Dates: March 11 - March 19, 2014
Total Duration: 9 days
Deposit (per participant): $1,000
Activity level: Moderately Active
Tour Operator: AHI Travel
Region: Central And South America
A sprawling metropolis in perpetual motion, where the atmospheres are savored as eagerly as the sites, Buenos Aires pulsates with a passionate Latin spirit and a creative energy that promises an unrivaled South American experience. Explore the city's multifarious neighborhoods, from quiet La Boca to the fashionable Palermo district. Visit La Recoleta, the famous cemetery that contains the tomb of Eva Perón, and enjoy a special backstage visit to the Teatro Colón, an opera house whose impressive repertoire of performers includes Caruso, Stravinsky and Pavarotti. Savor lunch at the famous Café Tortoni, and enjoy preferred seating for a thrilling performance at the renowned Esquina Carlos Gardel dining and tango venue. Experience local culture and shop for antiques at the lively San Telmo Market, and travel to Uruguay's historic Colonia del Sacramento, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit a working estancia and learn about the gauchos, Argentine cowboys, who are symbols of Argentine nationalism. There is an active Yale Club in Buenos Aires that will welcome you to their hometown.