Buenos Aires Luxury Escape

4 days from $2,496 per person*
  • Led by private guide, uncover the ancient passages of Buenos Aires.
  • Enjoy a gourmet dinner as you take in a tango show.
  • Sip cocktails and enjoy a traditional lunch at an estancia.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • Luxurious Four Seasons hotel.
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For the time-crunched explorer, escape to the comfort and elegance that is the Four Seasons Buenos Aires, and discover one of the most beautiful cities in South America. Enjoy a city tour and tango show, a visit to a working ranch, and some free time to choose from a wide variety of excursions to round out your time in the Paris of the South.

Please note that the cost of regional and international air has not yet been included in your quotation. Air experts are standing by to help. Enjoy a personalized vacation that best suits your needs, developed by one of our experienced destination experts. Relax during your trip with our 24/7 support and expert local guidance.

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires
    • NOTE: Reciprocity Tax Argentina (Not Included)
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (International) with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 2 Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires
    • Tour - Private - City Tour & Ancient Passages (5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
    • Tour - Private - Tango Show & Dinner at Gala Tango - Vehicle/Driver
  • Day 3 Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires
    • Tour - Private - Estancia La Bamba de Areco with Asado lunch (Full Day) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
  • Day 4 Buenos Aires
    Buenos Aires
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (International) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Buenos Aires

The Argentine National Immigration Directorate (DNM) has launched an online method of payment to enable payment of the reciprocity fee via credit card. Travellers can now pay this fee through the Provincia Pagos payment system. US, Australian and Canadian citizens can pay the reciprocity fee before entering Argentina by accessing the following websites: www.provinciapagos.com.ar and www.migraciones.gov.ar.

How can I pay the Reciprocity Fee Online?

1.Register at www.provinciapagos.com.ar and obtain an entry code.
2.Complete the form including personal and credit card details . This information and the entry code will be sent electronically to the DNM.
3.After payment is processed, print the receipt.
4.Upon arrival in Argentina, go to the DNM Office and present the printed receipt.
5.The receipt will be scanned by DNM staff and the data will be validated to enable entry to Argentina.

Subject to change without notice.

For your added comfort, you will have an English-speaking guide waiting for you outside of customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to co-ordinate meeting up with your private driver and accompany you to your accommodation.

Accommodation: Four Seasons - Recoleta

Situated in the heart of Buenos Aires' exclusive La Recoleta district, Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires is within easy reach of the capital's cultural attractions. Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires is the only luxury hotel in the Recoleta neighbourhood to boast views – whether of the outdoor pool, lush garden terrace or surrounding cityscape – from each and every guest room. Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires offers 116 spacious guest rooms and 49 luxury suites in La Recoleta, including seven one-of-a-kind suites in the adjacent belle époque-style mansion. Warm, comfortable tower accommodations feature leather upholstered headboards and dark mahogany furnishings. Suites in La Mansión offer French country décor, dramatic high ceilings and Toile de Jouy wallpaper, as well as a rich, romantic history. Preferred Rooms and Suites on the seventh and eighth floors of the Hotel tower enjoy complimentary access to the Library, an exclusive lounge that provides a selection of international newspapers and magazines, complimentary Internet access and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, including coffee.

Buenos Aires Obelisk
Buenos Aires Obelisk
Four Seasons Buenos Aires
Four Seasons Buenos Aires

Day 2: Buenos Aires

Meet your private guide and transportation at your hotel for a half-day tour of Buenos Aires including its ancient passages. The recently discovered ancient tunnels of Buenos Aires are one of the city’s best kept secrets. Depart for Plaza de Mayo, the city’s founding site and genuine starting point of Buenos Aires’ urban development. Next is trendy San Telmo, a former enclave for local aristocracy. In San Telmo you’ll get to visit one of the recently unearthed ancient subterranean tunnels, a part of a 3,000 sqm. labyrinth below the streets of San Telmo, made up of a long corridor with vaulted ceilings and display cabinets exhibiting many items and utensils recovered during the excavation. From ancient times, many myths have been created around the tunnels: people said they witnessed secret encounters, disappearances, murders or even political conspiracies.

