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TOTAL DAYS : 4 Days
STARTS IN : Buenos Aires
ENDS IN : Buenos Aires
Highlights : Colonia Historic City , Montevideo
TRANSPORT : ferry , Foot , Air-conditioned vehicle
Take advantage of your stay in Buenos Aires for a short trip to the neighbouring country on this 4 day Taste of Uruguay Tour. Friendly Uruguay is wedged between Argentina and Brazil, it is a great place to unwind in coastal and rural surroundings. Well travelled travellers to South America appreciate the authentic and relaxing experiences the country has to offer.
The tour starts with a transfer to the ferry terminal in Buenos Aires and after an hour ferry ride over the “Rio de la Plata”, you will reach the pretty colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento , a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There you can explore during a city tour the charming old town with its narrow cobbled streets , typical colonial houses and inviting plazas .
Day 1: Buenos Aires – Colonia
This morning you will be picked up from your hotel in the city of Buenos Aires and transferred to the port where you will take the ferry across to Colonia, please remember to have your passport with you as you will need to present it at customs.
Welcome to Colonia del Sacramento, located across the Rio de la Plata, Southwest of Uruguay. A popular destination amongst
Buenos Aires locals (Porteños) and locals as well. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel, where the afternoon is free for you to explore on your own and wander around this picturesque town. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Colonia – Montevideo
After breakfast go on a walking tour around Colonia, the only Portuguese City of Uruguay, and visit the old historical area of Barrio Histórico, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its museums. Continue as you explore the impeccable parks and gardens of the city until reaching Real de San Carlos and Plaza de Los Toros where you will have time to enjoy the surrounding sights. In the afternoon take a three hour bus
ride to Montevideo, Uruguay’s larges and Capital city, a city which is vibrant and a rich cultural life. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast.
Day 3: Montevideo city tour
This morning enjoy a city tour of Montevideo located on the east bank of the Rio de la Plata, visiting the Ciudad Vieja, (Old City), the Cathedral and Colonial Town Hall, the port market, downtown shops, Independence Square, Parliament Palace and the romantic neighbourhood known as ”el Prado”. Return to the hotel. Remainder of the day is free to enjoy on your own. Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast.
Day 4: Montevideo – Buenos Aires
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Port of Montevideo to board the ferry back to Buenos Aires, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Breakfast.
Taste of Uruguay 4 Days
|Buenos Aires||Tourist||AUD$1579||AUD$1069||On request|
|Buenos Aires||Tourist Superior||AUD$1653||AUD$1132||On request|
|Buenos Aires||First Class||AUD$2028||AUD$1316||On request|
Tour name :
Taste of Uruguay
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