Jose Ignacio

Uruguay Tours

Discover UNESCO Heritage Towns and Enjoy the Nice Uruguay Wine
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Being regarded as the “Switzerland of South America”, Uruguay offers travelers stunning natural scenery including the vast vineyard and gorgeous coastal views. There are also World Heritage sites like Colonia del Sacramento and Ciudad Vieja in Montevideo. The colonial-era architecture along the narrow streets show the history of the city and country. To relax and get close to nature, you could spend some days in the estancias or a seaside resort. For gourmands, please don’t miss the most famous local Asado (barbecue) and the Uruguay wine.

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What to See in Uruguay for First Time Travelers?

Uruguay is not a big country. If you are planning a 3 to 4 days tour, Colonia del Sacramento, Montevideo and Punta del Este will show you most of the highlights. Our tours will also take you to the UNESCO heritage sites in Colonia and Montevideo, like the Plaza Independencia and the Solis Theater. In Punta del Este, Casapueblo is a fantastic place to view the epic sunset view over the sea.

If you have more traveling days, we will take you to enjoy the relaxing time in the traditional estancias and coastal towns like Jose Ignacio and La Paloma. In the traditional estancias, you will enjoy the most fresh and natural foods, and experience biking, horseback riding or the stand-up paddling. You could also visit some of the best vineyards and wineries and try their products.
Casapueblo, Punta Ballena
Traditional Estancia

Do I Need a Visa for Uruguay Tours?

Travelers from 83 jurisdictions don’t need a visa to visit Uruguay for up to 90 days, which include the US, the European Union Member Countries, and most Latin American countries. Travelers should hold a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure from the country and with one blank visa page.

When is the Best Time to Visit Uruguay?

Located on the Southern Hemisphere, Uruguay’s summer is from November to February. During the summer time, the weather is pleasant and the temperatures are usually between 72°F (22°C) and 84°F (29°C).

How to Get to and Travel around Uruguay?

The ferry from Buenos Aires in Argentina to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay is quite convenient, and there are 8 sailing schedules daily with a duration of 1 hour and 15 minutes one way. If you would like to extend your Argentina tour to Uruguay, ferry would be the best choice. For international flights, there are direct flights from Miami in the US, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil to Montevideo Carrasco International Airport.

To travel around Uruguay, domestic flight and train are not available, while the road transfer is convenient, so our Uruguay tours will use private cars for the transfers between the cities.

What is the Currency of Uruguay and the Best Way to Pay for Things?

Uruguayan Peso (UYU) is the official currency of Uruguay. While you could use US dollars at most large supermarkets and stores. Credit cards are also accepted in most hotels and restaurants in tourist cities.