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Full Day Aconcagua Base Camp Trek

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Mendoza, Argentina
Full Day Aconcagua Base Camp Trek

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icon12 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English
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Get up close to the mighty Mt Aconcagua, South America’s tallest mountain, on this small-group full-day trekking tour, including lunch and round-trip transfers. Enjoy a 6-hour moderate hike through the rugged Andes to Confluencia, the Base Camp from which climbers start their ascent of Mount Aconcagua, and enjoy a prime view of the 22,841-foot (6,962-meter) peak.
  • Discover Mt Aconcagua on a half-day hike
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Hotel pickup, lunch, and snacks included
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Round trip transfer from your hotel in Mendoza
Professional bilingual guide
Walking poles
Aconcagua National Park entrance fee (1500 AR$)
Insurance liability
Ground or air evacuations
Hospitalization or medication of any kind

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

8:45 AM
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • A good level of fitness is required
  • 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
  • What to bring:
  • Fleece jacket
  • Waterproof or windproof jacket
  • Trekking pants
  • Sun hat
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Trekking boots or hiking footwear
  • 2 liters water bottle
  • 20 liter backpack
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 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 a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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a destroyed once-in-a-life-time chance to do a trekking at Aconcagua mt.
, Mar 2019
We waited 2 hrs for pick up and ended up with No tour at all. According to the local tour operator (Andes Verticales) they never have received any reservation, booking or information from Viator for our tour. We ve booked this expensive tour to enjoy this once-in-a-life-time experience. Now we have to fight to geg pur Money back So paying back the money is not enough to compensate the lost holiday day and this once-in-a-life-time experience. to do a trekking at Aconcagua mt.
This was the highlight of our...
Jill M
, Feb 2018
This was the highlight of our trip! Herman was a great guide... we were delayed getting to the mountain accident on the road and then police guided the cars to the Chile border, so slower than usual but the mountains are amazing and so gorgeous to look at. We started late up the mountain - but the weather was great - did not even need a jacket! Saw Aconcagua the entire trek. It started out easy... just slight upward climbing and the adjustment to the altitude was okay... but as you climb upward, the altitude makes you have to stop and breathe more than usual. We stopped for lunch right after the bridge... and trekked on... and made it up to the camp! What an accomplishment.. However, we could not enjoy it because of being late, we had to immediately trek down - did that fast because you have to be down by 6PM... amazing time... and so memorable. You have to be fit and aware of the altitude issues before taking this trip for sure.
The climb to base camp is not, in...
, Jan 2016
The climb to base camp is not, in itself, a tough climb. However, breathing while doing so is a different story. This wasn't unexpected, but is interesting to experience, slowly ambling uphill in aerobic distress. We were not blessed with the best weather for it, in terms of views of Aconcagua itself, but that is the lottery with any such activity. Our guide Rocie was helpful and attentive and a pleasure to be with, and very informative. All in all, a good day out, and a good step towards fitness for later climbs on our overall trip.

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