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Buenos Aires Local Tours

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Address: Charcas 5094, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 11 5254-1354
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Description: A "Pay What You Want" tour, Buenos Aires Local Tours, is a great...
A "Pay What You Want" tour, Buenos Aires Local Tours, is a great introduction to the past and present of Buenos Aires. You'll travel by public bus, subway and foot to see the Buenos Aires most tourists miss. Visiting Abasto, Congreso and Plaza de Mayo and it's the perfect way to get to know the city as a local does. Run by English & American expats, there are regular group "Pay What You Want" tours, and a private custom tour service is also available if you would like to visit other areas such as Recoleta (& the cemetery), La Boca or San Telmo.
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Best Tour Experience and Introduction to the City

My boyfriend and I were living in Buenos Aires for a month and the first week we took the "Pay What You Want" Tour which gave us a great overview of the city and TEACH US ABOUT... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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West Hartford, Connecticut
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149 reviews 149 reviews
56 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We visited Buenos Aires for just two days before a longer trip to Antarctica. I thought the walking tour would give a good overview of the city and hit the highlights, which was all we had time for. This worked out well for us. This company offers free walking tours where you pay in tips what you feel is appropriate.... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My boyfriend and I were living in Buenos Aires for a month and the first week we took the "Pay What You Want" Tour which gave us a great overview of the city and TEACH US ABOUT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION! We had Quincy as our Tour guide and she was phenomenal! Very knowledgeable and helpful with other questions to help us... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We have taken more than 40 of these guided walking tours around the world and this one is probably the best so far ! Ceri , our guide , was very knowledgeable , funny , clear in his descriptions and had a loud enough voice to be understood by everyone . I was surprised that 14 of us showed up... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Ceri was our guide on this tour and he gave us interesting, informative, and lively information about Buenos Aires while walking us thru parts of the city. We also took the bus and subway to get some more local flavor. Ceri took us to his favorite wine shop, to a money changer, and gave us other good, helpful advice. His... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We met Quincy as arranged by email in one of the old cafes in the centre of the city and she guided the small group of 4 around the traditional tourist sights in the centre of the city with lots of interesting details about the history and then took us by bus to Abasto to see some of the sites... More 

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seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was taking my good friend's son on a trip abroad to see the Foo Fighters in La Plata. We are from Seattle and this was the first time the young lad had been out of the country - we took a 1/2 day walking tour on our first morning in BA. We were grouped up with some very nice... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My husband and I took the walking tour on January 22 with Cary. First, let me say that we got a very prompt response to our request on their website, and they continued to respond very quickly to our follow up emails. We met at a coffee shop downtown in the morning. He started with a half hour briefing on... More 

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We did the "Pay What You Want" walking tour with Ceri. It was okay, but I think his sense of humor was a bit too much for me. I also felt like there was a lot of mixed messages about crime and safety in Buenos Aires. It just left me feeling very ambivalent. Some great info and sights and some... More 

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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I am a world travelor and must say that this group has been the best in rapid response and complete response whenever I have contacted them. They are willing and able to give the travelor much information about their home town. BRAVO!

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Perth, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My husband & I did a two day walking tour with Ceri. A delightful young man with a great sense of humour. Our tour was at a nice easy pace, with stops for coffee, the pharmacy, money changer and more. He was very knowledgeable. He recommended La Brigada for lunch at San Telmos. We were a bit skeptical because the... More 

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