Top 59 Things to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina

If you love a taste of the exotic, Buenos Aires is the place for you! Venture into the City of Books in the heart of Argentina. This is the home of the tango, beautiful music, exciting cuisine, and a culture that will mesmerize you. Expedia.com is here to put everything you need at your fingertips. v Planning a trip has never been so easy when your arrangements are only a click away. Tap away at the keys and discover the many things to do in Buenos Aires. Whether you are staying for a brief period or planning on an extended visit, be sure to hit all of the top local and tourist spots.

Buenos Aires tours will help you scope out all of the must see attractions in Buenos Aires. It's time to take out your map and plot out all of the places to see in the South American Paris.

Buenos Aires is known for its warm and welcoming atmosphere with a people who open their arms wide to visitors from near and far away lands. You can journey on commercial Buenos Aires excursions or choose to be a wanderer, exploring this beautiful city on your own. Don't be afraid to ask the locals for directions and suggestions. They're likely to recommend the Teatro Colon Buenos Aires for a show on the stage or the Teatro Gran Rex. MALBA, the Plaza de Mayo, and Centro Cultural Recoleta will give you rich cultural experiences as well.

Don't forget the Galileo Galilei Planetarium for the lover of all things scientific. You're going to expand your mind and broaden your horizon when you journey to the southern tip of South America.

Expedia can help you to plan every detail with ease. From flight reservations to booking your hotel room, you can count on Expedia.com. Peruse all of your options and make this the trip of a life time. The best Buenos Aires activities are yours for the taking!

Argentina Polo Day with Barbecue Lunch
Delve into the fascinating world of polo, one of Argentina's most popular sports. Learn first by watching this noble sport, and then by climbing onto a horse and jumping into the game, along the way enjoying a traditional asado barbecue... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$220
per person

Argentine Tango Lessons
Don't miss the opportunity to experience one of the great traditions of Buenos Aires with an Argentinian tango class. This lesson gives you a feel for the popular dance that developed in the barrios of this lively city as you... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$18
per person

Behind-the-Scenes Boca Juniors & River Plate Soccer Stadiums
Walk in the footsteps of Argentina's soccer legends at La Bombonera to learn about the beloved Boca Juniors. Then, visit the arena of their archrivals River Plate at El Monumental, Argentina's largest stadium. Discover the history of the country's soccer... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$104
per person

Buenos Aires Photography Experience
This is your chance to experience Buenos Aires through your lens. Learn how to capture your favorite sights in the perfect light and take photographs you cherish forever. This half-day photography workshop offers a fresh, original, and creative perspective of... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$89
per person

Café de los Angelitos Tango Show
Immerse yourself in the refined world of tango at one of Buenos Aires' most exquisite establishments. Spend an unforgettable night with vibrant local music and classy entertainment provided by the talented dancers at Cafe de los Angelitos. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Events & Shows, Restaurants & Nightlife, Sports, Tickets & Passes

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$79
per person

City Bike Tour
Set out to explore Buenos Aires by bike as you pedal leisurely by the city’s vibrant barrios and landmarks. Learn about the culture of tango and the Argentine passion for soccer, and then stop to refuel with mate root tea... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per person

City Highlights Tour by Gray Line Argentina
Immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Buenos Aires as you tour its major landmarks, vibrant districts, and colonial architecture. Pass by soccer stadiums and through historic neighborhoods as your knowledgeable guide shares stories about the Argentine capital. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$16
per person

City Walking Tour
By using public transportation, be part of this amazing metropolis and get a sense of local life in Buenos Aires. Explore downtown, also known as Microcentro, with your bilingual guide before visiting San Telmo, the famous Caminito street of La... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$46
per person

Colonia City Day Tour
Take a day trip to the picturesque town of Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay, a UNESCO World Heritage site just across the Río de la Plata. Be charmed by its old world ambiance as you explore its colonial history, lush... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

$592
per person

Complejo Tango Dinner Show
Experience the passion and sensuality of Argentina's world-famous dance at the 1825 Complejo Tango. After a dance lesson, savor a gourmet dinner of Argentine specialties then let a troupe of professional dancers enchant you during a spectacular performance that celebrates... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Events & Shows, Restaurants & Nightlife, Sports, Tickets & Passes

