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Ojos del Salado

Ojos del Salado (6,893m), Climb the world’s highest volcano in Chile, 13 days

Come and enjoy an unforgettable 13 day climb of the Ojos del Salado, which is the world's highest volcano, with ACGM certified mountain guide Adolfo.






13 Days


Jan - Mar, Dec






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  • Enjoy a 13-day climbing expedition to the summit of the Ojos del Salado Volcano.
  • Climb the Muertas Mountain and the San Francisco Volcano.
  • Enjoy spectacular views from the top of the highest volcano in the world.


The Nevado Ojos del Salado (6,893m) is an absolutely incredible peak in Chile. Second in height in the Americas only to Aconcagua (6,962m), the peak is a wonder in every way. It is also the highest volcano in the entire world! As a result of its lofty stature, this peak is popular with mountaineers from around the world. And, it would be my pleasure to guide you to the top of this great peak over a 13-day expedition that you will never forget.

Located in the Atacama Desert, the Ojos del Salado volcano is surrounded by several gorgeous peaks. And, during the climb, as well as from the summit, you will get to admire several of them. Those peaks include El Muerto (6,488m), Incahuasi (6,638m) and more.

Along with the peak itself, during this adventure, you will also get to visit, explore and enjoy many highlights in the area. Some examples of what you’ll get to see and where you’ll get to visit include the following.

  • Vallecito

  • Laguna Santa Rosa

  • Laguna Verde

  • The Mulas Muertas Mountain

  • The San Francisco Volcano

  • Refugio Tejos

  • Caldera

Due to the altitude of the Nevado Ojos del Salado, proper acclimatization is crucial. As a result, you will get to enjoy two wonderful climbs of the Mulas Muertas Mountain (5,250m) and the San Francisco Volcano (6,036m).

Participants on this trip should be in good physical condition.

If you would like to climb to the summit of the world’s tallest volcano, this is your chance! To join me on this 13-day adventure to the top of the Ojos del Salado, please send a request. I look forward to guiding you.

I can also take you to the summit of the Parinacota Volcano on this 9-day trip.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Snacks

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer

- Drinks

- Clean drinkable water

- Mountain guide expenses

- Rope

- Harness

- Helmet

- Crampons

- Ice axe

- Belay and rappel devices

- Trekking poles

- Camping equipment tents

Price details

Please contact me for pricing information.

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Day 1: Flight to Copiapo, trek to Vallecito (2,800m)

Day 2: Laguna Santa Rosa (3,650m)

Day 3: Laguna Verde (4,320m)

Day 4: Hike up to the Mulas Muertas Mountain (5,250m)

Day 5: Climb to summit of the San Francisco Volcano (6,036m)

Day 6: Rest Day

Day 7: Drive to the Atacama Camp (5,300m)

Day 8: Move equipment to Refugio Tejos (5,800m)

Day 9: Night in Refugio Tejos (5,800m)

Day 10: Climb to summit of Ojos del Salado (6,893m)

Day 11: Reserve Summit Day

Day 12: Return to Caldera/Copiapo

Day 13: Flight back to Santiago


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hosteria Valle Colorado Tafí del Valle Argentina
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Posada La Trinidad Tafí del Valle Argentina
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El Dique Hotel Tafí del Valle Argentina
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About the guide: Adolfo

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For more than 20 years I have worked as a guide in Chile. Join me and I´ll be able to show you the wonderful spots that the Andes offer to those who share my passion for big mountains.

I live in Santiago de Chile, the Chilean capital, where there are many options for high altitude ascents, even over 6,000 meters, in close proximity to the city. I also regularly organize trips to the Chilean Altiplano, where there are many mountains over 6000 meters. However, the main attraction of these trips is to witness the intensity and loneliness of the Atacama Desert.

I would love to have the opportunity to share these magical moments with you and help you achieve your goals and dreams.



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