8 days in Punta del Este, Montevideo & Buenos Aires Itinerary

8 days in Punta del Este, Montevideo & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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8 days in Punta del Este, Montevideo & Buenos Aires Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
bus + Fly:  8​h
1
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
2
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 15​min
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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.
Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, admire the masterpieces at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, then kick back and relax at Playa Punta Ballena, then kick back and relax at Playa Pinares, and finally make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este.

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Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Punta del Este is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Belo Horizonte in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Punta del Este, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Montevideo.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Maldonado
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): wander the streets of Pocitos, take in the waterfront at Rambla de Montevideo, then get engrossed in the history at Cabildo de Montevideo, and finally take a stroll through Ciudad Vieja. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo, make a trip to Plaza Independencia, then ponder the world of politics at Palacio Legislativo, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Montevideo trip builder site .

Traveling by bus from Punta del Este to Montevideo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January in Montevideo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Museums
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

3
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.
Buenos Aires is known for nightlife, historic sites, parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Cemiterio de Recoleta, contemplate the long history of Casa Rosada, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires travel route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Montevideo in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Buenos Aires. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero

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