15 days in Uruguay, Buenos Aires & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

15 days in Uruguay, Buenos Aires & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly
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Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights
Fly to Iguazu, Shuttle to Foz do Iguaçu Airport - IGU
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Queen of La Plata

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.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, get to know the fascinating history of Calle Defensa, contemplate the long history of Casa Rosada, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Buenos Aires trip itinerary app.

Lima, Peru to Buenos Aires is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Peru Standard Time (PET) to Argentina Standard Time (ART), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Punta del Este, Uruguay

Monaco of South America

With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
On the 10th (Sat), snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, then examine the collection at Museo Del Mar, then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Candelaria, and finally make a trip to Puerto de Punta del Este. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Conrad Casino, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa el Emir, don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Brava, and finally explore the world behind art at Ralli Museum Punta del Este.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Punta del Este road trip tool.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Punta del Este by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in October, expect nights in Punta del Este to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Montevideo.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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Museo Del Mar ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Del Mar
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Montevideo, Uruguay

With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Montevideo is known for shopping, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, take a stroll through Pocitos, visit Ciudad Vieja, and take in the pleasant sights at Rambla de Montevideo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo route planner.

You can drive from Punta del Este to Montevideo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Wineries
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Ciudad Vieja ©
Neighborhood
Ciudad Vieja
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Scenic Walking Area
Rambla de Montevideo
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Montevideo in October; daily highs in Foz do Iguacu reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Must see
Iguazu Falls
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Itaipu Dam ©
Must see
Itaipu Dam
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