Bite-size Break Buenos Aires

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Welcome to sexy, sultry Buenos Aires, where the steaks are abundant and tango is danced on the streets. The lively capital city of Argentina is home to an incredible amount of theatre, food, festivals, nightlife and sights. There is something for everyone here, and this bite-sized break will be sure to whet your appetite for this cultural melting pot of a city.

Overview

Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Full schedule

Highlights

    • Join local residents of the lively La Boca neighbourhood in a community kitchen, and learn to whip up Argentinian specialties like the perfect empanada
    • Sip malbec with a connoisseur and learn to drink fernet like a true Argentinian on a night-time tour of trendy Palermo
    • Dance off your foodie adventure by tangoing the night away in a cafe or bar, or check out a performance on the streets

What's this trip about?

    Welcome to sexy, sultry Buenos Aires, where the steaks are abundant and tango is danced on the streets. The lively capital city of Argentina is home to an incredible amount of theatre, food, festivals, nightlife and sights. There is something for everyone here, and this bite-sized break will be sure to whet your appetite for this cultural melting pot of a city.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIntimate group - max of 4 people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportRound trip airfare and all internal transport included
Start CityBuenos Aires
End CityBuenos Aires

Travel Themes

  • Culinary & Wine
  • Relaxing Retreats

Destinations

  • South America
  • Argentina

Attractions

  • Buenos Aires
  • Palermo

Activities

  • Cooking
  • Relaxing Retreat

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Day 1 Buenos Aires

Bienvenidos! Welcome to Argentina. Cosmopolitan, cultured and chic, Buenos Aires has European sensibilities with a fiery Latin heart. There no activities planned for today and you are free to arrive at any time. Perhaps uncover the different districts of the city, eac...

Day 2 Buenos Aires

Start the day by meeting your guide at 11am this morning in the hotel foyer. From there, travel to the lively neighbourhood of La Boca for a unique cooking class experience. Join your hosts, Rosa and Julian, at a Buenos Aires community kitchen. Get your hands working ...

Day 3 Buenos Aires

This short food adventure comes to an end today. There are no activities planned and you are free to leave at any time. It's not quite over yet though – you'll be given a list of some of our favourite breakfast places in Buenos Aires to make sure you have a delicious finish to this Bite-size Break.

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Price From $295
Price per day$98
Last Updated: 12/3/2021

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Logistics

Transportation & Flights

Public bus,Taxi,

Transportation & flights

Public bus,Taxi
Guides
The aim of our local guides is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. On this Short Break Adventure you will get to enjoy the variety of having someone different for each day and/or activity. They will be able to provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and, where possible, introduce you to our local friends. You can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the places visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects.
Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is compulsory for all our trips. We require that, at a minimum, you are covered for medical expenses including emergency repatriation. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. When travelling on a trip, you won't be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance and the insurance company's 24 hour emergency contact number has been seen by your leader. If you have credit card insurance your group leader will require details of the participating insurer/underwriter, the level of coverage, policy number and emergency contact number rather than the bank's name and credit card details. Please contact your bank for these details prior to arriving in-country. http://www.intrepidtravel.com/insurance.php
Visa requirements
Visas are the responsibility of the individual traveller. Entry requirements can change at any time, so it's important that you check for the latest information. Please visit the relevant consular website of the country or countries you’re visiting for detailed and up-to-date visa information specific to your nationality. Your consultant will also be happy to point you in the right direction with acquiring visas. Visas can take several weeks to process, so familiarise yourself with any requirements as soon as you have booked your trip to allow for processing time. ARGENTINA: Americans, Australian, Belgians, British, Canadians, Dutch, Germans, New Zealanders and South Africans do not currently require a visa for Argentina. For all other nationalities please reconfirm your visa or entry requirements with the Argentinean consulate in your home country. Reciprocity tax for some passport holders: The Argentine Government charges a reciprocity tax to Canadian passport holders which must be paid prior to arrival. A receipt for this payment must be produced at every border crossing into Argentina. The amount is as follows: Canadians - US$78 (multiple entry for up to 5 years from date of issue) Please use this link: http://www.migraciones.gov.ar/accesible/indexP.php?reciprocidad For instructions on how to process this payment, please visit: http://www.migraciones.gov.ar/pdf_varios/reciprocidad/Online_payment_instructions_16.pdf#zoom=100 - Select "Tasa de reciprocidad/Reciprocity fee" - Read the information in the pop up box - Select "Continuar/Continue" - Sign up & register your details (The link is in the blue box below the Login button)- Click "Tourism Fee" - Then follow the prompts  - Please save a copy & print your receipt
Health & Safety
Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure and ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all areas your itinerary covers. Please refer to our website's safety page for links to major travel advisories and updates on safety issues affecting our trip. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe-keeping of your passport, air tickets, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of our hotels have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. Your leader will accompany you on all included activities, however during your trip you'll have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your leader will assist you with the available options in a given location, please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your Intrepid itinerary, and Intrepid makes no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgement when selecting an activity in your free time. Please also note that your Leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it's deemed necessary due to safety concerns. For more details on the type of conditions and safety standards you can expect on your trip, please refer to Intrepid's operational safety policy on our website. We recommend that you take a moment to read through this information before travelling, and would appreciate any feedback on how well it's being implemented in the field: http://www.intrepidtravel.com/contact-us/safety FIRE PRECAUTIONS: Please be aware that local laws governing tourism facilities in this region differ from those in your home country and not all the accommodation which we use has a fire exit, fire extinguishers or smoke alarms. TRAFFIC AND DRIVING ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ROAD: Depending on where you come from please note that drivers in this part of the world may drive on the opposite side of the road from what you are used to. Look both ways before crossing any road. Traffic can be a little more chaotic than you might be used to at home. Be aware! PETTY THEFT AND PERSONAL SAFETY: While travelling there is always the risk of pick-pocketing and petty theft, particularly in the more touristy cities. We recommend that you exercise caution when walking alone at night and encourage you to walk together and only on main, well-lit thoroughfares. Be particularly vigilant on public transport. Simple measures like carrying your day pack on your front, not hanging your bag over the back of your chair or on the floor and wearing a money belt will reduce any chance that your valuables should go missing. MONEY WITHDRAWAL: In order to avoid fraud, it is advisable that you withdraw money from ATMs located inside banks or guarded shops during business hours only.
Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information

Finish point

  • Reino del Plata Hotel
  • Hipólito Yrigoyen 647
  • Buenos Aires
  • Buenos Aires
  • ARGENTINA
Trip ID
intrepid-GGZB

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