Day Trip To Montevideo From Buenos Aires
OverviewEnjoy a full-day trip from Buenos Aires to Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay. Known for its theater scene and cultural heritage, Montevideo offers an array of sightseeing options in both its old and new areas. Take a scenic ferry ride there from Buenos Aires, and enjoy a city tour before enjoying a delicious lunch and exploring the city at your leisure. Hotel pickup (if option selected), ferry tickets and a city tour are all included, so you don't have to worry about a thing!
- All entrance fees included
- Comprehensive tour of the city
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Know More about this tourHop aboard a ferry and enjoy a scenic 3-hour sightseeing cruise across the Rio de la Plata to Montevideo. Upon arrival at the port, capture spectacular views of the city and of Uruguays beautiful coastline.
Disembark the ferry and start your 1.5-hour sightseeing tour around the city. Truly a cultural capital in South America, this vibrant port city is home to many first-class singers and musicians. Visit famous landmarks in both the old and new city sectors, and stop at one of the main theaters -- the Solis Theater. Recently restored, this was one of the first theaters in South America and is a must-see when visiting Montevideo.
Travel to the Plaza Independencia, one of the main squares in Montevideo boasting a famous marble statue of General Jos Gervasio Artigas, a well-known South American military leader and national hero. Take photos of Uruguays tallest building, the Palacio Salvo.
After your tour, you will be on your own to explore more of Montevideo however you wish. Enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant of your choice, and then spend the afternoon exploring the city at your leisure. Walk through the beautiful streets, take time to browse the local shops, and discover the old part of the town, where you'll find cultural centers and museums that feature paintings and photography throughout the ages. Street festivals are very common in Montevideo, so don't be surprised if you stumble upon a Candombe or Carnival show. While the Carnival shows only operate in February, the famous Candombe takes place all year round.
When you are finished exploring on your own, meet your group at a designated meeting point and head back to Buenos Aires by ferry. When you dock in Buenos Aires, youll be transported to your hotel.
Note: order of events on the itinerary in Montevideo is subject to change
Inclusions for Day Trip To Montevideo From Buenos Aires
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
- Ferry ticket
- City sightseeing tour
Exclusions for Day Trip To Montevideo From Buenos Aires
- Gratuities (optional)
- Guide assistance except during city tour
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Please note: a current valid passport is required to enter Uruguay
Possession of proper government issued documentation is the responsibility of the passenger. You may require additional documentation to enter Uruguay. A Uruguayan visa may be required for some nationalities; check your home country requirements for entering Uruguay.
Passport number, date of birth, nationality and complete name are required to complete the reservation process for this tour