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Buenos Aires: City Highlights Guided Tour with Transfer

1. Buenos Aires: City Highlights Guided Tour with Transfer

On this 3-hour tour, you’ll have the opportunity to see the main site of Buenos Aires. Begin at the Plaza de Mayo or May Square, the site of the most important historical events since the city’s founding. Your guide will show you the most important buildings and monuments and tell you about the square’s history. Then enjoy Avenida de Mayo (May Avenue) and marvel at the atmosphere of San Telmo, the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Walk along its cobble-stoned streets and explore its antique shops and picturesque buildings. Feel the beat of the original Argentinian tango in the neighborhood of La Boca. Walk along Caminito Street and watch the dancers and browse the shops. See the mythical Boca Juniors soccer stadium. Experience the modernization of the city as you travel along Madero Port and see its docks that are home to large office buildings and an array of dining venues. Pass through the Retiro neighborhood and then on to Palermo, the most exclusive residential area in Buenos Aires. Later, at your last stop, visit one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, el Barrio de Recoleta.

Buenos Aires: Full-Day Walking Tour

2. Buenos Aires: Full-Day Walking Tour

Start the tour in San Telmo, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, and boasts a vibrant tango and arts scene. Its antique markets, street lighting (known as "faroles"), cobblestones, old buildings, and original decor add to the unique bohemian atmosphere of the place. Sundays are the busiest days as the street market comes to life around Plaza Dorrego. Explore the San Telmo market and browse through the shops selling meat, vegetables, and other groceries. Most of them offer local gastronomy and specialties from all over the world. You will also taste some delicious empanadas. Continue along Defensa Street, in the heart of the San Telmo neighborhood, and reach the park. Take the bus to La Boca neighborhood, known for the Boca Juniors stadium and the colorful Caminito Street. Be enchanted by street tango dancing and singing performances and learn how tango, soccer, and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Onboard another bus, enjoy the views of the modern skyscrapers of Puerto Madero until you reach the Plaza de Mayo, the main square of Buenos Aires, and the political heart of Argentina. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and observe the Cabildo, the colonial City Hall, and the Casa Rosada, the seat of the executive power. After touring the square, head to the Obelisk, a symbol of Buenos Aires. Be a part of this incredible metropolis, going through the real experience of the daily life of an Argentine citizen, and walk along the lively 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world. Historical buildings, monuments, and streets will show the changes that the city has undergone since its foundation. Arrive in the Recoleta neighborhood by subway and see beautiful architecture, a large number of museums, elegant cafes and restaurants, exclusive avenues, and shopping malls. Visit the impressive Recoleta Cemetery, the resting place of most of the aristocratic families of the country and of well-known historical figures such as Eva Duarte Perón.

Buenos Aires 5-Hour Premium City Tour

3. Buenos Aires 5-Hour Premium City Tour

Through the main avenues of Buenos Aires, we will visit the neighborhoods of Recoleta, Retiro, San Nicolás, Montserrat, San Telmo and La Boca, where we will find the various emblems of Buenos Aires: the Teatro Colón, the Obelisco, the colorful Caminito street, the sumptuous palaces of Avenida Alvear, the narrow streets of San Telmo, the historic and multifaceted Plaza de Mayo, and the modern recycled area of Puerto Madero. We will have three intermediate photo stops (Plaza de Mayo, Caminito, Puerto Madero), and the tour includes Guide in Spanish and English during the Buenos Aires City Tour.

Bueno Aires: City Tour with Optional Boat Ride

4. Bueno Aires: City Tour with Optional Boat Ride

After pickup from your hotel or the meeting point, begin with a walk through the history of Buenos Aires. Discover the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo, and Recoleta, where you can see large green spaces and beautiful French-style mansions emblematic of the splendor of Buenos Aires' high society of the early 20th century. Continuing towards the center of the city, pass by the iconic 9 de Julio Avenue and the Colon Theater and the Obelisk. You will then reach the Plaza de Mayo, where the city was founded in 1580. Stop for 20 minutes to see the Government House, the Cabildo, and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Continuing towards the south of the city, you will visit the suburbs, where you can breathe the air of tango in its birthplace: San Telmo. Visit the neighborhood of La Boca, where one of the most famous stadiums in the world is located, La Bombonera, home of Club Atlético Boca Juniors. Enjoy a 15-minute stop. In the neighborhood of La Boca you can also admire the colorful houses known as "conventillos", homes to Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century, and also the picturesque street Caminitom, where you will have 20 minutes to take in the colors and Bohemian spirit. To finish the tour, visit the modern neighborhood of Puerto Madero, completely restored since 1990 and featuring one of the most varied gastronomic areas of Buenos Aires. At the end of tour, you can stay in Puerto Madero or be dropped off at select destinations in downtown Buenos Aires. If the option is chosen, at the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Madero Port to experience a short boat tour with incredible panoramic views of Buenos Aires from the Rio de la Plata. See a plethora of green spaces from the river including the Ecological Reserve, as well as iconic skyscrapers and different buildings. Head to the observation deck and take in the breathtaking views. Snap some photos of the Buenos Aires skyline. The ride will take about 25 minutes, and the boat's loudspeaker guide will help you identify all of the landmarks from the water.

