This package is a combination of two great capital cities rolled into one tour ‘Buenos Aires & Montevideo’. Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina and developed with resemblance to a European city with its gourmet cuisine, fantastic shopping precincts, many nightclubs and plenty of activities to keep everyone busy. Buenos Aires is a city like no other.
Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay which is a vibrant, eclectic city with a rich cultural heritage. Stretching nearly 20 km from east to west, the city wears many faces, from its industrial port to the exclusive residential areas.
The below tour is fully flexible with departure dates and can be modified to your own personal travel preferences, please contact us for an obligation free enquiry.
|Day 1||Arrive in the enchanting tango city of Buenos Aires|
|Day 2||Sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires and Dinner Tango show|
|Day 3||Ferry from Buenos Aires to Montevideo|
|Day 4||Sightseeing Montevideo|
|Day 5||Ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires|
|Day 6||Depart Buenos Aires|
Day 1: Arrive Buenos Aires
Your adventure through Buenos Aires and Montevideo starts in Argentina’s Capiltal city Buenos Aires. Along the way to your hotel you will get a glimpse of the historic sights this cosmopolitan city has to offer. Depending on what time your flight arrives into Buenos Aires we can include a half day city tour.
The half day city tour is 3.5 hours and you will be able to visit the main points in the city; these sights include the opera house, the colon theater and the Obelisk which is a symbol of Buenos Aires. In the Congress district, the Legislative Palace is on display, built at the beginning of the 20th century. Plaza de Mayo (May Square), in the historic heart of Buenos Aires and surrounded by some of the oldest and most important buildings, including The Casa Rosada (Pink House), where the government’s executive branch is housed, the historical Cabildo and the Metropolitan Cathedral, where, inside, lies the remains of the General José de San Martín. For a bit of color, the tour includes La Boca, the typically Italian migrant neighborhood with its colorful houses and Caminito walkway. The tour also includes the open art museum, a visit to the residential district Palermo, the Botanical Park. Not to be missed is the inclusion of the wealthy Recoleta district in the northern area, with its cemetery that is the final resting place of Eva Peron and many disguised politicians and military generals. Recoleta also has a vibrant nightlife, elegant shops and residences.
Day 2: Sightseeing – Full Day Buenos Aires
After having your sightseeing adventure yesterday you have now got the whole day at leisure. This is your opportunity to re-visit parts of your tour that you would like to see more of. As you will have discovered by now, it’s a city which you can get satisfaction out of just walking through the streets and of course, there is the shopping! Argentinean are renowned in the Americas for being incredibly fashionable and edgy with their fashion trends. Visit the Florida Shopping Mall (Calle Florida) or Santa Fe Street (Avenida Santa Fe) for the latest fashion at good value prices!
In the evening we can include a spectacular evening dinner and tango show at one of the leading tango venues. Here you will be able to taste Argentinian cuisine specialties accompanied by excellent wines and finish with a Tango and Folklore show long to be remembered. (The tour includes round trip transfers)
Day 3: Journey Buenos Aires (Argentina) to Montevideo (Uruguay)
Today you will journey by ferry to Montevideo for an overnight stay. When you return to Buenos Aires, the hotel should be the same hotel in this package, so you are able to leave large suitcases etc at the hotel and only travel lightly to Montevideo. Please confirm prior to departure.
This morning you will be met in the lobby of your hotel by your guide for your transfer by ferry to Montevideo. The ferry takes about 2.5 to 3 hours and is a nice way to travel instead of flying. This choice of travel allows you a different perspective and view of both Buenos Aires and Montevideo.
When you arrive into Montevideo you will be transferred to your hotel in the heart of the city. The remainder of the day is time at leisure for you to explore a new country.
Day 4: Sightseeing Montevideo
Your journey through Montevideo starts off with a half day city tour, here you will be able see the sights of the Foundation Square, Cathedral, Cabildo and Solís Theater. Independence Square, Mausoleum, Down Town, 18 of July Av., Municipal Building, Legislative Palace (Congress) (Ticket not Included), La Diligencia Monument, Prado’s Park, Presidential House, Government House, Battle and Ordoñez Park, Obelisk, La Carreta Monument, Centenary Stadium, Residential neighborhoods, like Carrasco, Punta Gorda, Virgilio Square. United National Rambla and different beaches along its shore. It’s a great day with many fascinating sights to see and to educate you on the culture of Uruguay.
After your half-day tour you then have the remainder of the day to enjoy the atmosphere Montevideo has to offer.
Day 5: Journey Montevideo to Buenos Aires
After breakfast your guide will transfer you to the ferry terminal for your journey back to Buenos Aires. When you arrive into Buenos Aires and back at your hotel, you will have the remainder of the day to relax or squeeze in the sights you still want to see.
Day 6: Depart Buenos Aires
After your time in Buenos Aires and Montevideo we can transfer you to Buenos Aires airport for your onward journey. Please speak to our travel consultants to include this suggested itinerary into your holiday.
- Arrival transfer from airport to your hotel
- 2 nights Hotel Buenos Aires (4 star, twin share)
- Buenos Aires half day tour
- Dinner & Tango Show
- Return ferry crossing Buenos Aires to Montevideo
- 2 nights Hotel Montevideo (4 star, twin share)
- Montevideo half day tour
- 1 night Hotel Buenos Aires (4 star, twin share)
- Departure transfer from hotel to the Airport
- International and internal flights
- Visa fees
- Meals and drinks
- Tips to the drivers, guides & porters
- Items of personal nature
Travel Just 4U has competitive South America Flights to get you to the starting point of your chosen Holiday. Contact one of our Travel Consultants for a full quotation including airfares, stopovers and any additional travel you wish to organize.