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Mount Aconcagua climb

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     We invite you to make an unforgettable ascent of Aconcagua via the Classical route!

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The advantages of our tour:
- Route program provides optimal acclimatization for the ascent;
- 5 guarranteed tours in winter 2021/2022; 
- We provide you the qualified guides with wide experience of ascensions to Aconcagua and other known tops of the world;
- Provides multiple backup days for the ascent;
- Climbing of Aconcagua will allow you to test yourself at an altitude close to 7000 m, and will be a preparatory stage before climbing on Himalayan eight thousand. As the highest peak of South America Aconcagua is part of the program "7 Summits" - 7 highest mountains of the seven continents;
  - Porters and mules will carry all the main expedition cargo, which will allow you to go almost light and save power for the final day of the summit.

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Discover unforgettable Andes and enjoy climbing the highest peak in the America! For you - years of experience and a full service from the largest operator. The porters and mules carry equipment, a chef  prepares tasty and nutritious meals throughout the tour, each participant in the base camp is accommodated by one person in a tent in the camps with all the facilities organized by us together with the Argentine partners, two reserve days in case of bad weather, included in the price - all this will make your climbing as much as possible comfortable and productive.

Aconcagua tours dates:

Duration: 17 days

Dates in season 2021/2022:

26.12.2021 - 11.01.2022*

03.01.2022 - 19.01.2022

16.01.2022 - 01.02.2022

31.01.2022 - 16.02.2022

Cost of a 17-days tour in season 2021/2022: from $ 3,404** ($ 3,700** - 8%) + permit.

* - due to the fact that access to the Aconcagua National Park in winter 2021/2022. will be open only from January 1 to February 15 - we conduct an acclimatization program for group 1 in the adjacent mountainous area and enter the Aconcagua park on January 1 (for organized groups, it is possible to replace the acclimatization program with climbing Orizaba (Mexico), Cotopaxi and Chimborazo (Ecuador) ; also you can join the group from January 1 after climbing Ojos del Salado (Chile)

** - when booking tours before September 30, a discount of 5% is provided, for 2 or more participants - 8%

The cost of a shortened 10-day tour (for those who already have the necessary acclimatization) is $ 2,550*.

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The Aconcagua tour program

Day 1: Mendoza (760 m)

Arriving at the airport of Mendoza to 12.00 hours. Transfer from the airport to the city. On this day, you will receive permits to climb the Mt. Aconcagua. In addition, our representative will inspect your mountain gear and, if necessary, will help you to rent the missing things. Overnight at a hotel or apartment in Mendoza (breakfast).

Day 2: Mendoza - Penitentes (2.725 m)

Morning transfer to Penitentes. The goods will be distributed and the mules prepared for the next transition that evening. Overnight at hotel in Penitentes (breakfast).

Day 3: Penitentes - Confluencia (3.300 m)

The group will be driven by car to the entrance to the national Park. The transition to Confluencia camp (Confluencia) will begin after verification of your permits. The gear will be carried by mules. Part of the equipment will be delivered to camp Confluencia, and other - directly to the camp Plaza de Mulas, where you will find it in our camp after 2 days. Upon arrival to the camp we can relax (breakfast, lunchbox, dinner).

Day 4: Confluencia - Plaza Francia (4.000 m) - Confluencia

Ascent to the Plaza Francia (Plaza Francia), the foot of the southern wall of the Aconcagua mountain. Here we will have lunch with scenic mountain views. Then return to the camp Confluencia. This hike is an important part of the acclimatization process. If all group members have acclimatization at altitudes up to 5000 meters (for example, after Mt. Elbrus or Kilimanjaro) - you can reduce the day and at once leave for the camp Plaza de Mulas (Plaza de Mulas) and spend the night there (breakfast, lunchbox, dinner).

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Day 5: Confluencia - Plaza de Mulas (4.400 m)

The hike to the base camp Plaza de Mulas (Plaza de Mulas) takes about 8 hours. Overnight at the camp equipped with all necessary amenities (breakfast, lunchbox, dinner).

Day 6: Acclimatization hike to Mt. Bonete in the surrounding area.

Preparation of loads for the carrying on the next day. Overnight at the base camp (breakfast, lunch, dinner).

Day 7: Plaza de Mulas - Camp 1 “Canadá” (4.950 m).

