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Classic Buenos Aires

Explore the iconic sights of Buenos Aires and the unique neighbourhoods of Palermo, San Telmo, Recoleta and La Boca. Take a boat trip to visit the Paraná Delta at Tigre and historic San Isidro. Complete your experience in the capital of Argentina with a cultural evening at a hosted dinner with lots of steak, wine and laughs.

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Trip type


Trip length

3 Days





Classic Buenos Aires - 3 - $728

Trip Summary and Itinerary Map

Day 1: Fly to Buenos Aires; City tour

Day 2: Tour of Tigre and San Isidro

Day 3: Transfer to the airport

Start from Buenos Aires and end at Buenos Aires

Landmarks visited on Classic Buenos Aires

Operator's Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Buenos Aires; City tour

Transfer from Buenos Aires Airport to your hotel and drop off your bags before enjoying your private 4hr guided city tour. Soak up the atmosphere at the Plaza de Mayo, the site of Argentina's most important historical events.

Next visit Mayo Avenue and the San Telmo district, the oldest residential neighbourhood in the city. Experience the original Tango on Caminito Street in the neighbourhood of La Boca and enjoy the dancers and souvenir shops. See the iconic Boca Juniors soccer stadium. Visit Puerto Madero and the docks, bustling with offices, bars and restaurants.

Pass through the Retiro neighbourhood and move on to see Palermo and its most exclusive residential area before finally arriving at Recoleta and its cemetery, the final resting place of Eva 'Evita' Peron. Note, the entrance fee to the cemetery is not included in the trip price – you will need to pay this when you visit.

Excursion: Private 4hr guided tour

Accommodation: Hotel in Buenos Aires

Day 2: Tour of Tigre and San Isidro

Today you can enjoy a small group tour to the Tigre Delta, travelling right from the heart of Buenos Aires by catamaran. You'll have some fantastic views of the city skyline from the River Plate, its northern areas and arrive at the channels of the Paraná Delta after about 1.5hrs sailing. You'll explore some of the intricate waterways of this fascinating delta region before disembarking and visiting the small touristic town of Tigre on foot. Return to Buenos Aires by small vehicle, stopping off at the historical suburb of San Isidro to see the beautiful cathedral and quaint cobbled streets.

This evening's highlight is the Argentine Experience: a unique blend of food, wine and interacting with local people. Learn how to make traditional empanadas, dine on grilled provolet cheese with sliced chorizo sausage, warm bread and homemade chimichurri. Order a steak in Spanish and make your own traditional mate. Your guides throughout the evening will answer all of your questions on Argentine cuisine and culture.

Excursion: Half-day small-group guided tour to the Tigre Delta. Evening small-group Argentine Experience with hosts.

Note: The Tigre Delta excursion may operate in reverse, depending on the catamaran sailing times.

Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Accommodation: Hotel in Buenos Aires

Day 3: Transfer to the airport

Today you will be transferred to Buenos Aires Airport in plenty of time for your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

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What our customers think of Classic Buenos Aires

Classic Buenos Aires trips scored 4.1/5 from 35 reviews

I cannot think of one particular moment that stands out. The most memorable are all my wow! moments when first seeing a particular mountain or glacier.

Travelled: February 2023

Leanne -

The entire experience at Torres del Paine EcoCamp. Everyone there believes in the power of nature and sustainability and human connection. It was truly a magical place.

Travelled: February 2020

Jenny -

The hikes at El Chalten and the hikes/views of Torres Del Paine National park were spectacular, as was the day spent seeing the Morena Glacier. The town of El Chalten is an experience all it's own! We also really enjoyed El Calafate and Puerto Natales. Even the drive from El Calafate to Puerto Natales was very beautiful and memorable. I can not pick one most memorable moment.

Travelled: January 2020

Kelly -

Tierra Patagonia

Travelled: January 2020

Peter -

All of the cruise was memorable, particularly the storm around Cape Horn with 100mph+ winds and 6 meter waves. The glaciers and scenery, were truly spectacular. It was good to be in a relatively small group of people.

