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Uruguay Tours and Holidays 2019/2020

Uruguay may be one of the smallest South American nations, but it’s not one to be ignored. The city of Montevideo is great for sightseeing and photography and art tours, while Punta del Este offers gorgeous beaches and resorts. Hop on an expedition cruise from the coast, or head inland for some excellent trekking adventures and wildlife encounters. Read More

4 Trips in Uruguay

Highlights
  • Meet hardy locals and see unique wildlife in the Falkland Islands..
  • Explore abandoned whaling stations and visit Shackleton’s grave..
  • Walk quietly amongst king penguins and watch them surf onto the beach..
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G Adventures

Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

Challenge. Desolation. Unlimited wonder. It’s not difficult to grasp what attracted the great explorers to ... Read More
  • Starts /Ends Montevideo/Ushuaia View Map
  • Operator G Adventures Active 1 day ago
  • Tour Type Group Tour
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Punta Del Este Highlights

Explore on a whole one of Uruguay's most favoured cities. Learn about its history ... Read More
  • Starts /Ends Punta Del Este/Punta Del Este View Map
  • Operator Bamba Experience Active 11 hours ago
  • Tour Type Group Tour
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Montevideo Highlights Tour

Explore the Uruguayan capital on a whole. Visit the most important landmarks, get the best ... Read More
  • Starts /Ends Montevideo/Montevideo View Map
  • Operator Bamba Experience Active 11 hours ago
  • Tour Type Group Tour
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Highlights
  • Catch a Tango show in Buenos Aires, the tango capital of the world.
  • Visit the incredible Iguazu falls from both Argentina and Brazil.
  • Stay at a ‘Estancia’ (ranch) in Uruguay .
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Exodus Travels

Discover Uruguay, Argentina & Brazil

Starting in the vibrant city of Montevideo and ending in bustling Rio de Janeiro, this ... Read More
  • Starts /Ends Montevideo/Montevideo
  • Operator Exodus Travels Active 14 hours ago
  • Tour Type Group Tour
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Uruguay - Travel Highlights and Travel Tips

As one of the smallest countries in South America, Uruguay has long been ignored by travellers for its bigger, more well-known neighbours like Brazil and Argentina. Determined not to let people ignore it for any longer, the country was named one of 2016's top destinations by Lonely Planet. With sandy beaches, a laid-back atmosphere, and a small but growing wine industry, a holiday to Uruguay is a perfect destination for anyone looking for a relaxing trip off the beaten path.

Travel Highlights

  • Discover the history of Colonia del Sacramento
  • Experience beachside luxury (and try to spot celebrities) in José Ignacio
  • Feast on Uruguayan beef at an asado (barbeque)
  • Walk down the Rambla de Montevideo
  • Watch a football match between Nacional and Peñarol
  • Drive across the uniquely circular Laguna Garzon Bridge
  • Dance through the streets during Uruguay's two-month carnaval

Travel Tips

  • If you are planning on hitting Uruguay's beaches, it is best to visit during peak tourist season of
    December to February. Visiting outside the busy months might leave you faced with closed
    restaurants, shops and other attractions.
  • Uruguay is considerably safer than its neighbouring South American countries, but petty crime
    still exists. Keep your wits about you and follow typical safety precautions, like keeping your
    valuables locked in a hotel safe.
  • Mate tea is extremely popular in Uruguay, as much a way of life as coffee is in other countries.
    This highly caffeinated drink will keep you going all day.
  • You may encounter street children begging on the streets of Montevideo. Many of these children
    are addicted to drugs, and if you wish to help it is advised to give them food rather than money.
  • Time works very differently in Uruguay. Expect to not eat dinner until after 11pm and to sleep until
    noon, unless you want the restaurants and streets entirely to yourself.
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