Other areas that are included in your tour include La Boca, (which was strongly shaped by the working class Italian immigrants, with its make shift houses made from scrap materials found in local shipyards), Puerto Madero - Buenos Aires’ latest and most sophisticated neighborhood, and La Recoleta, where a short stop is made at the gorgeous Plaza San Martín, the Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, (the city’s second oldest church), and the celebrated Recoleta Cemetery, an imposing labyrinth of ornate graves and mausoleums where some of the most important characters of Argentina’s political and cultural life (including Eva Peron) are buried. The last stop on the tour is at the area known as Palermo Woods. Next to the woods lie the splendid palaces built by the wealthy classes in the early 20th century to rival with Paris. After having gained deep insight in this culturally rich city, you will be returned to your hotel.

Have a special night out in Buenos Aires and enjoy an exclusive Tango show and dinner at Gala Tango! You will be picked up at your hotel with private vehicle and Spanish-speaking driver. Gala Tango offers you one of the best shows in Buenos Aires and a Gourmet  À la carte dinner consisting of grilled Argentinian meet and international dishes accompanied by great wines from Mendoza. A brief (15 minutes) Tango lesson will also be available to guests arriving early.

Note: An English-speaking guide can be added at additional cost. Please speak to your sales consultant to discuss.

Accommodation: Four Seasons - Recoleta
Ancient Passages
Ancient Passages
Tango Dancers
Tango Dancers

Day 3: Buenos Aires

Your driver will pick you up to enjoy a full day at the Estancia "La Bamba de Areco".  When the hectic life of Buenos Aires becomes unbearable, and travellers long for a restful day in the country, La Bamba de Areco is the destination of choice. Recently re-opened after two years of renovations, La Bamba de Areco is once again ready to welcome guests. There aren't many estancias so close to the city yet so secluded and tranquil. Only 123 kms from Buenos Aires, La Bamba de Areco, offers precisely what the celtic origin of its name translates to; a place to rest. While the Estancia generally caters for longer stays, it's also perfect for a day out. Enjoy cocktails and appetizers upon your arrival, tuck in to an Argentinean Asado Lunch (A selection of meat cuts prepared in the traditional Argentinean way and accompanied by a wide choice of salads and potato dishes; Lunch includes alcoholic & nonalcoholic beverages). Following lunch, guests are invited to relax at the pool, enjoy a stroll in the Park, go horseback-riding, and cycling or engage in one of the other numerous activities on offer at the Estancia. As the day draws to a close, enjoy an English style high tea, before returning to Buenos Aires.

Private transfer by car to your hotel.

Accommodation: Four Seasons - Recoleta
Argentinean Asado Lunch
Argentinean Asado Lunch

Day 4: Buenos Aires

A private airport transfer with a professional driver and an English-speaking guide is provided.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Four Seasons - Recoleta: Buenos Aires

Situated in the heart of Buenos Aires' exclusive La Recoleta district, Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires is within easy reach of the capital's cultural attractions. Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires is the only luxury hotel in the Recoleta neighbourhood to boast views – whether of the outdoor pool, lush garden terrace or surrounding cityscape – from each and every guest room. Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires offers 116 spacious guest rooms and 49 luxury suites in La Recoleta, including seven one-of-a-kind suites in the adjacent belle époque-style mansion. Warm, comfortable tower accommodations feature leather upholstered headboards and dark mahogany furnishings. Suites in La Mansión offer French country décor, dramatic high ceilings and Toile de Jouy wallpaper, as well as a rich, romantic history. Preferred Rooms and Suites on the seventh and eighth floors of the Hotel tower enjoy complimentary access to the Library, an exclusive lounge that provides a selection of international newspapers and magazines, complimentary Internet access and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, including coffee.

Four Seasons Buenos Aires
Four Seasons Buenos Aires
Four Seasons Buenos Aires Dining
Four Seasons Buenos Aires Dining
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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