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Buenos Aires Extension

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Overview

Explore the colourful streets of Buenos Aires during your well-deserved holiday with this precisely styled Buenos Aires Itinerary. 

Take a stopover in Buenos Aires, the ‘Paris of the South’ on this four-day discovery of Buenos Aires, with activities that showcase the city's European elegance and Latin energy. Take a tour to delve into the city's history and end the day with an intimate Asado dining experience. Witness Argentinian BBQ techniques up close as you sit with the chefs around the parrilla, accompanied with a wine pairing menu featuring some of the best boutique wines from Argentina. The following day, board a catamaran on a trip through the Tigre Delta offering one of the best views of the city skyline and an insight into some of Buenos Aires' more unique neighbourhoods. The evening is your chance to experience what makes Buenos Aires world-famous, a traditional tango show with dinner.

On this all-encompassing personalised itinerary, Chimu will provide travel logistics for your travel party for the duration of your journey, plus expert guides for all the major sightseeing as per itinerary.  Each night you will stay in superior accommodation, handpicked by our experienced team for their creature comforts, convenient locations, and impeccable service. 

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Trip Code: ARTSBAS

Travel Style: Extension package

Location: Argentina

Flights: Ask us about booking your internal flights with your flights to/from South America to save money by creating an 'airpass'. Contact us for more info.

WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS ITINERARY

  • In four days, you will get a taste for some of the highlights of Argentina’s vibrant, historic and cosmopolitan capital Buenos Aires, the ‘Paris of the South’.

  • If you are taking a voyage from Ushuaia, this itinerary is a great start to your Antarctic adventure.

  • The itinerary introduces you to the fusion of European elegance, Latin American energy and the history of the city as you visit Mayo Square, San Telmo, and the resting place of Eva Peron.

  • This action-packed itinerary also includes a Tango & Dinner Show as you experience tango in its birthplace.

  • You will take a break from the city to travel on a catamaran through the Tigre Delta situated in the Rio de Plata. 

  • Each night you will stay in superior accommodation ensuring your journey is comfortable

ITINERARY INSPIRATION

On arrival, please make your way to the Arrivals Hall where our representative will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel. He/she will be holding a sign with your name on it. Please note this service is with a driver only.

Once you have left the airport and started your journey into the city, your Spanish speaking driver will hand you a phone where you will be greeted, welcomed to Buenos Aires and explained your itinerary for the following days by our local amigo in English. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and be given all the tips to help you enjoy your stay while visiting the Paris of South America.

Buenos Aires Private Arrival Airport Transfer

Buenos Aires, Argentina’s elegant, historic and cosmopolitan capital, is known as the “Paris of the South” due to its European atmosphere with glamorous avenues lined with fashionable shops and Parisian-style restaurants and cafes. Located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, Buenos Aires has many fascinating neighbourhoods to explore including the colourful and lively La Boca, home to art galleries and tango shows; San Telmo with its restored mansions and antique stores and Recoleta, the city’s most exclusive area.

Buenos Aires

You will be collected from your hotel for your three-hour tour visiting the most important highlights of the city of Buenos Aires. Discover the history of the Plaza de Mayo Square, the site of Argentina’s most important historical events - see its surroundings and the most emblematic buildings and learn all about them. Then enjoy Mayo Avenue and wonder in awe at the oldest residential neighbourhood in Buenos Aires: San Telmo. Live and feel the original Tango in the neighbourhood of La Boca: walk along Caminito Street and enjoy the Dancers and souvenir shops. See the mythical Boca Juniors soccer stadium. Contemplate the modernization of the city whilst traveling along Puerto Madero and its exclusive docks, full of excellent restaurants and large offices. Pass through the Retiro neighbourhood and move on to see Palermo and its most exclusive residential area before finally arriving at Recoleta. Here, discover the final resting place of Eva Peron, “Evita” and wander through Recoleta Cemetery where she is to be found. On completion of your tour, you will be taken to your hotel. Please note this is a small group tour.

Highlights of Buenos Aires City Tour

This evening you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to Fogón to immerse yourself in their Asado Experience. From the chefs of the famous Uco Restaurant in Buenos Aires and Butterfly in Bariloche comes Fogón - a new way of living the traditional Argentine Asado, served with a twist. A closed-door dining experience awaits you that explores new ways of serving Argentine Asado classics. While seated at the bar you’ll see, feel and taste traditional and modern grill cooking techniques up close and personal as you sit with the chefs around the parrilla. Every Asado is unique but always includes the best cuts of meat available and fire roasted seasonal vegetables. The chefs have designed the tasting menu to combine new grill techniques with tried and true Argentine recipes that elevate the Asado to new heights. The wine pairing menu has also been designed to best enhance the flavours of the ingredients, while presenting you with some of the best boutique wines from Argentina. On completion of your experience, please make your own way back to your hotel.

Includes:
One way transfer hotel to restaurant, welcome cocktail & olives, First Course/Empanada, Second Course/Chorizo & Morcilla, Third Course/Provoleta Cheese & Matambre, Fourth Course/The Seasonable One, Main Course/Steak Three Ways, Dessert/Pancakes of Dulce de Leche and Coffee, wine pairings with each course.

