The Perfect 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary for First-Timers

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The 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary is just what you need if you are coming to visit Buenos Aires with limited time. Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is a city full of vibrant culture, delicious food, and rich history. ‘With so much to see and do, it can be overwhelming to plan a trip to this bustling metropolis. That’s why I have created a 10-day itinerary that will show you the best of Buenos Aires.

From visiting historic landmarks to indulging in traditional Argentine cuisine, this itinerary has it all. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, this guide will help you make the most of your time in Buenos Aires. So pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable experience in one of the most vibrant cities in South America. In this blog post, I have laid out a general plan for which neighborhoods to visit, and one which days.

Click here to get the complete 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary on the Thatch app. The guide on Thatch is extremely detailed, providing the exact bus/subte to take between locations, an idea of how much time to spend at certain places, and instructions on how to make reservations. There are also details about dealing with money, transportation, and safety. Don’t spend hours planning out your trip, when this guide has already done it all for you!

The 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary starts on a Friday, and walks you through 10 days in a row. While you’re obviously welcome to choose which day you do each activity, the itinerary is optimized for particular days (market days, free museum days, park opening days, etc.).

10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary

Day 1 (Friday) – San Telmo

We are going to start your 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary in one of Buenos Aires’ oldest neighborhoods, San Telmo. San Telmo is known for antique sellers and Bohemian vibes. San Telmo has two distinct personalities: the weekday super chill side and the weekend feria madness side. Both sides are absolutely worth seeing. Today we’ll start with the chill, weekday side.

Breakfast at Casa Telma

This is a cute spot in the heart of San Telmo, directly across the street from the Mercado San Telmo. The interior is clean and minimalist with turquoise accents on the trims.

It’s closed on Mondays, and you’ll see it packed with a line out the door on weekends. But if you come for a mid-week breakfast or brunch, you’ll find it to be a very relaxing environment.

There are beautiful bakery items that greet you at the front door, along with friendly staff. You can see everything being made behind the glass wall, as the kitchen is exposed.

Wander the cobblestone streets of San Telmo

Wander around the cobblestone streets of San Telmo, which are full of antique shops, sweet shops, mate shops, and gift shops. Also walk through San Telmo’s main plaza, Plaza Dorrego, where you might even catch some live tango dancing. Calle Defensa is one of San Telmo’s main streets. Just 4 blocks (a 6 minute walk) from Plaza Dorrego, (on the corner of Defensa and Chile) you can find an ode to Mafalda, Susanita, y Manolita, Argentina’s most famous cartoon characters.

El Zanjón de Granados

Just back a half block from the Mafalda statues, you can find the entrance to El Zanjon. The English tour starts at noon, so you should try to arrive by 11:30 to purchase your tickets. While you wait for the tour to begin, check out the front of La Casa Minima just down the small side street of Calle San Lorenzo. This is a fantastic tour of the mysterious underground tunnels in Buenos Aires. Click here to read more about the Zanjón.

Lunch at Bar Federal

Bar El Federal is one of over 70 of Buenos Aires’ “Bares Notables.” These are old, traditional cafe/bars where Argentines of literary, musical, and political fame used to meet and discuss ideas. Bar El Federal is one of 5 ‘Bares Notables’ in the San Telmo neighborhood. The others are: Bar Sur, Bar Británico, La Poesia, and Bar Hipopótamo. These bars have well conserved Argentine history and tradition, which you’ll see in photos and decorations on the walls. The insides are full of dark wood and give the feeling of stepping back in time.

The menus in these restaurants are usually quite similar if not exactly the same. They have raviolis, gnocchis, and other pasta dishes, as well as several meat options (of course, this is Argentina)! There are also the standard cafe options with media lunas. They generally don’t do lunch promos but have some of the best Spanish Tortillas in the city.

Free Time


San Telmo is known for vintage and antique shops. Take a wander around and see what old treasures you can find. A great stop for vintage fashion is the Mercado Argentino vintage. Even if you’re not looking to purchase something, this vintage shop is still really fun for window shopping. Bright colors, and unique fashion pieces. If you don’t find something to buy, you’ll definitely find something to make you smile. Also check out the Casa Ezeiza and SACH San Telmo for great gift ideas.


The Museo Moderno is right off of Av San Juan. There is a great modern art collection there. The Museo Histórico Nacional is just a few blocks away inside Paque Lezama, and is totally free to enter. Here you can find the story of how Argentina became Argentina, and gained its independence from Spain. Unfortunately all the information is in Spanish. If you don’t know Spanish, getting the information won’t be possible, but it’s worth it to have a quick look around at all the antiques, since it’s free. They have rotating exhibitions of contemporary Argentine culture every few months.


