Information from Viator
Buenos Aires is so much more than Evita and Tango.It has an enthralling history covering Jaun Peron and the entry of 20,000 Nazis to Argentina.If you love history this is the tour for you.Discover what happened in Argentina when Cold War politics plunged South America in a period of brutal dictatorships. Learn the history of the mothers of the Plaza de Mayo who have marched every week since 1977 holding the pictures of their youngsters who vanished without trace during those years.Take this 5- hour, fully private tour to visit all of the major sights of Buenos Aires. Your tour guide will take you step by step through the history and culture of Buenos Aires. The tour involves driving to all the major sights in an air conditioned car and taking brief walks around each location. You will visit all the major sights including the cemetery at Recoleta.
The tour begins at the time of your choosing from the place of your choosing - hotel, airport or port. You will then visit the Flor Gerenica, the giant stainless steel flower that opens and closes with the seasons. From there, you will go to the rose gardens which are located in the center of the beautiful parks of Buenos Aires. Then, you will visit the Parque de la Memoria, which is dedicated to the 30 thousand Argentine people who were murdered during the dictatorship from 1976 to 1983. From there, you will drive into Recoleta and visit the famous Recoleta cemetery which is the final resting place of Eva Peron (Evita), not to mention of 21 former presidents, countless military generals and many of the most elite family's of Argentina.Continue with a visit to the war memorial in Retiro which is dedicated to the Argentinians who fell in the brief war with Britain over the Malvinas/Falkland Islands in 1982. Then, head to Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada. The plaza is rich in history since, from the balcony, Evita made her speech to the circle where the mothers of the Plaza De Mayo make their weekly March. Next, you will visit the cobbled streets of San Telmo and Plaza Dorrego before moving onto La Boca and El Caminito. In this area, you can enjoy the brightly colored houses and watch the tango in the streets. Continue to Puerto Madero, the refurbished dock of Buenos Aires and then visit 9 de Julio Avenue which is the world's widest avenue with 18 lanes of traffic.Finally, you will see the Congress building before the tour finishes at Teatro Colon Opera House.
- Private tour
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
What's not included
- Food and drinks
- Get inside tips from a local
- Small group ensures personal service
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- Comprehensive tour of the city