60 days in Uruguay Itinerary

60 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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60 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Punta del Este
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Rocha
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Punta del Diablo
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Minas
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Montevideo
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
San Jose de Mayo
— 5 nights
7
Fray Bentos
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Carmelo
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Colonia del Sacramento
— 5 nights
+4
bus + foot + shuttle + Fly + bus:  16​h 30​min
End: New York City

6
nights
Punta del Este

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Playa Mansa and Playa Brava. Escape the urban bustle at Arboretum Lussich and Playa Hermosa. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa de Jose Ignacio (in Jose Ignacio) and Piriapolis (Cerro Pan de Azucar, La Reserva de Fauna, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo - Taller de Casapueblo, have some family-friendly fun at Glice Ice Rink, try your luck at Conrad Casino, and stop by Canoa Quebrada Butik.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Punta del Este online travel route planner .

New York City, USA to Punta del Este is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Punta del Este is 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Punta del Este to be much colder, temps between 61°F and 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rocha.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Maldonado, Piriapolis, Pan De Azucar, Playa de Jose Ignacio
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Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava
Playa Punta Colorada ©
Playa Punta Colorada

6
nights
Rocha

Rocha ©
Relax on the remote, undeveloped beaches in Rocha, an eastern province of Uruguay noted for its sleepy beachfront towns and pristine nature.
Get outdoors at Playa de Punta del Diablo and Playa del Barco. Relax by the water at Playa La Moza and Aguas Dulces. Go for a jaunt from Rocha to La Paloma to see Faro Cabo Santa Maria about 32 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Santa Teresa National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa Grande, tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Achiras Beach, identify plant and animal life at Monte de Ombúes, and contemplate the long history of Fortress of Santa Teresa.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rocha trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Punta del Este to Rocha in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in August, and nighttime lows around 47°F. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Rocha

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

La Paloma
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Playa de Punta del Diablo ©
Playa de Punta del Diablo
Santa Teresa National Park ©
Santa Teresa National Park
Playa La Moza ©
Playa La Moza

6
nights
Punta del Diablo

Punta del Diablo ©
Formerly a sleepy little fishing town, Punta del Diablo has become a popular seaside getaway with a wealth of attractions natural and manmade.
You'll get in some beach time at Beaches at Cabo Polonio and Playa de Los Pescadores. Get in touch with nature at Playa del Rivero and Bosque de Ombues. Explore Punta del Diablo's surroundings by going to Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio (in Cabo Polonio), Chuy (Complejo Turistico Chuy, Fuerte de San Miguel, & more) and Medanos de la Barra de Valizas (in Valizas). There's more to do: hunt for treasures at Paseo de los Artesanos.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Punta del Diablo trip app .

Traveling by bus from Rocha to Punta del Diablo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Punta del Diablo, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Minas.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Chuy, Valizas, Cabo Polonio
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Beaches at Cabo Polonio ©
Beaches at Cabo Polonio
Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores
Playa del Rivero ©
Playa del Rivero

6
nights
Minas

Minas ©
The capital of Lavalleja Department, Minas has a population of over 38,000.
Step out of the city life by going to Parque Salto del Penitente and Cabalgatas en Villa Serrana. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Salus' Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Monastery, head outdoors with Valle del Hilo de la Vida, and explore the striking landscape at Cerro Arequita.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Minas trip maker .

Getting from Punta del Diablo to Minas by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 47°F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Montevideo.

Things to do in Minas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Maldonado
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Parque Salto del Penitente ©
Parque Salto del Penitente
Cerro Arequita ©
Cerro Arequita
Cabalgatas en Villa Serrana ©
Cabalgatas en Villa Serrana

11
nights
Montevideo

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Get in touch with nature at Orange Bike and Playa La Mulata. Go for a jaunt from Montevideo to Las Piedras to see Pizzorno Family Estates about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Salvo, take a stroll through Pocitos, and admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Montevideo trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a bus from Minas to Montevideo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in August, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Jose de Mayo.

Things to do in Montevideo

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Pizzorno Family Estates
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Orange Bike ©
Orange Bike
Playa La Mulata ©
Playa La Mulata

5
nights
San Jose de Mayo

San Jose de Mayo ©
San Jose de Mayo became known as a cultural center during the 19th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trinidad (Plaza Constitucion, Parque natural de flora y fauna Dr. Talice, & more), Reserva de Flora y Fauna Dr. Rodolfo TaliceReserva de Flora y Fauna Dr. Rodolfo Talice (in Flores Department) and Balneario Kiyu (in Libertad). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Jose de Mayo, make a trip to Teatro Maccio, head outdoors with Sierras de Mahoma, and relax in the rural setting at La Rabida.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Jose de Mayo driving holiday tool .

Getting from Montevideo to San Jose de Mayo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in San Jose de Mayo sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Fray Bentos.

Things to do in San Jose de Mayo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Trinidad, Balneario Kiyu
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Parque Centenario ©
Parque Centenario
Sierras de Mahoma ©
Sierras de Mahoma
Teatro Maccio ©
Teatro Maccio

6
nights
Fray Bentos

Fray Bentos ©
The capital of Rio Negro Department, Fray Bentos sits on the banks of the Uruguay River as one of the region's most important port towns.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fray Bentos: Paysandu (Cementerio de Paysandu, Catedral Basilica de Paysandu, & more), Mercedes (Castillo de Maua, Catedral de Mercedes, & more) and Balneario Concordia (in Dolores). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Balneario Las Canas, examine the collection at Museo Solari, take a leisurely stroll along Fray Bentos Rambla, and don't miss a visit to Plaza Constitucion.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Fray Bentos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by bus from San Jose de Mayo to Fray Bentos takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Uruguay Time (UYT) to Amazon Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Fray Bentos are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Carmelo.

Things to do in Fray Bentos

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Paysandu, Mercedes, Balneario Concordia
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Balneario Las Canas ©
Balneario Las Canas
Plaza Constitucion ©
Plaza Constitucion
Meseta de Artigas ©
Meseta de Artigas

6
nights
Carmelo

Carmelo ©
Founded in 1816 by Uruguayan national hero Jose Gervasio Artigas, Carmelo houses a population of under 20,000, though plenty more come here to enjoy holidays on the banks of the Arroyo de las Vacas River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Carmelo: Puerto de Conchillas (in Conchillas) and Playa de la Agraciada (in Nueva Palmira). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Playa Sere, get outside with Balneario Brisas, don't miss a visit to Puente Giratorio, and learn about winemaking at Bodega Boutique El Legado.

Discover how to plan a Carmelo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Fray Bentos to Carmelo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Time to Argentine Time is 1 hour. September in Carmelo sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off toColonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Carmelo

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Nueva Palmira, Puerto de Conchillas
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Playa Sere ©
Playa Sere
Carmelo Golf ©
Carmelo Golf
Playa de la Agraciada ©
Playa de la Agraciada

5
nights
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Get in touch with nature at Rio de la Plata and Plaza de Armas Manuel Lobo. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Barrio Historico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica De Santisimo Sacramento, take an in-depth tour of Museo Portugues, and make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Colonia del Sacramento journey maker tool .

You can drive from Carmelo to Colonia del Sacramento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Rio de la Plata ©
Rio de la Plata
Playa Ferrando ©
Playa Ferrando

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