Grab some empanadas and take a rest in the tree lined Parque Lezama. If you’re looking for a coffee with a good atmosphere, try the hip Obrador de Panes or La Poesia next door. La Poesia is one of the ‘bares notables.’

Dinner at Atis Bar

Argentines often eat dinner late, around 9pm. That means restaurants start filling up later than many travelers are used to. So let’s take advantage of that and head to dinner early before there’s a crowd or a waitlist. The absolute best restaurant, in my humble opinion, in San Telmo is Atis Bar. It’s just a half block from Bar Federal, where you ate lunch.

This is a spectacular place that feels like a secret garden. From the outside it looks so unassuming and simple. But once you enter, you start to see the wonder of the place. It was once a nun’s convent, and then a residential home for immigrants. It is now a beautiful restaurant and bar with over 500 plants covering the walls of the center courtyard. There is both inside and outside seating. You should expect a long wait to get in as it’s usually very crowded. You’ll have better luck in a smaller group but anything larger than 3 means a longer wait. For best results to get a table, try to go at times when Argentines aren’t eating. They eat lunch around 1:30/2pm, and dinner late around 9pm (or later). Therefore, try to go for lunch at noon, or dinner at 6:30.

Late Night at Mitos Argentinos

Mitos Argentinos has been going strong for several decades. This is easily the best place in the city to listen to Argentine Rock Nacional. They are only open on Friday and Saturday nights from 7pm to 5am.


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Day 2 (Saturday) – Micro Centro

For your second day of the 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary, we move to the Micro Centro, which is like the CBD, or main business district. The center of the city. This is where a lot of the city’s history can be found. Big walking day, wear comfortable shoes. There are a ton of free activities in this area. Click here for a lengthy list of free activities in Buenos Aires.

Plaza de Mayo


This is a pretty massive cathedral, though nothing truly unique that isn’t in every other cathedral in the world. But still interesting and worth it to see and take a look around. The Pope Francisco once lectured from here. The most interesting thing about this cathedral is that inside you can find the mausoleum of San Martin, the Argentine liberator of Argentina, Chile, and Peru. Two guards stand outside of the tomb, but you are free to walk around and take photos. There is a changing of the guards at 1pm and 3pm. They switch between Plaza de Mayo and the tomb of San Martin. Free to enter.

El Cabildo

The cabildo was once the center of government during Spanish rule. You can always find a cabildo and a Catholic church in the main plaza of every major city in Argentina. This is because the church had so much power at that time, that they liked to keep the power concentrated- both the government and church in one place. The BA cabildo is one of the most beautiful. From the second floor balcony, you have a great view of the entire Plaza de Mayo with the Casa Rosada straight ahead of you. In the back courtyard there is a small feria selling souvenirs, and a few additional houses with more history on the walls. Free to enter.

Casa Rosado

The Casa Rosada (The Pink House) is the White House of Argentina. The only difference is that the president doesn’t actually live here. It functions more as a giant office to those in government. It is also the sight of the famous scene where Evita greets the crowd from the balcony. There are no longer free tours to the Casa Rosada since the pandemic.

Calle Florida

This is the main walking street in the micro centro (downtown business district) of Buenos Aires. No cars allowed. All along this street you’ll find flower vendors, shops, cafes, restaurants, and men saying “cambio, cambio” (exchange) in a not-so-secret half shout.

This is a street where a lot of people come to exchange their foreign currencies for the blue dollar; if you need to exchange here, just be cautious. Agree on an exchange rate in advance. Calculate how much you’ll get back. Count out each bill you give them one at a time. Record the interaction just in case. Read my post all about the blue dollar and Western Union. Click here to open a Western Union account.

Calle Florida is also a great street for people watching, as you’ll also see several street performers here. On the weekends, things definitely slow down, there are less people, and several store fronts are closed.

Lunch at Guemes Gallery

You could easily walk by this gallery front and not even realize it. But once you walk in, it’s an incredibly beautiful old building with extremely high ceilings. Walk in and head to the elevators on the right side. Take the elevator up to the 6th floor. When the elevator doors open, turn left and you’ll run into the rooftop restaurant. Because the rooftop terrace is on a small street, you shouldn’t expect to see a wide view of the city. But you can get a great view of the surrounding architecture. I personally love this rooftop. The food and drinks are on the pricier side, but compared to US prices, things are still very affordable. The view and atmosphere is worth the slightly higher prices.


