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Amazing experience in 3 days

This is a very friendly walk that gives you an exciting experience and a strong encounter with nature. It takes you to the glaciers in Plaza Francia, at the base of the magnificent Southern Wall of the Aconcagua with its 3000 vertical meters.

About this trekking

This three-day trek has a medium level of difficulty. That´s why it´s the best option in order to experience a special contact with the mountain. Nature surprises us with the contrast between the abundant and colourful vegetation and the magnificence of the mountain, where the cold and the altitude plays their part. The services include professional mountain guide, full- board lodging in base camp for two nights in mountain tents, and above all our experience on Aconcagua for over twenty years. Walking through the mountains, glaciers and rivers is unforgettable; especially when at the end of the path the overwhelming Aconcagua awaits us with its impressive South Wall of 3000mts. The sensation at that moment, we cannot tell you, we want you to have the experience yourself. Start walking with us!

Scheduled Trekkings.

If you are an solo traveller, a couple or a group of friends looking to join some like-minded individuals on an adventure of a lifetime then look no further. We offer some unique scheduled expeditions and trekkings which you can sign up to. All of them have 100% guaranteed departure dates. See below and choose your best preference!.

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Plaza FranciaNov 20th, 2019Nov 22nd, 2019LowConsult0Join nowQuestions?
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Start: Nov 20th, 2019

End: Nov 22nd, 2019

Season: Low
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Plaza Francia 0Start Jan 17th, 2020

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Plaza Francia 0Start Jan 22nd, 2020

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Plaza Francia 0Start Jan 24th, 2020

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Plaza Francia 0Start Feb 19th, 2020

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Itinerary for Scheduled Trekkings.

After you have rested from your flight, we wait for you at INKA EXPEDICIONES office to finalize the arrangements and give you the needed paperwork to go to the permit office and purchase your permit to enter to Park Aconcagua and your bus ticket to Penitentes.
Accommodation: Not included – Meals: Not included- Transportation: Not included
Departure from Penitentes. Transport to Horcones. Arrive to the Aconcagua Provincial Park, to the control post (Ranger Station) next to “Laguna de Horcones.” Start of the trekking tour through the stream of the Horcones river. During the trekking lunch break. Continuation to Confluencia campsite. Dinner and night rest. Accommodation in tents.
Trekking duration: 4 hs. – Accommodation: Tents –Meals: Lunch and Dinner
We’ll trek for about 5 hours until we arrive to Plaza Francia, base camp of the impressive Aconcagua South Wall. From this place, Aconcagua, the Stone Sentinel, appears more magnificent and intimidating than ever. We can see the entire South Wall. This is one of the nicest points of the expedition with a breathtaking first view of Aconcagua that you will never forget.
Trekking duration: 6 to 8 hours – Accommodation: Double tents / dome – Meals: Breakfast – Lunch Dinner.
After we have breakfast and finish the organization of our backpacks, we began the descent to Horcones. Once we arrive at the Rangers office, a private van will be waiting to transport us back to Penitentes. If we have time enough, we will descend to Puente de Inca and see the magnificent landscape. End of services.
Trekking duration:  2 to 3 hours  – Accommodation: Not included – Meals: Breakfast  – Lunch. (Not included: Dinner). Transportation: Transfer Horcones / Penitentes – (Not included: Mendoza – Penitentes)

NOTE
The proposed itinerary can be changed due to weather conditions o other forced situations that put in risk the group security. The guides have the authority to change the program according to their criteria, to maximize the security based on his knowledge and experience.

Included Services for Scheduled Trekkings.

