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Tigre Delta Premium Small-Group Tour from Buenos Aires

1. Tigre Delta Premium Small-Group Tour from Buenos Aires

On this fun-filled half-day tour of Tigre and Buenos Aires, embark on an adventure that offers the perfect balance between nature and history. Take in the views on a boat ride, shop local products at a market, and visit the Cathedral of San Isidro. After hotel pickup, hop on a cruise on the widest river in the world while getting spectacular views of the Buenos Aires skyline from the waters of the Río de la Plata (La Plata River). After one hour on the river, arrive at the Parana River’s Delta, a place that truly feels like a fantasy land. Once in the delta, the boat ride continues through a series of narrow channels and islands, a popular weekend getaway for residents of Buenos Aires and an everyday home to thousands of islanders. Experience the majestic scenery that's very different from anything you have seen before while learning all about the locals who live along the peaceful channels with boats as their only means of transportation. At lunchtime, the boat will drop you off at Tigre, a major city within the Buenos Aires suburbs. Enjoy an authentic snack including empanadas (local pasties) and drinks at a historical venue that belongs to the Italian Rowing Club of Tigre City. For the rest of the tour, hop on board a vehicle and drive through the northern suburbs of Buenos Aires to get an overview of what life is like in the outskirts of Argentina’s capital city, home to about 25% of the total population of the country. Along the ride, visit several sites, including the fruit market, a type of bazaar where locals shop for home goods and where you can find some authentic souvenirs. Head to San Isidro, where you'll get to visit the district’s neogothic cathedral. Once the trip is over, get driven back to Buenos Aires. You can choose to be dropped off somewhere on the way to keep exploring the city or you can be taken back to your hotel.

From Buenos Aires: Tigre Delta Tour with Boat Ride

2. From Buenos Aires: Tigre Delta Tour with Boat Ride

Seeing the Delta means appreciating the bounty of nature in this extraordinary place that is impossible to ignore. Sail along the Tigre Delta and its islands on this guided tour from Buenos Aires. Start with pickup from your hotel in Buenos Aires. Discover the life of the "isleños", people who live on the islands of the Delta. Learn about their customs, culture, and way of life. See the elegant residences located in the residential neighborhoods of the northern suburbs. Visit the San Isidro neighborhood where you will learn about its history and people. On the way back to Buenos Aires, we will pass by the Presidential Residence of Quinta de Olivos. You have the option on the return to be dropped off at Puerto Madero which has many fine restaurants.

Puerto Madero: River Plate 30-Minute Panoramic Boat Tour

3. Puerto Madero: River Plate 30-Minute Panoramic Boat Tour

Experience a short boat tour with incredible panoramic views of Buenos Aires from the Rio de la Plata. See a combination of green spaces from the river including the Ecological Reserve, iconic skyscrapers, and different buildings. Upon arrival at the meeting point, present your voucher to the staff and they will give you your boarding pass. Enjoy a complimentary coffee and a traditional Argentinian alfajor snack while the captain takes you into the waters of Río de La Plata. Go to the observation deck and enjoy the panoramic view. Take the opportunity to take photos of the Buenos Aires city skyline and skyscrapers. The ride will take about 30 minutes, and the boat's loudspeaker guide will help you identify all of the landmarks from the water.

From Buenos Aires: Premium Boat Trip to Tigre with City Tour

4. From Buenos Aires: Premium Boat Trip to Tigre with City Tour

Start your trip from Puerto Madero in Buenos Aires and take an original coastal trip along the La Plata River for approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes. On the way, see various sights along the coastline, including downtown Buenos Aires, Jorge Newbery, University City, Vicente López, Olivos, Martinez, and San Isidro and its cathedral. Learn about what you're seeing as you go with an included audio guide, then enter the Paraná Delta. Cruise along the Rio Lujan, Vinculacion River, San Antonio, and then the Sarmiento River, where you'll see renowned attractions such as the Sarmiento Museum. Pass Island Rest and recreational El Alcázar, until you arrive at Tigre Port. After arrival in Tigre, take a bus ride with a guide who will tell you about the history and origins of the city. Discover Tigre's main highlights, including the Paseo Victoria, museums, and the casino before arriving at Puerto de Frutos. Here, enjoy some free time to visit the docks and do some shopping. The tour concludes with a return to Buenos Aires by bus and drop-off at selected spots in Downtown Buenos Aires.

Tigre Delta: Boat Tour from Buenos Aires

5. Tigre Delta: Boat Tour from Buenos Aires

Hop aboard and enjoy as your captain takes you through the waters of Río de La Plata on your 1 hour and 50-minute boat ride. After passing through the neighborhoods of Nuñez, Olivos, Martinez, and San Isidro, the cruise will make its way through San Antonio River to the Delta of the Paraná River. The skyscrapers of Buenos Aires will be replaced by small houses along the water and boats become the only means of transportation in the region. At around 12:00 PM, you will arrive at the Tigre River Station. If you purchase the round-trip option, make sure you are back at the River Station at 3:45 PM, since the return boat departs at 4pm.

