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ArgentinaThe charm of the Rio de la Plata 

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Prepare for a relaxed 9 day journey across two South American gems - Argentina & Uruguay! Explore the highlights of Buenos Aires, Colonia & Montevideo in the company of expert local guides. Stroll along charming lanes to discover the beating heart of historic neighborhoods and emerging art and gastronomy hubs. Indulge in Latin cuisine while dining in riverside cafes and cruise across the Rio de la...

Prepare for arelaxed 9 day journey across two South American gems - Argentina & Uruguay! Explore the highlights of Buenos Aires, Colonia & Montevideo in the company of expert local guides. Stroll along charming lanes to discover the beating heart of historic neighborhoods and emerging art and gastronomy hubs. Indulge in Latin cuisine while dining in riverside cafes and cruise across the Rio de la Plata. With plenty of free time and a gentle coastal breeze keeping the air crisp, it wont take long before you feel energized and inspired. 

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Day 1: Welcome to Argentina!

Buenos Aires arrival...

You will be met by our representative, who will transfer to your hotel and assist you with check-in

You will be provided with a detailed itinerary, covering your Argentina trip, hotel contact information and a 24-hour emergency number

• Overnight in Buenos Aires

Visited:
Buenos Aires
Accommodation
night in Rochester Concept Hotel (Buenos Aires)

Day 2: Highlights of Buenos Aires

• Set off on the essential tour of Buenos Aires

• Visit 9 de Julio Avenue, the Obelisk, Corrientes StreetPlaza de Mayo, the Cathedral and the Cabildo (Old City Hall)

• Continue towards the most traditional neighborhood of Buenos Aires, San Telmo

• Then, hit La Boca neighborhood, home of the first immigrants and popular artists

• Drive to Puerto Madero, the old port re-emerging as an exclusive gastronomic & residential hub in  Buenos Aires

• Next up, Palermo, a 'green fix' full of elegant gardens and ponds

• Finally,  head to Recoleta, a wonderland of bars, cafes and fancy restaurants

• Overnight in Buenos Aires

Visited:
Buenos Aires
Accommodation
night in Rochester Concept Hotel (Buenos Aires)

Day 3: A day at leisure in Buenos Aires

• After an action packed day, you may want to take it easy today

• If you prefer to stay more active, head out on your own and revisit some favorites

• Overnight in Buenos Aires

Visited:
Buenos Aires
Accommodation
night in Rochester Concept Hotel (Buenos Aires)

Day 4: Cruise to Colonia

• Transfer to Buenos Aires port for the ferry cruise to Colonia (Uruguay)

• Upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and escorted to your hotel in Colonia del Sacramento

• You will be provided with a detailed itinerary, covering Uruguay, hotel contact information and a 24-hour emergency number

• Overnight in Colonia

Visited:
Buenos AiresColonia
Accommodation
Posada Plaza Mayor (Colonia del Sacramento)

Day 5: Discover Colonia del Sacramento

• Go for a full day city tour of UNESCO World Heritage Colonia del Sacramento

• Discover little stone streets, the fort, the port, the Spanish & Portuguese architecture

• Visit the buzzing downtown and the Rambla, offering great views of “Plaza de Toros”, the “Hipodromo” and the old harbor

• Overnight in Colonia

Visited:
Colonia del Sacramento
Accommodation
Posada Plaza Mayor (Colonia del Sacramento)

Day 6: Montevideo

• Hit the road and transfer to Montevideo (2h)

• Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure

• Overnight in Montevideo

Visited:
Colonia del Sacramento, Montevideo
Accommodation
Night at Four Points Hotel (Montevideo)

Day 7: Explore Montevideo 

• Today you will partake in a guided visit of Montevideo's attractions: the historic center, town hall, the cathedral and Independence Square

• Continue to the traditional Prado neighborhood and down the riverside drive “Rambla

• Head to the famous port market “Mercado del  Puerto”, a great lunch spot (lunch not included)

Overnight in Montevideo

Visited:
Montevideo
Accommodation
Night at Four Points Hotel (Montevideo)

Day 8: A day at leisure in Montevideo

Spend the day as you wish

• Go for a morning stroll around the historic center or relax at the beach!

• We recommend hitting the market again for another session of tasty indulgences

• Overnight in Montevideo

Visited:
Montevideo
Accommodation
Four Points Hotel (Montevideo)

Day 9: Montevideo departure

• At the appropriate time, transfer to Montevideo Airport for departure

• Thank you for joining us in Argentina and we wish you a safe and pleasant journey!

Visited:
Montevideo

Buenos AiresColoniaColonia del SacramentoMontevideo

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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