Areco Town Visit And Gaucho Tour At El Ombu With English Driver/Guide- Argentina_507782


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Areco Town Visit and Gaucho Tour at El Ombu with English Driver/Guide- Argentina

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time-raw9 hours
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Your accommodation in Buenos Aires

Delve into the history and culture of Latin America by taking this tour from Buenos Aires to San Antonio de Areco - the twin city of Laredo (Texas, US). Enjoy the unique architecture of the farmhouse in the Italian style and learn more about the lifestyle of the common gauchos. Communication with the horses will remove stress and help you feel better. You can also swim or enjoy bird-watching while you get your tourist on!

What to expect?


Stop At: Municipality Of San Antonio De Areco, San Antonio de Areco, Province of Buenos Aires, Central Argentina

  • San Antonio de Areco is a city in northern Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, and administrative seat of the Partido of San Antonio de Areco. It is located on the Areco River 113 km (70 mi) away from Buenos Aires city, the country's capital.
  • San Antonio de Areco was founded in 1730, under the protection of a chapel inaugurated by José Ruiz de Arellano. It has been declared the city of historic national interest by the Argentine Government and is recognized for being the homeland of Don Segundo Sombra, the immortal character of the novel written by Ricardo Güiraldes. The city is the home of the Museo Gauchesco Ricardo Güiraldes. Each year in November, the city holds the Día de la Tradición (Tradition Day) gaucho celebration. Since 2001, San Antonio de Areco is the sister city of Laredo, Texas in the United States.

Stop At: Parroquia San Antonio de Padua, San Antonio de Areco, Province of Buenos Aires, Central Argentina

  • Big church in the Areco town built by Arellano, one of the first founders of the town

Stop At: Estancia El Ombu de Areco, Province of Buenos Aires, Central Argentina

  • The Pampas, Argentina - just an hour from Buenos Aires, Estancia El Ombú is the nineteenth-century Italian-style farmhouse with just nine guest rooms. Immerse yourself as much or as little as you wish in the life of a working estancia, taking part in the stock-rearing activities, including milking and driving cattle.
  • Explore the 300-hectare grounds on foot or, accompanied by seasoned gauchos, on one of the 38 horses that are part of the working drove. Horse-drawn carriages, swimming, and bird-watching are also available.

What is included?

  • All taxes
  • Fees and handling charges
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Estancia El Ombu de Areco

Is this experience for me?

  • Family-friendly
  • Elderly-friendly
  • Good for a small group experience

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves & a coat (dependant on weather)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
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