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Crossing borders - Buenos Aires and Colonia del Sacramento

Buenos Aires in Argentina and Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay are located on each bank of the Rio de La Plata. On this trip we invite you to explore the life of a capital city of South America, Buenos Aires, and its tango culture, and the tranquility of a Colonial city full of charm and tradition, Colonia del Sacramento.

Día 1  Buenos Aires Airport - Buenos Aires

Welcome to Buenos Aires! We will pick you up at Buenos Aires Airport and then transfer to the hotel in the city center. The rest of the day is at leisure to visit the city by your own.

We recommend to make a stop at one of the most emblematic cafes here in Buenos Aires: Cafe Tortoni

with its french-style, opened in 1858.

Accommodation in Buenos Aires, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base

Included Meals: -

Día 2  City Tour Buenos Aires

After breakfast we get ready to do the visit to Buenos Aires city. We will start visiting Plaza

de Mayo, place where the city was founded, then we will visit Puerto Madero, where we

will be able to see the transformation of one of the most modern neighborhoods In the city.

We will discover la Boca, its famous Caminito, the passion for football, the Bombonera, the

river mouth first populated by Italian inmigrants who made a unique place out of the

neighborhood. After that we will visit San Telmo, where we will learn about the origins of

this elegant and sensual dance, the tango and Palermo and Recoleta. After that the rest of

the afternoon is at leisure to keep visiting the town on our own.

In the evening we will prepare to live an unique experience. We arrive to a traditional

tango house where we enjoy an incredible dinner together with a tango show accompanied

by authentic dancers and musicians in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere.

Then we return to the hotel.

Accommodation in Buenos Aires, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base

Included Meals: Breakfast

Día 3  Colonia del Sacramento

Why not going for a day trip to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay?

Located just a one-hour ferry ride from Buenos Aires across the “de la Plata” River, it is really easy to squeeze in a one day visit from neighbouring Argentina.

Originally founded by the Portuguese in the 1600s and named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1995, Colonia has become a must-visit destination for all travelers who fancy old historical towns with charming centers. The historic quarter of Colonia del Sacramento rewards those who make the trip with colourful facades, vine-draped shops and palm-fringed boardwalks.

This full-day trip to Colonia from Buenos Aires is the perfect activity to escape for a while from Argentina’s bustling megapolis and explore Uruguay’s shining star.

The tour starts early in the morning as the driver picks you up from your hotel and takes you to Buenos Aires’ ferry station. After going trhough customs (note that passports are required) you board the ferry for a comfortable and pleasant 1 1/2 hours ride across the widest river in the world crossing the international border between Argentina and Uruguay.

Upon arrival you meet your guide, and a driver takes you all to the gateway to the historic quarter where your walking tour around Colonia’s old town begins. During the 2 hours walk, as you get to visit each of the city’s landmarks, your very passionate, attentive, informative, knowledgeable, and helpful local expert with outstanding English skills takes you on a journey back in time, bringing what you see to life with their live commentary full of background information, facts and insights that you will not be able to find in any book or travel guide.

After your tour and with a better sense as to where everything is in the town, you are given free time to explore the town on your own for the remainder of the afternoon or have lunch at one of the many local restaurants.

At the designated time, the driver picks you up and takes you to the ferry station for your ride back to Buenos Aires, where another driver is waiting to drive you back safely to your hotel.

Accommodation in Buenos Aires, at your selected hotel (or similar, equal category), Double or Single Base

Included Meals: Breakfast

Día 4  Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires Airport

After Breakfast transfer to Buenos Aires Airport where our services end.

Included Meals: Breakfast


  • 3 Nights in Buenos Aires Double / Single Base

  • Transfers from / to Buenos Aires Airport

  • City Tour Buenos Aires   

  • Ferry Buenos Aires - Colonia  

  • Full Day Colonia del Sacramento

  • 3 Breakfast   



  • Entrances

  • Tips

  • Flights

  • Meals no detailed in the itinerary

  • Optional Excursions

You can choose between two different categories of accommodation. But if you want a particular hotel, do not hesitate to contact us.
Prices are per person

Standard category
Double base: USD 1110
Single base: USD 1390

Superior Category
Double base: USD 1295
Single base: USD 1610

Hotels used in Standard category are: 

Buenos Aires: Carles hotel

Hotels used in Superior category are: 

Buenos Aires: L´Hotel Palermo

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