Fogón Asado Experience & Wine Pairing

Travel from the heart of Buenos Aires to the Tigre Delta in a catamaran, offering one of the best views of the city skyline (a view that surprisingly few people see, even locals). You will be collected from your hotel and taken to the city’s port to board a modern catamaran which will take you to the Tigre Delta. During the one-and-a-half-hour cruise you will be able to admire Buenos Aires from the Rio de la Plata (River Plate), its northern areas and the channels of the Delta, whilst enjoying refreshments on board. After the cruise, disembark at Tigre Pier and visit by vehicle Paseo Victoria, the most important neighbourhood in Tigre and then the Puerto de Frutos. You will soon find yourself in San Isidro where you will visit the town’s historical centre and Cathedral on foot while having a snack, and then finally you will see the city’s northern areas and the Presidential Residence in Olivos, before returning to the city.

San Isidro & Tigre Delta Tour

This evening you will be collected from your hotel to experience a Tango Show with dinner at Aljibe Tango. Located in San Telmo, the venue is a restored conventillo (boarding house) and offers an intimate show featuring professional dancers and musicians. The show is accompanied by a traditional menu and Argentine wines. Due to the show commencing earlier than other venues, this is an ideal venue for families or those who want a taste of tango but not a late evening.

Dinner will be served from 7.00pm followed by the show commencing from 8.00pm. Please note timings are subject to change and will be confirmed directly to you. On completion of the show, you will be taken to your hotel. Please note this is a small group tour.

Aljibe Tango Show and Dinner

You will be collected from your hotel at the appropriate time and transferred to the airport for your onward flight. This service includes a driver only.

Transfer to the airport for onward destination
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ITINERARY ADD-ONS

  • Fly to Ushuaia Argentina, the world's most southern city and hop onboard a small-ship expedition cruise to Antarctica. With over 30 ships and dozens of different itineraries to choose from, our Destination Specialists can help you find the expedition of your dreams to visit the most remote and awe-inspiring destination in the world, Antarctica! 

  • Head to El Calafate on the edge of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field and visit the world famous Perito Moreno Glacier with our with our Signature Patagonia Package. Experience the breath-taking beauty of the world famous Torres del Paine National Park and be amazed by the varied and magnificent landscape of snow-capped mountains, picturesque lakes and gigantic glaciers of the world-renowned Patagonia region.

  • Uruguay is only one hour by fast ferry from Buenos Aires. This highlights tour introduces you to the charming UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Colonia, Uruguay’s historic capital of Montevideo and the famous and ritzy beach resort town of Punta del Este. Find out more.

Pricing per person & date


Standard

Comfortable properties with dependable facilities and service

4 Days FROM Now AUD 1,140 Enquire Now
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Superior

Tried & tested upmarket properties with above average facilities and service

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Deluxe

Luxurious properties with impeccable facilities and service.

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Important Information

  • Inclusions

    Private airport transfers
    Accommodation with breakfast daily
    Sightseeing with local English-speaking guide as detailed in the itinerary
    Other meals where stated

    Exclusions 

    International and internal flights
    Visa and reciprocity fees (if applicable) 
    Travel Insurance
    Beverages
    Personal expenses
    Gratuities for tour guides/drivers
    Any items not mentioned as included

  • Available on request. Contact us for more details.

  • Season and availability

Accommodation

We believe that appropriate accommodation should add to the authentic travel experience, as well as providing utmost enjoyment. For that reason our accommodation is scrutinised by our staff on the ground frequently, ensuring the properties adhere to our high standards. This key will help you understand the levels of accommodation available on this tour.

SPEAK TO A SPECIALIST

Talk to one of our Destination Specialists to plan your South American adventure and turn your dream into a reality. With exceptional knowledge and first hand experience, our consultants will piece together one of our Signature packages and customise your travel plans by adding extension packages.

Sustainability

Being environmentally accountable is a crucial part of our organisation. Chimu is currently striving towards using less paper, taking several initiatives to do so and tracking our progress along the way. Our goal: A paperless organisation. For this reason, all information given to you will be sent electronically. We encourage those who choose to travel with us to support our aspirations and actions and ask that you reconsider printing out documentation. To view these documents, you can download them to your iPad or portable computer before and during your trip.

Chimu is passionate and dedicated to sustainability measures and understands the crucial part sustainability plays within the tourism industry.

We use local guides and office staff to both maximise local employment opportunities and minimise carbon footprint. Local guides also ensure you benefit from the intimate knowledge, passion and culture of the country you’re visiting. Our guides are all highly qualified (most with university degrees) or equip with many years of experience and are paid above the standard wage. Whether it be our knowledgeable local guides, locally produced meals or the transport on tour, we do not use imported goods when local products are available. We aim to minimise our impact on the environment and give as much back as possible to the communities we work in.

While visiting the many national parks, heritage sites, museums and landmarks our travellers are encouraged to explore remain culturally aware and sensitive. We further encourage you to buy appropriate souvenirs and discourage the buying of anything wrongfully made or taken from the environment i.e. shells and endangered species products. Information on how you can be environmentally conscious, and travel responsibly will be made available in our Travellers Guides and provided during your travels by guides and staff.

For more information on our sustainability policies, including how we are striving towards being a paperless organisation, click HERE

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