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

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

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

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  3 h
1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Montevideo, Uruguay
— Few hours
Bus:  2 h
3
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
4
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
fly:  1 h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Casino Buenos Aires, Jardin Japones, La Boca, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, and admire the architecture and history at Plaza de Mayo.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Buenos Aires is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Montevideo.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Teatro Colón ©
Teatro Colón
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

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.
To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Montevideo day trip tool .

Ride a ferry from Buenos Aires to Montevideo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Montevideo, with lows of 17°C. You'll set off for Punta del Este on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Montevideo

Tours Nightlife Outdoors

3
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 Casapueblo, Faro de Punta del Este, Rambla General Jose Artigas, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Candelaria, take in the waterfront at Rambla General Jose Artigas, then kick back and relax at Playa Brava, then don't miss a visit to Puerto de Punta del Este, and finally enjoy the sea views from Faro de Punta del Este. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mirador Punta Ballena, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Punta Ballena, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casapueblo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Punta del Este online itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Montevideo to Punta del Este in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Punta del Este when traveling from Montevideo in March, with lows around 21°C. You'll set off for Montevideo on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Punta del Este

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Maldonado
Highlights from your plan
Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Mirador Punta Ballena ©
Mirador Punta Ballena

2
nights
Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
You've added Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Faro de Punta Carretas, Museo del Cannabis de Montevideo, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), stop by Acatras del Mercado - Galeria de Arte, hunt for treasures at Mercado del Puerto, then catch a live performance at Theatre Solis, then don't miss a visit to Plaza Independencia, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Cagancha. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castillo Pittamiglio, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, see the interesting displays at Museo del Cannabis de Montevideo, then enjoy the sea views from Faro de Punta Carretas, then go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo, and finally take a stroll through Pocitos.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Montevideo tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by bus from Punta del Este to Montevideo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Punta del Este in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Montevideo. On the 18th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

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