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City Tour Buenos Aires

Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 - 5½ hours

  • Start time

    Start time: Buenos Aires City Tour: 9:00am 
    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

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    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

Key Highlights

  • Perfect for first-time visitors to beautiful Buenos Aires
  • See the elegant architecture of the upscale districts and the rainbow colors of lively La Boca
  • Expert guide to accompany you
  • The chance to enjoy a mouth-watering lunch at an excellent restaurant
  • Hotel pick-up included for city center hotels

Overview

Fall in love with Buenos Aires on this delightful panoramic city tour. Let an expert guide show you all the main highlights of the vibrant capital of Argentina.

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!

Itinerary

  • 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.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Hotel drop-off (Buenos Aires City Tour option only)
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bilingual Guide (Spanish and English speaking)
  • 3-course lunch (Buenos Aires City Tour With De Luxe Lunch option only)

Exclusions

  • Lunch (Buenos Aires City Tour)
  • Beverages
  • Hotel drop off (Buenos Aires City Tour With De Luxe Lunch option)

Additional info

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.

Customer Reviews

  • 5
    City tour of Buenos Aires
    02/28/2016 Lana Todkill, Australia
  • 5
    Great tour
    04/06/2014 Nancy K Shaffer, United States
  • 5
    Best value for the money city tour
    01/10/2014 PAUL A ATTERTON, Canada

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