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Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

1. Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

Have an amazing time on this signature tour which will leave you with a true affection for this beloved city. Your full day tour will cover history, culture, fun, food and most importantly, cycling.   You will start in the oldest barrio of Buenos Aires, San Telmo, and wind your way through the narrow streets, stopping to soak up the architecture and charm of the neighborhood. Then on to the colorful Caminito at the heart of the old port of La Boca, via the famous football stadium La Bombonera. After a short break, you will head to the second port and newest area of Buenos Aires, Puerto Madero, with its modern buildings and chic appearance. Then to absorb the feeling of space and tranquility in the Reserva Ecologica, you will stop for lunch in a local restaurant which offers meat and vegan options. After lunch, you'll ride north and visit the site where the city was born, Plaza de Mayo, surrounded by the Cathedral, Casa Rosada and Cabildo. Then you'll head up north to the transport hub of Retiro to discover one of the city's finest parks, the Plaza San Martin, which was the headquarters of the Liberator's Army. After this, continue on to the high society area of Recoleta, where you will have the opportunity to visit the world-renowned Recoleta Cemetery and the final resting place of Evita. You will then really stretch your legs with a ride around the lungs of Palermo, a wonderful park and lakes system which is the main outdoor meeting point in the city. Through Barrio Norte in Palermo and across downtown, your last stop is at the Congress square, right next to the magnificent Congress building.

Buenos Aires: Bike Tour with Optional Electric Bike

2. Buenos Aires: Bike Tour with Optional Electric Bike

Choose between 2 pleasant rides and get to know Buenos Aires on a bike on an easy and enjoyable ride. Opt for an upgrade to an electric bike for an extra smooth ride. Follow a local certified guide through 1 of 2 beautiful sightseeing tours, all the while picking up insights into the history and culture of Buenos Aires. Both tours start and end in the local partner’s shop, where you can choose your bike and the safety gear you prefer.  • Buenos Aires to the South (around 3 hours) Learn the history of the origins of Buenos Aires in all its traditional houses, winding streets, and friendly locals. Get a real feel for the essence of the original barrios. Along the tour, you’ll make 7 stops, which highlight the city’s main passions: tango and soccer. Discover the beautiful green space along the southern coast, the Ecological Reserve. Visit the neighborhoods of San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero, and Monserrat. • Buenos Aires to the North (around 3 hours) The tour strikes a great balance between history and modernity. Along 7 stops, visit parks, great French-style buildings, and discover how the elite and influential families helped to build the country. Onboard your bike, you’ll get the know the Porteño’s, or people of the port's, favorite local spots and begin to understand why Buenos Aires is referred to as “The Paris of South America”. Visit the neighborhoods of Puerto Madero, Retiro, Recoleta, Palermo, and Monserrat.

North or South Buenos Aires Bike Tour

3. North or South Buenos Aires Bike Tour

Your tour will start with some safety instructions for the ride, then put your helmet on and explore the city. South Circuit When choosing the South Circuit you will start to explore the city by San Telmo, which is the current old quarter and the area where time has stood still since the early 1900s. Stop at the Lezama Park and talk about the first foundation of Buenos Aires, immigration and the history of Tango. Then, go down through La Boca's limit, where you will stop to stare at La Bombonera, one of the hearts of the area and symbol of the local passion for football. Visit the colorful area of Caminito, the first port of Buenos Aires, which today has become a district for local artists. After that, bike towards Puerto Madero, the second city harbor, which evolved into the most modern neighborhood in Argentina, redefining the skyline of the city. From there, continue to the Ecological Reserve, a 865-acre nature reserve that lies between the city and the Rio de la Plata. The last part of our tour will be at the Plaza de Mayo, where Buenos Aires was definitively founded back in 1580. See the Old Cabildo (city hall), Metropolitan Cathedral (the former home for Pope Francis) and the Casa Rosada (the presidential offices).  North Circuit If you prefer the North Circuit, you will see the heart of Buenos Aires' late 19th-century history, parks, and architecture. Discover the energy of downtown Buenos Aires, across the business district of the city center. You will then head to the hustling and bustling area of Retiro and Plaza San Martin, where you'll see magnificent palaces and architectural icons, products of Belle Epoque. A few stops later, the pace slows down as you take in Recoleta, the “barrio” best known for its cemetery, cafes, ice cream, and museums. Continuing north to Palermo, you'll pass the "Floralis Generica" (giant metal flower), the house of general San Martin and the Museum of Contemporary Art on your way to the wonderful open space of the Parks and the picturesque Rose Garden. On the way back, you'll stop at one of the main meeting points of BA, The Congress Square, right next to the magnificent building that holds the Legislative Power. After 4 hours of biking through the most important landmarks of Buenos Aires, you will return to the starting point to finish your tour. 

