Tuzgle volcano


Program: 04 days / 03 nights
Start: In the city of San de Jujuy.
Finish: In the city of San de Jujuy.
Minimum group: 2 people
Maximum group: 8 people
Time: April –May – October – November (check dates).
Difficulty: Medium – High.
Elevation: 1040 meters.

Clear dates


The Tuzgle volcano (5544 m.).

It is located within the Argentine highlands, between the border of the provinces of Salta and Jujuy. To access this volcano we made a spectacular tour through the Quebrada de Humahuaca and Puna de Atacama. This mountain is suitable for those who want to start walking in the world of mountaineering. The program is not technically complex, that is, we do not do technical climbing, only an Ascent Trekking. We invite you to live a different and unique adventure, through the solitude of the highlands of the Puna de Atacama.

Day 1: Jujuy / Trek! Cerro Negro 3,600mts. /Tilcara:
Transfer of 2 hours and trekking of 5 hours at a height of 3,350 meters.
Night at Tilcara hotel. 2,450mts. (BXL)

Day 2: Tilcara / Trek C. Morado / San Antonio de los Cobres:
Transfer 3 hours Trekking reaching a height of 4,550mts. 4 hours, Salinas Grandes.
Night at San Antonio de los Cobres hotel at 3,750mts (BXL;)

Day 3: Trek to the San Gerónimo Volcano 4,950mts:
3rd acclimatization trekking, to the San Gerónimo volcano 4950mts. That it will take us about 3 hours of ascent.
Night in San Antonio de los Cobres 3,750mts. (BXL;)

Day 4: Attack on the Volcano Summit:
Trekking and ascent to the Tuzgle Volcano summit, train to the Clouds and transfer in 4×4 to Tilcara or S.S de Jujuy, hours approx. 8:00 p.m. (BXL:)
End of services.

Notes: 1 or 2 more days should be foreseen either for weather reasons or necessary for acclimatization.

The Role of the Guides:
The work of the Guides involves leading the group and supervising the needs of each of the clients, permanently ensuring safety and trying to maximize the chances of succeeding in the Expedition. They will also be in charge of deciding, or modifying the itinerary or suspend any activity due to weather or any other cause, justifying in favor of the safety of the members of the group.

Included services
Professional mountain guides.
Specific advice on materials and personal equipment.
Transfers from the city of Tilcara round trip.
1 nights in hostels, in Tilcara
2 Nights in San Antonio de los Cobres.
Group preparation during the months prior to the Expedition.
Technical safety material, VHF radios, Mountain first aid kit.
Heaters and kitchen elements.
Satelital phone.
Full board (all meals) throughout the Expedition.
Personal accident insurance.
Permanent assistance.

Services NOT Included
Expenses for evacuation and eventual transfer.
Personal Equipment (see request list).
Transfers from the city of origin of each passenger to Jujuy.