12 days in Argentina & Uruguay Itinerary

12 days in Argentina & Uruguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 2 nights
2
Mendoza, Argentina
— 3 nights
3
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
4
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 2 nights
5
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— Few hours

2
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.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires travel itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Buenos Aires is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Argentina Standard Time (ART) is 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Buenos Aires are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mendoza.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Parks
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Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

3
nights
Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza ©
Famed for its neat vineyards and thriving wine production, Mendoza remains the place to visit for a pleasant combination of relaxation and recreation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plaza Independencia, Parque General San Martin and Cerro de la Gloria.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mendoza route planner.

You can fly from Buenos Aires to Mendoza in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Buenos Aires in May since evenings lows in Mendoza dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Mendoza

Parks
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Parque General San Martin ©
Parque General San Martin
Cerro de la Gloria ©
Cerro de la Gloria
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia

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.
You've added Montevideo Botanical Garden, Japanese Garden, Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 20th (Mon), wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Montevideo driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Mendoza to Montevideo by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Montevideo

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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El Rosedal ©
El Rosedal
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja

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.
You've added Paseo Sierra de Las Animas, Isla de Lobos, Playa Brava, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and Catedral de San Fernando de Maldonado. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Punta del Este trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Montevideo to Punta del Este in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Montevideo in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Punta del Este. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Maldonado, Cerro San Antonio
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Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Catedral de San Fernando de Maldonado ©
Catedral de San Fernando de Maldonado

few
hours
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires
For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip planner.

You can fly from Punta del Este to Buenos Aires in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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