Mendoza (760 m). Arrival at the airport of Mendoza until 12.00 o'clock, transfer from the airport to the city. On this day, you will receive permits to climb Aconcagua. In addition, our representative will inspect your mining equipment and, if necessary, will help you to rent the missing items. Overnight at hotel or apartment in Mendoza.
Mendoza (760 m) - Penitentes (2725 m). Morning transfer to Penitentes. In the evening of this day, the cargo will be distributed and the mules prepared for tomorrow's transition. Overnight at the hotel (hostel, guest house) in Penitentes with breakfast.
Penitentes (2725 m) - Confluence (3300 m). The group will be driven by car to the entrance to the national park. After checking the permits, the transition to the Confluencia camp will begin. Equipment will be carried by the mules. Part of the equipment will be delivered to the camp of Confluencia, part - immediately to the camp of the Plaza de Mulas, where you will find it in our camp in 2 days. Not far from the entrance to the park you will see the famous Inca Bridge (Puente del Inca). Upon arrival at the camp, we will set up tents and be able to rest (Breakfast, Lunchbox, Dinner - further abbreviated. B, LB, D)
Confluence (3300 m) - Plaza France (4200 m) - Confluence (3300 m). Exit to the Plaza France (Plaza France), the foot of the southern wall of Mount Aconcagua. Here we will have lunch with a picturesque view of the mountains. Then we return to the camp Confluence. This walk is an important component of the acclimatization process. If all members of the group have acclimatization at altitudes up to 5,000 meters (for example, after winter Elbrus or Kilimanjaro), you can shorten the program of this day and go up to the camp de Plaza de Mulas and spend the night there (B, LB, D) .
Confluence (3300 m) - Plaza de Mulas (4400 m). The transition to the base camp Plaza de Mulas takes about 8 hours. We will stay in a camp equipped with all the necessary amenities. (B, LB, D).
Acclimatization walk around the neighborhood. Preparation of cargo for carrying the next day. Overnight at base camp. (B, LB, D).
Plaza de Mulas (4400 m) - Camp 1 Canada (4950 m). After 3 hours we will reach camp 1 Canada. Lunch, setting up tents. Some symptoms of altitude sickness may already appear here. (B, LB, D).
Camp 1 “Canada” (4950 m) - Camp 2 “Nido de Condores” (5590 m). Go to Camp 2 Nido de Condores, which will take 4 hours. Installation of tents, rest. (B, LB, D).
Camp 2 "Nido de Condores" (5590 m) - Plaza de Mulas (4400 m). Descend down for a rest. Tents leave in the Camp 2 Nido de Condores.
Camp de Mulas Camp. Day of rest.
Transfer to Camp 2 “Nido de Condores” (5590 m).
Transfer to Camp 3 “Kohler” (6000 m). Ascent to the camp 3 Kohler. Early rebound before climbing. (B, LB, D). In case of strong wind on day 12 - depending on the weather forecast, you can return to camp 2 to prepare for climbing on day 13 or make an attempt to climb a day earlier, on day 12, from camp 2.
Camp 3 “Kohler” (6000 m) - the top of Aconcagua (6962 m) - Camp 3 “Kohler” (6000 m). Climbing to the summit and returning to Kohler 3 Camp (if participants feel well, in case of an early return from the summit you can descend to Camp 2 Nido de Condores or Camp 1 Canada). Great day! Early rise, breakfast and the beginning of the ascent. You will climb to the top, where you will experience unforgettable emotions, and go back down. This evening you will fall asleep with a sense of satisfaction from achieving the goal (Z, LB, D)
Reserve day to storm the summit in case of bad weather on the previous day.
Another reserve day. Descent to the campus Plaza de Mulas (4400 m). Descent to the base camp Plaza de Mulas. Free day for exchange of impressions from the expedition. (B, LB, D).
Plaza de Mulas (4400 m) - Puente del Inca - Penitentes (2725 m) - Mendoza. The descent to Puente del Inca is the last hike on this expedition. Your things will carry the mules, and you - just a light backpack with a jacket and a bite. Transfer to Mendoza. Accommodation in a hotel or apartment. (B, LB).
Mendoza. Breakfast. The completion of the expedition.