Buenos Aires: Graffiti and Urban Art Bike Tour with Lunch

4. Buenos Aires: Graffiti and Urban Art Bike Tour with Lunch

This is a strictly off the beaten path tour that takes you pedaling through the hidden southern neighborhoods of Buenos Aires to find the city’s most impressive street art. Far more than strictly urban art, this tour examines the cultural and historical background of Buenos Aires’ cutting edge design district and seldom-visited vibrant neighborhoods, tracing the connection between tags and art, the city’s architecture, its use by artists, and their expressions that give a voice to the voiceless.

Buenos Aires: History & Local Culture Bike Tour

5. Buenos Aires: History & Local Culture Bike Tour

In a group of no more than 6 people and the expertise of a local guide, get to know the lively city of Buenon Aires by bike. From the convenient meeting point, travel the urban terrain on a bike with gears and suspension for a comfortable ride. Take in the best historical sights and most notable areas of the sprawling city. The tour will visit the Plaza de Mayo, the most important historical site in Buenos Aries. From there venture onward to the newest area in the city, Puerto Madero. Cycle down to the old riverside at Costanera Sur and stop by La Boca where old traditions are very much alive. See the Boca Juniors Soccer Stadium, the open-door Calle Museo Caminito museum, and the beautiful grounds of Lezama Park.   Along the way, there will be time to experience a traditional mate tasting. Enjoy the national drink of Argentina — an infused caffeine drink originating from South America — in the company of locals. Spend around 30 minutes talking about the mate tradition and other topics, of course. This is an important part of social culture in Argentina, so feel free to ask questions and the friendly guide will share their local point of view. There is an additional option to enjoy a delicious sandwich at a traditional food truck and where you can feel like a real "porteño".

Buenos Aires: Small Group Bike Tour

6. Buenos Aires: Small Group Bike Tour

Hop aboard a well-outfitted urban bike with gears and suspension and start your guided exploration of some of Buenos Aires' most sought after areas and favorite local spots. See famous sights like the Floralis Generica and the Planetario. Rely on your knowledgeable local guide to show you the authentic Buenos Aires.  Ride down the Avenida del Libertador, the street with the nicest bike lane. Explore the upscale Palermo Chico area, the embassies district known as Little Paris. Check out the University of Buenos Aires law school, one of the most impressive buildings in the city. Keep up your exploration of the trendiest parts of the city with a ride through Palermo Soho, a young, chic spot filled with cafes and boutiques.  Get in touch with nature in the city with a ride through Bosques de Palermo, the city's largest green area. Wander through the gorgeous Rosedal rose garden (closed on Mondays). In the Recoleta, another of the city's poshest spots, roll through the ornate neighborhood cemetery, the final resting place of some of the city's wealthiest.  At the end of the tour, sip on a cup of mate like a true local. Learn about the Argentinian mate drinking tradition and ask you guide any lingering questions you might have about Buenos Aires. 

Buenos Aires: South and North Full-Day Bike Tour With Lunch

7. Buenos Aires: South and North Full-Day Bike Tour With Lunch

Discover the main attractions in Buenos Aires on a full-day bike tour with a local, professional guide. Soak up the vibes of the different areas in the city, and sample some traditional Argentinian drink and food. In a small-group bike tour, with a maximum of 6 persons, you will visit: • Bosques de Palermo - the biggest green area of the city • Avenida del Libertador • Palermo Chico area - a traditional posh area • Law University - an impressive building • Floralis Generica - a modern icon • Mate tasting stop - enjoy the most traditional drink in Argentina as locals do • Microcentro - pedal through the city center • Plaza de Mayo • Puerto Madero - the newest area in Buenos Aires • Costanera Sur - the old riverside • Lunch at a traditional food truck • La Boca - a traditional area in BA • La Bombonera - Boca Juniors Soccer Stadium • Caminito - open-door museum • San Telmo - one of the oldest areas in BA • Plaza Dorrego - a famous square for its bars and street market • Recoleta - a posh area in BA • Recoleta Cemetery - the fancy cemetery (Ticket included) You will stop at the various locations to talk about history and culture and other interesting facts. The bike tour will finish at the same place than the meeting point.