We will get in touch with professional, experimented and highly qualified guides, with degrees and licenses from organisms that guarantee their special training, graduates from th Provincial School for Mountain and Trekking Guides (EPGAMT), the only school that specializes on the Aconcagua, accredited in the Argentine Association for Mountain Guides (AAGM) and members of the Professional Mountain and Trekking Guides (AGPMT). Some of the guides have licences from the UIGAM.
 Transport in a private vehicle to and from Penitentes-Horcones in a private vehicle. We take you from our office in Penitentes to the entrance of Aconcagua Park, to start the trekking.
Confluencia and Plaza de Mulas: All nights of the trekking at double tents or dormitory domes (4 or 8 persons), , Full Board.
Mules for common equipment transportation from Penitentes to Camps back and forth. It means you won’t have to carry any tents or extra weight besides your personal gear. We own our own tame mules and our carriers are experimented, they know and handle their work with these animals, through family tradition.
All meals are included during the trekking. Meals are prepared daily by the cooks. Our diet include, among other things, fresh fruit, meat, chicken, vegetables, fresh eggs, bread and argentine wine. Our meals are energy balanced with all your body requires for the ascent. We are also are prepared to elaborate special meals, like vegetarian, celiac and other kinds.
There is permanent communication, through VHF, UHF radios, Satellite Telephones, between Camps, groups, Penitentes and Mendoza. This guarantees safety and organization that will lead our trekking to be a successful one.
The dining domes are completely equiped with tables, chairs, dishes and electricity, to provide the highest comfort and quality services. You will be attended by our Camp Team, in charge of preparing meals and of offering an excepcional service, a friendly treatment.
We provide our clients with the best mountain tents available. Also we have exclusive dormitory tents for 4 or 8 persons, with bunk beds, electric light and carpet. We have private bathroom for our clients, toilettes at Confluencia Camp. We also offered hot water baths at convenient prices.
Assistance in the obtainment of Aconcagua Provincial Park entrance permits. The Aconcagua is a reserved area, managed by the Government of the Province of Mendoza. To be able to enter the park one must obtain a permit, for trekking or for ascending to the summit. You will be personally assisted in this procedure at our sales office. The permit cost is not included in our services.
Facility for the deposit and care of equipment. A person in charge of the camp supervises your equipment while you ascend. Personal equipment reviews and advice for rental, if necessary
  • Aconcagua Park Entrance Permit fee.
  • Personal equipment (please check the required equipment in this file).
  • Rescue costs or other costs due to the abandonment of the expedition. (Riding mule, pack mule, individual transfers, helicopter flight, extra nights, meals, extra costs for changes in your flight ticket, personal porter service, etc. – It is recommended to take out insurance to cover these expenses).
  • Personal expenses (tips, laundry, phone, drinks, and mule service to transport equipment)
  • Transfer in / out Mendoza – Penitentes.
  • Travel and Medical insurance.
  • Accommodation, meals and Drinks not specified in the itinerary. E.g.: Lunches and Dinners in Mendoza/ Penitentes.
  • Transport in / out Hotel- Airport.
  • Any other service not mentioned as included.

Required equipment list

Light Weight Underwear.
Long Underwear, Tops and bottoms. (Polypropylene or Capilene) cotton blends are not acceptable.
Fleece Jacket: Mid-weight.
Trekking Trousers.
Long sleeve t-shirts
Jacket: Waterproof/ breathable.
Good storm-proof mountain jacket with attached hood.
We suggested: Gore-Tex.Shorts (optional)
Sun hat: Sun hat with good visor and white bandana for protecting neck.
Head lamp (optional).
Sun glasses.
Buff.
Beanie (with interior fleece lining)
Synthetic gloves: 1 pair light weight (pile or polypropylene) -inner gloves + fleece gloves-.
Warm Gloves with WindWall fleece at exterior to block winter’s raw winds.
Light hiking boots or trekking shoes.
Wool socks. (2 pairs)
Liner socks. 1 pair of smooth wool, nylon or polypropylene to be worn next to the skin. This reduces the incidence of blisters and hot-spots.
Sandals (footwear to rest, to move confortably through the camp).
One pair of telescopic or collapsible, optional.
Backpack: 60 liters.
Daypack: Optional but recommended.
Sleeping bag: from -0 º C / -10 º C.
Water bottle: one one-liter water bottle.
Sun screen: SPF 30 minimum.
Lip screen: SPF 30.
Personal first aid kit. Headache pills, injuries kit, personal medication, etc.
Personal Hygiene: Wet towels, soap, etc.
Plastic bags. For pack clothes and keep dry.
Photographic equipment. Optional

In a private trekking you can choose any dates that fit your group and we will arrange all you need for an excellent adventure. Ideal for groups that need an exclusive expedition.

At INKA we have pre-set programs with the same itinerary and services of programmed trekkings but we can customize the itinerary based on your interests.
Departure dates: You or your group choose the best date according to convenience.
Itinerary: You can choose our pre-set program (recommended) or propose one as programs. We advise you according to our experience to see if it is feasible to perform so you can reach your goal.
The group: The number of members per expedition can be from 1 to 12 people
Services: We offer the best professional guides and the best infrastructure in Aconcagua. Transportation, lodging, food … no need to worry about anything … just enjoy and get ready for an unforgettable experience.

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