Each group includes a local trained cook as well as a local assistant trained cook. Your cook and his assistant will prepare delicious and nutritious meals for you. Vegetarian meals are available upon request with no extra charges. Our breakfasts will include milk, coffee, hot chocolate, a variety of teas, bread, butter, orange or strawberry jam, oatmeal, and/or eggs. Our lunches and dinners will include soups, fish, beef, chicken, vegetables, rice, and potatoes.
During the Inca Trail you will find basic toilets and regular bathrooms. During the first day and most of the second day, you will find very basic toilets with no toilet seats. At the end of the second day you will find toilet seats. At the end of the third day you will have regular bathrooms.
You will be able to take a shower at the end of the third day. You will need to purchase a ticket for about USD 2.00. Towels are available for rent at a cost of USD 1.50 each one. At the end of the second day, a few people jump in the creek crossing the campsite. Only a few people do this because the water is very cold.
During the entire trek you will find tap water. If you desire to drink this water, you should use water purification pills. You will be able to buy them once in Cusco at any local pharmacy.
During the Inca Trail you will be able to purchase water bottles, Gatorade, batteries, toilet paper, and snacks. The first day you will find different spots selling them. The second day, you will be able to purchase them at the second resting point (You should be there at about 10:30a.m.). The third day you will be able to purchase them at the campsite only.
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