3 days (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
Get up close to the South Face of Aconcagua during this 3-day trekking excursion from Mendoza. Hike through Aconcagua National Park past glaciers and waterfalls, learning about the native flora and fauna from your naturalist guide on the way. Reach Plaza Francia, an impressive overlook with views of the South Face, one of the largest rock walls in the world. Spend the night in a geodesic dome and meet mountaineers from all over the world. Nightly accommodation, meals during the trek and use of all equipment are included.
- Trek to Plaza Francia to get fantastic views of Aconcagua's South Face, the largest rock wall in the world
- Learn about the region's flora and fauna from your naturalist guide
- Spend the night in a geodesic dome and meet hikers from the world over
- Hike through spectacular wilderness, past waterfalls and glaciers
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Complete base camp services (meals, accommodation, etc)
Aconcagua National Park entrance fee
Personal gear, medications, ground or air evacuations, room services, laundry, beverages.
Hospitalization or medication of any kind and any other service not mentioned in this condition
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
- El Plumerillo Airport, Mendoza Argentina
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- Minimum age is 18 years
- All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire. Some pre-existing medical conditions (asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from taking this tour
- Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Top and bottom underwear (Polypropylene or capeline), long sleeve shirts, fleece and windproof jackets (with a hood), down jacket, wool gloves, liner gloves, hat or cap, fleece hat, trekking pants, windproof Gore-Tex pants, lightweight and thick socks
- Trekking boots ( Gore-Tex models recommended) and gaiters
- Pair of glacier glasses with side cobres (100% UV), headlamp, sleeping bag, hiking poles, mattress, utensils, sunscreen, lip balm, water bottles, large backpack, camera, batteries, personal hygiene kit, personal first-aid kit
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
- OPERATED BY Andes Vertical
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Learn more about cancellations.
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