Top 10 Day Tours In Buenos Aires, Argentina - Updated 2024

Julian
Julian 
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You can’t mention the country of Argentina without thinking of its famous capital Buenos Aires. It is one of the most visited cities in South America and is also home to many ethnic and racial groups, making it one of the most multicultural cities in the world. You can expect a diverse range of food, architecture, art and other cultural emblems that make this city a unique standout. We have come up with a list of some of the best day tours that would give you just that. Ranging from bike tours to urban graffiti walks and even tours of famous football stadiums, we got you covered. Scroll below and check out the top day tours in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1. Bike your way around Buenos Aires all day (from USD 85.0)

There’s always something enjoyable about traveling around on a bicycle while in a foreign city, and this bike tour does exactly just that. Led by a professional local guide, you and other enthusiastic travelers will see many historical and cultural landmarks of Buenos Aires. The San Telmo and La Boca neighborhoods, La Bombonera football stadium and La Recoleta cemetery are some of the sights that you will see. A delicious Argentinean lunch will also be prepared for you.

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Buenos Aires Full-Day Bike Tour with San Telmo and La Boca

Duration: 7 hours

69 reviews

2. Customise your own city tour of Buenos Aires (from USD 125.0)

Have you always wanted your own private tour that is specifically catered to your own itinerary and timing? Well, this particular day tour makes it possible. The experienced guide will listen to your interests and plan a schedule around the sights that you wish to see only, so feel free to go ‘wild’! This tour includes a complimentary pickup and drop-off at your accommodation.

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Buenos Aires Private Customizable City Tour

Duration: 7 hours

76 reviews

3. Go behind the scenes at Buenos Aires's famous soccer stadiums (from USD 166.0)

If there is one sport in Argentina that has a massive fanbase, then it is football (or soccer) without a doubt. If you’re a football fan, then you would not want to pass up on this tour of Buenos Aires’s famous football stadiums. These hallowed grounds are home to Argentinean footballing giants Boca Juniors and River Plate. You can choose between a single or a double stadium tour, and each tour will be accompanied by a local guide who will take you on a personal excursion around the stadium grounds.

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Buenos Aires Football Experience: Boca & River Stadium Tour

Duration: 3 to 5 hours

32 reviews

4. Quench your football thirst with the River Plate and Boca Juniors Stadiums tour (from USD 196.0)

day tours in buenos aires | quench your football thirst with the river plate and boca juniors stadiums tour

This is definitely a tour that is catered for the most fervent football fan, as you will embark on a five-hour tour of the La Bombonera and El Monumental stadiums. Your guide will take you on a very detailed tour of each stadium and its surroundings, where you will be able to walk out on to the pitch and also see the achievements of Boca Juniors and River Plate in their respective trophy rooms. Get your cameras ready when you get up to the stands, for the view is one that should be not forgotten easily.

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Buenos Aires: River Plate and Boca Juniors Museum Tour

Duration: 5.0 hour

69 reviews

5. Explore the sights of Buenos Aires on a casual cycling tour (from USD 85.0)

explore the sights of buenos aires on a casual cycling tour

If you’re all about exploring the history and culture of a new place, then you should most definitely sign up for this relaxing cycling tour. You will first start off at San Telmo, which is considered one of the oldest neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. From there, you will head to Puerto Madero where you will be able to see modern and chic architecture. You will then be treated to a delicious Parrilla-style lunch before continuing with the rest of the tour and ending at the magnificent Congress Square.

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Buenos Aires: Full Day Bike Tour with Lunch

Duration: 7.0 hour

86 reviews

6. Customise yet another private tour of the city (from USD 35.0)

customise yet another private tour of the city

This is another private tour where you are able to customize it according to your own timings and interests. Your tour guide will meet you at your accommodation and will first discuss with you about the places you would like to visit. He or she will then recommend an itinerary of the best places to see, eat and do some bit of shopping. This is a walking tour, but you have the option of taking public transport (at an additional cost) to get around. Do also indicate if you would like private transport included in the tour.

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Buenos Aires Welcome Tour: Private Tour with a Local

Duration: 2.0 to 6.0 hour

71 reviews

7. Look for hidden graffiti and urban art on this unique cycling tour (from USD 75.0)

Tired of the city sights and wish to do something different for a change? Try this four-hour unique cycling tour that brings you Buenos Aires’s best-hidden graffiti and urban art. You will cycle through the alleyways and streets of the San Telmo, La Boca, and Barracas neighborhoods and discover interesting and colorful murals drawn by local artists. Admire them up close and then pose for a hipster profile photo for your social media platforms. You will stop by Buenos Aires’s contemporary design district, which includes the innovative Metropolitan Design Center.

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Buenos Aires Hidden Graffiti And Urban Art Cycling Tour

Duration: 5 hours

40 reviews

8. Scenic bike tour of major attractions in the city (from USD 56.0)

This five-hour cycling tour will cover some of the major attractions in the city, such as the Recoleta Cemetry and the iconic Floralis Generica sculpture at the Capital Federal District. You will also stop by the stylish neighborhood of Palermo Soho where you can take photos of beautiful French architecture, shop at fancy boutiques or relax with a cup of coffee at a chic cafe. Lunch and a small snack are provided on this tour as well.

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Buenos Aires North Route Small-Group Bike Tour Including Lunch

Duration: 4 hours

29 reviews

9. Experience Buenos Aires like a true local (from USD 77.0)

Some say that you have not truly traveled in a foreign land without living and ‘breathing’ like the locals. After all, it is one of the best ways to fully understand and appreciate a different culture. In this tour, you will experience just that. Your tour guide will take you through some of Buenos Aires’ famous residential neighborhoods and landmarks while pointing out cafes and rare boutique shops that only the locals know of. Be sure to sip a glass of Argentinean wine or some street snacks when you have the opportunity.

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Buenos Aires Neighborhoods Private Walking Tour

Duration: 5 hours

39 reviews

10. Sightseeing tour with exclusive access to the Presidential Palace (from USD 178.0)

It’s not every day that you get to step in an official government building, let alone the presidential palace! This day tour grants you an exclusive tour of the Casa Rosada Presidential House, where you will be able to walk through the president’s office and see the famous balcony where inspirational leader Eva Peron made her speeches. Afterward, you will visit city landmarks such as Plaza de la República, Palermo Woods, Teatro Colón and the Recoleta Cemetery.

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Buenos Aires Highlights with Presidential Palace: Private Tour

Duration: 6 hours

7 reviews

Discover this South American metropolis

The great thing about South America is that its people are a passionate bunch who are very proud of their heritage and culture. Stay long enough in Bueno Aires and you might surprise yourself at how fast you can get seduced by its many charms. Have fun in this wonderful city!

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