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$85
per person

Countryside Horseback Riding Tour
Experience the living culture of Buenos Aires Province with a horseback ride that shows you the customs and scenic landscapes of the country. Every detail of your adventure offers you a new perspective on the local fixture of the Criollo... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$221
per person

Deluxe City Tour with Puerto Madero Lunch
Explore Buenos Aires with the help of your local guide on this comprehensive city tour. Fascinating neighborhoods, intriguing architecture, and multicultural experiences await your discovery along the way. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$76
per person

Diego Maradona Tour
Take a tour to the most significant places in the life of Diego Armando Maradona, one of the greatest figures in the soccer world. With visits to the museums of Argentino Juniors and Boca Juniors, the Argentine soccer clubs where... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$66
per person

Dinner & Tango Show at El Querandi
Delight in a show that pays tribute to the history of tango and gain a deeper understanding of the Argentine identity. The show at El Querandi lets you peek into the world of tango and experience the golden days of... Read More

$74
per person

El Monumental Stadium Tour
Celebrate one of Argentina's greatest passions: football—or soccer. Get the opportunity to take a tour of the famous River Plate stadium and its museum, learning about the history of the stadium and how it grew alongside Argentina. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per person

El Viejo Almacen Tango Show
Dancers tango and the music never stops at El Viejo Almacen—considered by locals to be one of the most traditional tango venue in Buenos Aires. Enjoy a classic show that is alive with music, poetry, and movement and features more... Read More

Categories: Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours

$71
per person

Esquina Carlos Gardel Tango
As the lights go down and the curtain comes up, prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through the history of tango. Dancers and musicians carry you away to the luxury and sophistication of tango’s heyday in a celebratory revival... Read More

$117
per person

Eva Perón & Historical Figures Walking Tour
Learn about the notable personalities, heroes, and icons who have shaped Argentina's history on this walking tour, with a special focus on the beloved and controversial First Lady Eva "Evita" Perón. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

$60
per person

Fishing Day
Enjoy a sport-fishing adventure across the calm waters of the Rio de La Plata, the widest river in the world. A private cruise along the boundary between Argentina and Uruguay gives you a chance to find the colorful fish and... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$598
Group ( 0 to 5 Travelers )

Gaucho Party at Don Silvano Ranch
Immerse yourself in the cowboy culture of Argentine gauchos at an authentic ranch with a horseback ride, a traditional parilla barbecue lunch, and a rodeo-style performance with folk dance and song. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$180
per person

Graffiti & Street Art Tour
Get to know the extraordinary history of Buenos Aires' vibrant urban art culture with this guided tour of graffiti in the city. Learn about the journey from its fiery political origins to the modern context in which Buenos Aires has... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$37
per person

Helicopter Tour
Soar over Buenos Aires' historic buildings, green parks, and the Rio de la Plata in this helicopter ride over the city. The flight offers an amazing way for you to appreciate the beauty of Argentina's capital and get a stunning... Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$1,209
Group ( 1 to 2 Travelers )

Island Town of Tigre & the Parana Delta by Boat
Leave the bustle of Buenos Aires behind and journey to the Parana River Delta. Explore the quiet residential town of San Isidro, pass by the Presidential Residence, and take in the riverfront scenery on a boat cruise by the island... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

$77
per person

La Bombonera Stadium Tour
Take part in a celebration of one of Argentina's greatest passions, football—or soccer. Get the opportunity to tour the famous Boca Juniors stadium and its museum. Learn about one of the most important stadiums in Argentina, understanding more about its... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per person

La Candelaria Ranch Tour
Spend a day in the Argentinian countryside with this tour from Buenos Aires to the traditional ranch of Estancia La Candelaria. This fun-filled excursion gives you a look at ranch activities, a traditional folk show, a barbecue lunch, and a... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$110
per person

La Plata City & Museum Tour
Spend a day exploring the architecture and culture of La Plata, the capital of the province of Buenos Aires. Admire its neo-Gothic cathedral, learn about the elegant city planning behind its massive avenues and intersections, and delve into the natural... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

$55
per person

Luján Zoo Tour
Visit a unique place where you can touch, pet, and be close to the animals at the Luján Zoo. This 37-acre (15-ha) expanse holds all kinds of creatures, from farm animals to elephants, lions, tigers, and pumas, for an experience... Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$68
per person

