Montevideo City Private 4 hour Shore Excursion Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion


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

Friendly: Yes.
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: 3



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

4 hours discovering Montevideo's highlights, culture and history in a Half Day Tour

Welcome to beautiful Montevideo with its white and spectacular sand beaches and seaside and its famous "Rambla", an extended avenue parallel to the coast.
Learn about Uruguay's unique histoty and culture with its Spanish , Italian and also British background.

Travelling in a comfortable licensed car with chauffer, this tour introduces you to selected highlights visiting the historic Spanish Colonial sites as the 1804 year old Cathedral and Town Hall, pedestrian Sarandí St, Independence Square, Salvo Palace, Executive Tower and 18 de Julio main downtown ave.

We head to the Pocitos and Punta Carretas neighborhoods, a seaside view, Montevideo World Trade Center, upscale Carrasco Garden neigborhood.

Landmarks as the Parliament, a classical building with exclusive Uruguayan granite and marble, the Communication Tower, a Dubai style magnificent building.

The best Montevideo has to offer!



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 4 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

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

Buceo, Malvín and Punta Gorda neighborhoods and beaches, Virgilio Square, upscale Carrasco garden a neigborhood.

Back to the Port or Hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the Cruise Ship Terminal if you are cruisers, 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 iron blue bar door holding a sign with your name, please give me a personal call.

End location: We end the tour at the same place where I met you.

Duration: 4 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.


Car, van or minibus

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

What’s Included



Estimated Local Cash Needed

820 URU - This is around 30 USD per person for Souvenirs, snacks. Dollars are also accepted.

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 3 USD)

A Recent Review of this tour

Michele was excellent and gave us a very through and efficient round down of Montivideo.
William Duschatko

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