30 days in Uruguay & Paraguay Itinerary

30 days in Uruguay & Paraguay Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 4 nights
2
Rocha, Uruguay
— 3 nights
3
Minas, Uruguay
— 3 nights
4
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 4 nights
5
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 4 nights
6
Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
— 3 nights
7
Asuncion, Paraguay
— 7 nights

4
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'll find plenty of places to visit near Punta del Este: Piriapolis (Cerro San Antonio & Playa Punta Colorada), Punta Ballena (Playa Punta Ballena & Playa Solanas) and Pan De Azucar (in Pan de Azucar). There's much more to do: make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este, head off the coast to Isla Gorriti, kick back and relax at Playa Montoya, and snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera.

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

Newark, USA to Punta del Este is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Newark to Punta del Este due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Newark in March; daily highs in Punta del Este reach 74°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Pan De Azucar
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Puerto de Punta del Este ©
Puerto de Punta del Este

3
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Rocha, Uruguay

Rocha ©
Relax on the remote, undeveloped beaches in Rocha, an eastern province of Uruguay noted for its sleepy beachfront towns and pristine nature.
Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Santa Teresa National Park. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Santa Teresa, explore the activities along Playa del Barco, and kick back and relax at Beaches at Cabo Polonio.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Rocha online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Punta del Este to Rocha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Rocha sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Minas.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Beaches at Cabo Polonio
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Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park
Fortress of Santa Teresa ©
Fortress of Santa Teresa
Laguna de Rocha ©
Laguna de Rocha

3
nights
Minas, Uruguay

Minas ©
The capital of Lavalleja Department, Minas has a population of over 38,000.
Minas is known for parks, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Cerro Arequita, stroll around Parque Salto del Penitente, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora del Verdun, and admire the engineering at Parque y Represa OSE.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Minas road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rocha to Minas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rocha in March, Minas is little chillier at night with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Minas

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente
Cerro Arequita ©
Cerro Arequita
Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas ©
Museo de Replicas en Miniaturas

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Montevideo to Canelones to see Pizzorno Family Estates about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, take a stroll through Pocitos, stop by Ciudad Vieja, and take in the pleasant sights at Rambla de Montevideo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Montevideo journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Minas to Montevideo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Montevideo can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo
Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Pocitos ©
Pocitos

4
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Get out of town with these interesting Colonia del Sacramento side-trips: Carmelo (Museo de Madera - Escultor Jose Castro & Bodega Boutique El Legado). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Barrio Historico, steep yourself in history at Plaza de toros Real de San Carlos, make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros, and stop by El Abrazo.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento road trip planning site.

You can drive from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in March, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Carmelo, Playa Santa Ana
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Bodega Boutique El Legado ©
Bodega Boutique El Legado
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse

3
nights
Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay

Ciudad Del Este ©
The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
Take a break from Ciudad Del Este with a short trip to Refugio Tati Yupi in Hernandarias, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to PRESA DE ITAIPU, browse the different shops at Shopping Paris, stop by Shopping Del Este Paraguay, and admire the sheer force of Saltos del Monday.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ciudad Del Este trip maker.

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, flight, and car from Colonia del Sacramento to Ciudad Del Este takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Colonia del Sacramento in March, expect nights in Ciudad Del Este to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 85°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Asuncion.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Saltos del Monday, Refugio Tati Yupi
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Shopping Paris ©
Shopping Paris
PRESA DE ITAIPU ©
PRESA DE ITAIPU
Saltos del Monday ©
Saltos del Monday

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Asuncion, Paraguay

Asuncion ©
Paraguay's capital and economic center, Asuncion ranks among the youngest cities on the continent, with more than half of its residents under 30 years of age.
Venture out of the city with trips to Vivant (in Lambare), Eco Reserva Mbatovi (in Paraguari) and San Bernardino (Aventura Xtrema & Lago Ypacarai). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Casa de la Independencia, explore the world behind art at Museo del Barro, make a trip to Plaza Uruguaya, and take a stroll around Centro Cultural de Espana Juan de Salazar.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Asuncion online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ciudad Del Este to Asuncion takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ciudad Del Este to Asuncion. In March in Asuncion, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asuncion

Shopping · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

San Bernardino, Vivant, Eco Reserva Mbatovi
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