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Trekking Plaza Francia, 3 days  
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Aconcagua Expedition

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Aconcagua Provincial Park  
The Andes Mountain Range - Mendoza Argentina  
Trekking towards the South Face of the Aconcagua Hill, from there it is possible to watch the magnificent south face of the highest mountain of the American Continent; you will be satisfied just gazing at it …

About the Trek
This three-day trekking has a medium level of difficulty. That´s why it´s the best option in order to experiment a special contact with the mountain.
Nature surprises us with the contrast between the abundant and colourful vegetation and the magnificence of the mountain, where the cold and the height play their part.
The services include professional mountain guide, full- board lodging in base camp for two nights in mountain tents, and above all our experience in Aconcagua for over twenty years.

Walking through the mountains, glaciers and rivers is unforgettable, specially if at the end of the path the overwhelming Aconcagua awaits us with its impressive South Wall of 3000mts
The sensation at that moment, we cannot tell. We want you to have the experience yourself. Start walking with us!
 


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Trekking Plaza Francia

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Trek Plaza Francia · Itinerary


Day 01 · Penitentes confluencia
Departure from Penitentes. Transport to Horcones. Arrive to the Aconcagua Provincial Park, to the control post (Ranger Station) next to "Laguna de Horcones." Start of the trekking tour through the stream of the Horcones river. During the trekking lunch break. Continuation to Confluencia campsite. Dinner and night rest.
Accommodation in tents. Trekking duration: 4 hs.
Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day 02 · Confluencia – Plaza Francia
Breakfast. Trekking towards Plaza Francia. With views of the imposing Southern Wall of the Aconcagua. Lunch break and return to Confluencia. Dinner and overnight camping.
Trekking duration: 8 hs.
Accommodation: Tents –Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day 03 · Confluencia – Puente del Inca
At early morning after breakfast start of return trekking to Horcones. Visit of Puente de Inca natural monument. End of services.
Trekking duration: 3 hs.
Meals: Breakfast.

Note:
The proposed itinerary can be changed due to weather conditions o other forced situations that put in risk the group security. The guides have the authority to change the program according to their criteria. You can be sure the changes are to maximize your safety. And they are based on our guides knowledge and experience.



Trek Plaza Francia · Included Services

Professional Guides
We are all professional, experimented and highly qualified guides, with degrees and licenses from organisms that guarantee their special training, graduates from the Provincial School for Mountain and Trekking Guides (EPGAMT), the only school that specializes on the Aconcagua, accredited in the Argentine Association for Mountain Guides (AAGM) and members of the Professional Mountain and Trekking Guides (AGPMT). Some of the guides have licences from the UIGAM.

Transportation
All the transportation are in private vehicle.
Transport Penitentes – Horcones, Aconcagua Park Entrance – Puente del Inca.

Dormitory Tents
Four (4) nights of lodging at double tents. We provide our clients with the best mountain tents available, equipped with comfortable mats. Also we have exclusive bathroom for our clients.

Meals
All meals are included during the trekking. Meals and lunchs are prepared daily by the cooks. Our meals are energy balanced with all your body requires for the trekking. We are also prepared to elaborate special meals, vegetarian and other kinds.

Communications
There is permanent communication, 24 hours a day, through VHF, UHF radios, Satellite Telephones, between Camps and Penitentes and Mendoza. This guarantees a safety experience.

Dining Domes
The kitchen and dining domes are completely equiped with tables, chairs, dishes, electricity and heat, to provide the highest comfort and quality services. They are attended by our Camp Team, in charge of preparing meals and of offering an excepcional service, a friendly treatment.

Medical Equipment
Our Camps have their own first aid kits for an immediate response under any situation.


This program does not include:
* Aconcagua Park trekking fee (tax charged by Mendoza government, according to dates)
* Personal equipment (See equipment you need)
* Transportation Mendoza – Penitentes
* Other items not specified above.
* All other services not listed as included.
 
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