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Montevideo day trip from Buenos aires

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Take a scenic ferry ride across the world’s widest river and enjoy a full-day small-group tour to Uruguay’s captivating capital including round-trip transportation and convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Adult Ages 11+
Child Ages 2 - 11

Take a day-long detour from Buenos Aires to visit the nearby capital city of Uruguay.

Staying in Buenos Aires and have some spare time? Why not go for a day to Montevideo in Uruguay?

Located just a two-hours ferry ride from Buenos Aires across the “de la Plata” River, it is really easy to squeeze in a one day visit from neighboring Argentina.

This full-day trip to Montevideo from Buenos Aires is the perfect activity to escape for a while from Argentina’s bustling megapolis and explore Uruguay’s port city.

Your full-day tour to Montevideo begins very early in the morning (ca. 6 AM), as the driver picks you up from your hotel/airbnb and takes you to Buenos Aires’ ferry station. After going through customs (note that passports are required) you board the ferry for a comfortable and pleasant 2 hours ride across the “Rio Plata” that separates Argentina from Uruguay. Soak up the sights as you cross the widest river in the world and enjoy panoramic views of Montevideo and the Uruguayan coast as you approach.

Upon arrival you are received by your local guide and embark on a tour of the city’s highlights. In three fun-filled and exciting hours you discover the city’s unique atmosphere that combines Latin American and European cultural influences.

In three fun-filled and exciting hours admire the impressive colonial architecture at the city’s Old District and Independence Square, get in-depth knowledge of Montevideo’s rich theatrical and musical scene at Uruguay’s oldest and most important theater, be blown away by the intricate architecture of Uruguay’s tallest building, drive by the promenade enjoying fantastic views of the city’s sandy beaches, pass by the stadium that hosted the 1st soccer world cup in 1930, and stop at an Agricultural Market to learn about traditional uruguayan products.

Along the way, several placesare offered for you to have a traditional lunch (not included). At the chosen place are given 1 ½ hours to enjoy your meal.

After an unforgettable evening, roughly 1 ½ hours before the ferry’s departure, arrive at the ferry station for check-in with guide assistance and after migratory control board the ferry back to Buenos Aires, where another driver is waiting to drive you back safely to your hotel/airbnb.

At Signature Tours we highly recommend this trip to anyone who wants to explore one of South America’s capital cities in a single day but is not willing to deal with the planning themself. Leave the organization up to us so that everything you have to worry about is enjoying your getaway to Montevideo.

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Amazing trip!!!! Montevideo is a must visit! Dhigha S. - Dec 2021

It was wonderful day trip to Uruguay from buesnos Aires! We had a awesome time in Buenos Aires and the highlight was the time spent on the beach!!

– Viator
Fantastic tour Daniel B. - Dec 2016

Our guide and driver were great, really knowledgeable, helpful and so friendly.

– Viator