National Congress Building in Buenos Aires

Pre-Excursion: Buenos Aires Contrasts

Discover the streets of Buenos Aires, visit the most multi-ethnic neigborhoods of this city full of contrasts and get surprised.

  • Extend your travels with Hurtigruten in South America
  • Guided tour by coach through Buenos Aires
  • Discover the often ignored districts of Once, Belgrano, China Town, and Palermo
  • Learn about this mix of cultures, try the food and visit numerous iconic landmarks
  • Destinations

    South America

  • Season

    Available all Year

  • Duration

    3.5 hours

  • Min. passengers


  • Booking Code


  • From

    $ 79

Delve into the most diverse neighborhoods in Buenos Aires during a 3.5-hour sightseeing tour and discover unexplored districts like Once, Palermo, Belgrano, and China Town. Learn about this mix of cultures, try the food and visit numerous iconic landmarks.

Once you leave the hectic city center behind, explore the Once neighborhood, home to a substantial Jewish community, currently considered the third-largest orthodox Jewish community in the world, after Israel and New York. Spend your stops on the tour buying typical food in one of the area’s many Jewish shops before we continue to Palermo Soho, well known nowadays as the city’s most modern and chic area, full of colorful graffiti and street shops. Discover the area and indulge in some shopping before we continue to Belgrano, where we will explore China Town. Our bus will stop by there so you can get a feel for this sector of the city, full of restaurants and shops.

Buenos Aires is complex. Just when you thought you had it pinned down it surprises you with something new.

Practical information 


The price includes a an English guided sightseeing tour by bus, English-speaking guide, starting and ending at hotel.


  • This excursion is available as pre-programme in combination with voyages starting in Ushuaia.
  • It starts from your hotel in Buenos Aires one day prior to embarkation (approximately 3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
  • For guests with limited mobility on request.
  • If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip until 6 weeks before departure.