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Tupungato Volcano

TUPUNGATO is a giant among giants and the third highest peak in the Chilean -Argentinean Central Andes, at 21,681′ / 6,570 mts. This is a great expedition if you have never experienced the Andes, or if you want alternative Andean mountaineering experience after having climbed Aconcagua or other mountain in the Andes.


A peak with a beautiful, remote and pleasant approach to base camp, with perfect altitude gain in between camps, which makes it perfect for acclimatization, it is uncrowded, unspoiled, and only a few hrs from the cosmopolitan city of Santiago. Tupungato can be described as one of the best well kept secrets in the Andes. At 21,681′, this massive volcano with conical snowy slopes of giant magnitudes, pristine, surrounded by 20,000′ glaciated peaks, making Tupungato an extremely desirable mountain to climb and a lifetme adventure.

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Dates of Trips


Nov 23 – Dec 10, 2024
Nov 30 – Dec 17, 2024
Dec 16 – Jan 2, 2024
Dec 21 – Jan 8, 2025
Jan 4 – 21, 2025
Jan 11 – 28, 2025
Jan 28 – Feb 4, 2025
Jan 25 – Feb 11, 2025

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Cost for reserving: $800



Group meets in Santiago, Chile. Equipment check and afternoon briefing at the hotel. For dinner we will have a chance to taste fine Chilean cuisine and wine.

Cost Includes

  • Professional Mountain Guides
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Santiago (four star hotel)
  • all land transportation
  • mules
  • all expedition food
  • all community gear such as tents, stoves, state of the art Base Camp, cooking gear, medical kits, satelite phones, radios, gamow bag, pulse-oximeters, etc
  • Tupungato Climbing Permit.

You are responsible for

  • Flights to Santiago
  • meals in Santiago
  • Personal equipment
  • passport
  • personal items and services (laundry, drinks, tips, etc.)
  • expenses incurred in the case of a rescue.

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