The old Portuguese colonial city of Colonia del Sacramento dates from the 17th century and has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage City.
Montevideo is a vibrant, eclectic city with a captivating cultural scene, romantic neighbourhoods, and fascinating colonial architecture just waiting to be explored.
Tailor-made suggestions for this itinerary
In summer you should consider visiting some of Uruguay’s coastal regions from glamorous Punta del Esta to laid back Punta del Diablo.
Uruguay has some fantastic bird watching lodges. Consult us on the range of options available.
Hotel to Port Our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the port.
Ferry to Colonia Board a fast, one-hour ferry across the Rio de la Plata to Colonia del Sacramento (passport required). Colonia del Sacramento is a popular day trip or weekend destination among Buenos Aires locals (Porteños).
Port to Hotel On arrival, we’ll transfer you to your hotel where the afternoon and evening are yours to wander around this picturesque town and enjoy its sights, as well as the many cafes, bars and restaurants.
Colonia to Montevideo This morning you'll enjoy a walking tour around Colonia, which will include the old historical area of Barrio Historico and its museum. You will continue along the coast until reaching Real de San Carlos and Plaza de Los Toros.
In the afternoon you will travel to Uruguay's capital (and by far it's largest city), approximately three hours drive away. Upon arrival we will transfer you to your hotel.
City Tour This half day tour will take you to all of Montevideos main sights and attractions.
Along the way you can marvel at the Old City, taking in the rich colonial architecture that gives Montevideo a sense of wonder. We'll also take you to the Port Market, the central hub for everything in Montevideo. This will give you look deep inside culture and atmosphere of this city. Independence Square is another must-see. Here, a 17-meter high statue of Uruguay's national hero Jose Gervasio Artigas rises proudly into the sky. Then you can learn about the Legislative Palace (Palacio Legislativo), which is the working place of the General Assembly of Uruguay. Feeling the love? Then enjoy a romantic visit to “El Prado,” a meadow that creates the perfect atmosphere to ignite some passion between you and your loved one.
For a more grounded look at the city, relax in local neighborhoods of Carrasco, Punta Gorda and Pocitos. Here you can meet with the friendly locals, and learn about their daily lives in Uruguay.
This evening is at your leisure.
Hotel to Port Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the port.
Ferry to Buenos Aires Take the ferry across the River Plate to Buenos Aires. The journey takes approximately 3 hours.
Port to Hotel On arrival at the port you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.
4 Day Uruguay Experience (Comfort)
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay - Plaza Mayor Hotel
Montevideo, Uruguay - Regency Way Montevideo Hotel
4 Day Uruguay Experience (Superior)
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay - La Mision
Montevideo, Uruguay - My Suites
4 Day Uruguay Experience (Deluxe)
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay - Hotel Charco
Montevideo, Uruguay - Oliva Luxury Hotel
Accommodation with private facilities
Tours with English speaking guides
Meals as specified
What’s not included?
Airport entrance/departure taxes,
Passport, visa, and immigration fees
Additional hotel nights
Travel Protection Plan
Any items not mentioned as included
Hotel rates are based on twin share in lead in rooms. Other room types and hotels are available. Rates are subject to change and different rates may apply during holiday seasons and special events. Single supplement will be applied if travelling alone or if you wish to have a room to yourself.
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