South Wall of the Aconcagua
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.