Premium Yerba Mate Experience with snacks


You will learn the meaning of yerba mate, history and origin of this popular drink. Understand how to recognize the different types of yerba mate, how to identify quality and variety depending on their taste, smell and color. You will be shown all the ingredients that you can add to your mate to make it richer and taste the best blends, all while learning how to prime a perfect mate. During the activity you will also be able to taste traditional snacks from Argentina, because mates are always richer with food!

Tour info

1 hour 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

A stay in Argentina would not be complete without learning about yerba mate and getting to taste it! With this experience you will learn everything about the yerba mate origins, how to prepare it, and how to recognize the different flavours based on the type/ brand used. Have a great conversation with everyone while trying different types of yerba right after a master-class about how to prepare it correctly. Don´t miss the opportunity on this unique truly argentinean experience! We are granted by the safe travel seal of World Travel & Tourism Council.

What’s included?

  • Yerba Mate tasting and snacks

  • Gratuities (optional)

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 1h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

In addition to the security measures taken by the company we encourage passengers to take note of the symptoms caused by COVID-19 and to always be conscious of sanitization and prevention (please ask for further assistance).

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Tours Buenos Aires

About operator:

El Ombu de Areco Estancia is a traditional ranch located in San Antonio de Areco, at the heart of gaucho (cowboy) country and an easy drive from Buenos Aires. On this tour, spend an entire day at the estancia, with activities including horseback riding, a traditional ‘asado’ barbecue lunch, and a thrilling gaucho show.

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