Uruguay is often paired with a trip to Argentina but makes an excellent destination in its own right with its rugged landscapes, prolific birdlife, traditional ranches, horse riding and fine food. Our dedicated team of specialists know and love Uruguay and keep up to date on new developments in this emerging destination. Their itinerary ideas aim to act as a starting point when planning your route and can be tailored with your own trip suggestions to create a bespoke tour based on your interests, preferences and budget. Once in Uruguay, our knowledgeable local drivers and guides provide a unique insight into the country.
Ideas for your trip to Uruguay
These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Uruguay, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.
Explore the vibrant capital city of Montevideo.
Wander the streets of Colonia del Sacremento after the day-trippers from Argentina have left.
Discover Uruguay's up and coming winelands.
Relax on Jose Ignacio's beaches.
Enjoy some quality rest and relaxation in Playa Vik.
Experience Uruguay's up and coming wine scene in Carmelo.
Explore the contrasting cities of Montevideo and Colonia del Sacramento.
Stay in a typical Uruguayan estancia in El Charabon.
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Specialist Fiona describes places to visit in Uruguay, a little-known corner of South America. She explains how it can be easily combined with a visit to Argentina, and how she fell for its art scene, beaches and estancia life.View this travel guide