Travelled: February 2023

Joy -

Awasi was a great resort and the very knowledgeable guides made it a wonderful experiences.

Travelled: March 2023

Catherine -

There were many memorable moments but probably the most memorable was the first day's hike to Laguna de los Tres - just geeting there gave us a great sense of accomplishment, the views were marvelous, and our guide was excellent.

Travelled: January 2020

Randy -

Walking into our Explora guest room for the first time. Unbelievable.

Travelled: February 2020

Lars -

The hikes to Towers and Fitz Roy. The vastness of the steppe and the beauty of the mountains and glaciers. The guides at Torres Del Paine were outstanding. The restaurants in El Chalten were excellent.

Travelled: April 2023

David -

Great adventure and experience. My fav part was site of FItz Roy after a hiking Laguna de los Tres.

Travelled: March 2023

Rina -

Too many to count,

Travelled: April 2023

Bob -

Being in Argentina for the World Cup and getting to celebrate with them in a bar looking out out a glacier

Travelled: December 2022

Brad -

Seeing the great vistas of nature and the views of Pumas.

Travelled: April 2023

Sandran -

Flying into Buenos Aires the day of the World Cup Soccer Parade set the tone for an amazing holiday. It just kept getting better from there - from a delicious meal at the Argentine Experience to everything Patagonia loved everything El Chalten had to offer (hikes, food, local flair, and our guide Gilda was phenomenal!)

Travelled: January 2023

Kristine -

Hiking Fitz Roy in snow

Travelled: April 2023

Radha -

Each leg of the adventure was unique and fulfilled an aspect of a perfect vacation. The stunning Mountain View’s, beautiful weather and multiple faune and flora encounters during our hike in Patagonia is especially memorable. Watching Argentina win the World Cup while in Argentina was in reversible too.

Travelled: December 2022

Tracy -

Standing at the foot of Tres Torres in the clouds or rain and few people.......My suggestion to any who wish to do the hike is to start from the hotel by 6:30. On the way down there were so many people and groups , ( peak season I’m sure) one had to keep moving over and waiting whereas going up early you had the trail pretty much to yourself you could look around and just relish the fabulous land forms,ecosystems, and natural beauty surrounding you. The other hikes were amazing as well but only this one was totally clear.

Travelled: January 2020

Mimi -

There were many memorable moments. The trip to the falls was very worthwhile and inspiring. Buenos Aires was a wonderful city. The entire experience there was memorable because of the combination of culture, people and environment.

Travelled: January 2023

Peter -

Cape Horn via a zodiac boat

Travelled: March 2023

Hilary -

The initial impression of getting off the plane in El Calafate and the drive into El Chalten looking at Fitz Roy.

Travelled: March 2023

Richard -


Prices, Departures and Inclusions

2023/24 season prices are:

Two people sharing a room in a standard hotel: USD $728 per person

Two people sharing a room in a superior hotel: USD $808 per person

Two people sharing a room in a deluxe hotel: USD $905 per person


Please contact us to discuss your preferred departure dates.

Additional Notes

Recoleta Cemetery – As of 2022 the Recoleta Cemetery charges an entrance fee of approximately USD $12-14 per person, which must be paid by directly by the visitor by credit card only. If you wish to enter, your local guide will assist you with the payment, but the entrance fee is not included in the price of the tour.

Trip extension – You can combine this trip with trips in other parts Argentina and Chile. Please get in touch for more details.

Single supplement – Standard USD $193; Superior USD $273; Deluxe USD $370.


  • Meals: 2 breakfasts
  • Accommodation: 2 nights in hotel
  • Airport transfers on private basis
  • Excursions in small groups
  • Concierge assistance 24/7 from our Buenos Aires office


  • Meals not indicated in itinerary
  • Personal expenses and equipment
  • Personal equipment (see our recommended kit list)
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Gratuities/tips
  • International and domestic/in-country flights
  • Any visa, passport and vaccination expenses

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