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Tango Night with the Locals

4.7 / 5

13 reviews

Activity provider: Immersion Tours

Tango Night with the Locals

Activity provider: Immersion Tours

From US$ 65 per person

Visit a Milonga, where locals go to dance the tango, take a tango lesson, and learn everything about tango. Master the dance and have the opportunity to show off your new-found skills.

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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

Experience

Highlights
  • 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. You'll enjoy the vibe of the music while you dance, or simply watch the Porteños. Once it's over, the guide will take you back to your hotel with the certainty that it will be a night you'll remember forever.
Includes
  • 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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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please bring comfortable shoes
  • In the shared option, transfers from/to the Port are not available
  • Pickup might start 20 minutes before departure depending on the hotel's location
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Our experience overall was very successful and that was primarily due to our guide/translator for the evening, Maria. She was waiting for us promptly outside of our Airbnb and was incredibly helpful and pleasant. There was a Pride parade that night and traffic was intense but our driver was amazing and knew back ways to get around it so we made it! We were late for our lesson however and when we arrived to the milonga, our Tango instructor had already left - which is the only reason I gave the experience 4 stars - Maria completely saved the evening however by jumping in and teaching the lesson herself! This was only my husband and my second time attempting tango and she was incredibly patient and encouraging and got us out onto the floor with the rest of the dancers faster than either of us expected. I’d absolutely recommend this experience to anyone thinking of trying it.

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November 7, 2022

This was my first real Argentine tango experience. Martin escorted me to a tourist friendly milanga and was very kind as he helped me better understand the code of the milonga and the dance lesson. He even took pictures of me dancing. He danced one set with me and helped me understand how to do the dance assuring me I didn't step on his feet too much! He also answered ally questions about the culture and the communit. I would certainly recommend his services to anyone looking to give it a try.

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October 16, 2022

Martin and Martin were on time at our AirBNB to pick us up. They were very friendly and made the 10 minute car ride enjoyable. When we arrived we were a little nervous as none of us had really danced the Tango before. The lesson was simple enough to follow along and the instructors were incredibly kind and patient. When ever we were stuck our guide Martin was there to step in and offer some extra help which made us feel so comfortable. When it was time for the real dancing Martin lead each of us around the dance floor for an extremely fun experience. I would HIGHLY recommend this tour for anyone looking for an amazing night out and experience Tango in a super authentic way. This experience was more then we could have asked for and I can't wait to go back to Argentina and dance more Tango!

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September 14, 2022

Product ID: 95844