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Gaucho Day Tour Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires

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Overview
El Ombu de Areco Estancia is a traditional ranch located in San Antonio de Areco, at the heart of gaucho (cowboy) country and an easy drive from Buenos Aires. On this tour, spend an entire day at the estancia, with activities including horseback riding, a traditional ‘asado’ barbecue lunch, and a thrilling gaucho show.
Highlights
  • Traditional Gaucho experience: horseback riding and gaucho show
  • Delicious lunch of ‘asado’ BBQ, empanadas and Malbec wine
  • Fiesta atmosphere: live music and folklore dancing 
  • Convenient hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Buenos Aires
What to Expect
After pickup from your Buenos Aires hotel, travel to El Ombu de Areco Estancia by air-conditioned minivan and enjoy stunning views of the Argentine pampas along the way. First, stop in the country town of San Antonio de Areco and follow your guide on a walking tour, as you learn more about gaucho history and culture. On arrival at the ranch, meet the gauchos and saddle up for a fun horseback ride (suitable for all abilities) or horse carriage ride around the estancia. Next, sit down to enjoy a traditional lunch of ‘asado’ barbecue, including delicious Argentine steak (vegetarian options also available), salads, and dessert, accompanied by Argentine Malbec wine. While you eat, be entertained by a thrilling folklore show, including live music, folk dancing, and a dramatic horsemanship display by the gauchos. Your tour ends back in Buenos Aires with drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at centrally located hotels in Buenos Aires
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
9h
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)
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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
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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From our pick up til drop off very professional and interesting day. All staff fantastic Gus is a credit to the tour company and his country... He is so passionate informative and fun... Thoroughly recommended as great value for money... Food fantastic and we were lucky to
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The tour was really well managed by a wonderful guide Daniela. We learnt how to prepare Mate, saw a museum and church in San Antonio and rode horses in the Pampa. Included was also a welcome drink and empanadas and later Asado-meal. It was rounded off with some traditional
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Response from Toursba, Product Manager at Gaucho Day Tour Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires
Responded 5 days ago
Hi Dunja, Thanks for your feedback! We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Gaucho Day Tour Ranch with us. Hope to see you in Argentina again! Best regards, Axel
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We had an amazing and trip to the estancia and San Antonio de Areco. Enrique, our guide, was excellent at explaining the traditions and culture of Argentina and the gauchos. We felt like we had a much better understanding of the people and Argentina and it really helped us when
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Response from Toursba, Product Manager at Gaucho Day Tour Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Lojma, Thanks for your feedback! We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Gaucho Day Tour with us. Hope to see you in Argentina again! Best regards, Axel
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We had a lovely day. Picked up at our hotel in the morning. Very professional was our guide. Sry good English and knowledgeable. Lunch very nice. Enjoyed the horse riding tour of ranch
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Response from Toursba, Product Manager at Gaucho Day Tour Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Liz, Thank for your comments! Glad to hear you enjoyed the Gaucho Day Tour with us. Hope to see you in Buenos Aires again. Regards, Axel
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The entire day was perfect, including the weather. Great food, people, ambiance and experience. Highly recommend!
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Response from Toursba, Product Manager at Gaucho Day Tour Ranch in San Antonio de Areco from Buenos Aires
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear dgr874, Thank for your comments and recommendation! Glad to hear you enjoyed the Gaucho Day Tour with us. Hope to see you in Buenos Aires again. Regards, Axel
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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