Small Group Day Trip To Colonia From Buenos Aires

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Pick-Up at centrally located hotels in Buenos Aires (Palermo, Recoleta, Downtown areas), ,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Enjoy a one-day visit to the small but picturesque town of Colonia, Uruguay. The tour includes a fast ferry, a 2-hour walking guided tour in Colonia with a professional guide and transfers in Buenos aires and Colonia.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Barrio Historico, Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department

Your full-day tour starts with hotel pickup in Buenos Aires. Meet your guide and drive to the station catch a ferry to the city of Colonia. The ride is one hour long and you can admire the views as you travel.
Once you get to the city of Colonia, you will enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of the city. This quaint town in Uruguay lies just on the opposite side of the River Plate. You will visit the historic center and be taken back in time. Founded in 1680 by the Portuguese, the town is famous for its cobbled, windy streets and colorful houses. Today, it is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.
Learn from your guide about the city's layout and how it differs from the majority of Uruguayan cities. Admire its streets and houses as well as small bars, restaurants. After your tour, you will have three more hours in Colonia to explore on your own. You can head to one of its lovely plazas and small flower-filled parks. You can enjoy lunch and visit some art and craft shops, museums and a large yacht harbour.
After a nice day in Colonia, you will board the ferry back to Buenos Aires, where you will be taken back to your hotel.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: La Calle de los Suspiros, Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department

Walk in the street

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Puerta de la Ciudadela, Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department

The original entrance to the Portuguese Port

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Faro de Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department

Scenic area and a lot of photo ops around the lighthouse

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento, Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia Department

The Basilica has a most unusual altar feature for its time and even now; an back lit semi-circular alcove that features a very large monstrance (receptacle for displaying the Sacred Host or Blessed Sacrament). The outside brickwork shows the Portuguese influence of its builders.

Duration: 10 minutes

Inclusions

Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Ferry tickets

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Gratuities

Entry/Admission - Faro de Colonia del Sacramento

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Important: At the time of reservation the following information is needed in order to buy the ferry tickets: full names, date of birth, passport numbers and nationalities

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

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