Buenos Aires Bike Tour: South or North Circuit

8. Buenos Aires Bike Tour: South or North Circuit

After meeting your guide at the local partner's office, listen to a quick safety briefing before receiving your bike (a comfy beach cruiser) and helmet. If you choose the South Circuit, begin with a cycle around San Telmo, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, known for its well-preserved colonial architecture. See its many attractions, including the Russian Orthodox Holy Trinity Church, San Telmo Market and Dorrego Square, the heart of San Telmo. Observe life in the square’s cafes, bars, and shops, and watch for spontaneous tango performances – as San Telmo is the center of tango in Buenos Aires.  Next, ride into La Boca, Buenos Aires’ most colorful neighborhood, where a European atmosphere has remained strong since the neighborhood was settled by Italian immigrants. The district is popular with visitors for its brightly painted buildings, especially along the Caminito – the neighborhood’s main (pedestrianized) drag where you can see local artists selling their work.  Then, head to the newest neighborhood in the city: Puerto Madero. Its old docks have been transformed into restaurants, lofts, and offices, which boast incredible views of the city. From there, continue to the Ecological Reserve, an 865-acre nature reserve that lies between the city and the Rio de la Plata. Finally, visit Plaza de Mayo, the scene of all major political events in the country since the founding of Buenos Aires. Take a look at the Government House (Casa Rosada), the Cabildo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the main public buildings.  If you go for the North Circuit, start the tour in Puerto Madero, the newest neighborhood in the city. From there, ride through Recoleta, famous for its French-style buildings and large parks. See Recoleta Cemetery, where legendary Argentinians like Eva Peron (aka Evita) are buried, and pass through Barrio Norte, an informal name given to a lively section of Recoleta around Santa Fe Avenue. Then, head toward the district of Palermo – Buenos Aires’ largest neighborhood. Ride to Palermo Woods, the city’s largest park, where you can admire its rose garden with more than 400 rose bushes. See more of the park’s sights, including the Buenos Aires Zoo, the Botánical Garden, Plaza Italia, Galileo Galilei Planetarium and the Spaniard’s Monument.  Throughout your tour, your entertaining and informative guide will give facts about Buenos Aires’ rich history and provide commentary about the sites you’re passing. You’ll also rest periodically to stretch your legs and take photos, ending your tour in San Telmo.

Buenos Aires: Guided City Cycling Tour

9. Buenos Aires: Guided City Cycling Tour

This tour (in English) leaves everyday (except on Jan 1st) at 10AM from Balcarce 1016 – Casa de Castagnino – San Telmo. Buenos Aires Exposed! Come along with us to enjoy a full day of hands-on interactive adventure, jam-packed with information about what/who Buenos Aires is and has been. Doing our very best to guide you across the bridge into everything Porteño, we reveal to you: 20 kms worth of the city’s history and culture, soaked up the best possible way – by riding through its diverse neighborhoods, stopping to enjoy local delicacies and personalities. You’ll obtain mastery of a centuries-old Argentine ritual and discover the little-known secrets of a famous Argentine tradition. We’ll share a typical, gut-busting lunch along our favorite boardwalk. You may decide you never want to leave. This is the perfect introduction to Buenos Aires – we recommend that you ride with us on the first day or two of your visit so you can “aprovechar” (make the most of), everything you experience! *Ride time is approximately 3 hours in total.

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What people are saying about Buenos Aires

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 74 reviews

Booked from Germany, everything worked super organizationally. We experienced an interesting and informative day with our very nice guide Nico. BA is versatile, colourful, full of contrasts and full of nice people. With the bike we were able to gain a lot of impressions. Thanks very much!

Nico was a wonderful guide - knowledgeable, friendly and very flexible. With only a short time in B.A., this was a terrific way to really see the city. Bikes are well maintained, bike lanes are generally respected.

The guide was excellent. Very friendly and knowledgeable. This was literally a full day activity full of fun and lots of places where I could really get good knowledge about the city.

Our guide was great and he was able to give us a great ride even though there 5 million fan celebrations going on.

Great way to see the city. A very active and exhilarating experience.