10 Days Nature tour itinerary for Ojos del Salado: Scale The Highest Active Volcano In The World
Ojos del Salado
Being 69 meters shorter than Mount Aconcagua, the Ojos del Salado volcano allows you to enjoy the solitary peace of the mountains in an uncrowded place.
MEETING IN caldera (BAHÍA INGLESA)
Meet the Chilean guide at 18:00 hrs to check itineraries and equipment at the Hotel Coral de Bahia or a similar hotel.
Welcome dinner with the team.
Stay overnight at the Hotel Coral de Bahia ora similar hotel according to availability.
CALDERA - LAGUNA SANTA ROSA (3.762 m)
After breakfast, we move to Copiapo for last-minute shopping.
After lunch, head to the Quebrada de Paipote and pass the night in Laguna Santa Rosa.
Spend the night in the refuge.
LAGUNA SANTA ROSA - MOUNT 7 HERMANOS (4.780 M) - LAGUNA VERDE (4.350 M)
Go on an acclimatization hike to the Mount 7 Hermanos.
Later, move to Laguna Verde.
Spend the night in a refuge or tent.
LAGUNA VERDE – MOUNT MULAS MUERTAS (5.897 MSNM) - LAGUNA VERDE.
Another acclimatization hike to the Mount Mulas Muertas.
Stay overnight under the tent.
LAGUNA VERDE – BASE CAMP ATACAMA (5.230 M)
After breakfast, move to the Base Camp.
Stay overnight in the tent.
BASE CAMP ATACAMA – HIGH CAMP TEJOS (5.830 M) - BASE CAMP ATACAMA
Move equipment and food to the high camp Tejos.
Stay overnight in the base camp tent
base camp atacama – high camp tejos (5.830 m)
After lunch, move to the high camp Tejos and prepare for the next day.
Stay overnight at the refuge.
high camp tejos (5.830 m) - ojos del salado summit (6.893 m) - base camp atacama
Start early on the hardest day to reach the summit and then come back to the Base Camp. Enjoy memorable moments on the top.
Rest at the campsite, sleep under the stars.
Make use of this extra day in case of bad weather or emergency.
Spend the night in refuge or tent according to availability.
base camp atacama - caldera
Come back to the sea level and prepare to leave the next day.
Stay overnight in a hotel.
Accommodation in the mentioned or similar hotels.
Fully equipped camps (tents, kitchen equipment and dining room tent).
All meals during the whole trip.
All kind of drinks during picnics/box lunches and/or camp meals (alcoholic drinks just until Laguna Verde).
Security and communication equipment (radios VHF, GPS, pharmacy, satellite phone).
Private transportation during the whole trip.
Bilingual specialized Chilean leader guide.
One guide every 4 people.
Common climbing equipment like ropes, anchors, carabiners, harness, helmet.
Flights and airport taxes.
All kind of drinks during hotel.
Services in Santiago (hotels, transfers).
Personal equipment like all the clothes, boots, gaitors and crampons.
Satellite phone personal calls (no emergency).
PASSENGER EQUIPMENT LIST
Light upper body shirt
Heavy upper body shirt
Fleece jacket medium weight
Fleece jacket expedition weight
Wind/waterproof jacket (Gore tex or similar)
Light weight long johns
Heavy weight long johns
Gore tex (or similar) pant
In town clothes
High Mountain Boots (plastic or similar)
Mountaineering sleeping bag (-20ºC comfort)
Day pack (40l+)
Head lamp + batteries
Ojos del Salado
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