4 - 5½ hoursStart time
Buenos Aires City Tour: 9:40am and 2:00pm
Buenos Aires City Tour With De Luxe Lunch: 9:40am
Duration: Buenos Aires City Tour: Approx 4 hours
Buenos Aires City Tour With De Luxe Lunch: Approx 5½ hours
Your hotel in the center of Buenos Aires.
(Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 72 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Buenos Aires City Tour: You will be dropped back at your hotel
Buenos Aires City Tour With De Luxe Lunch: Tour ends in Puerto Madero
Discover marvelous colonial architecture and grand facades in magnificent squares like Plaza de Mayo. See the famous Casa Rosada (Pink House), home to Argentina’s presidents.
Visit historic neighborhoods like La Boca, San Telmo and Montserrat and enjoy their old world charm. Observe the art of gracious living in elegant neighborhoods like Palermo and Recoleta. View the finest features of the financial district and note the large number of splendid soccer stadiums throughout the city, monuments to Argentina’s national passion.
Choose just to enjoy the panoramic tour and then return to your hotel, or complete the experience with a de luxe lunch at a popular restaurant. It’s your call!
There are two options for your panoramic trip around Argentina’s capital: Buenos Aires City Tour and Buenos Aires City Tour With De Luxe Lunch.
Buenos Aires City Tour
You can book this tour for the morning or the afternoon. Whichever you choose, you will be picked up from your hotel in central Buenos Aires at the appropriate time in a comfortable vehicle. An experienced bilingual guide (English and Spanish speaking) will accompany you.
Your excursion begins with the symbol of the city, the Obelisk. This giant monument was built in 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Buenos Aires.
Next you will visit some of the city’s famous squares (plazas) with their lovely Spanish colonial architecture. In Plaza de Mayo you’ll stop to see the unmistakable pink façade of Casa Rosada (Government House), occupying the whole east side of the plaza. Other lovely squares on your route are Plaza San Martín, and Plaza Congreso.
You will also see famous avenues such as Avenida 9 de Julio, named in honor of Argentina’s Independence Day. The broadest avenue in the world, it consists of 12 lanes, six on each side. Other fine avenues include Avenida Corrientes and Avenida Mayo.
The tour also takes in the many impressive sights to be seen in the financial and commercial districts. And, given that soccer is Argentina’s favorite pastime, you won’t be surprised to see many massive football stadiums throughout the city.
Buenos Aires has been a multi-cultural city for generations and a vibrant mix of European and South American influences can be found in the architecture. Your route takes you through La Boca, a colorful, vibrant neighborhood that retains a strong Italian flavor. It is also famous as the home of Boca Juniors, one of South America’s top football clubs. You will make a stop to look at the many colorful houses, tango clubs, and tavernas. Other attractive historic areas include San Telmo and Montserrat as well as the elegant districts of Palermo and Recoleta.
As you travel between neighborhoods you will enjoy the fresh greenery of Lezama Park and Tres de Febrero Park.
At the end of your 4-hour tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel.
Buenos Aires City Tour With De Luxe Lunch
This tour is the same as the one described above but is only available in the mornings and includes a delicious three-course lunch at the Spettus Restaurant.
Hotel drop-off is not included in this option and the tour will end at Puerto Madero.
Please provide the hotel name while making the booking to enable us to arrange your hotel pick up. In case you don’t have this information when making the booking, please contact the local isango! partner (contact details provided in the confirmed voucher) at least 72 hours prior to the tour to inform your hotel name and confirm your pick up timing. Failure to do so will result in a no-show with no-refund.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off is not available for hotels in the Palermo neighborhood. You will need to make your own way to a centrally located hotel to meet the tour vehicle. Please check with the tour operator to see which hotel would be most suitable.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
A good tour. Only problem was that it did not do the hotel drop off as advertised....so take a map with you....Lana Todkill, Australia, 28/Feb/2016
Excellent city overview and very knowledgeable guide....Nancy K Shaffer, United States, 06/Apr/2014
Great 4 hour tour of the city. Liked the streets of La Boca the best. Gives you a quick overview of the city so you can decide where to go by yourself later. Our guide was...PAUL A ATTERTON, Canada, 10/Jan/2014
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