3 DAY ACONCAGUA TREK OVERVIEW
Our 3 day Anconcagua trek to Plaza Francia presents an incredible opportunity the experience the South Face of Aconcagua up close without any technical mountaineering skills. A fit enthusiast can delve deep into stunning landscape and trek below the legendary South Face, coming eye-to-eye with a 3,000 ft. vertical ice wall. This three-day trek will have you rubbing shoulders with huge waterfalls and glaciers as you travel the same path as climbers and overnight at our Base Camp.
Our expert team of guides leads all Anconcagua treks. The price of this trek includes all support meals and lodging, leaving you free to enjoy the splendors of this, a great accomplishment, and awe-inspiring experience in its own right. As with all AMG services, we provide the highest quality in care, guides, meals, and equipment as we share our love for one of Earth’s most magical and stunning regions.
Day Before Trek: Mendoza (760m)
On this day, guides will check your equipment and accompany you to rent any missing items.
Day 1: Puquios / Horcones / Confluencia (3,300m)
Meeting with the guide in Puquios. A private van will take the group to the entrance of the park in a private van. You will acquire permits at the park and begin trekking to Confluencia Camp. Mules will carry equipment. At arrival, you will be able to rest. (B, PL, D)
Day 02: Confluencia / Plaza Francia (4,000m) / Confluencia
Trek to Plaza Francia, base of the south face of Aconcagua. This is the legendary and the most vertical part of the massive mountain with views of the 3000 foot walls. Here you will enjoy a delicious lunch and a spectacular view. Then you will return to Confluencia. (B, PL, D)
Day 03: Confluencia / Horcones
Descent to Horcones and last effort in the trekking. (B, PL)
End of services.
Note: the above itinerary is intended as a guideline only. Although every effort will be made to adhere to it, changes may be caused due to weather conditions, transport failure or other unforeseen events. Please be flexible if necessary. Please read our general operation conditions.
Trekking to Plaza Francia
Tents or Bunk Beds In Structure Tent
Price Does Not Include
Entry Permit to Aconcagua Park
Transportation to and from Puquios
Drinks and Other Personal Costs
Expenses for Leaving Early
- Mules from Confluencia to Puente del Inca (around USD $120)
- Transportation between Puente del Inca and Mendoza city.
- Each person is responsible for his belongings and personal equipment.
In case of evacuation by helicopter, climbers are responsible for the cost of mule service to carry personal equipment down, as well as the cost of transporting belongings on to Mendoza.
Sleeping Bag and Personal Equipment
Alcoholic beverages and bottled drinks
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