5 days in Buenos Aires & Montevideo Itinerary

5 days in Buenos Aires & Montevideo Itinerary

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5 days in Buenos Aires & Montevideo Itinerary

Start: Lima, Peru
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Lima, Peru

1
night
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 3rd (Wed), make a trip to Recoleta, admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Del Bicentenario. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Puerto Madero, get outside with Delta El Tigre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Isidro.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Buenos Aires travel site .

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 Time (PET) to Argentine Time (ART), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Lima in July, things will get little chillier in Buenos Aires: highs are around 58°F and lows about 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Montevideo.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Delta El Tigre, Catedral de San Isidro
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Catedral de San Isidro ©
Catedral de San Isidro
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de las Carmelitas, hunt for treasures at Mercado del Puerto, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, and finally explore the historical opulence of Pittamiglio's Castle.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Montevideo holiday builder .

You can ride a ferry from Buenos Aires to Montevideo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in Montevideo sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Mercado del Puerto ©
Mercado del Puerto
Iglesia de las Carmelitas ©
Iglesia de las Carmelitas
Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales ©

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