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Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges

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Overview

Combine a sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires’ popular neighborhoods with a history lesson featuring the city’s most important characters on this 4-hour guided tour highlighting the lives of Evita Peron and Jorge Luis Borges. Visit the sites where these figures lived and worked on a small-group walking and driving tour with no more than 15 participants.
  • 4-hour walking and driving tour highlighting the lives of Evita Peron and Jorge Luis Borges
  • Tour Avenida 9 de Julio, Recoleta, and Palermo — all important areas in these figures’ lives
  • Combine an afternoon of sightseeing with a culturally-important history lesson
  • Pay homage to Evita and other important historical figures at Recoleta Cemetery
  • Entrance to the Evita Museum included
  • Small group of 15 people or fewer
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in downtown Buenos Aires included
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Hotel pickup
Transport by air-conditioned minivan or coach
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Hotel drop-off

Departure Point

Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District

Traveler pickup is offered
The pick up transfer is only from selected centrally located hotels. If your hotel is outside the geographic area, we will confirm you the closest meeting point. Indicate the name and address of your hotel.

The pick up transfer is only from selected centrally located hotels.

Departure Time

2:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide at your hotel prior to a 2:30 p.m. pickup. With a small group of 15 people or fewer, drive in an airconditioned minivan or coach through the Avenida 9 de Julio and Recoleta areas where Evita Peron spent much of her life. Arrive at the Recoleta Cemetery and take a 30-minute walking tour featuring the mausoleums of Evita and her family, as well as other important figures from Argentine history, including past presidents Marcelo T. de Alvear and Raul Alfonsin.

Then, learn about the life of writer Jorge Luis Borges while driving through the bohemian heart of Palermo on a tour of the neighborhood’s film studios, television production companies, and radios. See the streets where Borges lived his life and wrote his stories.

Complete your tour with a 30-minute visit to the Evita Museum, which features the work of one of the most important women in Argentine history. Get dropped off at a central point in downtown Buenos Aires at roughly 6 p.m.

Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Avenida 9 De Julio
After pickup from all hotels have finished, you will travel through the Avenida 9 de Julio and Recoleta neighborhoods and hear the story of Eva Peron´s life, in either an air-conditioned minivan or coach.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Cemiterio de Recoleta
After this introduction, arrive at the Recoleta cemetery and enjoy a 30-minute walking tour through the cemetery. The guided visit will lead us to the mausoleums of the main historic characters of the Argentine history such as Marcelo T. de Alvear, president from 1922 to 1928, and Raul Alfonsin, the first Argentine president democratically elected in 1983 following the military government. You will also see the mausoleum of Evita and her family.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Palermo
Next, you will discover the heart of Palermo that combines a bohemian atmosphere with the forefront of design and Palermo Hollywood that stands out for its film studios, television production companies and radios. In this neighborhood will be highlighted the life and work of the writer Jorge Luis Borges, where he spent his childhood and where wrote his most famous novels.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Museo Evita
The tour finishes with a 30-minute visit of the Evita Museum, at which you will be able to gain a deeper understanding of the life and work of one of the most important women in Argentina. Around 6 pm you will be dropped off at a central point in Downtown Buenos Aires. 
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Food and drinks are not allowed inside the museums
  • A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tangol
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Personalities of Buenos Aires: The Lives of Evita and Borges?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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