The Obelisco is in the center of the Plaza de la Republica. The best spot to get photos of this monument is on its northern side, where you can capture both the obelisk and the letters “BA” made from plants. It is called “Cartel BA Verde” on Google Maps. You will most likely need to wait in line to get a photo from this money spot! You may recognize the obelisco from all the videos in the streets of BA when Argentina won the World Cup in 2022.

Teatro Colon

The Teatro Colon is an incredibly beautiful old building and theatre. In the evenings you can catch Philharmonic orchestra and other musical concerts. There are guided visits every single day, every 15 minutes in Spanish. However, there is only one tour in English: 3pm. There is one visit per day in Portuguese: 1pm. The guided visit lasts 50 minutes. You should arrive 20-30 minutes before the start of the tour to buy your tickets.

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

El Ateneo Grand Splendid is now a massive bookstore in what was once El Teatro Gran Splendid, opened in 1919. Today, the remnants of the old theatre are still extremly obvious. What was once the stage is now a cafe. There is a large open area on the main floor full of rows of books, and above that, several balconies also full of books. You can easily imagine the seating from the balconies looking over the ledge to watch the theatre.

Avenida Corrientes

During the daytime, you would never know there was anything special or unique about this avenue. At night, however, it’s a totally different story. Every weekend day at 7pm, this avenue shots off to traffic and becomes a pedestrian street only, as it transforms itself into the Times Square of Buenos Aires. The closed-off section along Corrientes spans several blocks starting at the Obelisk (from Libertad to Callao). This avenue is lined with theatres, brightly lit marquees, and street performers. It is definitely worth a stroll once the sun goes down to see it in all its glory.

Dinner at Pizzeria Guerrin

This is the most famous pizza spot in the city. The crust is thick and they have a number of toppings to choose from. You order by the slice. I personally don’t think it’s the best pizza I’ve ever had, but it’s interesting to try because it’s so famous. They have something extra you can try called “Faina,” which is made from chickpeas. It looks like a flat breaded chicken breast, but it is only chick peas, no meat.

You have two options: eat in or take away.

There is usually a line out the door for the take away option. Wait in line, and eventually you will arrive to a register where you’ll place your order. They will give you a ticket, which you then show to the pizza server to the right. He will dish you up your slices on plates. You have the option to eat your pizza slices at the bar or at the tables outside.


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Day 3 (Sunday) – San Telmo

Sunday in Buenos Aires is the best day to visit the San Telmo neighborhood to see it in all its glory. The Sunday Feria is one of the oldest markets in the city and stretches for several blocks along Calle Defensa; it begins at Plaza de Mayo and goes all the way until Parque Lezama. Wear comfortable shoes. Today there will be lots of walking along cobblestone streets.

Breakfast at Hierbabuena

Hierbabuena is a great place for brunch or lunch. The inside decor is so cute and well curated. The outdoor patio is beautiful with a ton of seating options. There are a bunch of fresh fruit options that are reasonably priced. While the restaurant is not 100% vegan, there are a ton of vegan and vegetarian options. Just next door is the Hierbabuena fast food that is all vegan. The food was beautifully presented and very delicious.

San Telmo Sunday Market

Spend a few hours walking down Calle Defensa from Parque Lezama all the way to Plaza de Mayo. This is the biggest and best market in the city. You can find the best gifts here.

Lunch at Mercado San Telmo

This market is on the newer side, in one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. There are a ton of eating options here, including my personal favorite- Hierro Parrilla San Telmo- an asado restaurant. However, you can also buy veggies here, in addition to homemade empanadas, alfajores, pasta, and even antiques. It’s definitely worth a stop, and a few meals.

Puppet Museum

This museum is ONLY open on Saturdays and Sundays from 3pm- 6pm, so definitely try to sneak in a visit on a weekend afternoon. There is a puppet show every Saturday and Sunday at 4:30. It’s in Spanish, but even if you don’t understand, it’s a really fun experience. The museum is free to enter, but they request a donation. The puppet show costs 500 pesos. Totally worth it. The puppet show lasts about 40 minutes.

Dinner at La Popular

La Popular is just that- popular.

This restaurant has the look of a traditional bar of Buenos Aires, with its old fashioned decorations and relics of an earlier time. The food is incredible and you’ll be served giant portions. La Popular is known for its milanesas, which are massive. A milanesa is a thin, breaded cut of meat (can be chicken, pork, or beef). At La Popular, you’ll find milanesas covered with piles of melted cheese, bacon, or what looks like an entire salad. If you eat meat, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the milanesa served before you.

