Summit the top of America, Aconcagua 6962m, Argentina. This 15-day itinerary and small group focus is the perfect option for a good acclimmatisation for a successful summit attempt. We will do the 360 degrees route, from Punta de Vacas ending at Horcones. Karl Egloff will lead this expedition, don´t miss this opportunity!
Fri. 29 Jan 8pm flight international to Mendoza
Sat. 30 Jan Mendoza IN, 12pm arrival Mendoza, free afternoon
Sun. 31 Jan Permits, transfer 2hr Uspallata- mule charging
Mon. 1 Feb Trekking, Pampa de Leñas
Tue. 2 Feb Trekking, Casa de Piedra
Wed. 3 Feb Trekking, CAMPO BASE Plaza Argentina
Thu 4 Feb Rest day, Base Camp Plaza Argentina
Fri 5 Feb Camp 1 – 5100m
Sat 6 Feb Camp 2 Guanacos 2 – 5500m
Sun7 Feb Camp 3 Cólera – 6000m
Mon 8 Feb SUMMIT 6962m – Base camp Plaza de Mulas
Tue 9 Feb Free day Plaza de Mulas
Wed. 10 Feb Trekking out, Plaza de Mulas- Hórcones, Uspallata
Thu 11 Feb Uspallata Mendoza
Fri 12 Feb Reserve day or Mendoza
Sat 13 Feb Mendoza transfer airport, international flight
Cumbre Tours works with the best agency that operates Aconcagua, who offer complete services and logistics: WIFI, Domos Himalaya style, food, wine, hot showers, etc.
All transfers (airport, hotels, Aconcagua national park, roundtrip)
3 nights 3-star hotel in MENDOZA including breakfast (double basis)
2 nights full board Grand Hotel Uspallata
2-3 international certified mountain guides with experience at Aconcagua
Full board Base Camps Plaza Argentina and Plaza de Mulas
WIFI and hot showers free at base camps Plaza Argentina and Plaza de Mulas
Extra luggage storage at Penitentes and Plaza Argentina.
Medicinal oxygen, radio at camps and 24 hour assistance for emergencias
Mules/muleteer 30kg max per person round trip to base camps
Heated domes for service at base camps, bar, mini library, games, tables and chairs.
All meals during expedition (box lunch, breakfast, dinner, etc.)
Gift from Cumbre Tours for expedition
Introductory briefing at Quito and Mendoza
Aconcagua National Park entrance fee.(Latinamericans aprox. 400usd, foreigners not latinamerican aprox. 800usd, exact rates for 2017 are published on. Sep.2016)
International airfare to Mendoza
4 station tents (you can rent at Mendoza)
Personal porters or aditional services at high camps.
Additional costs if guests abandons expedition early or extensions.
Meals and soft/alcoholic beverages at Mendoza o Penitentes.
Personal equipment, personal medicines, aereal or land rescue service, room service, laundry, soft/alcoholic beverages, telephone communications, personal insurance, hospitalization or medicine of any kind, any service not included in this detail.