360º ROUTE

Discover the majesty of Cerro Aconcagua on our ascent expedition along the impressive ``360º Route``. An unforgettable adventure in Mendoza, Argentina!
360º ROUTE


Enter the incredible adventure of ascending Mount Aconcagua through the challenging ``360º Route``. From Mendoza, Argentina, you will venture into rugged terrain and extreme conditions as you explore all sides of this imposing mountain. Conquer peaks, enjoy panoramic views and live an unforgettable experience on the highest peak in America.

360º Route

B: Breakfast / L: Lunch / PL: Packed Lunch / D: Dinner included.
Day 01

Mendoza (760m.)

We welcome you to Mendoza, at the airport a representative of Goldengruss Group will be waiting for you. In a few minutes you will be enjoying the comfort of one of the best hotels in the city. Your guide will contact you and coordinate a welcome meeting in which an equipment check will be carried out and, if necessary, you will be assisted during the rental and/or purchase of what is necessary.

In the afternoon we will have a welcome meeting with all the members of the group.

Day 02

Mendoza / Pampa de Leñas (3.100 m.)

After breakfast, we will cross the width of the Andes mountain range to the entrance of the park. Permits will be presented when we begin our 4.5 hour hike to the campground. We begin to acclimatize, when we arrive at the camp some exquisite snacks and something else await us. We set up tents and rested. (B, PL, D)
Day 03

Pampa de Leñas / Casa de Piedra (3.600 m.)

Early in the morning after preparing the loads for the mules, we headed towards Casa de Piedra. For the first time we will be able to see Aconcagua on its fantastic east face, the Polish glacier. (B, PL, D)
Day 04

Casa de Piedra / Plaza Argentina Base Camp (4.000 m.)

Dawn finds us with our loads ready and preparing to cross the river, a day full of adventure the base camp awaits us, once there we rest and prepare to spend the next 4 nights. We will have WIFI connection, hot showers and other amenities. (B, PL, D)
Day 05

Plaza Argentina

Day of rest and acclimatization. We took advantage of the day to prepare our personal equipment for the climb. Our guides will be available permanently.
Day 06

Plaza Argentina / Camp 1 (4.950 m.) / Plaza Argentina

The main objective of this day is to acclimatize. We will ascend to camp 1, our first step in the colossus of America. Those who have decided not to hire porters will have the opportunity to pack food and equipment for the next few days. (B, PL, D)
Day 07

Plaza Argentina

Once again we rest and acclimatize. Last details before moving to the high altitude camps. (B,L,D)
Day 08

Plaza Argentina / Camp 1 (4.950 m.)

After 4 hours of trekking we will be located in camp 1 -Canada-. Our dream is materializing little by little. (B, PL, D)
Day 09

Camp 1 / Camp 2: Guanacos (5.500 m.) / Camp 1

Acclimatization and carrying day. We go up to field 2 and we can leave some equipment there. This camp offers us an incredible view. We just have to return to our camp. (B, PL, D)
Day 10

Camp 1 / Camp 2: Guanacos

After breakfast, we dismantle the tents and go to camp 2. A 3 or 4 hour trek awaits us. Once settled in the camp, the usual snacks await us. (B, PL, D)
Day 11

Camp 2: Guanacos

A pause in the ascent allows us not only to rest but also to continue with our acclimatization process. It will be a relaxed day and we will take the opportunity to take a very gentle walk through the camp along with a little crampon practice. (B,L,D)
Day 12

Camp 2 / Camp 3: Cólera (5.900 m.)

A pause in the ascent allows us not only to rest but also to continue with our acclimatization process. It will be a relaxed day and we will take the opportunity to take a very gentle walk through the camp along with a little crampon practice. (B,L,D)
Day 13

Camp 3 ``Cólera`` / SUMMIT (6.962 m.) / Camp 3 ``Cólera``

The big day arrived. At dawn we went out in search of our dream. A great day awaits us. After reaching the summit we will return to Cólera. The summit day will be from 12 to 3 p.m. (B, PL, D)
Day 14

Camp 3 ``Cólera`` / Plaza de Mulas

We returned to base camp with many memories to share. There a comforting welcome will be prepared for us. In the afternoon we prepare our equipment for the return to Mendoza. (B, PL, D)
Day 15

Plaza de Mulas / Horcones / Mendoza

Downhill, we have breakfast, we get ready and the return trek begins. In Horcones at the entrance of the park the vehicle that will take us to Mendoza awaits us. (D, PL) (Mendoza dinner not included).
Day 16


Breakfast. End of services. (b)
Days 17 and 18

Extra days due to weather


The above itinerary is only a guide. At Goldengruss Group we will do our best to comply, changes may occur due to weather conditions, transportation failures or other unforeseen events. please be flexible if necessary.



We can also adjust the program based on your experience and needs. This option is available for groups, friends, family. Clubs or people with specific requirements. At Goldengruss Group we have highly trained local guides who will be happy to assist you if required.
360º ROUTE

Available dates

December 2024
Starts: December 17
Ends: January 1
January 2025
Starts: January 11
Ends: January 26
February 2025
Starts: February 11
Ends: February 26
360º ROUTE

Services included
and not included

You have included

  • Transfer in- out.
  • Mountain equipment check and assistance during rental and/or purchase if necessary.
  • Professional Mountain Guides.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Mendoza 4* hotel (double room)
  • All ground transfers
  • Lockers at Puente del Inca
  • Mules
  • All meals during the expedition.
  • Wi-Fi and hot showers at base camp.
  • Common equipment: tents, heaters, emergency first aid kit, oximeter, oxygen, etc.

You are responsible for

  • Air tickets to and from Mendoza, Argentina.
  • Climb Permission
  • Food and drinks in Mendoza
  • Personal equipment.
  • Passport and entry VISA (if applicable).
  • Extra cost in case of leaving the expedition early, for any reason.
  • Portage (if needed).
  • Evacuation insurance “is a requirement of Aconcagua Park.”
  • Any other service that is not detailed as included.


At Goldengruss Turismo, we make a meticulous list with all the mandatory equipment. Once the activity has started there are no possibilities to rent or buy if something is missing.

Before starting the Ascent in Mendoza, the Goldengruss Turismo guides will carefully review all the equipment. This is done, thinking about the safety of each of our clients.

If you don't know where to rent or buy the equipment, or simply don't know the material, don't hesitate to contact us, we will help you find what you are missing.