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Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco

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Overview
Enjoy a small-group tour from Buenos Aires to San Antonio de Areco and have a chance to see the pampas as you drive there. You will tour the village, visit a estancia, and see a folklore show. Your tour includes lunch, a professional and local guide and transportation.

Languages Offered: Spanish, English & Portuguese
Highlights
  • Traditional Gaucho experience: horseback riding and gaucho show
  • Fun fiesta atmosphere: live music, dancing, and ‘asado’ BBQ lunch
  • Small group tour: maximum of 15 people
  • Convenient hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Buenos Aires
What to Expect
After pickup from your Buenos Aires hotel, travel to El Ombu de Areco Estancia by air-conditioned minivan and enjoy stunning views of the Argentine pampas along the way. On arrival, follow your guide on a walking tour of San Antonio de Areco and learn why the country town is known as the ‘birthplace of the gaucho’. Continue to the ranch and saddle up for a fun horseback ride (suitable for all abilities) or horse carriage ride around the estancia. After working up an appetite, tuck into a typical ‘asado’ barbecue, with delicious Argentine steak, salads, and dessert, accompanied by Malbec wine. While you eat, be entertained by a thrilling folklore show, including live music, folk dancing, and a dramatic horsemanship display by the gauchos. Your tour ends back in Buenos Aires with drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at centrally located hotels in Buenos Aires (Palermo, Recoleta, Downtown areas)
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Professional Local Guide
  • Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off
  • Live entertainment
  • Entry/Admission - Estancia El Ombu de Areco
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is require
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Small-group tour limited to 15 people
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a kid-friendly tour
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Don’t miss this informative and fun filled day! My son and I just returned from the trip and I just can’t say enough about the entire experience. Signature tours provided a comfortable and immaculate bus with a super knowledgeable guide named Enrique. Enrique did an excellent
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Response from AxelNettuno, Product Manager at Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Tealovingmom Thanks so much for your comments and feedback, we really appreciate them! We are glad to know you had a wonderful day in the company of the guide Enrique, learning about our history, culture and geography. It makes us happy to hear you enjoyed the tour at Draghi and the silversmith and that you loved the food at the ranch. Thank you once again for your review! Hope to see you in Argentina again. Best wishes, Axel
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It was very enjoyable. Lots of food, so go hungry. Juliette was a great guide, very knowledgeable and helpful.
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Response from AxelNettuno, Product Manager at Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco
Responded 7 Aug 2019
Dear Quin, Thanks a lot for your comments! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the Gaucho Day and the food with the guide Juliette. Regards, Axel
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Thanks to Ana Ines who was an amazing tour guide. We spent a happy and intersting day learning about the gauchos, eating, dancing, meeting new people an so on......many thanks for makin the day great!
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Response from AxelNettuno, Axel Nettuno at Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco
Responded 3 Aug 2019
Dear Namaya, Thank you for the review! We are happy to hear you had a great day visiting the ranch in San Antonio de Areco and were able to learn about our rich culture with our guide Ana Ines. Hope to see you again in Buenos Aires, thanks once more for the feedback! Axel
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This is a great tour. Marcelo was an excellent ambassador for Argentina and the gaucho life! There were only four of us on the tour, so we were able to pepper him with questions. The drive out to the estancia went quickly as Marcelo filled in details of life in Argentina and
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Response from AxelNettuno, Product Manager at Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco
Responded 31 Jul 2019
Dear Pamela, Thank you very much for the detailed review! It is a pleasure to know you spent a fantastic day travelling through the scenic route of the argentine pampas. We are also happy to hear you enjoyed the whole experience visiting the old town of San Antonio de Areco and the Ombu ranch while tasting some delicious empanadas, barbecue and the traditional "mate". We will let Marcelo know you had a terrific day with him. Hope to see you again in Buenos Aires, thanks once more for the feedback! Axel
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This is the kind of day tour that I like to take at the end of a trip after I have done my own exploring of a place and want to relax, do something different and leave the organisation up to someone else. This tour is a good opportunity to get out of the city of Buenos Aires and
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Response from AxelNettuno, Product Manager at Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco
Responded 8 Jul 2019
Dear Derek, Many thanks for your review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to the town of San Antonio de Areco and the gaucho ranch with our guide Laura. Hope to see you again in Argentina, thank you once more for your feedback! Axel
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  • Duration: 9h
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Portuguese, Spanish
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