Trekking Aconcagua

Trekking to Plaza Francia


A classic trekking in the Andes, which brings you to the base of the mythical Aconcagua South Face which is nearly 3,000 vertical meters covered by glaciers, are a magnificent setting.

 

This trek developed within Aconcagua Provincial Park. You will camp at Confluencia Camp with the expeditions that are beginning to climb up Aconcagua. Here you will find a world of mountains and passionate people who try to discover the highest point in America.

  • COMPLETE ITINERARY
  • INCLUDED SERVICES

TREKKING TO PLAZA FRANCIA – ITINERARY – Heights in meters  

THE MOST IMPORTANT

CHANGING OUR MODERN LIFESTYLE FOR AN ADVENTURE REQUIRES IMAGINATION AND ENERGY.

BEING MENTALLY PREPARED TO ACCEPT THE DIFFICULTIES AND INCONVENIENCES WILL BE THE KEY TO OUR SUCCESS.

  • PREVIOUS DAY: MENDOZA (760)

    On this day our guide will check your mountain equipment and accompany you to hire the necessary things.

  • DAY 01: MENDOZA / HORCONES / CONFLUENCIA (3,300)

    Before going to Horcones, the whole group will apply for the climbing permit with the guides’ assistance. The group will be taken to the entrance of the Park in a private van. There permits will be presented and you will start with the trekking to Confluencia Camp. The equipment will be carried by mules. At arrival, you will be able to rest. (B, PL, D)

  • DAY 02: CONFLUENCIA / PLAZA FRANCIA (4,000) / CONFLUENCIA

    Trek to Plaza Francia, base of the south face of Mt. Aconcagua. Here you will enjoy a delicious lunch and a spectacular view. Then you will return to Confluencia. (B, PL, D)

  • DAY 03: CONFLUENCIA / HORCONES / MENDOZA

    Descent to Horcones and last effort in the trekking. Transfer to Mendoza city. (B, PL)

    End of the 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 VERY CAREFULLY OUR GENERAL OPERATION CONDITIONS. THIS MUST BE SIGNED BEFORE STARTING THE JOURNEY. BY SIGNING IT, YOU ACCEPT OUR GUIDE’S AUTHORITY DURING THE WHOLE TREKKING.

INCLUDED SERVICES

   
  TRANSFER MENDOZA / PUENTE DEL INCA / MENDOZA
   
  MEALS
   
  CONFLUENCIA CAMP
   
  TREKKING TO PLAZA FRANCIA
   
  OUR GUIDES
   
  COMMUNICATIONS
   
  TENTS OR BUNK BEDS IN STRUCTURE TENT

NOT INCLUDED SERVICES

   
  ENTRY PERMIT TO ACONCAGUA PARK
   
  MULE SERVICE
   
  DRINKS AND OTHER PERSONAL COSTS NOT MENTIONED IN THE ITINERARY
   
  EXPENSES FOR GIVING UP THE TREKKING
   
  SLEEPING BAG AND PERSONAL EQUIPMENT
   
  PERSONAL INSURANCE
   
  PROBLEMS WITH YOUR LUGGAGE (LOSS OR DELAY DURING THE FLIGHT)