Urban Trekking

Free extended walking tours for active visitors with plenty of stamina! In English and Spanish.

Free guided treks for visitors with plenty of stamina!

If you like the open air, and prefer an active approach to sightseeing, grab a pair of comfortable shoes and join us on one of our free guided urban treks through the city.

The urban trekking phenomenon offers active tourists a way to blend sport and culture, while taking in many of the city's main attractions in just one or two days. Discover the city’s streets, squares, and hidden corners, with these three routes – each led by bilingual English/Spanish-speaking guides.

There are three circuits to choose from. Each circuit requires advance inscription. Click on each circuit for more information and too reserve your place.

This activity requires advance booking. Click on the "book online" button.

Urban Trekking 8km - Northern Circuit

Covers the neighbourhoods of Puerto Madero, Retiro, Recoleta and Palermo.
Distance and duration: 8km; 6 hours, including 45 minutes for lunch* in the Plaza San Martín.
Days: Weduesdays and Saturdays
Meeting point: 10am at the Puerto Madero Tourist Assistance Center, Manuela Gorriti 200, Dique 4, Puerto Madero. 

Urban Trekking 5km - Southern Circuit

Covers the neighbourhoods of Monserrat, San Telmo and La Boca.
Distance and duration: 5km; 4 hours. There is no time set aside for lunch.
Days: Mondays and Fridays.
Meeting point: 10am at the Florida Tourist Assistance Center, Florida 50, Monserrat. 

Urban Trekking 18km - The Full Challenge

 
Sponsored by North Face, the complete circuit combines both the northern and southern routes, and more, in one mammoth trek, taking in most of the city's main attractions in just one day. Numbers for the complete circuit are limited.
Distance and duration: 18km, 9 hours approx. including a one-hour break for lunch*.
Days: Sundays
Meeting point: 10am at the Caminito Tourist Assistance Center, Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1800, La Boca.
 

The three routes in detail:


Please bear in mind that these tours that require a certain level of physical fitness because they involve walking for extended periods of time. Participants should wear comfortable shoes for walking and are advised to bring a small rucksack/backpack with water, sun protection, camera and something to eat. Treks will be suspended in the event of rain.

* Food is not provided. Participants should bring their own lunch.

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