Day 4 (Monday) – Chacarita & Palermo

I’ll be honest, there isn’t much going on in Buenos Aires on a Monday making the day 4 of the 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary much more relaxed. Most things are closed, including many parks and restaurants, so I’ve pieced a few different neighborhoods together to do the best “Monday” things.

Chacarita Cemetery

While the Recoleta Cemetery gets all the shine and attention, Chacarita is actually much bigger (the biggest in Argentina). There are several streets and side rows to wander in and out of. The main street down the center of the cemetery is lined with huge trees providing shade. Free entry.

Lunch at bar Palacio

This bar/cafe is so unique. There are a ton of antique cameras, and film cameras all over the place. At the same time it has the feel of an old time saloon. On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights you can find live jazz music here. There are the standard cafe options as well as lunch and dinner items. The main appeal is the ambience.


This Latin American museum of modern art is pretty incredible. The general admission price is 900 pesos (450p on Wednesdays). The design of the building is modern and has an entire wall of windows that allows for fantastic lighting and a comfortable feeling inside.


The space of the Hipodromo is technically open 24 hours. They also have a free public bathroom inside. There are restaurants (La Rabieta) and other bars, and often food trucks and tents set up with food and drink. There are not horse races every single day, but there are races several times a week, mostly on Mondays. It is free to enter.

Dinner at Arcos

Underneath the train tracks on Avenida Libertador and Avenida Dorrego, there is a row of restaurants and bars in an area known as the “Arcos.” There are several options of restaurants to choose from, depending on what kind of food or vibe you’re looking for. The majority of them are open on Mondays, though it will not be quite as lively as it is on the weekends.

Day 5 (Tuesday) – Recoleta

Today on day 5 of the 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary, we are going to spend the day in the neighborhood of Recoleta. Everything is very close together and easily walkable.

Recoleta Cemetery

The cemetery opens at 9am, and I suggest going in the morning to avoid crowds and heat (if summer). Ask for Simon if you would like a (donation based) tour in English.

Morning Snack at Andra Bakery

This tiny little cafe is to die for. There are only a couple places to sit inside, and a table or two outside. But if you manage to find yourself a seat, I highly recommend stopping in for a coffee and a scone.

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

There are two floors. The bottom floor is full of Argentine history, as well as the history of the Spanish conquistadores in the Americas. There are also several portraits and paintings from the 13th-18th century, including one room devoted to religious paintings. Upstairs we get the story of more modern and contemporary art and artists and how they helped shaped Argentina. There are several rooms and references to both Italian and French artists. Free entry.

El Puente

This is a pedestrian bridge that connects two sides of Recoleta, over the Avenida Libertador. It is brightly painted with a mural that changes every so often. Near the entrance to the bridge are Jacaranda and other trees that are incredibly beautiful to see in the spring.

Floralis Genérica

The Floralis Generica, created by an Italian architect, is a giant steel flower that opens in the morning and closes at night. It sits atop a reflecting pool.

Lunch at El San Juanino

This is a well known restaurant to locals around Buenos Aires. The empanadas are fantastic and get delivered very quickly after you order. The salads are also massive.

Centro Cultural Recoleta

This is a fantastic place to visit, right next door to the Recoleta Cemetery. There are concerts, exhibits, classes, and events and many of them are totally free.

Wander the Plazas

There are several parks and plazas in this area. Take a stroll through each one as you make your way towards the Library. Just outside of the Centro Cultural you have the Feria Artesenal (there is a market on the weekends). Keep going to pass through Plaza Francia, Plaza Mitre (which has a large statue at the top of the hill with a great view), and Plaza Evita Peron (with a statue of Evita).

National Library

The National Library is a super unique space, starting from its modernist architecture style. There are usually 3 rotating exhibits inside this library. One on the planta baja, one on the 1st floor, and one on the 5th, where you can also get a great view. It is free to enter but you will need to show a form of ID. They will give you a white card that you need to scan in order to enter the building.

Dinner at La Biela

La Biela is one of Buenos Aires’ ‘bares notables.’ It is said that the first gastronomical site in La Recoleta was here in the location where La Biela now sits.

Day 6 (Wednesday) – Congreso

Because there was so much walking the last few days, today is going to start a little later and slower to allow for a recovery. Today’s 10-day Buenos Aires Itinerary items are all concentrated around the Plaza de Congreso.

