South Wall of the Aconcagua

 

Trekking

Departures: Daily.

Meals: According to itinerary. Air Fare: Not included.

Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the american continent 6.959 m. (23.000 Ft.) We propose going through this experience admiring the magnificence of the Andes mountain range, to enter its valley, to cross its rivers, becoming astonished at the imposing view of the giant.

 

Day 1 Mendoza

Reception and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.

 

Day 2 Mendoza / Los Penitentes

Breakfast. Departure to Los Penitentes, 163 Km. from Mendoza, crossing through The Potrerillos Valley, continue to precordillera, arriving at Uspallata Valley, which is a natural amphitheatre. Lunch in Uspallata Village, proceed to Los Penitentes, near Puente del Inca. Accommodation at inn. Dinner.

 

Day 3 Los Penitentes / Confluencia

Breakfast. Transfer to Puente del Inca, proceed to The Horcones Valley. Trekking starts crossing through the homonym river. Lunch. Arriving at Confluencia (3.500 m.), camping in tents. Dinner.

 

Day 4 Confluencia

Breakfast. Trekking to Horcones gorge Inferior Valley. Arriving at Horcones Glacier (4.000 m.), and the finally reaching the South Wall of the Aconcagua Mountain. Camping site. Dinner.

 

Day 5 Confluencia / Mendoza

Breakfast. Continue trekking to Horcones Lagoon. Transfer to Mendoza. Lunch in route. Arrival. Accommodation at hotel.

 

Day 6 Mendoza

Breakfast. Transfer out to the airport.