a headlamp and a propane gas bulb, will do wonders inside your tent.

  • Chicken and vegetable soup.
  • Quinoa soup.
  • Broccoli, cauliflower, beets and carrots warm salad.
  • Boiled pasta with tomato sauce.
  • Chicken wraps stuffed with paprika, cheese and sausage.
  • Apple Cinnamon Pudding.
  • Bananas flambe.
  • Jelly


Food and water on the Ausangate Trek & Rainbow Mountain.


We know how tired but at the same time wonderful, it is to hike through the Peruvian Andes, that’s why; In addition to everything mentioned, we have more surprises for you, at our last dinner on this, 4 day hike to the Rainbow Mountain.


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