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  1. Argentina
  2. Buenos Aires Province
  3. Buenos Aires
  4. Plaza de Mayo

Bueno Aires: City Tour with Optional Boat Ride

Product ID: 311008
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Enjoy a city tour through Buenos Aires. Visit the most famous neighborhoods like Retiro, Palermo, and Recoleta. Opt for a 25-minute boat tour to take in different views of the city from the De la Plata River.
About this activity
Duration 4 - 4.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup optional

Pickup from hotels located in Palermo. This process takes between 45 minutes to 1 hour. If you are staying at an apartment, please choose the meeting point option.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of Buenos Aires
  • See some of the most important points of interest from the van such as the Colon Theater and the Obelisk
  • Experience the past and present of Buenos Aires
  • Visit unique neighborhoods and admire the architecture
Full description
After pickup from your hotel or the meeting point, begin with a walk through the history of Buenos Aires. Discover the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo, and Recoleta, where you can see large green spaces and beautiful French-style mansions emblematic of the splendor of Buenos Aires' high society of the early 20th century. Continuing towards the center of the city, pass by the iconic 9 de Julio Avenue and the Colon Theater and the Obelisk.

You will then reach the Plaza de Mayo, where the city was founded in 1580. Stop for 20 minutes to see the Government House, the Cabildo, and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Continuing towards the south of the city, you will visit the suburbs, where you can breathe the air of tango in its birthplace: San Telmo. Visit the neighborhood of La Boca, where one of the most famous stadiums in the world is located, La Bombonera, home of Club Atlético Boca Juniors. Enjoy a 15-minute stop.

In the neighborhood of La Boca you can also admire the colorful houses known as "conventillos", homes to Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century, and also the picturesque street Caminitom, where you will have 20 minutes to take in the colors and Bohemian spirit. To finish the tour, visit the modern neighborhood of Puerto Madero, completely restored since 1990 and featuring one of the most varied gastronomic areas of Buenos Aires. At the end of tour, you can stay in Puerto Madero or be dropped off at select destinations in downtown Buenos Aires.

If the option is chosen, at the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Madero Port to experience a short boat tour with incredible panoramic views of Buenos Aires from the Rio de la Plata. See a plethora of green spaces from the river including the Ecological Reserve, as well as iconic skyscrapers and different buildings. Head to the observation deck and take in the breathtaking views. Snap some photos of the Buenos Aires skyline. The ride will take about 25 minutes, and the boat's loudspeaker guide will help you identify all of the landmarks from the water.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup in Downtown or Palermo, depending on the option selected
  • Meeting point pickup near Galerías Pacífico, if option selected
  • Transport in an air-conditioned minivan
  • English-, Spanish-, and Portuguese-speaking tour guide
  • 25-minute boat tour with loudspeaker guide in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, if option selected
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
Know before you go
• Pickup from private apartments is not available; if you are staying in an apartment, please choose the meeting point option
• Unfortunately, this tour can only transport wheelchairs that are foldable/collapsible
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Organized by

Grupo Summa

Product ID: 311008