Guided tour

Tango Night with the Locals

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Tango Night with the Locals

From US$ 65 per person

Buenos Aires and Tango are synonymous. You will see where the Porteño goes (the Milongas). Your experience will include an introduction to the codes and traditions of Tango, before you have the opportunity to learn the dance, then strut your stuff.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pickup included from hotels located in Recoleta, Retiro, San Nicolás, Monserrat, San Telmo, and Palermo. Please provide your hotel name and address.
Private group available


  • Visit a milonga, a club where the locals go to dance tango
  • Take a shared dancing lesson with an expert tutor
  • Learn the codes, history and characteristics of tango from an expert
Full description
Milongas are local neighborhood clubs, open 365 days a year, where the Porteños (Buenos Aires locals) gather together to dance tango. Each milonga has its own characteristics which makes it unique. From the more traditional, with strict rules and codes, to the more relaxed or “underground” clubs that bring together people of all ages. Experience a night of real tango with local people. Your guide will pick you up at your hotel to go to a milonga, where you'll join a shared dancing lesson with an expert to learn the basics of tango. The guide will also explain the history, codes and characteristics of tango so that you can better understand its dynamics and interact with the locals. After that you'll be able to practice what you learned, mixed with the Porteños, and then a typical tango orchestra will perform live. You'll enjoy the vibe of the music while you dance, or simply watch the Porteños. Once it's over, guides will take you back to your hotel with the certainty that it will be a night you'll remember forever.
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels located in Recoleta, Retiro, San Nicolás, Monserrat, San Telmo, and Palermo
  • One drink per person
  • Tango lesson
  • Tour guide
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Please bring comfortable shoes
  • In the shared option, transfers from/to the Port are not available
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4.6 /5

based on 7 reviews

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It has long been a dream of mine to dance tango in Buenos Aires and I achieved it if only briefly on this trip. We had an hour’s lesson in a dance studio and then on to a milonga. This really was a tango night with the locals - the only tourists were those in our group - and we loved it. Our guide was excellent - as well as dancing we chatted all evening about Argentina and as well as being a great dance teacher she was informative and fun. Highly recommended

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February 1, 2020

My 90-year-old father wanted to live the experience of going to see tango where Argentines dance. We went to two Milongas, @clubgrisel and the second @elbeso. We love to see these tango / milongas houses right next to the people who dance and attend.

September 29, 2019

Our Authentic Tango Experience were wonderful

Laura and Martin are very sweet, lovely people, always in great communication with us. They picked us up from our hotel, gave us private Tango lesson and took us to a milonga. We had a great evening and real Tango experience. Highly recommend!!!!

August 19, 2018

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