Highlights of Buenos Aires Wheelchair Accessible Driving Tour
Discover the Argentinean capital’s distinct character boasting endless diversity and uniqueness to see why this legendary wonderland never ceases to amaze. You won’t be able to resist our Highlights of Buenos Aires Wheelchair Accessible Driving Tour as it’s enough to make most jaws drop at the variety of elegant architectural styles and rich European heritage. Immerse yourself into the stories of the past at the historically significant Cemetery of La Recoleta, explore the oldest public square in Buenos Aires, right there learn the intriguing name origin story of Casa Rosada (Pink House) – the office of the President of Argentina, grab your camera in La Boca, the most photogenic stop on Buenos Aires. Marvel at the moving sculpture of the gargantuan steel flower sculpture. Take time to enjoy this outstanding city’s melting pot of cultures and colors you won’t find anywhere else while your private local guide unfolds charming stories navigating you through wheelchair-accessible routes.
Your wonderful journey begins as your local guide picks you up from your centrally located Buenos Aires hotel in an air-conditioned, accessible van. You will then set off on a wheelchair-friendly adventure with never-ending delights on the way. Get your camera ready and be prepared to capture a myriad of unique sites and stories as you find yourself in Plaza de Mayo, a scene of the city’s momentous landmarks. You will enjoy the unmissable symbol of presidential power of Argentina – Casa Rosada, notably famous for the First Lady Evita Perón’s stately balcony speech in the late 1940s. Look around to see Manuel Belgrano monument and the Pirámide de Mayo obelisk, the oldest national monument in the city. Just feel the pulsating history coming through this prominent spot together with the crowds of locals celebrating its immense heritage. Explore the Metropolitan Cathedral which is the Catholic Church’s main site in Argentina and where Pope Francis led mass as Archbishop of Buenos Aires, discover the country’s origins at Cabildo National Historic Museum on the May Revolution.
Your tour moves on as you head for another iconic landmark of La Boca neighborhood and take a stroll through Buenos Aires’ famously colorful street El Caminito named for a 1926 tango song and keep an eye out for the bizarre-looking figures of Che Guevara and Diego Maradona waving from the balconies above as your passionate guide shares the most indigenous stories of how the first Italian immigrants came to dwell there. You will discover firsthand how colorful neighborhood history and this lively backdrop beautifully interweave to make it a must-see stop on every visitor’s agenda.
The tour will come to an end at the labyrinthine city of Argentina’s most commemorated sons and daughters of the past – the cemetery of La Recoleta, the most visited cemetery of Latin America. You will take time to explore the amazing sculptures and beauty along its winding paths of this notable home to the dead of Argentina’s proud human heritage. Then you will also have plenty of opportunities to treat yourself in a traditional café and pick up a vintage bargain or a local masterpiece at numerous outlets. The story of Buenos Aires visit will never be complete without the city’s symbol – a moving sculpture of the gigantic steel flower sculpture named Floralis Generica, which you will capture as you head back to your hotel.
The Highlights of Buenos Aires Wheelchair Accessible Driving Tour features:
- Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free and accessible toilets along the route).
- Accessible driving tour in an accessible vehicle equipped with a ramp or lift.
- Experience the best of Buenos Aires firsthand without having to worry about accessibility!
- Plaza de Mayo
- Casa Rosada
- Metropolitan Cathedral
- Cabildo Historic Museum
- La Boca neighborhood
- La Recoleta cemetery
The Highlights of Buenos Aires Wheelchair Accessible Driving Tour has received a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it is entirely step-free, and there is no need for transportation on this tour. The walking/rolling part of the tour is approximately 2 miles long at a slow pace without any hills. It did not receive a higher rating because the areas can get crowded easily which makes navigating in a wheelchair more challenging. Please note, accessible restroom stops will be included along the route.
This tour uses an accessible vehicle equipped with either a ramp or lift.
The tour route is flat and completely step-free with mostly smooth surfaces. Your tour guide will lead you using wheelchair-friendly routes.
Tour duration: 4 hours.
Cost: Cost: 2 pax – 310 USD, 3 pax – 415 USD, 4 pax – 445 USD, 5 pax – 555 USD, 6 pax – 565 USD, 7 pax – 615 USD, 8 pax – 645 USD.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week.
Meet-up time: Between 8.30 am and 2 pm.
Meet-up place: Your centrally located accessible hotel.
Dress code: Weather suitable clothing advised.
Entrance tickets: Included.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.
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