CITY TOURS AND DAY TRIPS

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I will arrange for appointments and make reservations for the following city tours and special activities, all of them provided by an excellent group of licensed professional experts, guides, tour operators and local travel agencies.

WALKING CITY TOUR

The most complete city tour in Buenos Aires, that will introduce you to the city and will make you feel the essence of each historical and popular place and neighborhood. By using public transportation (bus and subway), we will be a part of this amazing metropolis, having a unique real experience of a citizen in his daily life. Historical buildings, monuments and streets will show the modifications that the city has lived since its foundation. Tango, football and different immigrations influences have made it one of the most irresistible cities in the world.
Duration: Half Day or Full Day
Availability: Every day
PRIVATE or SHARED TOUR

PRIVATE CITY TOUR

Private city tours with dedicated bilingual guides and transportation in private vehicles with driver, visiting the main sites in the city.
Customized Half Day or Full Day city tours, according to the visitors’ particular interests: art, history, architecture.
Discover Buenos Aires’ main landmarks and secret treasures through the eyes of excellent local guides, in a tour specially designed and at your own pace.
Availability: Every day
Duration: Half Day or Full Day
PRIVATE TOUR

JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR

Discover Jewish life in Buenos Aires, its importance, richness and diversity, through the eyes of a local Jewish guide. A unique Jewish Heritage Tour, for those interested in discovering the Jewish roots of our community, including our main institutions, synagogues and historic landmarks; a visit full of insight information including the history of the first Jewish settlers from Europe.
Features an astonishing synagogue, the recently-renovated BA Jewish Museum next to the first synagogue in BA if dates apply, the haunting Israeli Embassy Memorial and a walk/ride around Buenos Aires´ most important Jewish quarter, where you will see ieshivot, Jewish institutions, schools, stores and you’ll experience its hectic commercial activity. Also included, there is a visit to a JCC and its remarkable in-site murals and to the new Federation building (AMIA, rebuilt after the terrorist blast), where you’ll learn about institutional life and will be able to admire a stunning modern sculpture by Israeli artist Agam. You’ll learn about the first Jewish settlers and ongoing projects, you may also have the chance of meeting community leaders. Before dropping you off, we’ll also have time for a kosher treat in the area or a hamburger at one of the three kosher Mc Donald’s in the world!
Duration: HALF DAY or FULL DAY
PRIVATE TOUR

POPE FRANCIS TOUR

Come with us to walk the path that Jorge Bergoglio took before becoming Pope Francis. The tour begins by visiting the Metropolitan Cathedral, where the people gathered waiting for the news about who would be the successor of Benedict XVI.
We will visit the place where he lived his early years with his parents and four siblings. We´ll visit the Basilica San Jose de Flores, where he decided to devote his life to God at only 17, and all the institutions that shaped his education and where he took his first sacraments that would awaken her religious vocation.
This tour is intended for all audiences of any age who want to know the history of this character so important to the world.
Availability: Every day
Duration: 3 hours.
Hours: 10:00 am
Meeting point: San Telmo

DELTA DEL TIGRE AND NORTHERN SUBURBS

The northern suburb of Buenos Aires remains as one of the most attractive places to visit. We first visit San Isidro, a traditional residential area known for its streets´ beauty and its prominent mansions including those built in the seventeenth hundreds. We also visit Tigre: the entrance to the Paraná delta, fully scattered by islands that can solely be accessed by water, dense vegetation and houses on pilots that can be appreciated on an hour long motor boat ride along some of its rivers The journey ends with a stop at the local handcrafts and fruit supply market (Mercado de Frutos)
Lunch at a restaurant facing the river can also be included.
Duration: 5 HOURS
Availability: Every day
SEMI-PRIVATE OR PRIVATE TOUR

FOOTBALL EXPERIENCE AND STADIUM TOUR

Football is like a religion in Argentina and it is part of the identity of almost everybody.

A visit to the River Plate and Boca juniors stadiums is the best way to get to know the history of these two legendary clubs of Buenos Aires. This tour starts going to la Bombonera where you will enjoy the museum of Boca Passion, the changing rooms and the seats, after that it heads up to the Monumental Stadium and there our excursion visits all the club facilities together with the modern River Plate Museum.Our activity includes standing in the field in both stadiums.
Duration: 4 or 6 Hours
Availability: Every day at 11 AM / 2.30 PM except on match days.