After 3 hours we reach the 1-st camp. Lunch, installation of tents. Here already can appear some symptoms of altitude sickness (breakfast, lunchbox, dinner).

Day 8: Camp 1 “Canadá” - Camp 2 “Nido de Cóndores” (5.590 m).

The move to Camp 2, which will take 4 hours. Installation of tents, rest (breakfast, lunchbox, dinner).

Day 9: Camp 2 "Nido de Condores" - Plaza de Mulas.

Descent down to rest. Leave the tent at Camp 2 (breakfast, lunch, dinner).

Day 10: Camp Plaza de Mulas. A day of rest (breakfast, lunch, dinner).

Day 11: Ascent to the camp 2 “Nido de Cóndores” (5.590 m). Breakfast, lunchbox, dinner.

Day 12: Ascent to the camp 3 “Colera” (6.000 m) or "Berlin" (5.900 m).

Ascent to the Camp 3. Early retire before climbing (breakfast, lunchbox, dinner).

Day 13: Camp 3 – summit of Aconcagua (6.962 m) – Camp 3 (or Camp 2 or Camp 1).

The ascent to the summit and return to Camp 3. Beautiful day! Up early, Breakfast and start climbing. You will climb the top, where you will experience unforgettable emotions, and come back down. This evening you'll sleep with the feeling of satisfaction from achieving the goal (breakfast, lunchbox, dinner).

Day 14: Reserve day in case of bad weather the previous day (breakfast, lunch, dinner).

Day 15: Reserve day. Descent to base camp Plaza de Mulas. Free day to exchange impressions of the expedition (breakfast, lunch, dinner).

Day 16: Plaza de Mulas - Penitentes - Mendoza

Descent to Puente del Inca - the last hike in this expedition. Your belongings will be carried by mules. You bring only a light backpack with a jacket and a snack. Transfer from Penitentes to Mendoza. Accommodation in hotel or apartment (breakfast, lunchbox).

Day 17: Mendoza. Breakfast. Transfer to airport.

Price includes

Airport transfers to/ from Mendoza

Hotel accommodations BB in Mendoza for one night before climb and one night after according itinerary (twin or triple room)

Private transfers to and from Pentitentes and Park Gate

Hotel accommodations BB in Penitentes in tourist class hotel

Hot delicious meals and tents at Confluencia and at BC (personal tents at BC)

All meals on the mountain

Group climbing equipment

Camping equipment, such as tents, stoves etc.

Mules for group and personal gear (25 kg/45 pounds, personal) to and from BC

English speaking guide (1 guide for 5 clients, in summit day - 1 guide for 2-3 clients)

Price does not include

Wire transfer fee (if applicable)

Argentina visa fee (if applicable)

International round-trip airfare to/from Mendoza

Climbing permit fee (from $600)

Lunches and dinners in Mendoza and Penitentes

Single room supplement in hotel

Some supplemental snacks such as candy bars

Hot bath and internet in BC

Additional hotels, meals & transportation should the climb end early

All fees for early departure from team

Ojos del Salado (Aconcagua + Ojos del Salado)

Before or after climbing Aconcagua, you can take part in climbing the relatively highest volcano in the world and the second highest peak in America, Ojos del Salado (6893 m).

Dates of tours in season 2021/2022:
January 7 - January 22
January 22 - February 6 

The cost of a standard 16-day tour is $ 2,990*, a shortened 10-day tour (for those who already have the necessary acclimatization **) - $ 1,990*.

* - when booking a tours before September 30, 2021, a discount of 5% is provided, for 2 or more participants 8%

** - when booking a combined tour with ascents to the two highest mountains of America Aconcagua and Ojos del Salado - an additional discount of 5% of the cost of both tours is provided, for example:

- when combining the climb to Aconcagua 17 days and Ojos del Salado 16 days the cost of the combined tour will be $ 6,355 (($ 3,700 + $ 2,990) - 5%) minus Early Bird discount;

- when combining ascents to Aconcagua 17 days and a shortened tour to Ojos del Salado 10 days the cost will be $ 5,405 (($ 3,700 + $ 1,990) - 5%) minus Early Bird discount;

- when booking a combined tour to Ojos del Salado 16 days and a shortened tour to Aconcagua 10 days - climbing to both peaks will cost you $ 5,263 (($ 2,990 + $ 2,550) - 5%) minus Early Bird discount. 

Personal gear

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