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Tigre Delta Day Trip from Buenos Aires

Full-Day Tour (8 hours)Meet your guide in central Buenos Aires, and start your Delta adventure by listening to a little history about the development and expansion of Buenos Aires through the years. With your guide, board the boat at Puerto Madero and head to Tigre.Cruise along the Costanera Navigation Canal, parallel to the Buenos Aires shoreline, passing the River Plate Stadium and the University of Buenos Aires. Then, cruise through the canals of the delta, one of the largest in the world. Discover how the inhabitants of the delta turned it from a swampy area into a developed region with grass paths and canals of fresh water. Pass yacht clubs, waterfront houses on stilts, a market, and the house and museum of former Argentina president Sarmiento, who encouraged people to make their homes here.In Tigre, hop an a bus, where you'll head to Puerto de Frutos. Here, follow your guide to the port that connects life on the islands with the mainland. It’s a lively and popular spot where you’ll have some time to take photos and walk around. You can also grab a bite to eat (own expense).Next, visit Paseo Victoria where you'll have a chance to ato visit various museums including Museo del Mate, Naval Museum or Tigre and Art Museum (tickets not included). Finally, head to the Tigre train station, where you will take a train back to the city of Buenos Aires. After approximately one hour, you will arrive to the Retiro train station, where your tour ends. Half-Day Tour (4 hours)You’ll be picked up from your hotel in either the morning or afternoon (depending on option selected) or, if your hotel is out of the pickup area, meet your guide in central Buenos Aires. On board a comfortable coach, ride along Costanera Avenue, parallel to the Rio de la Plata, and head out of the city center to San Isidro. See its cathedral and the many mansions inhabited by old aristocratic families before continuing on to Tigre. Here, board a catamaran for a 40-minute cruise through the delta. See how people live on the islands and interact with floating services: the supermarket boat, water taxi and more. See the homes built on stilts and President Sarmiento’s home/museum. At the end of the boat ride, return to port to re-board your coach for the drive back to Buenos Aires, where you tour ends downtown at either 1pm or 6pm (approx.).

$35 Walking & Biking Tours

Buenos Aires Bike Tour: Recoleta and Palermo Districts

After meeting your guide in San Telmo, listen to a quick safety briefing before receiving your bike (a comfy beach cruiser) and helmet. Then hop on to begin your leisurely ride.Begin in Puerto Madero, the newest neighborhood in the city. Its old docks have been transformed into restaurants, lofts and offices, which boast incredible views of the city. From there, ride through Recoleta, famous for its French-style buildings and large parks. See Recoleta Cemetery, where legendary Argentinians like Eva Peron (aka Evita) are buried, and pass through Barrio Norte, an informal name given to a lively section of Recoleta around Santa Fe Avenue.Then head toward the district of Palermo – Buenos Aires’ largest neighborhood. Pedal to Palermo Woods, the city’s largest park, where you can admire its rose garden with more than 400 rose bushes. See more of the park’s sights, including the Buenos Aires Zoo, the Botánical Garden, Plaza Italia, Galileo Galilei Planetarium and the Spaniard’s Monument.Throughout your tour, your guide will tell you about Buenos Aires’ rich history and provide commentary about the sites you’re passing. You’ll also break periodically to stretch your legs and take photos. Your tour concludes 3.5 hours later at the original departure point.

$28 Walking & Biking Tours

Buenos Aires City Highlights Walking Tour

The walking tour starts at San Martin Plaza at the end of Florida street where you're going take the subway to the Obelisk, the symbol of Buenos Aires. Be a part of this amazing metropolis, going through the real experience of an Argentinian citizen's daily life and walk down the lively 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue of the world. Historical buildings, monuments and streets will show the modifications that the city has undergone since its foundation such as Palacio de Tribunales. At Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires main square and the political heartland of Argentina, see Piramide de Mayo and visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and observe the Cabildo, the Colonial Town Hall and the Casa Rosada, the Pink Presidential Headquarters Office.At one of the side of Plaza de Mayo, take Defensa street down to the heart of San Telmo neighborhood. San Telmo is one of BA’s oldest neighbourhoods and boasts a vibrant tango and arts scene. Its antique markets, candle street lighting (known as ‘faroles’), cobblestones, old buildings with original facades and décor, all add to the uniquely bohemian atmosphere. See landmarks and buildings such as Casa Minima and learn from your guide how l\on Sundays the place is filled with activity as the main street market comes alive around the Plaza Dorrego. Here have free time for lunch (optional). Take the bus to La Boca neighborhood known for Boca Juniors stadium and Caminito colorful street. Get enchanted by the tango's dancing and singing and learn how tango, football and different immigration influences have made Buenos Aires one of the most irresistible cities in the world. Visit El Retiro and see buildings such as Edificio Kavanagh.Then, enjoy the views on modern Puerto Madero skyscrapers and its Woman Bridge from the bus that takes you to elegant Recoleta area, known for the impressive Recoleta Cemetery. You will find beautiful architecture, lots of museums, chic cafes and restaurants, exclusive avenues and shopping malls. The tour ends at the Recoleta Cemetery. You have the option to enter the place (entrance fee not included) and wander around the beautiful lanes to Evita Peron's resting place.

