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Escape the City

La Lucila – San Isidro – San Fernando

Discover the Northern Provincial Neighborhoods as we follow the river coastline on this picturesque journey towards Tigre. After a train ride taking us away from the Capital District, we get off at an excellent stop that allows us to view the city skyline from a distance.

 

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Kayak the Tigre River Delta

 Channel Kayaking – Lunch – Beach Life

Once you are given a crash course on how to maneuver your kayak properly, we set out crossing the river to enter the maze of delta channels in search for our lunch spot on an island where we have a Parrillada waiting for us.

 

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Breathe in the Green Spaces

Palermo Parks – Ecological Reservation – Viewpoint

The quaint neighborhoods of Buenos Aires Province are filled with wonderful parks, lazy ports, abandoned train stations, gothic cathedrals and historical landmarks – a great day away from the urban metropolis of Buenos Aires.

 

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Tigre Day Tour – Bike & Kayak Experience

Escape the Capital City with us as we bike, kayak and catch trains on our adventure north to the Tigre Delta Estuary. A great way to explore the natural side of Buenos Aires, this tour is best suited for those who enjoy longer rides and water sports (although no prior experience kayaking is necessary). Leaving every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Palermo, our all-day, all-inclusive Tigre bike and kayak trip rides around 4 hours of actual cycling time, 1.5 hours kayaking, 1 hour lunch & 1 hr in trains. By reservation only, book today!

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Important Tigre Day Tour – Bike & Kayak Information

Neighborhoods: Tour Palermo, Belgrano, Nunez, La Lucila, San Isidro, San Fernando, and Tigre.

 

9:00 am

Start Time

Mon-Wed-Fri

Days

8 Hours

Duration

$150 USD

Price

Tigre Day Tour Highlights

 

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Palermo Parks, Gardens & Hidden Lakes

Riding alongside the Botanical Garden, Zoo and Rose Garden on our way to discover the second lake of Palermo tucked in the pocket of Buenos Aires. We catch the train in Belgrano.

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Provincial Neighborhoods of the North

A nice escape from the busy city, the northern provincial neighborhoods are tranquil and perfect for riding with lot’s of beautiful parks, ports, churches and historical landmarks along the way.

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Kayak the Tigre Delta

Get off your wheels and into a kayak to paddle through the River Plate Delta Channels. With hunger motivating us, we eventually end up at a local island where we have a Parrillada waiting for us.

Palermo (Plaza Italia) *Reservations Only

Starting Location: Botanic Garden in Palermo

*By Reservation Only*

Learn More About the Tigre Day Tour – Bike & Kayak Experience

 

• Bilingual guide(s)
• Giant Mountain Bike
• Kayak Rental
• Insurance
• Train Tickets
• Safety Equipment (helmet, life-jacket, etc)
• Lunch – a traditional Argentine lunch BBQ “parrillada” (pork, beef, chorizo, vegetables, and more)
• Unlimited filtered water
• Yerba mate w/ snacks – traditional pastime “merienda” 
• Rain poncho – just in case!

Meeting in Palermo (Santa Fe 3952), we begin our bike tour with a thorough orientation, introducing you to the city, tour specifics, your bicycle, and each other. Pointing our front tire North, we pedal through the beautiful “lung of Buenos Aires,” a 65 hectare public park spaces known as Los Bosques de Palermo. Arriving at our train stop, we board only for a few stops to avoid heavy traffic that’s entering the city.

We get off at the La Lucila station and it’s just a quick pedal to reach the River Plate Coastline. There you’ll capture the jagged city skyline from a distance. Stretched and ready to ride, we enjoy the many beautiful parks that line the river’s edge. This is where we’ll do most of our riding with fewer stops.

We eventually go up a hill so we can ride through the architecturally astounding neighborhoods of San Isidro….

Tigre Puerto de Frutos

Kayak Experience with Lunch

Train Ride

Our tour ends back at our meeting point in Palermo (Plaza Italia) where we recapture the day and suggest some BA must do’s. Lasting approximately 8 hours, we try follow many bike trails and stop around 15 times to drink and learn about Yerba Mate, take photos, eat delicious asado and enjoy a fun, creative and informative tour led by expert bilingual guides.

*Note- This tour is not for everyone. It is for those who are confident cycling in urban settings. Although we ride more than half of the tour on bike trails it also includes parts in which we cycle alongside car traffic.  The total distance is 30km (19mi).  For less experienced riders we recommend checking out our Heart of the City and Parks & Plaza tours. 

• Although we ride at an easy and comfortable pace, we do ask that you know how to ride a bike.

•  Rain- In the case of rain, it shall be assumed that the tour will be going as scheduled unless otherwise notified by Biking BA to the client. Biking BA will cancel the tour in cases of extreme weather that compromise the safety of the guests which include lightning, thunder and/or flooding.  Biking BA provides rain ponchos and other measures to mitigate the weather, therefore, if the tour goes out within a two hour window of the scheduled start time and the client decides to cancel their booking they will be refunded 50% of their payment or given 100% credit to a future tour of equal or less value.

• Must be 15 years of age or older to ride. Families with children 15 and younger can reserve a private tour (see below).

Private Tours are also available upon request with an additional charge depending on # of pax.

*Ecological Reserve closed on Mondays and days after rain.

Book The Tigre Day Tour – Bike & Kayak Experience Below

Online bookings close two hours before the scheduled tour. For same-day reservations, please call (+54.11.4300.5373) or email us at info@bikingbuenosaires.com.

 

“Great time with Jackson. 21 km from San Isidro to San Fernando to Tigre in the northern suburbs. Great equipment and good balance for my wife and myself. Beautiful homes and scenery. Recommend very highly.”

Jeremy M.

Previous Guest , September 20, 2017