Short Aconcagua Trek - to Confluencia and Plaza Francia - Mendoza

Short Aconcagua Trek - to Confluencia and Plaza Francia - Mendoza

Short option of trekking in Aconcagua, camping two nights at Confluencia camp (3400)

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Initial time :
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End Time:
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Meeting Point:
Mendoza City
Mendoza, Argentina
End Point:
Mendoza City
35 Km
4 days + trip
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Aconcagua: Stone Sentinel in sight

We present you the most accessible route to get up close to the highest giant in America and the western hemisphere. An adventure on foot up to 4,000 masl, right at the base of one of the most imposing walls on earth, with almost 3,000 meters of unevenness.

Dates 2020/2021

December 6th
January 9th
February 13th

7 days long trek (to Plaza de Mulas or Plaza Argentina):

December 6th
January 9th
January 16th Trekking to Plaza Argentina !: CLICK HERE
February 13th

Itinerary - Exclusive programming in Aconcagua:

We recommend staying the day before in the city of Mendoza.

Day 1 Mendoza-Puente del Inca (2800 masl). Meeting in Mendoza city, bus terminal, airport or we will look for you in your accommodation. 9 am. Guides presentation and equipment check-up. Transfer to the Aconcagua Provincial Park office for the application and payment of ascent permits (consult the procedure online, several days before). Last minute shopping. Transfer to Puente del Inca (2800 masl). Chek In in a mountain hostel. Rest, short walks, hydration. Dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Confluencia (3300 masl). Breakfast. We´ll start with our great adventure in Aconcagua. Transfer to Horcones (2900 masl). Presentation of permits and admission to the Aconcagua Provincial Park. First section of the trekking. We pass through the Horcones lagoon where we get the first great view of the Colossus of America, with its impressive and majestic south wall. We cross the bridge over the Horcones River and continue to the Confluencia camp (3300 masl). Rest. Use of carpones-domes for meals and meetings. We will use mountain tents, from now on, to sleep. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Confluencia (3300 masl). Breakfast. This day we´ll dedicate to make an important walk through the area with options between the viewpoint of Plaza Francia (base south wall) or the slopes of Cerro Tolosa. Return in the afternoon, rest and hydration. We´ll prepare for the next day, very long, trying to go to rest early. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Breakfast. Return to Puente del Inca by the same path of previous ascent. The views of the colossus begin to give us the reverse view and we say goodbye to the provincial park. In the parking lot the vehicle will wait for us to take us back to Mendoza where we will arrive in the afternoon (bus terminal end point).

End of Adventure


Minors under the age of 18 must bring authorization signed and certified by the parents.

speaker_notesIncluded Services:

  • Transfers from and to Mendoza City
  • 1 night of hostel in Penitentes or Puente del Inca
  • 2 nights sleeping in tents in Confluencia
  • Dining tents with tables, chairs and kitchen in Confluencia
  • Dishes (plate, glass, cutlery)
  • Professional mountain guides and helpers (1 in 6)
  • Guide assistants and group coordinators
  • All meals from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 4.
  • Porting of general equipment and some of the particular equipment until Confluencia (mules).
  • General kitchen equipment, first aid and communication
  • Permanent assistance

speaker_notes_offServices NOT included:

  • Ticket to Mendoza 
  • Trekking permit to Aconcagua Provincial Park (USD 120 foreigners).
  • Expenses caused by abandoning the program.
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