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Fixed Departure Aconcagua Climb

Prices start from US$2600.00 per person (based on two) and includes transfer from the airport to a 4* hotel, accommodation at the hotel before and after the climb, private transportation to and from the start of the climb, all food on the climb including cook, porters, mules and muleteer, all camping equipment, and a bilingual professional AAAGM mountain guide.
Permits, food in Mendoza, and personal equipment such as sleeping bags are not included. Quotes for the flights to Mendoza upon request.

2005/2006 Fixed group departures:

Dec 4th - Dec 22nd
Dec 10th - Dec 28th
Dec 15th - Jan 2nd
Dec 20th - Jan 7th
Jan 4th - Jan 22nd
Jan 9th - Jan 27th
Jan 14th - Feb 1st
Jan 19th - Feb 6th
Jan 24th - Feb 11th
Feb 3rd - Feb 21st
Feb 9th - Feb 27th



Aconcagua climb - Normal route 6962m
(19 days, 18 nights)Aconcagua

Day 1: Mendoza
Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Mendoza. In the evening there will be an instructive talk about the Aconcagua Mountain followed by some pictures of the mountain. (Food is not included)

Day 2: Mendoza - Puente del Inca 2726m
Today you will obtain all the necessary permits. Transfer to Puente Del Inca for lunch. During the Inca Empire this area was a strategic point for the crossing of the Andes mountain. Over the last few years it has become the point of departure for every expedition whose aim is to get the summit of Aconcagua. Puente Del Inca hotel was built here and it is the only lodging in this strategic zone, five kilometers from the Aconcagua Park trailhead. Lodging in hostel. Preparation of the loads for the mules. Dinner.

Day 3: Puente del Inca - Confluencia
Drive to the entrance of the Park. Trek to Confluencia Camp. Dinner.

Day 4: Confluencia - Plaza Francia - Confluencia
Today you will visit the base of the mythical South Face of the Aconcagua mountain. This is the most vertical face of the mountain, with glaciers and walls almost 3000 metres tall. During the trekking, you will gain 700 metres that will give your body good acclimatisation. Reach Plaza Francia. Lunch and return to Confluencia. Dinner

Day 5: Confluencia - Plaza de Mulas
Trek to Plaza de Mulas Base Camp through the Horcones Valley. Once you have arrived at Plaza de Mulas, you will spend the night in the fully prepared campsite. With dining tents, another for the kitchen, a third tent for equipment storage, and toilets. Here workers will prepare delicious meals and provide an excellent service. Lodging in the base camp. Dinner.

Day 6: Plaza de Mulas
Resting day. Short trek to the glacier. Practice with crampons.

Day 7: Plaza de Mulas - Camp 1 (Canada) 4900m - Plaza de Mulas
Trek to Camp 1 and return to Base Camp.

Day 8: Plaza de Mulas
Resting and acclimatisation day.

Day 9: Plaza de Mulas - Camp 1 "Canadá"
Climb to Camp 1. Dinner.

Day 10: Camp 1 "Canadá" - Camp 2 "Nido de Cóndores" 5200m
Climb to Camp 2.

Day 11: Camp 2 "Nido de Cóndores"
Resting and acclimatisation day.

Day 12: Camp 2 "Nido de Cóndores" - Camp 3 "Berlín" 5800m
Climb to Camp 3.

Day 13: Camp 3 "Berlín" - Summit - Camp 3 "Berlín"
Climb from Camp 3 to the summit and return to Camp 3.

Day 14: Camp 3 "Berlín" - Plaza de Mulas
Descent to Plaza de Mulas. Dinner.

Day 15: Plaza de Mulas - Puente del Inca
Descent to Puente del Inca. Lodging in the hostel. Dinner.

Day 16: Puente del Inca - Mendoza
Drive to Mendoza. Lodging in the hotel. Farewell dinner.

Day 17: Transfer to the airport
Transfer from the hotel to the airport.

Day 18: Reserve day
Extra day for contingencies that may prevent the normal development of the program.

Day 19: Reserve day
Extra day for contingencies that may prevent the normal development of the program.

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