Climbing the highest mountain in America is a deep and fascinating experience.

Its Normal Route travels along Horcones Valley from Aconcagua South face to North-West face, where Plaza de Mulas base camp is located. Many climbers around the world choose this supported way to the summit.

Our services include lodging in high quality altitude tents, meal services in comfortable dome tents at base camps, load transfers by mules and porters; and the best Mountain Guides with leadership and management on safety and risks.

Day 1: Airport - Mendoza City

(750 masl – 2,460 feet). Transfer to Mendoza City. Hotel night.

Day 2: Mendoza City – Penitentes

(2,600 masl – 8,532 feet). Advice in entrance permit step. Transfer to Penitentes Ski resort. Dinner and night in hotel..

Day 3: Pententes – Horcones – Confluencia

(3,400 masl – 11,152 feet). Transfer to Horcones. Hike to the first approach camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 4: Confluencia – Plaza Francia – Confluencia

(4,100 masl – 13,448 feet). Acclimatization Hike to the South Face viewpoint. Returno to Confluencia camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 5: Confluencia – Plaza de Mulas

(4,280 masl – 14,038 feet). Long hike to base camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 6: Plaza de Mulas

(4,280 masl – 14,038 feet). Rest day at base camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 7: Plaza de Mulas – Bonete Peak – Plaza de Mulas

(5,000 masl – 16,400 feet). Acclimatization climb to Bonete Peak. Return to base camp. Tent night. Full board..

Day 8: Plaza de Mulas

(4,280 masl – 14,038 feet). Rest day at base camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 9: Plaza de Mulas – Plaza Canada– Plaza de Mulas

(5,000 masl – 16,400 feet). Port day to the first altitude camp. Return to base camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 10: Plaza de Mulas

(4,280 masl – 14,038 feet). Rest day at base camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 11: Plaza de Mulas – Plaza Canada

(5,000 masl – 16,400 feet). Move to the first altitude camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 12: Plaza Canada – Nido de Cóndores

(5,400 masl – 17,712 feet). Move to the second altitude camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 13: Nido de Cóndores

(5,400 masl – 17,712 feet). Rest day at camp two. Tent night. Full board..

Day 14: Nido de Cóndores – Plaza Cólera

(5,930 masl – 19,408 feet). Move to the third altitude camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 15: Plaza Cólera – Summit – Plaza Cólera

(6,962 masl – 22,843 feet). Hard day to summit. Return to camp 3. Tent night. Full board.

Day 16: Extra day

To be used in case of bad weather.

Day 17: Extra day

To be used in case of bad weather.

Day 18: Plaza Cólera – Plaza de Mulas

(4,280 masl – 14,088 feet). Return to base camp. Tent night. Full board.

Day 19: Plaza de Mulas – Horcones – Mendoza City

(750 masl – 2,460 feet). Hike down to Horcones. Transfer to Mendoza City. Hotel night.

Day 20: Mendoza City – Airport

(750 masl – 2,460 feet). Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. End of services.

Service Included
  • Bilingual Mountain Guides (Ratio: 1 Guide per 3/4 customers).
  • All private transfers:
    • Airport – Mendoza City – Airport.
    • Mendoza City – Horcones.
    • Horcones – Mendoza City.
  • Hotel night 3 stars in Penitentes (dinner and breakfast).
  • 2 Hotel nights 3 stars in Mendoza (breakfast).
  • 2 Camp nights in Confluencia (Full-board).
  • 6 Camp nights in Plaza de Mulas (Full-board)
  • All expedition meals into Aconcagua Park.
  • Altitude cooking gear.
  • High quality mountain and living tents.
  • Pack Mule:
    • Horcones – Plaza de Mulas.
    • Plaza de Mulas – Horcones.

(For general equipment / Personal equipment-up to 30 kg. per person-).

  • Altitude porter:
    • General equipment.
  • First aid kit.
  • Radio communication.
  • Global Positioning System equipment (GPS).
Service does not Included
  • Climbing permit fee (U$D600 – U$D1140, depending on season)
  • Air tickets to/from Mza.
  • Personal climbing equipment.
  • Accident and rescue insurance.
  • Rescue expenses and emergency evacuation costs.
  • Extra expenses cash.
  • Hotel extra night.
  • Drinks and meals not specified.
  • Altitude porter for personal loads.
  • Drinks in Penitentes dinner.
  • Tips.
  • Any extra service not specified in include ítem.

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