Experience the thrill of attending a football match in Buenos Aires with one of the leading companies in Football tour.
Seats, transfers and bilingual tour guide included throughout the game.
See the 2017 - 2018 Football Soccer Calendar.

MATADEROS AND SAN TELMO FAIRS

Guided tour to the biggest two fairs in Buenos Aires, that take place every Sunday.
We start by visiting the San Telmo Fair in the morning. The fair is composed of 270 stands and is located in Plaza Dorrego. It is visited by about 10,000 people every weekend. On the streets, you can see Tango Shows and orchestras playing for all the visitors. The main attraction in this ‘feria’ are the antiques and culture that is being offered.
At midday we head to Mataderos Fair, which began 20 years ago in the area where the old slaughterhouses of the city were located. Today, it is the meeting point for people from the inner parts of the country who are deeply rooted to the customs of their different provinces and for those living in this city that like to be surrounded by handcrafts, typical foods and folkloric music and dance.
In 1991 the neighborhood was declared as “Neighborhood of the Argentinean Gaucho”.
At the fair stalls you will find, handcrafts, sweets, typical food, musical instruments, albums, clothes, accessories and objects for everyday use.
We´ll stop for a great lunch eating traditional Argentinean foods (Empanadas, tamales, humitas, locro & wines) and then visit the museum.
Before heading back we watch the horseback riding exhibitions, and the folkloric concerts.
Duration: Full Day (One fair only, half day)
Availability: Sundays from March to December, 10.30 AM
GROUP OR PRIVATE TOUR

BUENOS AIRES DIFFERENT BY BIKE

This bike tour (guided in English and Spanish) is without a doubt the most interesting and entertaining way to see Buenos Aires. You will learn its history and make new friends while enjoying a memorable experience in Buenos Aires.
We ride on bike paths where available, avoid traffic when possible and in non-strenuous terrain.
We provide: bike, helmet, medical assistance, a bottle of mineral water. All ages are welcome and child seats are available. We also provide rain gear but the tour is generally canceled when its pouring rain.
Bikes: We have a fleet of Beach Cruisers with super comfortable seats!
Guides: English and Spanish speakers with proven experience. They are entertaining, fun, talented, informative and professional.

GRAFFITI AND STREET ART TOUR

The graffiti tour reveals hidden graffiti hotspots and street art galleries to show you underground creativity and culture. You’ll learn all about the Buenos Aires street art scene and find out why it is unique, exploring the city on foot and by air conditioned minibus
North Street Art Tour: Our tours covering the north of the city provide a visually stunning introduction to the vibrant world of urban art in Buenos Aires and its compelling history. Visit the only artist-run street art gallery in the city.
Available Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 3 pm to 6 pm
South Street Art Tour: If you’re looking for huge scale murals, then this is the tour for you. Explore the La Boca, Barracas, and other hidden, historical barrios of Buenos Aires as well as uncovering amazing pieces on the way. Finish at UNION, our new gallery in San Telmo to view some incredible urban art in a gallery context.
Available every Tuesday 2-5pm, starting in La Boca, finishing at UNION gallery in San Telmo.
GROUP TOURS

ARTISTS ATELIER TOUR

This tour offers a unique opportunity to meet both emerging and established artists in the intimacy of their studios.
They will pick you up at your hotel, and visit four artists´ studios in a neighborhood renowned for its high concentration of galleries and studios. Visitors have the opportunity to see what the artist is working on, ask what inspires the artist, or hear the story behind a piece the guest may find particularly interesting,
The tour concludes with a cocktail luncheon at a private exhibition space and studio in Palermo Soho, where guests can socialize, view more works from the gallery's collection and make their decision to purchase any of the works.
Maximum: 10 people per tour.
Available every day, AM or PM.

PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS

The photography tours are about bringing the city and its streets to life through photography, the greatest way to see and explore the city with your camera. Actually, it's all about the journey, and the moment itself.
The tours combine urban exploration with the medium of photography to immerse tourists In the culture and visual delights of Buenos Aires.
Guided by a pro-photographer and city specialists, this tour is perfect for anyone who wants an alternative day in the city, exploring must-see sights, as well as some of its undiscovered locations, whilst learning about photography. Ideal for all levels and experience!

For further information and reservations for these and many other activities, please contact: sandra@batravelguide.com

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