Tour the Congress Building

There are two visits offered per day in English, Monday-Friday:

They do not take reservations, so you should ensure that you are punctual and arrive a minimum of 15 minutes before the visit time.

Lunch at Último Bodegón

This is your standard Argentine Parrilla. No frills, just good food. They have parrilla (grill) promos for 2-3 people that include several types of grilled meat from chorizo, morcilla, and several cuts of beef. They also have a number of pasta dishes as well including ñoquis, ravioles, etc. as well as several sauce flavors.

Madres de la Plaza de Mayo

This museum is free and open to the public M-F from 9am-5pm. There is not a lot of explanation or information on the walls, but there are several photographs of the mothers, Che Guevara, Fidel Castro etc. It’s certainly an interesting place to pop in and see a part of Argentina’s history. The Mothers still walk around the Plaza de Mayo every Thursday at 3:30pm if you would like to see that.

Tour of Palacio Barolo

The creation of the Palacio Barolo building was inspired by Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. The fantastic tour will explain all that went in to building this incredibly structure, that was once Argentina’s tallest building, and even has a lighthouse up top. You need to book in advance. Click here to read more about the Palacio Barolo.

Dinner at the Dome Rooftop Bar

This is a fantastic rooftop bar/restaurant in the center of downtown. It’s especially fantastic on summer evenings when the sun goes down, the lights come on, and the warm night air creates that nostalgic atmosphere. They have a great bar up there with all the regular beer, wine, and cocktail options. There are also several food options- mainly “picadas.” It’s great to order several dishes to share. You need to make a reservation in advance.

Day 7 (Thursday) – La Boca & Puerto Madero

We’ll start day 7 of the 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary out in the southern neighborhood of La Boca. This neighborhood is very touristy, and also on the sketchier side. I suggest not straying away from the main tourist areas and be super vigilant of your phone. Click here to read the La Boca neighborhood guide.

Breakfast at La Perla

One of the city’s “Bares Notables.” Everything is exactly as it was back in the 1950’s. Right in the heart of La Boca.

Wander around La Boca – El Caminito

Wander around the main tourist area and admire the brightly colored buildings, street tango, street art, and small shops. Make sure not to miss the painted cobblestones along the water as well.

Fundación Proa Museum

This museum is only open Thursday to Sunday, from 12pm- 8pm. If it fits in your schedule, you’ll enjoy it. This is a modern art museum and there is also a great cafe for lunch or a coffee.

Lunch at La Vieja Rotiseria

This is one of the most well known restaurants in La Boca. They have live tango dancers playing on stage all day (they will ask you for tips). The food is much more expensive than most places in the city, but it is to be expected in such a touristy spot. However, the food is good and the service is great. It’s a nice and lively atmosphere.

Puerto Madero

Take a stroll along Buenos Aires newest, and fanciest neighborhood. Along both sides of the river, you’ll find restaurants, cafes, multiple Starbucks, and great spots to have a beer.

El Puente de la Mujer- The Woman’s Bridge

El Puente de la Mujer, or Women’s Bridge, is Puerto Madero’s most recognizable bridge.

Centro Cultural Kirchner

The building of the Kirchner Cultural Center has been declared a National Historic Monument. The building took 40 years to complete and was inaugurated in 1928 where it was first used as a post office and telegraph center. It is also where the first radio transmission was made in Argentina, in 1937, and later acted as the office of Eva Peron in 1946. Today, the CCK is an educational and artistic space.

In the current CCK you can find concerts, recitals, visual arts exhibitions, literature, poetry, dance, theater and performance events, electronic arts, technologies, programming for children, workshops, festivals, screenings, tributes, fairs, video clip cycles, etc.

Dinner at Trade Sky Bar

This is a very stylish rooftop bar. People really dress up here. I tell you this so you don’t feel underdressed and underprepared. You won’t be let in with activewear. The views are stunning. Especially when the sun sets behind the Obelisco in the distance. But expect to queue to take photos because so many people want to capture that perfect Instagram moment. Reservations are required.

Day 8 (Friday) – Palermo

We’ll spend the day around the Palermo neighborhood and its gardens. It will be a rather relaxed day but there will be quite a bit of walking so wear comfortable shoes. You’ll be visiting several parks. Click here to read a full guide about the parks of Palermo.

Breakfast at Moshu Treehouse

Moshu Treehouse is amazing. It is designed with recycled materials, made to feel like you are inside of a tree. There is both a front and back patio, both of which feel so calm and peaceful. Inside the restaurant, a skylight from the center lets in a lot of light. It’s very cozy. The food is absolutely delicious, and there are many brunch options, including vegan and vegetarian options. Everything tasted super fresh.

