7 days in Uruguay Itinerary

7 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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7 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
1
Punta del Este
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Punta del Diablo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Montevideo
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), stroll through Playa de Jose Ignacio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Ralli Museum Punta del Este, then examine the collection at Museo del Mar, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Lussich, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Punta del Este road trip planning app .

Washington DC, USA to Punta del Este is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Punta del Este. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect Punta del Este to be much hotter, temps between 75°F and 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Punta del Diablo.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Playa de Jose Ignacio
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Playa de Jose Ignacio ©
Playa de Jose Ignacio
Arboretum Lussich ©
Arboretum Lussich
Museo del Mar ©
Museo del Mar

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Los Pescadores, and then contemplate the long history of Fortress of Santa Teresa. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Punta del Diablo, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Pescaderia Punta del Diablo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Viuda.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Punta del Diablo day trip planner .

Drive from Punta del Este to Punta del Diablo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Uruguay Time (UYT) to Amazon Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Montevideo.

Things to do in Punta del Diablo

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rocha, Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio
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Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio ©
Lighthouse of Cabo Polonio
Playa de la Viuda ©
Playa de la Viuda
Playa de Los Pescadores ©
Playa de Los Pescadores

2
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.
On the 6th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Mercado del Puerto, see the interesting displays at 1972 Museum, then make a trip to Plaza Independencia, and finally ponder the world of politics at Estevez Palace.

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Traveling by car from Punta del Diablo to Montevideo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Punta del Diablo to Montevideo due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Montevideo can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Shopping Museums
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Mercado del Puerto ©
Mercado del Puerto
1972 Museum ©
1972 Museum

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