8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

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8 days in Uruguay Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  33​h
1
Montevideo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Colonia del Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Punta del Este
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  35​h
End: Chennai

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.
Montevideo is known for shopping, nightlife, museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Plaza Independencia, wander the streets of Ciudad Vieja, take a leisurely stroll along Rambla de Montevideo, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Tango - La Cumparsita.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Montevideo trip itinerary maker tool .

Chennai, India to Montevideo is an approximately 33-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Chennai to Montevideo. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Chennai in September, with highs in Montevideo at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Plaza Independencia ©
Plaza Independencia
Ciudad Vieja ©
Ciudad Vieja
Rambla de Montevideo ©
Rambla de Montevideo

1
night
Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): snap pictures at Puerta de la Ciudadela, take an in-depth tour of Museo Portugues, then make a trip to La Calle de los Suspiros, then wander the streets of Barrio Historico, and finally enjoy the sea views from Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Colonia del Sacramento trip planner .

Getting from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Colonia del Sacramento can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Punta del Este.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Barrio Historico ©
Barrio Historico
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse ©
Colonia del Sacramento Lighthouse
La Calle de los Suspiros ©
La Calle de los Suspiros

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, kick back and relax at Playa Mansa, then explore the world behind art at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, then make a trip to Puerto de Punta del Este, and finally make a trip to The Fingers of Punta del Este.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Punta del Este online travel planner .

Getting from Colonia del Sacramento to Punta del Este by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Punta del Este are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Puente Leonel Viera
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Museo – Taller de Casapueblo ©
Museo – Taller de Casapueblo
The Fingers of Punta del Este ©
The Fingers of Punta del Este
Puerto de Punta del Este ©
Puerto de Punta del Este

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