Gaucho Day Trip from Buenos Aires: Don Silvano Ranch

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Spend a day in the Argentine countryside on this full-day tour from Buenos Aires to Estancia Don Silvano, a traditional ranch, where you can experience a real "fiesta gaucha" (party of Gauchos). A South American version of the cowboys of North America, the Gauchos are the inhabitants of the Argentine plains. Don Silvano's Gauchos will give you a fabulous day of ranch-style activities: horseback riding, snack tasting, barbecue lunch, dancing and performing their superb horsemanship skills.

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Arrêt à: Touristic Argentinian Ranch Don Silvano, Route 8 – km 87,300, Chapel of the Lord Party of Exaltation of the Cross, Buenos Aires Argentine

Depart Buenos Aires in a comfortable coach for a scenic journey through the Argentine pampas (plains) to Estancia Don Silvano. Upon arrival at this traditional estancia (ranch), your day of fun with the gauchos begins with a warm welcoming reception complete with empanadas, wine, and juice.
Visit select points of interest on the ranch, then watch the gauchos saddle their horses and take off for a leisurely horseback ride through the countryside.
Back at the ranch, you'll enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch of grilled sausages, ribs, and chicken, served with potato salad and ice cream. Red and white wine, sodas, water and coffee are also included in the price! During lunch, be entertained by a folk song and dance show, then complete your meal by participating in traditional Argentine dances.
Later, opt for a horse-drawn carriage or tractor ride, then witness the gauchos' incredible riding skills demonstrated through ring races and other shows.
Before heading back to Buenos Aires, enjoy a glass of mate (an Argentinian drink made from yerba mate leaves infused in hot water) accompanied by pastries and quince jelly.

Duration: 8 hours

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