Buenos Aires: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

5. Buenos Aires: Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

With this tour you will be able to understand why the beautiful city of Buenos Aires is known as the “Paris of South America”. Through the main avenues of Buenos Aires, we will visit the neighborhoods of Recoleta, Retiro, San Nicolás, Montserrat, San Telmo and La Boca, where we will find the various emblems of Buenos Aires: the Teatro Colón, the Obelisco, the colorful Caminito street, the sumptuous palaces of Alvear Avenue, the narrow streets of San Telmo, the historic and multifaceted Plaza de Mayo, and the modern recycled area of ??Puerto Madero.

Buenos Aires: Walking City Tour with Colón Theater & Museums

6. Buenos Aires: Walking City Tour with Colón Theater & Museums

Discover the most representative sites of the districts of San Telmo and Puerto Madero. San Telmo neighborhood is one of the oldest districts, known for its vibrant tango and arts scene, its antique markets and 19th-century decorations. Puerto Madero is the most modern part of the city with the revolving bridge of Puente de la Mujer, representing a couple dancing the Tango.  At Plaza de Mayo, admire the Metropolitan Cathedral, the colonial town hall of The Cabildo, and the Casa Rosada, the official residence of the President of Argentina. Then, walk to the Obelisco de Buenos Aires in the center of Avenida 9 de Julio, erected to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the city, and finish the walking tour in front of the Colon Theater.  The Colon Theater is considered one of the 5 best opera houses in the world for its size, acoustics, and trajectory. You can choose to add a 50-minute guided tour of the Colon Theater. Admire the stunning auditorium, main foyer, Gallery of Busts, and Golden Hall. Marvel at the stunning details of the building's stairs, sculptures, ceilings, stained glass, and more.  You can choose to add a visit to the MALBA (Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires). Board a public bus to the Palermo neighborhood to enter the museum that collects, preserves, studies, and disseminates Latin American art in all mediums. See approximately 400 works of art at your own pace and take the time to explore each room at leisure. You can choose to add a visit to the Teatro Colón and the MALBA. Your guide will wait for you while you take the guided tour of the theater before escorting you to the MALBA. 

Buenos Aires:Small Group Tour AM & Sunset Open Bar Cruise PM

7. Buenos Aires:Small Group Tour AM & Sunset Open Bar Cruise PM

Start your tour with a small group tour of Buenos Aires and finish your day with an open bar cruise on the Río de La Plata. Start in the northern part of the city and tour the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo, and Recoleta.     Next, take pictures at Floralis Generica and take a 30-minute tour of France square where is the Recoleta Cementery. Spend 30 minutes at Plaza de Mayo, where the city was founded in 1580. Enjoy a 30-minute tour of La Boca to admire the colorful conventillos - the homes of Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century - and the picturesque Caminito Street.   See the downtoun of the city via the emblematic 9 de Julio Avenue, home to the Colon Theater and the Obelisk. Exploring the south of the city, breathe the air of tango in its hometown: San Telmo. The city tour ends at 2 pm in Puerto Madero. At 5 in the afternoon board the Humberto M ship in Puerto Madero, where you will enjoy a 1-hour sunset cruise with a gorgeous view of the port. Enjoy a drink on the ship deck with an open bar included and finish your tour at 7:00 PM. You must present yourself to Cecilia Grierson 400 to board, does not include drop off.

A coffee with Eva Perón - a historic figure of Buenos Aires

8. A coffee with Eva Perón - a historic figure of Buenos Aires

The Recoleta neighborhood is essential to understand one of the most important aspects of Argentine history. From the cemetery to Plaza Uruguay, we will discover some of the most important stories about J. D. Perón and Eva. We will end the tour with a visit to "Un café con Perón", an outstanding historic bar located in one of the houses that made up the Unzue Palace, presidential residence between 1946 and 1955 and place of Evita's death in 1952. Here lived the butler of the residence that was destroyed by the military after the coup d'état of 1955. With a vast collection of objects related to these emblematic figures (photos, documents, books, letters, speeches, etc.) and an extensive letter, it is an opportunity unique for history lovers.

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Carolina was brilliant as a guide. So knowledgeable about the city, the architecture and the history. We went to some great locations and felt safe the whole time. Well organised from start to finish. One of the best things I have done in South America.

Sandra was an excellent tour guide! She was extremely knowledgeable and we had a very enjoyable morning tour of Buenos Aires.

Great tour, great guide. Transportation was excellent. Worth the $ to do this as a prequel to learn about Buenos Aires!!

Excellent tour. I highly recommend Sophia, she is very kind and very passionate. Loved it.

It was brilliant. We both really enjoyed it. Urman was an excellent guide.