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Buenos Aires City Pre-Eclipse Extension

South America's Cultural Capital

This extension is exclusively for participants in the Total Solar Eclipse of 2021: Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica  special event.


Discover Buenos Aires, “the Paris of South America,” on this in-depth tour with a private guide. This lively cosmopolitan city is full of fascinating architecture from ornate French and Italian-style palaces to modern urban buildings covered in colorful street murals. The diversity of its districts reflects historical periods of grandeur, as well as a variety of cultural influences from Spanish to Arabian to Asian, and it's a fabulous city to get to know before your main trip.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1, Nov 20, 2021
Arrive / Buenos Aires

Arrive in Buenos Aires, where you are met for a transfer to your hotel. This afternoon, take a walking tour of this cosmopolitan city with your guide who will introduce you to Argentina, its history, the lives of the “porteños,”  the inhabitants of Buenos Aires, and to the array of local tree species and the legends, uses and events behind them. Overnight at Hotel Madero...meals on your own.

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Day 2, Nov 21, 2021
Buenos Aires

This morning, enjoy a walking tour of the city, following historic paths, fashion trails, and turn of the century parks and plazas. The tour includes the highlights of the city, such as Plaza de Mayo, Plaza San Martin, La Recoleta Cemetery, and La Boca, a barrio of brightly-colored houses and a haven for artists. The afternoon is free to relax or explore independently. Overnight at Hotel Madero...B

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Day 3, Nov 22, 2021
Buenos Aires / Ushuaia

Transfer to the Buenos Aires airport for your flight to Ushuaia (an on-your-own expense), where you will begin your eclipse adventure…B


Length: 3 days
Cost From: $425  
Arrive: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Depart: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Lodging: 2 nights hotel
Meals: All meals as indicated
Trip Level:

Cultural explorations and walking tours