Your 6 Day Itinerary to Explore Buenos Aires In Argentina

Author: Srikanth Krishna on Feb 19,2024

Immerse yourself in the cultural, gastronomic, and scenic venture of Argentina. With this 6-day itinerary, make the most of your time in Buenos Aires and its neighborhoods, exploring its unique past and sampling its delicious local dishes. 

 

Trip Highlights

 

  • 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

A tour at a glance

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Buenos Aires Highlights Tour

After you arrive in Buenos Aires, your private guide will take you to a luxurious hotel. Then you will head out to the symbolic Plaza de Mayo, where the revolution of 1810 started. 

 

Give ears to your guide, who shares insights into the squares significance in Argentinas battle for Independence. Proceed to Avenida 9 de Julio, the worlds widest avenue.

Soon, you arrive at enchanting San Telmo, Buenos Aires oldest neighborhood. 

 

Proceed to La Boca and its Caminito Street, where you see the colorful tin houses. 

End the tour with a visit to Puerto Madero and the nearby financial district. Return to your hotel room for the nights sleep.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires Culture & Gastronomy Tour

Meet your guide and head out to the city center. Your first stop is the San Telmo, a historic house built in 1897. Enter the structure to view antique stores and boutiques. Then sip elegant coffee at a nearby cafe. Learn in-depth coffee-making procedures from local baristas and how coffee is consumed across the globe. 

 

After getting acquainted with Argentine wines, head to another restaurant for a toothsome dinner in a 17th-century home. Relish a countryside taste amid urban ambiance. Savor traditional Asado barbequed meats and desserts in a tavern setting. 

After dinner, sit back and enjoy a live performance of Argentinian folklore before returning to your hotel.

Day 3 - Ranch Day at Estancia Santa Susana

Spend a day at the Santa Susana ranch. Head northwest into the plains until you get to the small country town of Los Cardales, an 1.5- hour's journey from Buenos Aires. As you step into Estancia Santa Susana, the ranch team welcomes you with savory handmade empanadas. Start touring the ranch, checking out its museum, church, and working barns. 

 

Make your way to Asado, an authentic Argentine barbeque, for an exceptional meal.  Enjoy freshly seasoned and grilled meats along with refreshing beverages and desserts. The Gauchos round out your day with a magnificent show featuring traditional equestrian sports corrida de Sortija (horse taming), regional folk dancing, and the tango.

Day 4 - San Isidro Tour

Spend a pleasant day strolling around cobblestone streets, admiring the  centuries-old architecture, and sailing through historic canals. Your guide will accompany you as you board a spacious coach for a ride up to Puerto Madero. Later, enjoy the 1.5-hour river cruise ride to Tigre while cherishing the Buenos Aires skyline. 

Take photos as you go and listen to the 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

Today, your guide sets you on a course to  Argentinas sprawling landscapes the Pampas. Travel by the endless grass fields and scrub-blanketed hillsides until you hit the colonial streets of San Antonio de Areco. Upon arrival, set out for a guided exploration of the village. Listen to anecdotes about the areas history as a meeting place for nearby gauchos. Head to a local estancia for an electrifying performance and a delicious meal. 

 

At El Ombu de Areco Estancia, get acquainted with the harsh lifestyle of Argentine farmers. Ride a horse, snack on cold cuts and cheese, and watch a dramatic performance of riding and roping skills. Wrap up your adventure with a fresh barbeque lunch. Take a scenic ride back to the city.

Day 6 - Departure

Your tour concludes as your guide transfers you to the airport for the international departure. 

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