Your journey (day) starts with a drive through the Pampas, meaning plain, from the ancient Quechua language, adopted by the Incas as their language of administration, spoken before the Inca empire by the proud warriors of the la Pampa.
Your journey takes you north of Buenos Aires through the heart of Argentina’s Campo - wonderful estancias, built by the province’s landed classes and quaint villages adorn your route through the world’s most fertile flatlands to San Antonio de Areco.
Located 113 kilometers from Buenos Aires City, San Antonio de Areco is the capital of the partido of San Antonio de Areco, declared a city of historic national interest. A sleepy gaucho town ‘adorned’ with rows of antique colonial houses, built in a very neat grid system of one-way streets around a grand plaza. The quaintness of this idyllic rural gaucho enclave so close to Capital Federal makes it a great favorite for tourists wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires.
It gets better! You and your party pre-select your Asado (the mouth watering barbeque made famous by Argentina’s cowboys, the Gaucho) from the very best cuts of meat and farm produce chosen especially for your day, combined with fine Argentine wines chosen to meet your budget.
Whilst your host prepares your lunch, you can explore San Antonio de Areco or stay for a cooking class!
Your host teaches you (not obligatory) how to create a perfect Asado and prepare the premier sauces, Criolla and Chimichurri. This is an art folks, taken seriously by Argentines. Whilst you wait for lunch your host will acquaint you with local cheeses and petifore. Not least, you will taste various Malbec and learn the origins of this outstanding grape, which flourishes at the foot of the Andes in the province of Mendoza.
This offer also is available with stopover, dinner and breakfast for a two day escape from Buenos Aires’ hustle and bustle.