Base camp of Aconcagua's shouth face. Guided trekking program.

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Departure dates:

Aconcagua Provincial Park- Mendoza - Argentina
4 days / 3 nights
November to March
all Saturdays


DAY 1 - Mendoza
Reception in Mendoza City. Permits requestion. Transfer to Penitentes, where the group spend the night.

DAY 2 - Penitentes / Horcones / Confluencia
In the morning, we take a route 7 until Horcones Valley in Aconcagua Provincial Park. Begin the trek to Confluencia, where we will mount our camp.

DAY 3 - Confluencia / Plaza Francia / Confluencia
After breakfast we begin the trekking to Plaza Francia (4100 mts). After 5 hours we arriving to Plaza Francia. Excellent views of the Horcones Inferior Glacier and of Aconcagua's south face. Lunch, rest and return to Confluencia.

DAY 4 - Confluencia / Mendoza
Return to Horcones. Transfer to Mendoza City.

Included services:
- Reception in airport or terminal bus in Mendoza.
- Assistance to obtain the Aconcagua Park entrance fee.
- All the transfers in private vans.
- 1 hotel night in Penitentes (meals included).
- All meals during the expedition.
- Mountain tent for two people.
- Bilingual mountain guides.
- All shared equipment for the expedition.
- VHF radio all the time.

The price of the program doesn't included:
Personal equipment / Aconcagua Park entrance fee (see Information page) / lodgings, meals and drinks in Mendoza / any cost if the climber abandons the trip / personal porters / personal insurance / extras.

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Aconcagua Provincial Park, Mendoza, Argentina