14 days in Uruguay & Argentina Itinerary

14 days in Uruguay & Argentina Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 15 min
3
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Mendoza, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Playa de Jose Ignacio and Museo del Mar. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo and La Azotea de Haedo. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Ralli Museum Punta del Este, kick back and relax at Playa Brava, make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capilla San Rafael.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Punta del Este trip planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Punta del Este is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, Punta del Este is a bit cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 20°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Montevideo.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Playa de Jose Ignacio
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
Ralli Museum Punta del Este ©
Ralli Museum Punta del Este

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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.
Visit Iglesia de las Carmelitas and Santuario del Senor Resucitado for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 1972 Museum and Castillo Pittamiglio. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Palacio Taranco, make a trip to Montevideo Sign, wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cripta del Senor de la Paciencia.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Montevideo travel route builder.

Take a bus from Punta del Este to Montevideo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Montevideo can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Montevideo

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
1972 Museum ©
1972 Museum
Iglesia de las Carmelitas ©
Iglesia de las Carmelitas

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Cemiterio de Recoleta and Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento. Visit Catedral de la Plata and Plaza de Mayo for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Puerto Madero, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, stop by Calle Defensa, and admire the striking features of El Ateneo Grand Splendid.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Buenos Aires road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Montevideo to Buenos Aires in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Buenos Aires can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mendoza.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Catedral de la Plata
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Catedral de la Plata ©
Catedral de la Plata
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento

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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.
Santuario Virgen de Lourdes and Nuestra Senora del Perpetuo Socorro will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Bodega Tierras Altas and Bodega Roberto Bonfanti. Take a break from Mendoza with a short trip to Killka Art Gallery in Tupungato, about 1h 25 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_give_your_taste_buds_a_day_to_remember_with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Pulenta Estate Winery, make a trip to Plaza Centro Chacras Espejo, and get great views at Cerro de la Gloria.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mendoza road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Mendoza takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Buenos Aires in October, you will find days in Mendoza are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mendoza

Wineries Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Killka Art Gallery, Santuario Virgen de Lourdes
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Bodega Tierras Altas ©
Bodega Tierras Altas
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti ©
Bodega Roberto Bonfanti
Pulenta Estate Winery ©
Pulenta Estate Winery

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