2 cities: Montevideo and Punta del Este

Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Cruise passengers arriving at Montevideo and Punta del Este: these ports have restricted areas. So passengers will have to walk about 3 to 4 blocks to the car/van/minibus.

If any passenger has walking limitations, please advise.

Maximum travelers: 6



Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), German (basic), French (basic), English (fluent)

If you have time enjoy visiting and exploring the 2 most outstanding Uruguayan cities

Our itinerary explores the best of beautiful Montevideo and fascinating Punta del Este in one day and it is as flexible as you would like it to be.

Uruguay's capital Montevideo, is a vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life, from its industrial port to the exclusive residential suburbs.

The Old City, heart of historic Montevideo, the downtown commercial district, art deco and neoclassical buildings.

Montevideo a relaxed city, 12 miles of white-sand beaches and a Mediterranean climate with delicious meat and a well-preserved culture and architecture that fittingly reflect Uruguay's Italian and Spanish roots.

Punta del Este is one of the world's most sophisticated destinations. The "Saint Tropez of South America", a resort area with miles of beautiful beaches, natural attractions, luxury hotels and restaurants, glittery nightlife casinos and an upscale population.

You'll find beautiful ocean beaches and sumptuous residences among the pines.

We'll share and enjoy a memorable and exciting visit!


Meeting at the place of your scheduled arrival


Portezuelo View (Whale's Point), Casapueblo (Paez Vilaro's workshop, hotel and a vivid Mediterranean sculpture).
Mansa beach and Peninsula.

I suggest your bringing some snacks or buying some on our way.

Brava beach and Hand, La Barra Wavy bridges, upscale neighborhoods

Return to Montevideo

MONTEVIDEO TOUR (A sightseeing from the Seaside Promenade)

Carrasco garden and Pocitos neigborhoods.
Montevideo World Trade Center
Pocitos beach
Seaside "Rambla" Embassies, Mercosur Building, Rodo Park.

On our return (and depending on time left)

Citadel Gate, Independence Sq, Solis Theater, Salvo Palace, Executive Tower.

Back to your Hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I meet you at the Cruise Ship Terminal if you are cruisers, at your hotel lobby, at the Carrasco International Airport, at the Ferry Terminal or where you indicate at the time of your scheduled arrival.

If you are cruisers and after the ship docks and you get off, you will have to walk about 150 yards along a path painted green on the floor which leads you to the exit Port blue iron door where all cruisers leave the port. You will see touristic security who may show you the way.

This door is behind some trees next to the Touristic Ministry.
Please see attached photos. I will be waiting for you outside the port next to the door holding a sign with your name. If you don't see me, please give me a personal call

MEETING TIME: Ask about Uruguay's Time.

End location: At the Port Yacare exit door.

Duration: 8 hours

The itinerary is flexible according to your interests, it could not be completed due to weather, traffic , or time conditions.
Tour duration on weekends or out of season as there is less traffic we may see all highlights in a shorter time.


Regarding the number of passengers, it might be a modern car, a Hyundai H1 or a Mercedes Sprinter or similar Van.

Please feel free to ask price for other options, smaller or bigger groups or whatever may be of your interest. I'll be glad to customize your tour to comply your needs and likes.

What’s Included


Ask price for less or more passengers

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 USD - 30 USD If you buy snacks Sanwiches, local fried fish box. If you wish bring some food from the cruise.

What’s Extra

Transfers to and from the International Carrasco Airport.

Shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals. Museums and special building visits (entry fees around 1 to 6 USD)


Cruise passengers:

Montevideo - P.del Este Ports are restricted areas. All Cruise passengers must walk to the Exit door. So I will meet you Outside the Port.
The vehicle sometimes has to park about a block from the Port exit door at the city street.

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Michelle V.

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