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Argentina Trails a tourism company that designs and operates Adventure travel and special interest. We specialize in Mountaineering, Trekking, 4x4 trips and tailored programs in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru. Argentina Trails guarantees excellent quality service and extensive experience in the sector.





TRIP PLAN


TUZGLE VOLCANO - Height: 18209 ft / 5500 msl - Level: Medium - High

Itinerary: 4 days / 3 nights
Departs from: Salta (City)
Ends: Salta (City)
Season: April – December (Summer: Consult our team)
Difficulty Level: Medium – High.
Elevation: 3412 ft / 1040 metres

Day 1: Salta, Gógota Hill, San Antonio de los Cobres.

Start the trip across national route Nº 51 to San Antonio de los Cobres (12139 ft). Stop at Ingeniero Maury to starts ascending of Gólgota Hill (11942 ft/3640 msl.). Lunch. Descent and continue to San Antionio de los Cobres. Hotel for the night. Dinner.

Day 2: San Antonio de los Cobres, Base of Tuzgle Volcano.

Breakfast. Free time to enjoy the town and acclimatize to the altitude. Travel by vehicle to the basecamp of Tuzgle Volcano, passing the viaduct "La Polvorilla" ("Train to the Clouds"). Arrival at base camp (14108 ft). Camp for the night.

Day 3: Ascent to Tuzgle Volcano, San Antonio de los Cobres.

We starts our ascent early in the morning. Arrival at noon. Lunch. Begin our descent to base camp. Return to San Antonio de los Cobres by vehicle. Hotel for the night.

Day 4: San Antonio de los Cobres, Quebrada del Toro, Salta.

Breakfast and return to Salta. Transfer to airport.

» Usefull Information

The company reserves the right to modify the itinerary or suspend any of the activities when the climate or any other circumstances compromise the safety of the members of the group.

Include:
-Recepción en el Aeropuerto – Terminal de la ciudad de Salta.
-Airport / bus station reception.
-Transfers by SUV or van.
-Equipment for camping. (Tent, kitchenware, etc.)
-Bilingual skilled guide (English -Spanish)
-All meals specified in the itinerary according to the specifications (B: breakfast; L: lunch; S: snack; D: dinner)
-02 nights at San Antonio de los Cobres. DBL room. Breakfast included.
-01 night camping in mountain camp.
-First Aid Kit
-Medical insurance
-VHF

Not Include:
-Flight ticket.
-Personal expenses and tips.
-Meals not mentioned in the program.
-Sleeping bags (can be rented)
-Alcoholic beverages.
-Taxes (transportation 10, 5%)

Recommended Equipment:
Head
- Cap or Hat.
- Balaclava.
- Woll or polartec beanie. - Bandana.
- UV + 90% mountain sunglasses with side shields.

Upper part of the body
- 2 polypropylene long-sleeved t-shirts.
- 2 cotton or polypropylene t-shirts.
- 1 polypropylene long-sleeved undershirt.
- Polartec jacket.
- Gore tex or waterproof jacket.
- Duvet jacket.

Hands
- Polypropylene gloves.
- Polartec gloves.

Inferior part of the body
-Polypropylene long underwear.
-Gore-Tex or waterproof pants.
- Light long pants.
- Polartec light pants.

Feet
- Waterproof gaiters.
- Long socks (3 cotton pairs and 2 thermal pairs)
- Trekking boots.
- Comfortable trainers.

Technical equipment
- Trekking sticks.
- Crampons.
- Back pack (70 lt or more)
- Duvet Sleeping bag (-20 °C)
- Metallic thermos of 1 lt.
- Water bottle of at least 900 cc.
- Insulated sleeping pad.
- Head Lamp (Extra light bulbs and batteries)

Personal Objects
- Sunscreen.
- Lip protector.
- Hygienic bag.
- Personal medicines.
- Others: digital camera, mp3, books, etc.

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