Salta - Tusgle Volcano - Llullaillanco - Tolar Grande
Arrival in Salta, pick up permits in the Dirección de Patrimonio Cultural de Salta, gear check and last minute detail adjustments. Lodge in San Lorenzo in Salta.Day 2.
From Salta we will drive through the Lerma Valley and into the Quebrada del Toro, reaching an altitude of approximately 3200m. Accommodation at San Antonio de los Cubres hut.Day 3.
Trekking to San Geronimo (5000 m.) and back to Tuzgle volcano basecamp. Camping.Day 4.
Ascent to Tusgle volcano at 5560m or resting day, depending on conditions and how the group is doing. Accommodation at San Antonio de los Cubres hut.Day 5.
Drive through the incredible dry salt lakes to Tolar Grande. Camping.Day 6.
Drive from Tolar Grande to almost the base camp. Short hike to reach the base camp of Llullaillaco. Camping.Day 7.
Ascent to camp 1, at the base of a frozen lake, at 5800m. Camping.Day 8.
Ascent to the high camp at 6200m. Camping.Day 9.
Attempt to the summit, reaching 6739m and back to
camp 1. Camping.
Descent from camp 1, with all belongings and trash, to base camp and drive back to Tolar Grande.Day 11.
Return drive back to enjoy the greenery of the valley, the taste of Argentinean meat and some excellent red wine. Accommodation in San Lorenzo, Salta Hotel.Day 12.
Day in reserve in case of bad weather or logistical matters.Day 13.
Day in reserve in case of bad weather or logistical matters.
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