Madero Tango
Experience the vibrance and timelessness of the culture of tango in Buenos Aires. The stirring and thrilling performance at the Madera Tango unites traditional song and dance with contemporary performances for an unforgettable evening at the theater. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Events & Shows, Restaurants & Nightlife, Sports, Tickets & Passes

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$54
per person

Mataderos Fair Tour
From March to December enjoy a guided tour of one of city’s hidden treasures. As you stroll with your bi-lingual guide, discover the various goods and stalls of the Mataderos Fair. Learn about the traditions and history, get a chance... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$97
per person

Milonga & Tango Tour
Get an in-depth look at the history of the tango and Milonga dance with a tour that takes you to the heart of the storied musical style. A visit to The World Tango Museum gives you a look at the... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$95
per person

Montevideo Day Tour
Take a boat from Buenos Aires and sail across the Rio de la Plata to reach Montevideo, the capital of Uraguay. Spend a day strolling cobblestone streets and admiring centuries-old architecture in a combination of guided sightseeing and free time.... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

16 hours 30 minutes

$550
per person

Montevideo Day Trip & City Tour
Set out for a day-long excursion to Montevideo, Uruguay’s beachside capital. Cruise by ferry to this vibrant and eclectic city for a guided city tour and free time to explore the historic Ciudad Vieja, the colorful homes of Barrio Reus,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

16 hours

Free cancellation

$806
per person

New Year's Eve Dinner & Tango Show at Esquina Carlos Gardel
Welcome the new year in style at the famed Esquina Carlos Gardel. The evening begins with an elegant reception, followed by a refined 3-course dinner. With champagne flowing, tango, surprises, and dancing 'til daybreak mark your celebration at one of... Read More
Parque de la Costa Amusement Park
With more than 30 attractions, Parque de la Costa is a great spot for adults and children to spend an unforgettable day full of fun and games. In addition to bumper cars, a carousel, a Ferris wheel, and catamaran rides,... Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$57
per person

Parrilla Barbecue Tour
Check out some of Argentina's famous parrillas at restaurants that offer a great taste of traditional barbecue cuisine. Choose one of 2 outstanding routes to experience authentic Porteño flavors at some great hole-in-the wall eateries and learn about the local... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$95
per person

Piazolla Tango Dinner Show
Experience an incredible world of art and entertainment at Piazzolla Tango, with over 32,000 square feet (3,000 sqm) dedicated to the tango. Have dinner at the theater's restaurant and witness a spectacle of dance and music featuring works by Piazzolla,... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$27
per person

Premium Dinner & Wine Tasting
Attend a premium wine tasting in the Palermo neighborhood, getting to know the trademark varietals of several Argentine wine regions. Learn about the unique attributes that constitute the complex flavor palate of each bottle, and afterward sit down to enjoy... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$89
per person

Private Argentine Cooking Class
Learn the culinary secrets of Argentina's regional cuisine during a 4-hour cooking class with wine in Buenos Aires. Enjoy working in the kitchen of a local instructor, learning to prepare an appetizer, main dish, and dessert as you get immersed... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

4 hours

Free cancellation

$151
per person

Private Evita & Peronism Customizable Tour
Delight yourself with a rich history of the life of Eva Perón, the beloved first lady of Argentina remembered as "the lady of the shirtless. " Join a personal guide for a customizable tour around Buenos Aires that shows you... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$300
Group ( 0 to 2 Travelers )

Private Hindu Golf Club Tour
Enjoy a day of golf on a traditional 18-hole facility in Buenos Aires. With more than 90 years of history, the course design features a pure difficulty based on small greens. Old-growth forestation makes Hindu a great place to relax... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$241
per person

Pub Crawl
Have a night out in Buenos Aires, joining a party with tourists and locals alike in a city known internationally for its wild nightlife. Enjoy pizza and beer, a couple shots at popular establishments, and a rousing finish to the... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$10
per person

Ranch Day at Estancia Santa Susana
Escape to the countryside with a day spent at the Santa Susana ranch. Experience the daily life of the gauchos—the cowboys of the fertile Pampas lowlands—as you're introduced to their rural traditions, folk culture, and culinary delicacies during an authentic... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$124
per person

Recoleta & Palermo Bicycle Tour
Discover Buenos Aires in a fun and different way with a bicycle tour through the most important districts of the city. Thanks to the company of your expert guides, you can learn more about the history, architecture, and life in... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$44
per person