$100 Tours & Sightseeing

Ultimate Bike Tour: All-Day All-Inclusive All-City

Meeting every day at 10am in historic San Telmo (Peru 988), we begin our bike tour with a thorough orientation, introducing you to the city, your bicycle and each other. Pointing our front tire south, we pedal through the backstreets of one of the oldest barrios in Buenos Aires making our way towards Parque Lezama, the border of La Boca and San Telmo. Looping around La Boca we witness elaborate urban art, the famous Bombonera stadium and the birthplace of Tango in colorful Caminito. You then have time to explore on foot this vibrant port that once greeted millions of immigrants in the turn of the 20th century.Back on our bikes, we navigate our way to a completely different world in the neighboring bubble of Puerto Madero. The contrast is very noticeable as you ride through the quiet, yet very modern streets in search of the 60 acre Ecological Reservation hidden in the back. Once our appetite has kicked in, we stop at the original Parrilla on the Costanera Sur boardwalk to get a taste of local Asado Argentino. Taking advantage of the plentiful salad bar, build your own sandwich with your choice of pork, chicken, or chorizo (egg/cheese option for vegetarians). Full and satisfied, it’s time to cruise along the docks towards the main transportation hub of Buenos Aires known as Retiro. The privileged neighborhood of Recoleta is as far north as we get before we turn back south, but not before we stop and enter the famous cemetery in search of Evitas final resting place.Making our way back through Micro Centro, all roads lead to the “Heart of the City” in the Plaza de Mayo where you will learn about why most Argentine historical events occurred in this very spot.  We familiarize ourselves with the Casa Rosada, Cabildo, the famous Catedral and then you’re free to discover more of the Plaza and it’s intriguing surroundings.Our tour ends back at our meeting point in San Telmo (Peru 988)where we recapture the day and suggest some BA must do’s. Lasting approximately 7 hours, we follow many bike trails and stop around 15 times to drink and learn about Yerba Mate, take photos, eat delicious Asado and enjoy a fun, creative and informative tour led by expert bilingual guides.

$70 Tours & Sightseeing

Heart of the City Bike Tour

Meet  every day in historic San Telmo (Peru 988), where you begin our bike tour with a thorough orientation, introducing you to the city, your bike and each other. Pointing our wheels south, you pedal through the backstreets of one of the oldest barrios in Buenos Aires making our way towards Parque Lezama, the border of La Boca and San Telmo. You then cycle to La Boca and in this port town, witness elaborate urban art, an iconic stadium and the birthplace of Tango in colorful Caminito. You are allowed free time to discover these vibrant 4 blocks that once greeted millions of immigrants at the turn of the 20th century.Back on your bikes, you seek a completely different world in the neighboring bubble of Puerto Madero. The obvious contrast is felt as you ride through the quiet, yet very modern streets in search of the 60 acre Ecological Reserve (closed Mondays). Now that our appetite has kicked in, you stop at an original Parrilla on the southern coast boardwalk to get a filling lunch at a local favorite barbecue food cart.Full and satisfied, all roads lead to the “Heart of the City” in Plaza de Mayo where you will learn about why most Argentine historical events happened right here in this very spot. Once you’ve grasped the timeline of traumatic, powerful and sometimes uplifting events that happened right where you stand, feel free to wander off on foot to discover a bit more of the Plaza and its intriguing surroundings.Our tour ends back at our meeting point in San Telmo where you recapture the day and recommend some BA tips. Lasting approximately 5 hours, you follow many bike trails and stop around 10 times to drink and learn about Yerba Mate, take photos, eat delicious asado and enjoy a fun, creative and informative tour led by expert bilingual guides.

$33 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Madero Tango Show with Optional Dinner in Buenos Aires

After hotel pickup, you will head to Puerto Madero neighborhood, the most modern place in Buenos Aires, to arrive at a beautiful building where Madero Tango takes place. If you’ve opted for dinner option, you will start your night enjoying a dinner in which you can choose between an international menu and the most typical Argentine dishes and wineries. If you've chosen the show-only option, slip into your seat in time for the performance, and enjoy provided wine or soft drinks. The show is composed of more than 20 excellent artists on stage and a live orchestra formed by six upper level musicians. It presents a story in which the present and the past merge creating a bond between the audience and tango that is never forgotten.The show lasts for about 1 hour, 40 minutes, and then you'll be transferred back to your hotel. Show Only: This service has a good view of the show. It does not include meals or drinks. Yet, customers will be able to order any dish from the menu and pay for the consumption. Dinner Show: Platea Entrees: Salad of Tomatoes, Radicheta and Parmesan CheeseCheese Pumpkin Cream Soup with Focaccia Bread Main Courses: Argentine Beef with Herb Buttered Roasted PotatoesChicken breast stuffed with Ham, Fine Herbs and assortment of Cheese, with Vegetable Risotto and Mango and Pear ChutneyPenne Rigatte with Arrabbiata Sauce and Parmesan Cheese Desserts: Season Fruit Pintxos with Chocolate GlaceDulce de Leche CheesecakeDinner Show: VIP. Includes a welcome drink, photograph in a portrait, the DVD of the show and the possibility of a tango lesson. Entrees: Salad of Tomatoes, Radicheta and Parmesan CheeseMeat and Potato-filled individual Pie in Tomato Regional SauceSeafood assortment with Avocado and Cherry TomatoesCheese Pumpkin Cream Soup with Focaccia BreadGrilled Chicken, Vegetable Garden Leaves and Country Bread Crouton Main Courses: Argentine Beef with Herb Buttered Roasted PotatoesChicken breast stuffed with Ham, Fine Herbs and assortment of Cheese, with Vegetable Risotto and Mango and Pear ChutneyPork Ribs with BBQ Sauce and Crunchy PotatoesSlices of Angus Tenderloin with Caramelized AppleGrilled Patagonian Salmon on a Bed of Red Onions, Garden Greens and Pepper Cream SauceGrilled Littoral hake with Mashed Potatoes and Pumpkins Desserts: Tiramisu, Triplex of Vanilla, Coffee and MascarponeSeason Fruit Pintxos with Chocolate GlaceDulce de Leche CheesecakeTasting of Popular Desserts