Private Day Trip to Tigre Delta from Buenos Aires

6. Private Day Trip to Tigre Delta from Buenos Aires

Meet your own private guide and driver at your Buenos Aires hotel at the designated time to set of on your day trip to Tigre. As you make your way through Buenos Aires, your guide will tell you about the area, pointing out sites of interest on the way to the port.  Upon arrival, you will board a shared first class motorboat for a 2-hour cruise along the De La Plata River. As you move through the water, learn about the region's distinct plant and animal life, and its historical importance to Buenos Aires while enjoying a coastal view of the City. Disembark and stop for a snack at a local restaurant featuring a different variety of options to choose from (alcoholic drinks are available at your own expense). When you've had your fill, get picked up by your guide and taken to the most important neighborhood in Tigre. Take in a colorful riverside market and stroll through San Isidro, the town's historical center. Finish your tour at the Presidential Residence in Olivos before returning to your Buenos Aires hotel.

San Telmo: Guided Parrilla Foodie Tour

7. San Telmo: Guided Parrilla Foodie Tour

Join your guide on a food-centered walking tour of San Telmo, the oldest neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Learn about local traditions and visit the most iconic parrilla or grill restaurant in the old neighborhood. Find out why beef has become so culturally significant to Argentinians and discover the mouth-watering world of Argentinian beef as you enjoy a barbecue dinner. Round out the experience with a visit to Volta San Telmo for a taste of authentic Argentinian ice cream.

Buenos Aires: Small Group 4-Hour City Tour & Optional Cruise

8. Buenos Aires: Small Group 4-Hour City Tour & Optional Cruise

Experience the past and present of Buenos Aires, visiting neighborhoods, admiring architecture, and seeing the best attractions the city has to offer on this 4-hour sightseeing tour.   The tour starts in the northern part of the city. Explore the neighborhoods of Retiro, Palermo and Recoleta, which are full of large green spaces and beautiful French-style mansions. Here, you’ll make your first stop: a 5-minute picture stop at Floralis Generica, a sculpture made out of steel and aluminum.   Then, stop for a half-hour tour of the France square. here is the Recoleta cementery In 2013, CNN listed it among the 10 most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Pass by Colon Theater and the Obelisk to reach your third stop, Plaza de Mayo, where the city was born in 1580. Admire the Pink House, the Cabildo, and the Metropolitan Cathedral for about 20 minutes.   Continuing towards the south of the city, breathe in the air of tango in its hometown: San Telmo. You’ll also visit the neighborhoods of La Boca, where one of the most famous stadiums in the world is located: La Bombonera. In La Boca, you can also admire the colorful conventillos (tenement houses), home to Italian immigrants at the end of the 19th century, as well as the picturesque street Caminito. Afterward, you can be dropped off at the meeting point or various other attractions. If the hotel pickup was selected, you can be taken back to your hotel.  If option is chosen, at the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Madero port, where lunch is included aboard Humberto M boat.

Buenos Aires Private Half-Day City Tour

9. Buenos Aires Private Half-Day City Tour

Take a tour of Buenos Aires on an itinerary tailored exclusively for you. Design your own itinerary with suggestions from your private guide. Start with a visit to Plaza de Mayo and see the famous Casa Rosada, the executive office of the President of Argentina. Then, visit the Metropolitan Cathedral to admire the main Catholic church of Buenos Aires overlooking Plaza de Mayo. Head to the beautifully-preserved neighborhood of San Telmo, before going to the port district of La Boca to see where the first Italian immigrants settled. Admire the colorful buildings on the street museum of the "Caminito." Next, visit the exclusive area of La Recoleta (time permitting) and go to the cemetery where some of the most wealthy and historic Argentineans are buried. Benefit from some free time to make stops or enjoy lunch throughout the day. Whether you want to see a little of everything or spend more time at a few locations, your guide will organize a tour to ensure you get what you want. At the end, they will take you back to your accommodation or any other location in the city, depending on your own requirements.

Buenos Aires: Puerto Madero Sunset Cruise with Open Bar

10. Buenos Aires: Puerto Madero Sunset Cruise with Open Bar

Hop aboard for a 1-hour sunset tour of Buenos Aires from the water.  Upon arriving at your meeting point at the North Dock of the Port of Buenos Aires, you can start drinking at the open bar. During the tour, you will observe the interior of the port of Buenos Aires and its different activities, as well as the Buenos Aires National Immigration Museum, the Argentine Yacht Club, the ecological reserve of the city, the Benito Quinquela Martin cruise terminal, the silos of the cereal terminal, the electricity-generating plants and part of the Río de la Plata. Begin boarding at 5:30 PM and depart at 6:30 PM.  Then, enjoy your 1-hour ride, returning back to your meeting point at 7:30 PM.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 26 reviews

This tour was well organised & it was really interesting to see another other area of BsAs. The snack in the beautiful restaurant was actually 3 large delicious Empanadas . We even had time to buy some lovely souvenirs . Romina was an excellent tour guide and supplied lots of information on the tour .

Patrick was a wonderful guide and our tour was an excellent introduction to this interesting city. He highlighted a host of things which we plan to explore ourselves later on. Would thoroughly recommend.

Patrick was so knowledgeable with so much historical facts. I learned so much!! He was also so accommodating, patient and a good driver. I would highly recommend this tour.

An excellent trip, meeting schedules, with a small group. The boat trip is wonderful. The return by van is spectacular.

Super enthusiastic guide, told a lot! And ate delicious empanadas! Definitely recommended.