Buenos Aires to Gaucho Ranch, San Antonio de Areco Day Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Buenos Aires

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4.7 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Enjoy a full-day, shared tour and visit the town of San Antonio de Areco and Estancia El Ombu de Areco, which is one of the most traditional in the Pampas. You will get to know the history and development of the Argentinian pampas and the lifestyle of the Gauchos.
Your tour begins with hotel pickup from centrally located hotels in Buenos Aires. Meet your guide and get ready to enjoy an authentic day in the countryside at an exclusive farm, known as estancia in San Antonio de Areco. You and your group will travel to San Antonio de Areco and enjoy a close-up view of the pampas on the way while receiving a complete explanation from your knowledgeable guide. On arrival at San Antonio de Areco, enjoy a tour of the village, which includes a walk around the historical downtown of the city. Afterwards, you will make your way to the exclusive ‘El Ombu de Areco’ Estancia. Once at the estancia, you can enjoy horseback riding or go for a ride in a “sulky” whilst enjoying a buffet with traditional cold cuts, cheeses and beverages. Then, you can enjoy a typical barbeque lunch with the finest quality meats. Top-off lunch with a delicious dessert and a folklore show, which is followed by a demonstration of gaucho skills.After this, you will be taken back to Buenos Aires.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Horseback riding
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly