11 days in Uruguay & Buenos Aires Itinerary

11 days in Uruguay & Buenos Aires Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South America trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in Uruguay & Buenos Aires Itinerary

Start: Fortaleza, Brazil
Fly:  10​h
1
Montevideo, Uruguay
— Few hours
bus:  2​h
2
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 1 night
5
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Fortaleza, Brazil

few
hours
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Montevideo online visit planner .

Fortaleza, Brazil to Montevideo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fortaleza in March, with highs in Montevideo at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:

2
nights
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Museo - Taller de Casapueblo, Playa Brava, Avenida Gorlero, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Museo - Taller de Casapueblo and then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Ballena. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Mano de Punta del Este, take in the pleasant sights at Avenida Gorlero, snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Brava, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Mar, and finally admire the masterpieces at Ralli Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Punta del Este sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Montevideo to Punta del Este in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Punta del Este when traveling from Montevideo in March, with lows around 21°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Montevideo.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Playa Punta Ballena, Puente Leonel Viera
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava
Ralli Museum ©
Ralli Museum
Museo del Mar ©
Museo del Mar

3
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Plaza Tomas Gomensoro, Museo Torres Garcia, Mercado del Puerto, and other attractions. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Artigas Mausoleum and Cementerio Central. Enjoy Montevideo some more: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, get to know the fascinating history of Galeria de Arte Porton de San Pedro, see the interesting displays at Museo del Tabaco La Republicana, and hunt for treasures at Villa Biarritz Fair.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Montevideo online tour planner .

Traveling by bus from Punta del Este to Montevideo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Punta del Este in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Montevideo. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Montevideo ©
Catedral de Montevideo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Plaza Matriz ©
Plaza Matriz

1
night
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Colonia del Sacramento tour planner .

Traveling by car from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Paseo de San Gabriel ©
Paseo de San Gabriel
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

4
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Feria De San Pedro Telmo has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento and Fragata ARA Sarmiento. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Recoleta Cemetery, take a stroll through Puerto Madero, contemplate the long history of Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo, and take in the history at Plaza de Mayo.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by ferry from Colonia del Sacramento to Buenos Aires takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will leave for home on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Recoleta Cemetery ©
Recoleta Cemetery
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

Similar Plans

10 days in Montevideo BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 38 days in Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Santiago, Mendoza & Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO March, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 10 days in Rio de Janeiro & Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Argentina, Foz do Iguacu & Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM ISRAEL February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Argentina & Montevideo BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, culture, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 33 days in Argentina, Peru & Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Santiago & Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Buenos Aires BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Montevideo, Punta del Este & Colonia del Sacramento BY A USER FROM CHILE February, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans