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Private city tour of Buenos Aires

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Overview
Buenos Aires is so much more than Evita and Tango.

It has an enthralling history covering Jaun Peron and the entry of 20,000 Nazis to Argentina.

If you love history this is the tour for you.

Discover what happened in Argentina when Cold War politics plunged South America in a period of brutal dictatorships. Learn the history of the mothers of the Plaza de Mayo who have marched every week since 1977 holding the pictures of their youngsters who vanished without trace during those years.

Take this 5- hour, fully private tour to visit all of the major sights of Buenos Aires. Your tour guide will take you step by step through the history and culture of Buenos Aires. The tour involves driving to all the major sights in an air conditioned car and taking brief walks around each location. You will visit all the major sights including the cemetery at Recoleta.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Floralis Generica
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Bosques de Palermo
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 3
    Parque de la Memoria
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 4
    Cemiterio de Recoleta
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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    Pass by Avenida 9 De Julio
    Pass by Teatro Colon
  • 5
    Plaza de Mayo
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    La Boca
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 7
    Puerto Madero
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Plaza Dorrego
You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Maximize your time with an itinerary packed with top attractions 
  • Private tour: see the sights at a pace that suits you
  • Enjoy the undivided attention of a private guide
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport
What to Expect
After pickup from your hotel, set out to explore Buenos Aires’ colourful neighborhoods, starting with a drive through Palermo and Recoleta. Stop to see the Floralis Genérica, a gigantic flower sculpture that opens and closes at dawn and dusk; admire the beautiful rose garden in the Palermo Woods, and stroll around the moving Parque de la Memoria. Learn more about Argentina’s turbulent history as you visit Recoleta Cemetery, home to the grave of Eva Peron (Evita), among many other notable celebrities and politicians, and see the Casa Rosada on Plaza De Mayo. Continue into San Telmo, home to many of the city’s tango clubs, and La Boca, where the brightly painted houses of Caminito Street make a striking backdrop for a photo. After a detour through the modern waterfront district of Puerto Madero, drive along 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world, to reach the grand Plaza del Congreso, home to the Congress Building. Your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel or a central location of your choosing.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from any point in the capital.
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking
  • Note: If you wish to be picked up from the airport, please provide your flight details at checkout or by contacting the local tour operator upon booking. Drop off at the international airport is an extra charge of 40USD
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our tour guide waited patiently for us to clear Customs - a very long queue. Once we were thru Customs, we were off on a great tour of the City. The Park of Memories was especially touching - history from the 70’s and 80’s that many would like to forget. That said, it’s very
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Response from windyBuenosAires, Owner at Private city tour of Buenos Aires
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you so much for your very kind review. Kind Regards John
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We booked a city tour for an afternoon. We conversed with John around the itinerary as we wanted to include a visit to La Bombonera - this was all included as well as the highlights suggested by John. Howard was our guide - he was great - he gave us loads of insider knowledge
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As a German speaking guide was not available, we were lucky to have an Englishman, living in Buenos Aires for more than a decade. His knowledge was deep and his sympathy for the country evident. His tour was well organized, so that we hit all the right places and got a very
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Response from John B, Owner at Private city tour of Buenos Aires
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your very kind review. We hope you are having a wonderful holiday in Argentina.
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We almost always book a private city tour when we visit a new city. We did again this time, and at a cost commensurate with other private tours. Our goal is always to learn more about the history and culture of the places we visit and we expressed that interest. We did visit a
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Response from John B, Owner at Private city tour of Buenos Aires
Responded 3 weeks ago
We are very sorry you didn't enjoy your tour with us. Our tours are very history based and cross a large part of the city. The distance between the park of memory and la Boca is almost 9 miles. So at times the driver will be giving a commentary of what is being passed along the route. That is nay natural. Most tourists love the area of la Boca and the Caminito and find it very relaxing at the end of the tour. I am very sorry you didn't. I hope you enjoyed your stay in Argentina.
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We were so happy with John as our guide. Extremely knowledgeable and charming. I recommend him most enthusiastically. We learned about the culture and the history of Argentina. The visit to the Parque de la Memoria taught us about the awful period of the Dirty War. The Memorial
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Response from John B, Owner at Private city tour of Buenos Aires
Responded 28 Nov 2019
Thank you so much for your very kind review. And thanks for booking with me. Kindest Regards John Boyle
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By: Buenos Aires Taxis - City Tours
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BlissfullTravel
Berkeley, California
189
John was excellent!
John was an excellent guide. His knowledge base was broad and his explanation of history, politics, culture and
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retiredfox
Fort Worth, Texas
1712
Private city tour Buenos Aires
Our tour guide waited patiently for us to clear Customs - a very long queue. Once we were thru Customs, we were
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livinglifetothefull1
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
409156
Great City Tour
We booked a city tour for an afternoon. We conversed with John around the itinerary as we wanted to include a
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hansrudolfk2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina
11
Excellent Tour in English
As a German speaking guide was not available, we were lucky to have an Englishman, living in Buenos Aires for more
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60Lori
Honolulu, Hawaii
40
Private tour did not fit our interests
We almost always book a private city tour when we visit a new city. We did again this time, and at a cost
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nancyo88
10
memorial of disappeared
John, did a fantastic job of showing us a few of the many sites of BA. He let us take our time at the sites. He
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Lorine S
Vancouver, Canada
30
Fabulous private city tour with JOHN!
The whole city came alive as John showed us the city and provided a wonderful introduction to the history of
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Mary L
Hinsdale, Illinois
5838
Best introduction to Buenos Aires
We were so happy with John as our guide. Extremely knowledgeable and charming. I recommend him most
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2aimeel
San Antonio, Texas
53
Private airport transfer-highly recommend!
I found Buenos Aires Taxis-City Tours on Trip Advisor and booked a transfer from the BA airport to our hotel with
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JeannetteH992
Buenos Aires, Argentina
76
Private tour Buenos Aires
We had a great Day in BA in which our guide, John Boyle, showed us all the imported sights. We learned a lot about
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lmcorson
Dayton, Ohio
217
First class tour--very worthwhile
My wife lived here for nine years before we met and she wanted a tour to introduce me to "her home city." Howard
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Janine H
Melbourne, Australia
6040
Enjoyable, Informative and Efficient
When you have limited time in Buenos Aires and you don’t know where to start, this tour is for you. John is a
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evasilver53
Culver City, California
10357
My 14.50hours connection at Ezeiza Airport was actually pretty nice...
First I must thank to all the people who wrote s review about John Boyles' impecable service not only as a taxi
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malcolmt134
10
Great way to see BA in a relaxed and enjoyable way
This was an excellent introduction to Buenos Aires in a most informative and entertaining way. John was able to
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Chris123999
12
Great Addition to our Trip
The tour was as seamless as possible. Our driver picked us up at the airport and took us to several areas of town,
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