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Gaucho Experience in Buenos Aires: Day at the Estancia Don Silvano

Live an authentic and traditional gaucho party at the Don Silvano Estancia. It is an ideal activity for family and friends, just one hour from Buenos Aires. Book now!

Gaucho Experience in Buenos Aires: Day at the Estancia Don Silvano

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Type of service Regular, Instant booking, Special Deal
Seasons All year round
Type of traveller Solo traveller, With kids, Couples
Country Argentina
Type of tour Experiences


  • Transfer to and from hotels in downtown Buenos Aires.
  • Reception with wine and typical Argentinean empanadas.
  • Horse back or carriage ride around the ranch
  • Folkloric dance and music show.
  • Lunch - Traditional Argentine barbecue (Asado) and drinks (wine, beer, soft drinks).
  • Gaucho skills show.
Days and Hours:

Monday to Sunday (except Wednesday and Friday).
Departs at 10 hrs.


8 hours approx.


At Estancia Don Silvano you will experience the traditional Fiesta Gaucha on an authentic country day just an hour outside of Buenos Aires. This Ranch belongs to a traditional gaucho family descendants of Italians whose history goes back four generations back when they arrive in Argentina and settle in the Pampa region. Among them was Silvano who was still a child and who through sheer hard work became the owner of the ranch that bears his name. The Estancia is 380 hectares of land including a Victorian house from the 30´s and it became a lodge when friends of Don Silvano who always frequented the place, ask him to stay for more than a day due to the beauty of the place. The first two rooms were made available in addition to the cattle activity and nowadays is a well known rancho lodge providing entertainment and relaxation to all visitors through a fun and complete program.

This fun day tour to the Don Silvano Estancia begins with the tasting of typical homemade empanadas and toasts with a delicious Malbec wine. Then you will explore the wonderful landscape riding on horseback or being in a carriage, discovering the beautiful Victorian house and visiting the bakery and the museum or even participating in the milking of the cows with the local gauchos’ help, and then enjoy a magnificent Argentine barbecue including various cuts of meat, chorizo and black pudding with exquisite salads, provencal potatoes, drinks and desserts all accompanied by an unforgettable show of folk dances like samba, chacarera, malambo con boleadoras, chamamé and tango . 

This wonderful gaucho party continues with demonstrations of various gaucho skills such as the famous "carrera de sortijas" (ring race), a traditional gaucho sport from the Rio de la Plata area of South America, and horse taming. The visit culminates with a traditional snack made of mate cocido, cakes, and fried cakes while enjoying a beautiful sunset. Coming to Estancia Don Silvano is a unique experience that is ideal for the whole family.

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Important Notes

  • If there is any special dietary requirement, please inform it after booking.
  • Children policy: Children under the age of 3 don't pay. Children between the ages of 3 and 11 pay 65%.

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