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Private Tour: Gaucho Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires

San Antonio de Areco, AR
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Private Tour: Gaucho Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires

San Antonio de Areco, AR
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Experience the land of the gauchos and indulge in the rich traditions of San Antonio de Areco on this captivating private tour. Immerse yourself in the colonial village as you explore its main square, beautiful church, and a silver craft workshop. Marvel at a vast collection of nineteenth-century goldsmith pieces at the Museo Draghi and learn about the traditional techniques used to create these exquisite works of art. Delight in a delicious asado (barbecue) and savor high-quality Argentine wine for lunch at the Estancia El Ombu de Areco, a typical Buenos Aires ranch. Engage in various activities at the estancia, such as horseback riding, swimming in the pool, or simply taking a leisurely stroll through the park. Immerse yourself in the gaucho lifestyle and create unforgettable memories on this extraordinary tour.

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • Admission Included
  • 9 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Visit the charming colonial village of San Antonio de Areco
  • Explore the Museo Draghi and learn about traditional goldsmithing
  • Enjoy a delicious asado (barbecue) at Estancia El Ombu de Areco
  • Participate in various activities related to estancia life
  • Go horseback riding and explore the beautiful parks and fields of the ranch
  • Private transportation
  • Gaucho folk music groups and creole horse-back skill events
  • Transportation throughout the tour in a modern and comfortable vehicle
  • Lunch: Asado (barbecue), Argentine wine, soft drinks, dessert and coffee
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel, apartment or cruise ship terminal
  • Guided horse ride or outing in a horse drawn carriage
  • Guided visit to Dragui Silversmith’s workshop (Gaucho museum)
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Day at Estancia El Ombú de Areco (ranch)
  • Professional driver

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Introduction

Experience the charm and traditions of the Argentine countryside on the Private Tour: Gaucho Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires. This tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of the gauchos, the legendary Argentine cowboys. Departing from Buenos Aires, you will embark on a scenic drive to the picturesque village of San Antonio de Areco, the heartland of gaucho culture. Immerse yourself in the colonial charm of the village as you explore its main square, visit its beautiful church, and witness the art of silver craftsmanship at Museo Draghi.

What to expect?

During this 540-minute tour, you can expect to experience the authentic traditions of the gauchos and indulge in a delicious Argentine asado (barbecue) at Estancia El Ombu de Areco. This traditional Buenos Aires ranch will provide you with a glimpse into the daily life of gauchos, offering you the chance to engage in various activities such as horseback riding through vast parks and fields. You can also cool off in the swimming pool, relax in the tranquil atmosphere of the countryside, or take a leisurely stroll in the park. Depending on the day, you may even have the chance to enjoy live Gaucho folk music and witness creole horse-back skill events.

Who is this for?

This private tour is perfect for anyone seeking an authentic Argentine cultural experience and a break from the bustling city life of Buenos Aires. Whether you are a history enthusiast fascinated by the traditions of the gauchos, a food lover eager to sample mouthwatering Argentine cuisine, or simply a traveler looking to immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of the countryside, this tour is for you. No matter your age or interests, this tour offers a unique opportunity to connect with Argentine culture and gain insights into the daily life of the gauchos.

Why book this?

Book this private tour to venture into the captivating land of the gauchos and discover the enchanting village of San Antonio de Areco. Step back in time as you explore the charming streets, admire magnificent silver craftsmanship, and witness the passion of the gauchos firsthand. At the renowned Estancia El Ombu de Areco, you will savor a mouthwatering asado paired with high-quality Argentine wine, indulging in the authentic flavors of the region. Immerse yourself in gaucho activities and experience the warmth of Argentine hospitality at this splendid estancia. This tour promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of Argentine culture, creating memories that last a lifetime.

Good to know

During your tour, dress comfortably and bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from the Argentine sun. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the picturesque landscapes and memorable moments of your journey. Please note that the itinerary may vary depending on the day, offering additional attractions such as Gaucho folk music performances and creole horse-back skill events. Horseback riding, swimming, and walks in the park are among the activities available at Estancia El Ombu de Areco.

Reviews

Travelers who have embarked on this tour rave about the immersive experience and the opportunity to connect with Argentine traditions. They appreciate the knowledgeable tour guide who provides fascinating insights into gaucho culture and the history of San Antonio de Areco. Guests commend the delicious asado served at Estancia El Ombu de Areco, highlighting the succulent flavors and the high quality of the Argentine wine. The activities offered at the estancia, including horseback riding and swimming, receive glowing reviews, with visitors praising the friendly staff and the peaceful atmosphere of the countryside. Overall, travelers express their satisfaction with the tour, describing it as an enriching and memorable experience.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

San Antonio de Areco

Begin your private day tour with an 1.40-hours drive from your hotel in Buenos Aires to the village of San Antonio de Areco. Enjoy the landscape of the Pampas and learn about the Gauhos from your tour guide. We will first stop at San Antonio de Areco´s old centre, in which we will visit its main square, its beautiful church and a silver craft workshop.

Museo Draghi

You tour guide will guide you through this silver craft workshop, where you can see a vast collection of pieces of rural goldsmithing of the nineteenth century. You will learn about the process of making exclusive goldsmith pieces that take shape through the hands of artisans recreating the techniques of traditional goldsmithing as their founder, the famous artisan Juan José Draghi.

Estancia El Ombu de Areco

You will spend the rest of the day at Estancia El Ombu de Areco, a typical Buenos Aires estancia (ranch), where you will have a tasty asado (barbecue) and high quality Argentine wine for lunch. After lunch, you will be able to participate in various activities related to the life in the estancia. El Ombú offers comfort together with a kind and personalized treatment in the beautiful and quiet atmosphere of the countryside. During the summer, lunch will be served under the shadow of a huge ombú, the tree that gives the ranch its name. To complete this thrilling day at the estancia, you can go horseback riding. El Ombú has beautiful tame horses in which you can ride along the enormous parks and fields of the ranch, enjoying a typical gaucho activity. You can also use the swimming pool and solarium or take a walk in the park. Depending on the day, El Ombú sometimes offers Gaucho folk music groups and creole horse-back skill events.

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