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  • 9 hours (Approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
Overview Overview

Enjoy a full-day, shared tour and visit the town of San Antonio de Areco and Estancia El Ombu de Areco, which is one of the most traditional in the Pampas. You will get to know the history and development of the Argentinian pampas and the lifestyle of the Gauchos.

Languages Offered: Spanish & English

Highlights
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
Inclusions & Exclusions Inclusions & Exclusions
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Horseback riding
  • Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off
  • Live entertainment
  • Entry/Admission - Estancia El Ombu de Areco
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure & Return Departure & Return
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at centrally located hotels in Buenos Aires

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Operates

Daily

What to Expect What to Expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Estancia El Ombu de Areco, RP 31, cuartel VI, Villa Lia, Buenos Aires San Antonio de Areco Argentina

Begin your 9-hour tour with a drive from your hotel in Buenos Aires to the village of San Antonio de Areco. Enjoy views of the pampas en route and listen to commentary about the area from your guide.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Museo Draghi, Calle Lavalle 387 Frente a la Plaza Principal, San Antonio de Areco B2760BME Argentina

Paradores Draghi is the ideal corner for those who enjoy the cultural attractions offered by a place. There you will access a tour through the sumptuous space where you can see a vast collection of pieces of rural goldsmithing of the nineteenth century, which reveals the mysteries of a period of national identity consecration of the figure of the Gaucho as a main character of that time.

In Paradores Draghi begin your journey through history not only as a spectator, but also as a participant in the process of making exclusive goldsmith pieces that take shape through the hands of artisans recreating the techniques of traditional goldsmithing as their founder, Juan José Draghi, did in the 60s.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Parroquia San Antonio de Padua, Calle B Mitre 366, San Antonio de Areco B2760BVH Argentina

Located on Segundo Sombra Street, between Alsina and Arrellano. Don José Ruiz de Arellano founded the first oratory in the center of his stay. The foundation of this oratory was very important for the creation of the town. In the years 1720 and 1728, the first chapel was built, it was located a little more to the right than the current one. The foundation stone of the present church was placed on February 7, 1869 and was buried under the central entrance door. Inside it was placed a lead box containing the original records written on parchment, newspapers of the day, medals and coins of the time.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Boliche de Bessonart Bar, San Antonio de Areco, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina

At the corner of Don Segundo Sombra and Zapiola streets, a peaked house rises from its peeling walls. This is the grocery & drinks store where peasants and country people who came to town to provide themselves and do errands to the cereal house, the store, the doctor, the bank, used to meet. Don Segundo Ramírez, the gaucho who was later a character in the novel by Ricardo Güiraldes, used to stop here. Nowadays, it continues to be a meeting place and has a long history of typical people from the countryside.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Estancia El Ombu de Areco, RP 31, cuartel VI, Villa Lia, Buenos Aires San Antonio de Areco Argentina

Make your way to the exclusive ‘El Ombu de Areco’ Estancia. At this place, you will have a chance to take rides on horses or go for a ride in a carriage while enjoying some traditional cold cuts, cheeses and beverages. Then, you will enjoy a typical Argentinian barbeque of the finest meats. While you have dessert, you will be able to see a folklore show followed by a demonstration of gaucho skills.

Duration: 5 hours

Hotel Pickup Hotel Pickup

Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.

Additional Info Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a kid-friendly tour
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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