Bustling and dynamic, melancholic and passionate – Buenos Aires reflects the many contrasts and the variety that defines Argentina.
South America’s multicultural city that “never sleeps” offers possibilities for everyone: for those who love the nightlife it has shows and events almost at every hour, and for those who prefer a calmer rhythm it has corners that invite to walk through the world of Borges or a scenery recreated by a Tango song.
Watching a Boca Juniors soccer game, eating an “asado” with friends, accompanied by a nice glass of red wine, discussing for hours over a cup of coffee, learning how to dance Tango or just reading a book on a square bench – all this is part of the everyday life in town.
As many travelers come to Argentina looking for adventure, out of this world sceneries and inspiring landscapes, we offer uniquely memorable tours which we like to combine with unique local cuisine experiences.
Travel in the footsteps of a Local
We love to connect travelers with genuine and unique local experiences. We often get questions such us, where is the best place to go in Argentina, best place to stay in Buenos Aires, best things to do in Patagonia, best places to eat in Salta ? In almost every case, the answer to these questions is that there is no “best place”, but the best trip customized for each traveller. All of our tours are customized by our Local Team, and we design our tours with the same spirit that we do it for friends.
We offer personalized, tailor-made private tours. Let us know your desires, and we will customize the trip to match your goals and wishes.
Buenos Aires has that sort of appealing that invites to go for encounters, either with their people, or with its history at the legendary corners of the town. The different architecture styles coexisting altogether, reveals the influence that migration has had during the last century. Culturally, the footprint of the mixture between Gauchos and Spaniards/Italians can be seen in the daily life: the flavor of the food, the passion for story-telling, and of course, the love for football. Don’t miss out to spend some days at this beautiful city, it´s going to be our pleasure to help you to create your own adventure !
Pick up from your hotel, and beggining of our visit to the City.
CITY TOUR DESCRIPTION
Downtown – We visit May Square, host of the most important political events of the country. May Avenue connects the Argentine Congress with the “Casa Rosada”, famous for its buildings that date back to 1880 – 1910.
San Telmo – It is the oldest residential district. The richest families of the city established themselves there since 1600s. They suffered an epidemic of yellow fever and moved to the north of the city.
La Boca – The neighborhood boomed in the 1800s thanks to the port. The port was the government’s main source of tax revenue. It was the Heart of Argentina’s export- led economic boom (1850 – 1930). “Boca Juniors” football stadium is one of the two most famous stadiums in Argentina. “Caminito Street, the most famous street, due to its vivid colors, and tango atmosphere.
Puerto Madero – When the Yellow Fever hit La Boca, the city authorities decided to build a new port, which was named Puerto Madero, alter its designer. This expensive Project was executed and shortly after its inauguration, it was abandoned, since the shallowness of the water obstructed the passage of the increasingly large ships. The docks of this port were abandoned for decades, until in the 1990s, a major urban development Project transformed them into modern buildings, which are now a major attraction of the city.
Retiro – It is a major transportation Terminal and connecting point, especially for trains and long- distance buses. It Houses the tallest buildings of the financial and commercial centre of the city.
Palermo – This residential neighborhood is known for its enormous parks. “Palermo Chico” known for its stylish residential mansions.
Recoleta – Its museums, cemetery and beautiful French style buildings make it the most distinguished neighbourhood of the city.
Transfer back to the hotel.
Our guide will pick you up from the hotel and we will head to Tigre, in order to enjoy of this singular place in the outskirts of the city. Bring a jacket, sun block, a hat, and enjoy!
The history of Tigre dates back to a port on the banks of “Las Conchas” river, named after the sea shells debris that was abundant in the riverbed. The name “Tigre, refers to the “yaguareté” or American tiger a dangerous animal that prowled the area threatening the population. The delta consists of about five thousand islands and three hundred and fifty streams and rivers.
The area boomed at the end of the XIX century with the high society and politics meeting at the Tigre Hotel and Tigre Club.
Rowing is one of the main attractions of the area. Several Rowing Clubs can be find in the area. President Sarmiento was a great developer of the area, he owned a house in one of the islands. The current delta population is 3000 residents and its islands are exploited to supply the cellulose, paper & plywood industries. As from those days a visit to the delta is a “must” to all visitors to Buenos Aires.You will have your own personal tour guide and driver leading you to Tigre town. Once in Tigre you will sail on a private boat & enjoy lunch on board. If the weather is warm, you can bring your bathing suit and swim !
Transfer back to the hotel
At an agreed upon time, we will go to a local studio in order to take tango lessons with professional dancers. There we will learn the basic steps and movements, and we will have a historical and theoretical reference of the Tango dance. The class is about 1:30 hs and with 2 teachers (a man and a woman).
In the evening, we will head to one of the historical and “Notables” cafés de Buenos Aires, where we will have dinner and then we will see professional tango dancers performing on stage, in a show where other native dances and music bands take part. Pick up time around 20.30 hs, and drop off around midnight.
In the morning, our guide will pick you up in order to start the excursion to San Antonio de Areco, a traditional town about 1:30 hs from Buenos Aires city.
We will visit this old town, where the footprints of the Gaucho’s can be seen in an exceptional way. Apart from the everyday life of this place, that continues taking part nowadays, you will be able to see the silversmith workshop (how they build leather and silver traditional elements, such as “mates” and belts, etc), the museums (such as Ricardo Guiraldes, who wrote “Segundo Sombras”) and enjoy of a lunch at a “Pulpería”.
Transfer back to the hotel in the late afternoon.
The POLO TOUR EXPERIENCE is to enjoy a day at a farm with the best polo of the world every day of the year and only 50 km away from the city.
We would take you to the fields of one of the most important family of Polo, the Cambiaso’s family (being Adolfo Cambiaso the best player in the world), making this day an unforgettable experience with the sport, horses and our pampas.
At the estancia we will introduce you to the world of Polo. They will inform you on the rules of the game, the history and the active participation that the polo and its protagonists have in the world. Additionally you will learn about the horses that are being used, its selection, raising and training.
You will enjoy two hours of Polo Clinic, including a theoretical part, in which the student is always accompanied by bilingual professional instructors of polo who are following the apprentice with another horse. The class is given both for beginners and for advanced players.
Transfer to/from the Estancia
Specialized bilingual guide in Polo
Equipment for the Polo clinic
Theoretical and practical Polo clinic with a professional professor
A BBQ lunch can be added upon request.
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