Special Private Montevidean local experience

Tour Number

Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for everybody.

Friendly: Yes.
Cruise passengers arriving at Montevideo Port: this Port has restricted areas. So passengers will have to walk about 150 meters to the Port exit.

if any passenger has walking limitations, please advise.

Maximum travelers: 10



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

Party of 10? Enjoy exploring Montevideo in a private mixed sightseeing, walking and tasting experience tour (7 hours)

This tour is a journey through Montevideo since its foundation in 1724, specially designed for groups in a 7 hours relaxed tour with emphasis on some street walking so you get the feeling of a Montevidean citizen. Time for a typical food experience.

Going in a comfortable Mercedes Sprinter van, we will start at Zabala Sq. where you learn stories about Zabala, the Spanish Governor in Buenos Aires who founded the city at the southern side of Montevideo Bay.

After visiting the Cathedral, we will be walking along Sarandi Pedestrian St. towards the Independence Plaza in the center of Montevideo after 1870, when the fortress city walls were removed .

Then we will see the amazing coast, incredible white sand beaches, parks, and highlights as Pocitos beach, Montevideo World Trade Center and the gorgeous seaside rambla.

Montevideo is the southern capital of South America, one of the most beautiful cities with a high living standard.




If you are cruisers, after leaving the cruise, walk along a green path about 200 yards to the Port exit blue iron bar door. It's behind some trees next to the Tourism Ministry. I'll be next to this exit holding a sign with your name. If you don't find me, please give me a personal call.

A 7 hour tour including:

Spanish colonial sites, Matriz Sq. , Cathedral and Town Hall "Cabildo", Sarandí pedestrian St. , Citadel Gate, Independence Square, Solis Theater, Salvo Palace, Executive Tower

18 de Julio main downtown avenue, commercial center

Seaside, Mercosur Building, Rodo amusement park, Golf Club facing the river, Pocitos and Punta Carretas beaches and neighborhoods

Yacht Port, Montevideo World Trade Center commercial area


Lunch anytime

Back to the Port or Hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

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

If you are cruisers: YACARE EXIT DOOR (OUTSIDE THE PORT). This blue iron bar door is behind the trees, next to the Tourism Ministry Building. Once you get off the cruise, you have to walk along a path painted green with footsteps on the floor. There is touristic security who may to you the way.
(Please see last Yacare photos)

MEETING TIME: Ask about Uruguay's local Time at your cruise or Hotel.

NOTE: If you don't see me next to the Port exit blue iron bar door holding a sign with your name, please give me a personal call.

End location: Same place where I met you or where you prefer.

Duration: 7 hours

What’s Included



Estimated Local Cash Needed

800 URU - About 30 USD per person for lunch in a restaurant, if you would like to taste some typical Uruguayan food. (Most restaurants accept dollars so there is no need to exchange).

You may pay with Credit Cards too.
Tourists paying with credit cards in restaurants, get the VAT refunded.

What’s Extra

Transfers to and from the International Carrasco Airport.

Shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals. Museums and special buildings visits (entry fees from 1 to 5 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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