Montevideo and Punta del Este - Two Cities in a Day Tour


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Shore Excursion, Nature and Wildlife, Day Trip / Out of Town, City


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

A view of two Uruguayan Cities for Hotel tourists, a Day Buquebus Ferry visitors from Buenos Aires or from MVO Airport.

A sightseeing view of these splendid cities. Also for Cruise that stay 2 days in Montevideo or late leaving at night.

Montevideo and Punta del Este in a 8/9 hour tour for hotel passengers, or tourists who come for a day excursion from Buenos Aires. I can pick you up at your hotel Ferry Terminal or Airport.

Montevideo, known for its white sand beaches and seaside promenade. We will travel along the coast, an extended avenue called "Rambla" with fantastic views in our way to Punta del Este.

We will visit Matriz and Independencia Sq. to see the outstanding Montevideo icons, Salvo Palace, Executive Tower, Solis Theater and Cathedral.

After a 2 hour ride, we will visit all Punta del Este highlights and neighborhoods, Pinares, San Rafael, Downtown area and amazing Punta Ballena. You will enjoy an unforgettable day!


Ask price for 2, passengers or for more than 6 passengers.


This tour starts in Montevideo City. Only suitable for hotel passengers or late staying Cruises at Montevideo Port.

Matriz Sq. , Old Cathedral, Cabildo
Independence Square, Salvo Palace, Executive Tower, Citadel Gate.
seaside Avenue:

Embassies, Mercosur Building, Ramirez Beach
Rodo amusement park and quarry, Golf Club.

Pocitos and Punta Carretas
Yacht Port
Montevideo W T C from Seaside Avenue
Sofitel Carrasco Casino hotel (1924)
Highway to Punta

Punta Ballena and Portezuelo views
Mansa ("Calm")beach and spectacular buildings .
Conrad Hilton Hotel
Gorlero main street / fashion shops
Punta Yacht Port
Brava ("Brave") beach
Hand Statue
Wavy Bridges
Neighborhoods: Beverly Hills San Rafael
Roosevelt Ave.

Highway back to MVO

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: l 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.

Hotel passengers:
If you are staying at a hotel, I will pick you at your Hotel lobby.

Crusiers (only late leaving ships or ships that will stay 2 days at Montevideo port) I will meet at Port exit door.

Ferry from Buenos Aires at the ferry's Terminal Exit door.

Airport arrivals exit door .

Ask about Uruguay's Local Time.

NOTE: If you don't find me holding a sign with your name, please call me personally.

End location: I will leave you at the same place where I met you

Duration: 8 hours

The duration and itinerary of this tour might be affected .Transportation company is hired within a certain time.
Starting time must be as earlier as possible.
Tour starts at Montevideo city hotel, Ferry or Bus Terminal,Montevideo Airport and tour will end at tourist's
destination back to Montevideo or ends in Punta del Este.
Highway trip duration Montevideo to Punta is 2 hours.


Regarding the number of passengers, it might be a modern car, a Hyundai H1 or a Mercedes Sprinter or similar Van. Bus for groups (more than 15 passengers).
Cruises with long Port stay, please careful recheck with your Agency.

What’s Included

Other: Transportation in a private car van or Mini bus with professional driver and my services as your personal tour guide. The cost is up to 6 passengers.

If you are a cruiser, we will do a few stops for photos, buying souvenirs and snacks if you wish.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 pesos - 700 U$ - This is around 28 USD per person to lunch in a restaurant, if you would like to taste some typical Uruguayan food.Tourists may pay with US dollars or credit cards. Most places accept dollars.
Paying with credit cards in restaurants you will not pay the VAT Tax.
If you wish to buy unexpensive souvenirs and you wish to exchange some Uruguayan money in Uruguay there are money exchange shops in all neighborhoods.

See my 3 Montevideo Travel Tips in my guide profile.

What’s Extra

Other: Entry fees (Casapueblo 8-10 USD per passenger)

Shopping, souvenirs, snacks, and restaurant meals
Museums and special building visits

Transfer to and from the International Carrasco Airport .

A Recent Review of this tour

Despite the 'off and on' rain.......Gabriel gave us a great day..and the rain never stopped us from seeing everything! Great van to tour in and a very knowledgeable guide. Gabriel packed a full day of sight seeing..and a nice local lunch! Highly recommend him and his knowledge!!!
Dale Winograd

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