Carlos Thays Botanical Garden

It’s not very big, but it is very beautiful. Every space is filled with lush green plants from all across the globe. You can also find greenhouses with succulents, and other beautiful plants. Though the greenhouses are not always open. Free entry.

Eco Parque

The eco park is more of an open air animal park. Mara Patagonica (they look like oversized rabbits with long legs) are all over, walking freely across the paths. You can also find coipu, giraffes, ostriches, guanaco, peacocks, and flamingos in various parts of the park. Free entry.

Japanese Garden

The gardens are open from 10am-6:45pm. The admission fee is 416 pesos, but free to retired Argentine nationals. It is a very peaceful place and worth the visit. There are gardens, lakes, bridges, etc. Extremely beautiful.

Lunch at Arte Culinario – a Japanese Restaurant

This restaurant is absolutely delicious. It is the most authentic Japanese food I’ve had in the entire city. The prices were normal and expected, and not inflated like you might expect for a restaurant in a park.

Tres de Febrero Park/Rose Garden

This is a beautiful and massive park, separated into various sections: Plaza Holanda, Jardin de los Poetas, Paseo el Rosedal (rose gardens), Spanish Fountain, etc. Take a walk around the lake in the center and see what wildlife you can spot. The park is very manicured and beautiful. You can find bathrooms (servicios) here. Take a seat at the Spanish fountain, or smell the roses in the rose garden. There are thousands. A great backdrop for photos.

Wander Palermo Soho

Palermo Soho is the hippest neighborhood of Buenos Aires, with reason. It’s full of cute little alleyways with bright murals, trendy coffee shops, and international cuisine. Plaza Serrano is a great place to start your exploring. Take some time to wander these streets.

Dinner at Mercado Soho

This is a market in the style that is making its way across the world. The new trend to have several trendy restaurants inside one market with cool vibes. That is this place. You have a ton of food options, beer, and drink options. You and your friends can all order different food, but sit together at the communal tables around the market.

Day 9 (Saturday) – Tigre

Now that you know the city of Buenos Aires very well, we are going to head outside of the city a bit, to see the Tigre Delta for today’s 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary item. It’s a great weekend destination to escape the chaos of the city. Check out my blog post about Tigre.

Cruise the Tigre Delta

The Tigre Delta is full of life on the weekends, although it is open and boats are running every single day of the week.

Tigre is a community on the delta. People live here but also there are several cabins to rent out. There are schools for the local children, and floating super markets that pass through the Delta. Boats for tourist cruises, and there are taxi boats for locals, and several tour boat companies offering very similar packages.

I suggest checking out many companies before making a final decision. Some companies offer the exact same thing, but with a difference of 3000 pesos, so just make sure you’re choosing what you’re comfortable with and not getting ripped off.

Puerto de Frutos

The Puerto de Frutos is a massive market that spans for several blocks and inside several buildings. You could spend hours here and still not make it into every section. While the market is mostly known for wicker goods, you can also find several other items. I also noticed that the prices here, especially for wooden furniture items, were drastically lower than in the city. So if you’re looking to furnish your home, check out this market.

Day 10 (Sunday) – Wander the City

It’s the last day, and the 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary has come to a close, so take it easy and enjoy. Stroll around different parts of the city, or return to places you loved. Here are some suggestions.

Costanera Sur

There are usually market tents set up on weekends along the Costanera Sur. Take a walk along the wide sidewalk with a view of the Ecological Reserve, and river; Get a choripan from one of the many food trucks.

Reserva Ecológica

Behind Puerto Madero, along the Rio de la Plata, you’ll find Buenos Aires’ Ecological Reserve. The reserva is full of dirt paths and you’ll see many runners passing through the area. There are a couple spots along the path where you can see the water too. You can do a big loop, or just go out as far as you want and come back.

Lunch in Barrio Chino

There are many restaurants to choose from- Chinese, Japanese, and Argentinian food.

Wander the Barrio Chino

Wander around the streets of Barrio Chino. There are several international supermarkets, shops, etc. On Sundays there are street performers and the ambience is lively. Make sure not to miss the Chinatown Gate.

I hope you enjoy your 10 days with the 10-Day Buenos Aires Itinerary. If you’re interested in getting the much more detailed version, click here to get the complete version on the Thatch app, which includes details and contact info for making reservations, as well as several other suggestions.


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