The 27-year-old forward was suspended last week while City carries out an inquiry into his apparent refusal to play during the Champions League game against Bayern Munich.
Tevez got off a plane on Tuesday in Buenos Aires but avoided speaking to a horde of reporters waiting to greet him.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi arrived about the same time, did not cross paths with Tevez, and then left to meet up with the Argentine national team. Argentina plays Chile on Friday in a World Cup qualifying match. Tevez is not part of the squad.