Learn about Argentinian Culture through their national drink - 'Mate'

Learn all about the national drink of Argentina, yerba 'Mate' and gain an insight into the local culture.

Duration : 60 mins     Max Size : 50     Destination : Argentina  

Category : Special Events     Recommended For : Schools

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On this tour children will learn all about the national drink of Argentina during this in-depth exploration of Yerba mate, both a beverage and a social ritual that are 'steeped' in tradition. This caffeinated tea was originally consumed by the indigenous peoples of South America before becoming a favourite of gauchos, everyday Argentinians and even the Pope!

Presented by local expert tour guide Camile, this session will give children a thorough insight into Argentinian culture because Mate is not just a's a cultural habit. Unlike other beverages, there is a whole set of rituals around Mate. In learning about Mate children will learn about local practices and traditions. They will also gain a better understanding of the history of the indigenous people.

Your Presenter

  Charly Jacob

Charly is one of the Executive Producers at Globe from Home and brings more than two decades of experience in Tourism management into creating special travel experiences.

Charly has been involved in campaigns involving the conservation of environment and is an active team member in our Responsible Tourism projects. His other interests include listening to music and driving.

How it works

This tour has been designed specially for school children. This is a group tour that accommodates up to 50 children at a time. Once you book this experience, we will send you a confirmation email with a link to join the session. Children and teachers can log in from their individual classes or congregate in one single class/hall and access the tour via the link provided.

What you need

You will need a stable internet connection and a mobile device (ideally a desktop or laptop) to stream the session.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel and obtain a full refund for this session until 5 days before the date of the first session.

Book this experience

From £250 / Per Group (Max 50 Person)

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