Rio de la Plata Lunch Cruise
Take in the beautiful Buenos Aires waterfront from the deck of a tour boat on the Rio de la Plata as you enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch of fresh Argentine specialties. Read More
Rojo Tango Exclusive Dinner & Tango Show
Indulge in an evening of unforgettable tango as you feast your eyes on incredible costumes and enjoy 6 couple's dances, 2 singers, and talented artists. Dine in a beautiful setting and marvel at the passionate performance of the tango. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$197
per person

Sabor a Tango Dinner Show
Be swept away by the world-class dancers at Sabor a Tango, performing in a spectacular venue and dance hall in the heart of Buenos Aires. Before the curtain comes up and the show begins, consider a lesson to learn the... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Events & Shows, Restaurants & Nightlife, Sports, Tickets & Passes

3 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$118
per person

San Telmo & Mataderos Fair Tour
Explore two of the most important fairs in Buenos Aires with a tour of the San Pedro Telmo Antique Fair and Mataderos Fair. Learn about the traditions and history of these fairs from a professional guide and browse for souvenirs... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$129
per person

Shared Shuttle: Ezeiza Airport (EZE)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between the Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport (EZE) and your downtown Buenos Aires hotel aboard a shuttle. Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

45 minutes

Free cancellation

$40
per person

Small-Group Gourmet Buenos Aires Food Tour by Urban Adventures
Malbec, empanadas, and dulce de leche—if you don't know what these are, you are soon to find out on this Buenos Aires tour. This gastronomic adventure delves deep into the culinary culture of Argentina and is perfect for food freaks... Read More

$97
per person

Small-Group Malbec Trail of Palermo Tour by Urban Adventures
Think you know your malbec? Become a bona fide expert in Argentine wine with a customized lesson and tasting session led by a connoisseur who truly knows the ways of the grape. Sneak away to a hidden cellar and get... Read More

$94
per person

Small-Group Tango, Tango, Tango Tour by Urban Adventures
Experience the secret heat, passion, drama, and sizzle of tango on this Buenos Aires tour set to a tempo. Visit dancing hotspots, funky bars, and tango districts as you discover the realms of this fascinating culture. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

3 hours

Free cancellation

$59
per person

Tango Lesson with Mayoral & Elsa Maria
Learn to swing your hips to the sultry movements of romantic tango music as you take a lesson from 2 of Buenos Aires' most talented teachers. Practice basic steps during carefully constructed activities and find out how to match your... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$75
per person

Tango Porteño Show
Spend an evening surrounded by 1940s ambiance and costumes, with an experience from the enchanting time of the golden age of tango. This unforgettable performance gives you a sense of the days when the stars of tango lived together in... Read More

Categories: Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

$50
per person

Temaikèn Zoo Tour
Venture into the Temaikèn biopark to explore its wide diversity of natural habitats and fauna representing four different continents. See tigers, hippopotamuses, alligators, and penguins, and pass by the enormous aquarium, home to sharks and majestic manta rays. Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks, Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

Free cancellation

$91
per person

The Argentine Cooking Experience
Unearth Argentina's culinary traditions by learning to prepare the some of the country's most popular local dishes. Your entertaining cooking class features the elaboration of empanadas, juicy steak, and alfajores, and tasting the country's iconic beverage, mate. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

3 hours

Free cancellation

$112
per person

Tigre & San Isidro Bicycle Tour
Get to know Greater Buenos Aires with half a day of bicycling to some of the best sights of the suburbs. You can explore the colorful city of Tigre and the historic neighborhoods of San Isidro, and find some favorite... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per person

Tigre Island Town Tour & Delta River Cruise with Lunch
Set out to explore the town of Tigre—named for the jaguars hunted on this island by the area’s first settlers—with a scenic cruise on a vintage mahogany river boat. Take in the town’s marinas and elegant Belle Epoque mansions, and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours

$120
per person

Tigre Premium Tour & Boat Ride on Parana Delta
Explore the greater area of Buenos Aires on this relaxing and informative tour with a bilingual guide. After departing from Buenos Aires, start your excursion by visiting San Isidro and learn about the history and people that live there. Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$91
per person

Tigre Tour with Riverfront Lunch
From Buenos Aires, drive along the longest road in Buenos Aires, Avenida Libretador, about 22 miles (35 km) long. In Tigre—a series of islands connected by rivers and streams flowing into the Rio de Plata, the widest river in the... Read More
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