There is a typical dance at the Estancia tour Buenos Aires with folcloric music : the popular “Chacarera”
The Folklorica movement in Argentina re-introduced a wide variety of traditional dances to the Argentine public, including chacarera, a folk dance characterized by its cheerful rhythm.
The name comes from the word “chacra” meaning “farm.”
Although its origins are unclear, chacarera started to appear around 1850 in Argentina’s rural northwest before eventually finding its way into the cities.
By the early 1900s, this dance arrived in Buenos Aires, but was unable to compete with the popular tango. In the 1960s it gained popularity again as musicians revitalized the dance’s traditional music.
Chacarera is a couple’s dance, but the two dancers dance independently of each other, not touching.
If more than one couple dances it at the same time, the couples do not interact with each other.
In the Estancia Buenos Aires women usually wear alpargatas shoes and long flowing dresses.
They often wear their hair in one or two braids.
Men usually wear boots or alpargatas, baggy pants, shirts of any color, hats or “boinas”, and silk scarves tied at the neck.
Thet real gauchos Estancia Tour Buenos Aires with town and ranch
(for more complete information: The real gaucho tour Buenos Aires )
The authentic gauchos experience departing from Buenos Aires includes visit to the gaucho town Areco and the working Estancia in the pampas of Argentina
Run by Argentine people (not French) who live in San Antonio de Areco for many years, with unique knowledge and experience in Estancias, gauchos´ culture, and gauchos tradition.
This tour is aiming to put you in contact with local people and Estancia gauchos in an original immersion
It is a complete Day Tour to the San Antonio de Areco Town and Estancia El Ombu , combining the best of the pampas: The gaucho tour
Exclusive tour near Buenos Aires visiting the gaucho ambience, in an unique Argentina destination, making it a sustainable experience.
We pick you up at your residence in Buenos Aires in licensed minivans in the morning.
The local tour guide will show you all the edges of this gaucho Town (name “cradle of the argentine traditions”) for near 90 minutes.
Then you will spend the rest of the day at the working Estancia El Ombu: empanadas, a horseback riding guided by the gauchos or a carriage ride, a complete lunch of argentine beef on the grill with argentina folcloric live music .
The Estancia Tour Buenos Aires includes these services:
– Transfer back and from Buenos Aires with pick up at your hotel/apt. with a professional licensed driver
– Gaucho Museum visit
– Tour guiding in English
– Empanadas and asado argentino lunch with wine, beer, sodas
– All the previously named activities at the Tour Estancia Buenos Aires
You can contact us anytime at: Contact Form for The Gaucho Tour
Mas acerca de las tradiciones gauchescas en Español: Las tradiciones del gaucho de la Argentina