Best Experiences In Latin America - Explore Buenos Aires, The Paris of South America

Best Experiences In Latin America - Explore Buenos Aires, The Paris of South America

Argentina In the Latin language means silver. The original European immigrants assumed that the country was full of silver, and settled in the country in order to search for the precious metal. Unfortunately, no silver was ever found but Argentina is a real gem and offers the best experiences in Latin America. In this tour, you'll enjoy several day trips from Buenos Aires, The capital of Argentina and the Paris of South America as it is often regarded as. Read More

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Argentina In the Latin language means silver. The original European immigrants assumed that the country was full of silver, and settled in the country in order to search for the precious metal. Unfortunately, no silver was ever found but Argentina is a real gem and offers the best experiences in Latin America. In this tour, you’ll enjoy several day trips from Buenos Aires, The capital of Argentina and the Paris of South America as it is often regarded as.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Buenos Aires in a guided city tour

  • Enjoy a cultural and culinary tour of Buenos Aires

  • Encounter the daily life of the Gauchos

  • Visit Argentina's sprawling rural landscapes, the pampas

  • Enjoy boating in the lanes of historic San Isidro

Tour Description

The tour will start in Buenos Aires with a guided city tour. In this tour, you will get the best experiences in Latin America while traveling to the beautiful landscapes and historical sites of Argentina. Apart from adventure, you will enjoy Argentina ’s rich culture and gastronomy. Visit Estancia Santa Susana to explore the daily life of the Gauchos, the cowboys of the fertile Pampas lowlands. Explore their rural traditions, folk culture, and gastronomy delicacies during a genuine barbecue. End your tour by visiting the historic town of San Antonio de Areco.

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 - Buenos Aires Highlights Tour

Join a wide and fun group tour highlighting Buenos Aires’ most attractive landmarks. Visit the world’s broadest avenue and explore the unique contrast between the capital’s most distinguished neighborhoods.

After we move you into your hotel and you settle down, we will head out to symbolic Plaza de Mayo, where the revolution of 1810 was started. Your guide will share insightful information on the square’s importance in Argentina’s battle for independence, before proceeding further to Avenida 9 de Julio, the world’s largest avenue.

Soon, you arrive at enchanting San Telmo, Buenos Aires’ oldest neighborhood. Famous for colonial buildings, the barrio influences with its cobblestone streets, antique shops, cafes, and small restaurants. Proceed to La Boca and its Caminito Street, where you see the popular colorful tin houses.

End the tour with a visit to the capital’s nicest areas, beginning with Puerto Madero and the nearby financial district. Next, travel through posh Retiro and Palermo, before reaching Recoleta and its famous, awe-inspiring cemetery, where Evita Peron was laid to rest. Then, take rest as you to travel back to your hotel.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires Culture & Gastronomy Tour

Discover the culture of Buenos Aires as you learn about its cuisine on this guided culinary tour. An experienced guide accompanies you through historic areas of the city on your way to cafes and restaurants, where you get the opportunity to taste some of Buenos Aires' excellent foods and wines.

Your guide will meet you and pick you up from your hotel and head to the heart of the city. Your first stop is the market in San Telmo, a historic house built in 1897 with the aim of providing for newcomers to the city. As you walk through the market, view antique shops and boutiques selling unique treasures. Your guide then leads you to a nearby cafe, where you get the opportunity to sip on elegant and delicious coffees. Learn the coffee-making process from bean to brew from local baristas, and how coffee is consumed around the world.

Next, visit a restaurant to meet with a sommelier for a guided wine tasting along with small plates of pintxos. After familiarizing your palate with Argentinian wines, make your way to another restaurant for a delightful dinner in a 17th-century home. Savor a taste of the countryside within the city, letting you dine on traditional Asado barbecued meats and traditional desserts in a tavern setting. At the end of your dinner, sit back for a live performance that amazes you with Argentinian folklore before returning to your hotel.

Day 3 - Ranch Day at Estancia Santa Susana

Escape the city hustle-bustle with a day spent at the Santa Susana ranch. Encounter the daily life of the Gauchos, the cowboys of the fertile Pampas lowlands, as you explore their rural traditions, folk culture, and gastronomy delicacies during a genuine barbecue.

Proceed to the northwest into the plains until you arrive at the small country town of Los Cardales, situated about 1.5 hours from Buenos Aires. Reach Estancia Santa Susana, where the ranch team welcomes you with some delightful and savory handmade empanadas. Next, head out for a tour of the ranch, exploring out its museum, church, and working barns.

Get ready for a very exceptional lunch as you make your way to the Asado, an authentic Argentine barbecue. Relax in the mouthwatering aroma of freshly seasoned and grilled meats, enjoy the dish along with refreshing beverages, dessert, and coffee. Your cultural tour doesn't end there, though. The Gauchos round out your day with a magnificent show highlighting the traditional equestrian sports corrida de Sortija (horse taming) as well as a show of regional folk dancing and the tango.

Day 4 - San Isidro & Tigre Tour

Spend a delightful day walking along cobblestone streets, praising the centuries-old architecture, and exploring ancient canals by boat. From the rich lanes of historic San Isidro, proceed to the waterfront to hop aboard a rich craft for a panoramic beautiful ride of Buenos Aires from south to north.

Your guide will meet you at your hotel to accompany you for the day outside your hotel, where you will board a spacious coach for the smooth ride up to Puerto Madero, followed by a dramatic 1.5-hour river cruise to Tigre while enjoying Buenos Aires’ skyline. Take a seat on the large boat and throw off the mooring lines while your captain sets a course for the canals of Tigre.

Enjoy an afternoon ducking between beautiful waterfront mansions and charming marinas before you tie up at a nearby dock. Enjoy Tigre's sights on your own before proceeding further to San Isidro, where you get to appreciate its awesome Neo-Gothic cathedral. Catch photos as you go and listen to interesting commentary about the area's history before returning to your hotel in central Buenos Aires.

Day 5 - Estancia El Ombu de Areco Full-Day Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires with a day spent enjoying rugged horse-riding gauchos, tucking into a pleasant barbecue lunch, and walking around the historic town of San Antonio de Areco. Get a close look at traditional living in the pampas on this immersive journey.

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and set a course for Argentina's sprawling rural landscapes, the pampas. Travel by never-ending fields of waving grass and scrub-covered hillsides until you hit the colonial streets of San Antonio de Areco. When you arrive, jump out and explore the village with your expert guide. Listen to the interesting stories about the area's history as a meeting place for nearby gauchos, and then head to a local estancia for an exciting performance and delicious lunch.

At El Ombu de Areco Estancia, familiarize yourself with the harsh and tumble lifestyles of these Argentine farmers, taking the opportunity to ride a horse, snacking on cold cuts and cheese, and viewing a dramatic performance of riding and roping skills. Wrap up your adventure with a freshly prepared barbecue lunch and then enjoy your scenic ride back to the city.

Day 6 -Departure

Today is the last day of your tour. We will transfer you to the Buenos Aires airport for your home flight. Reach home safely and share your best experiences in Latin America with your friends.

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