Aconcagua 360 Route 2017 15 Nights / 14 days

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!

Itinerary

Day 1
Fri. 29 Jan 8pm flight international to Mendoza

Day 2
Sat. 30 Jan Mendoza IN, 12pm arrival Mendoza, free afternoon

Day 3
Sun. 31 Jan Permits, transfer 2hr Uspallata- mule charging

Day 4
Mon. 1 Feb Trekking, Pampa de Leñas

Day 5
Tue. 2 Feb Trekking, Casa de Piedra

Day 6
Wed. 3 Feb Trekking, CAMPO BASE Plaza Argentina

Day 7
Thu 4 Feb Rest day, Base Camp Plaza Argentina

Day 8
Fri 5 Feb Camp 1 – 5100m

Day 9
Sat 6 Feb Camp 2 Guanacos 2 – 5500m

Day 10
Sun7 Feb Camp 3 Cólera – 6000m

Day 11
Mon 8 Feb SUMMIT 6962m – Base camp Plaza de Mulas

Day 12
Tue 9 Feb Free day Plaza de Mulas

Day 13
Wed. 10 Feb Trekking out, Plaza de Mulas- Hórcones, Uspallata

Day 14
Thu 11 Feb Uspallata Mendoza

Day 15
Fri 12 Feb Reserve day or Mendoza

Day 16
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.

Includes:

  • 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
  • Guides logistics (airfare, hotels, meals, transfers, etc.)
  • Assistance for ascent permit.
  • 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

Not included

  • 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.

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