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Day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires, in the city of Tigre

Buenos Aires Delta day trip

Wonders of the Buenos Aires Delta

Day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires, in the city of Tigre. The Paraná River Delta occupies 14 000 km2 and has a length of 320 km. The portion of the Delta that corresponds to the Tigre district is a small part of the total; and it is known as the first section of the Buenos Aires Delta. Some 15,000 people, known as islanders, inhabit the islands.

In 2000 the second and third section of San Fernando Islands in the Buenos Aires Delta was declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO.

Day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires
Day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires

During the day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires with private guide, we will sail the beautiful watercourses of the Paraná River on a catamaran while enjoying the wonderful nature and elegance of the residences built on dozens of islands. We will go for lunch in the city of “El Tigre”, followed by a visit to the fruits & crafts market. At the return, we will make a stop in the city of San Isidro, one of the oldest cities of the greater Buenos Aires since the Spanish era. We will visit the beautiful cathedral and maybe taste an exquisite artisan gelato. Alternative excursion: Trekking adventure, bike or kayak.

Day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires
Day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires

The flora and fauna of the Tigre Delta

The embankments, where the water arrives less frequently, are populated by a forest of vegetation of greater size. As an extension of the Misiones forest, although with fewer plant species appears the riparian forest, on the Paraná de las palmas river. Anacahuitas,canelón tree, river alders and creole willows are some of the trees that make it up. Lianas, cactus, air carnations and ferns that upholster the branches, fight for light and space with an Asian vine of sweet aroma: honeysuckle. Varied is the number of birds that are confused between the game of lights and shadows with amphibians, reptiles and mammals that also inhabit this environment.

Different representatives of the Argentine fauna are concentrated in the diversity of environments presented by the lower Delta Islands; More than 200 species of birds, such as egrets, cormorans, all kinds of raptors, coots, macas, and dozens of little birds more heard than seen; amphibians and various reptiles abound, including turtles, frogs and snakes; and the obviousness of the stable cast of the fish belonging to the Plata basin.
And of course, the most anticipated and the least seen: mammals, from mice to the emblematic deer of the marshes.

Day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires
Day tour to the Delta of Buenos Aires

Price U$D250 + boat tickets U$D4.50 per person + Tourist train U$D1 per person + Taxi U$D12 one way approximately (up to 3 people).

Excursion with private driver U$D500 (3 people). Tickets included.

This is a full day excursion. It includes the visit to the Cathedral of Saint Isidor the Laborer.

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