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Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco

  • Traditional Gaucho experience: horseback riding and gaucho show
  • Fun fiesta atmosphere: live music, dancing, and ‘asado’ BBQ lunch
  • Small group tour: maximum of 15 people
Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco
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Small-Group Gaucho Day at a Farm in San Antonio de Areco
From US$175.00
El Ombu de Areco Estancia is a traditional ranch located in San Antonio de Areco, at the heart of gaucho (cowboy) country and a 1.5-hour drive from Buenos Aires. On this small-group tour, spend a whole day at the estancia and experience gaucho culture with activities including a ranch tour, horseback ride, a BBQ lunch, and a folklore show.
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.

On arrival, follow your guide on a walking tour of San Antonio de Areco and learn why the country town is known as the ‘birthplace of the gaucho’. Continue to the ranch and saddle up for a fun horseback ride (suitable for all abilities) or horse carriage ride around the estancia.

After working up an appetite, tuck into a typical ‘asado’ barbecue, with delicious Argentine steak, salads, and dessert, accompanied by 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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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile
Complete gaucho experience

Excellent full day tour of pampas countryside. Guide Pablo provided a very entertaining and funny explanation on the drive out. Culture and food seemed authentic. Music and dancing completed the day. (The muddy out-of-the-way 4 wheel drive journey showed this was the real deal). Highly...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 8 May 2018
Amazing day at the farm!

The trip to the Estancia was great, we loved it!. Pablo, our guide, picked us up at our hotel just on time to start the tour. I must say he is a very enthusiastic and high energy person. His English was very good and he...More

Thank WolmetBruce
Reviewed 27 April 2018
Interesting tour to sample Argentine culture and food

Delightful day tour to see a working farm, welcoming hosts and delicious food. Our tour guide Pablo gave good insight to the Argentine gaucho culture and see the famous pampas.

2  Thank j0hnelizabeth
Reviewed 27 April 2018
Argentinean food and gaucho culture

Before coming to Argentina, I read a lot about the gauchos and the pampas. So for me this trip was a must while in Argentina. I book the full day tour to San Antonio de Areco through Signature Tours and it fulfilled my expectations. All...More

1  Thank Paula E
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile
Delightful Day

We spent a wonderful all-day tour with a total of 13 people +tour guide Eugenia. After several days in BA, it was time for a a visit to another part of Argentinian culture and lifestyle. A relaxing trip by mini van was pleasant as was...More

2  Thank suzanne v
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