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SERVICES ANDES EXPEDICIONES

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EXP. 03: MT. ACONCAGUA ARGENTINA (16 Days) 2014
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MT. ACONCAGUA ARGENTINA (6.959 Mts. above sea level)

Mt. Aconcagua, the highest elevation in America (6.959 Mts. above sea level) is located on the western side of the Chile – Argentina border in the province of Mendoza, all our first expeditions which were carried out have been successes. Mendoza province is located at the foot of the Argentinean; Andes its capital city the beautiful city of Mendoza (pop. 1 million) is know as the city “City of good sun and good wine”  “Mendocinos” are Hard working people, proud of their Italian and Spanish ancestry. Mendoza is one of the most beautiful cities in America, and offers first class hotels, the best restaurant and supermarket.

Mendoza is our departure point for the highest mountaineering adventure in America – come with us.

SCHEDULE:

 

01:Reception at the Mendoza International airport–hotel. Night hotel

DAY 02:Meeting with ministry of Tourism in order to get permission to climb Mt. Aconcagua. Night hotel.

DAY 03:Departure from Mendoza and journey by vehicle transport to Puente del Inca (the Inca bridge) which is at (2.726 Mts. above sea level); then on foot on to Confluencia (3.368 Mts. above sea level), hiking activity 5 hours at the night camping.

DAY 04:Day trek and hike to Plaza de Mulas Superior (Mulas square) at 2.220 Mts. above sea level. The base camp activity on foot 8–9 hours, night camping.

DAY 05:Acclimatisation day at the base camp

DAY 06:Ascent to the base camp I Nido de Condores (5.500 Mts. above sea level) there we will keep on the high mountain material and equipment; go up, activity 5–6 hours, next descent to the base camp at Plaza de Mulas Superior, down activity 3 hours. Night camping

DAY 07:Rest day at base camp. Night camping

DAY 08:Ascent to high camp I Nido de Cóndores, up hike activity, 5–6 hours camping.

DAY 09:Rest day camping

DAY 10:Ascent to the high camp II (6.000 Mts. above sea level) up high activity 4 hours. Nigh camping

DAY 11:Ascent to the summit of Mt. Aconcagua (6.959 Mts. above sea level) and return to the high camp I – Nido de Cóndores, total activity 12 hours. Nigh camping

DAY 12:Descent to the base camp and on the Plaza de Mulas down hike, activity 3 ½ hours. Night camping

DAY 13:Rest day at the base camp

DAY 14:Descent to Puente del Inca. Night hosteria

DAY 15:Morning: Return journey to Mendoza. Afternoon: Free, night hotel

DAY 16:Transfer T–OUT airport –hotel to board fight and end of our services.

 

DURATION:    16 DAYS – 15 NIGHTS

SEASON :       December – January

COST INCLUDED

-          Transfer T–IN and T–OUT

-          Hotel *** in La Paz 5 night included continental breakfast

-          Hotel *** in Copacabana 2 nights included Continental breakfast

-          Hotel *** in San Pedro de Atacama (Chile) 1 night

-  Refuge 2 night in San Juan village and Colorada lagoon, exclusive transport 4X4 WD, guide driver Professional  category “C” driver (The best in the Bolivia), expert guide during the expedition and for ascent to the volcanoes, bilingual guide for classic tours English and deutsche, camping organized, collective camping equipment, three meals a day during the expedition (FBP Full Board Pension, Breakfast lunch and dinner), cook, full kitchen  equipment, kitchen tent, dimming / mess tent, general assistance

NOT INCLUDED

-   Airport taxes, restaurant during stays in La Paz, personal equipment, extra expenses during the expedition, such as: drinks, tips, etc.

IMPORTANT

-   All members of the expedition must have the following complete personal equipment, rucksack 70 Lt, good hike mountains boots, feather sleeping bag able to withstand temperature – 20 oC, feather and cold protective jacket / gorotex, respective mat and insulated pad, snow sticks, good wool and cold protective gloves, several pairs of wool and cold protective socks, cold protective pants, lamp with new batteries, general warm clothing, sun and cold protective glasses, sun and cold protective creams, lip creams, personal first aid kit,a small notebook

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