*** Aconcagua Booking form ***

 Please sign me up for the following trip:

Aconcagua special New Years extended Falso de los Polaccos trip 2003/2004
Travel schedule
Date Day   Itinerary (Height in meters) 
     
15-Dec 1 Mendoza (760m) Transfer to the Hotel. Lodging. 
16-Dec 2 Mendoza / Puente del Inca (2725m): Procure of permits. Welcome lunch. Transfer to Puente Del Inca. Lodging in hostal. Dinner.
17-Dec 3 Puente del Inca / Pampa de Leņas (3100m):Transportation to the Quebrada de Vacas. Beginning of the trekking to Pampa de Leņas. Camp. Dinner. 
18-Dec 4 Pampa de Leņas / Casa de Piedra (3600m):Trekking to Casa de Piedra.
19-Dec 5 Casa de Piedra / Base camp Plaza Argentina (4200m): Trekking to the Plaza Argentina base camp. Camp. Dinner.
20-Dec 6 Plaza Argentina (4000m): Resting day in the Plaza Argentina base camp.
21-Dec 7 Plaza Argentina (4000m): Resting day in the Plaza Argentina base camp.
22-Dec 8 Plaza Argentina / Camp 1(4950m) / Plaza Argentina. Transportation of material for the altitude to the camp 1, and return to Plaza Argentina.
23-Dec 9 Plaza Argentina (4000m). Resting day in Plaza Argentina, maybe acclimatisation walk
24-Dec 10 Plaza Argentina / Camp 1 (4950m). Climb to Camp 1. Camp. Dinner.
25-Dec 11 Camp 1: Resting day in Camp 1, maybe acclimatisation walk
26-Dec 12 Camp 1 / Camp 2 (5800m) / Camp 1. Transportation of material to Camp 2 and come back to Camp 1
27-Dec 13 Camp 1 (4950m). Resting day in Camp 1.
28-Dec 14 Camp 1 / Camp 2 (5800m): Climb to Camp 2. Camp. Dinner
29-Dec 15 Camp 2/ Camp 3: Rest in Camp 2 or move to Camp 3 (White Rocks or independencia)
30-Dec 16 Camp 2/3 - Summit (6962m) - Camp 2. Climbing day to the summit by making a traverse to the Normal Route and returning to Camp 2
31-Dec 17 Extra day
1-Jan 18 Extra day
2-Jan 19 Camp 2 / Plaza Argentina. Descent from Camp 2 to base camp. Dinner.
3-Jan 20 Plaza Argentina / Pampa de Leņas. Descent from Base camp to Pampa de Leņas. Camp. Dinner
4-Jan 21 Pampa de Leņas / Puente del Inca. Descent from Pampa de Leņas to Quebrada de Vacas. Transfer to Puente del Inca. Lodging in hostel. Dinner.
5-Jan 22 Puente del Inca / Mendoza. Transfer from Puente del Inca to Mendoza. Lodging in hotel. Farewell dinner.
6-Jan 23 Airport. Transfer to the airport. End of the services

Total Costs $2004!

Please charge me the above cost for the Aconcagua trip from Mendoza.

The cost includes
  • All group gear: Tents (shared 2 persons The North Face Mountain 25 tents), stoves, pots, shovel, radios, fuel etc.
  • Guides
  • Mules (max 30kgs pp) to base camp and back
  • All meals from day 2 until return to Puente de Inca (planned day 21, can be sooner)
  • Private transportation Mendoza-PdI-Mendoza
  • 2 Hotel nights in Mendoza (B&B), one before and one after the climb.
The cost does not include:
  • Climbing permit (probably $120)
  • Personal climbing gear and clothing (mattress, sleeping bag, etc.)
  • Transportation to and dinners in Mendoza
  • Additional nights after return to Mendoza (one night is included afterwards, even if we get off the mountain early)
  • Consumptions in Puente de Inca and basecamp

 

I agree to pay a deposit of approximate 15% (US$ 300) within 10 days and the remainder ($1704) the latest 60 days before the start of the trip. By paying the deposit I agree to all terms and conditions as found on this page.

 

Please fill out the form, no fields are required, but it is important we receive your signature and basic and emergency info, just in case. If we receive your passport info etc, we might be of assistance if needed.

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*** Important Notices, Terms and Conditions ***

- The itinerary above is a guideline only and can be changed by the guides before or during the trip due to weather, illness or other urgent circumstances. The program ends the morning after we return to Mendoza even if this is before day 23.

- Deposit: US$ 300 should be paid by bank money transfer to our bank account when signing up (within 10 days).

- Payment: Final payment should be paid at least 60 days before the beginning of the tour.

 

 

Refund, Cancellation & No Shows and bank expenses:

- Land tour cost

For cancellation prior to 60 days before the departure date there will be a cancellation fee equal to the advance payment.  

For cancellation between 20 and 60 days before the departure date there will be a cancellation fee equal to 30% of the total trip costs.  

For cancellation between 10 and 20 days before the departure date there will be a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the total trip costs.  

For cancellation between 0 and 10 days before the departure date there will be a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the total trip costs.

There will be no refund if a member leaves a trip for any reason either voluntarily or involuntarily after the trip has begun. No refund will be made for any services not utilized.

- Bank expenses: All bank (transfer) expenses will be paid by the client. Please make sure you arrange this with your local bank.

 

* Passport, Visa, Insurance. *

- Passport and visa: All members must be in possession of a valid passport and the required visa. 7summits.com and it's local agents will advise and assist, but it is client's responsibility to provide the correct documents.

- Insurance: Members must be protected by insurance that covers cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation, mountaineering and loss of or damage to baggage and personal effects.

 

 

* Hotel accommodations and food: *

People who occupy single rooms by choice must pay a single supplement fee. Please mark the choices that apply to you:

I prefer a single room. (extra costs)

Vegetarian? 

 

If there are any other specific requirements, please let us know here and we will try to accommodate you

 

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I also am aware that medical services or facilities may not be readily available or accessible during some or all of the time in which I am participating in the trip. 

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The deposit and the remainder of the sum should be transferred to the following address and bank account:

If you prefer you can also pay the same amounts in Dollars or Euros, it needs to be transferred to the following account#
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Name:               K.H.Kikstra, 7summits.com 
Address:          2e Oosterparkstraat 156-B 
Zip code:          1092 BR 
City, country:  Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
Bank and #: 
For US$:           ABN AMRO bank# 62.91.56.808
For Euro:          ABN AMRO bank# 62.91.56.670
SWIFT code:   ABNANL2A 
(Bank address: Sarphatistraat 47-55 Amsterdam; not needed for transfer, sometimes the bank wants to know this) 
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Thanks very much for your booking. Any questions can be asked on bookings@7summits.com 

We trust you will enjoy your trip, with kind regards,

 

Harry Kikstra

Director www.7summits.com