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Enjoy a visit to the historic town of Colonia, Uruguay, founded by the Portuguese in 1680. Explore this unique town with its windy, cobbled streets and excellent restaurants and shops. Visit the beach promenade, Old Town, and various museums. Embark on a fast ferry from Buenos Aires and immerse yourself in colonial history on the shores of the harbor.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Ferry to Colonia
Day 2 : Explore Colonia
Day 3 : Return to Buenos Aires

Highlights

  • Take the quick ferry ride from Benos Aires to extend your travels
  • Explore the streets with your guide as he tailors the tour to your interest
  • Visit Real de San Carols with its bullfighting arena

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Activities

Trip Type

  • Independent

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Buenos Aires City Streets Buenos Aires Spectacular sunrise on the coast in Uruguay Stone buildings Historic Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay Street-side view of Historic Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Day 1 Ferry to Colonia

This morning, your transfer will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the ferry terminal for the one hour ferry to Colonia, Uruguay. Arrive in Colonia and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 Explore Colonia

A visit to the historic center of Colonia del Sacramento is like a walk back in time. Founded in 1680 by the Portuguese, this old colonial town is renowned for its cobbled, windy streets and colorful houses reminiscent of old Lisbon. This is an exciting opportunity to visit the best sights of the city of Colonia. Due to its colonial beginnings, the city's layout is different from the majority of Uruguayan cities. Its cobbled streets and houses alternate with small bars, excellent restaurants, art and craft shops, museums and a large yacht harbor. This is a full day guided city tour of Colonia and includes the transfers from the port in Colonia to the city center. The trip can be customized based on the specific interests of the group, but travelers will often visit the beach promenade, Real de San Carlos with its bullfighting arena, the Old Town, and the museums. In the evening, you will transfer to the Posado Del Virrey and overnight.

Day 3 Return to Buenos Aires

  • 1 Breakfast
The morning is free to explore Colonia. In the afternoon, transfer to the ferry terminal and take the ferry to Buenos Aires. Transfer to the hotel.

Colonia - Hotels

Per person starting at
$325

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Included

  • 2 Breakfasts
  • 1 Nights Accommodations
    • 1 Night Hotel
  • 1 Day Private Guide Service

Excluded

  • Both International Arrival and Departure Transfers are excluded.
  • International Flights
  • Roundtrip Ferry Tickets

Recommended Budgeting

  • $100 Meals not Included
  • $29 Airport Departure Tax
  • $60 Optional Excursions
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This was my first experience with Adventure Life - and I couldn't have been more pleased with the trip. The guides and local staff in both Buenos Aires and Uruguay were terrific - extremely helpful and accommodating. I really enjoyed meeting the friendly staff in Buenos Aires in person (I left my bags with them for the afternoon).
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