Please select your location:

Uruguay self-drive

13 days from $3,765pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Montevideo
  • Jose Ignacio
  • Estancia El Charabon
  • Carmelo
  • Colonia del Sacramento
  • 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.

What our specialists say...

This trip is perfect for those who like a little independent travel to explore one of South America's undiscovered corners. Roads are surprisingly easy to navigate and we provide a guide at those locations that require one.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Montevideo
  • Jose Ignacio
  • Estancia El Charabon
  • Montevideo
  • Carmelo
  • Colonia del Sacramento

Itinerary idea in detail

Open all Close all

Ask us if you would also like us to arrange your international flights at our preferred rates.

Day 1 Jose Ignacio

Montevideo , Jose Ignacio

On arrival this morning you will be met and assisted with the collection of your hire car. You will then hit the road to head to Jose Ignacio.

Accommodation options

Day 2 Jose Ignacio

Jose Ignacio

Exploring Jose Ignacio and the Atlantic coast at leisure with your hire car.

Accommodation options

Day 3 Jose Ignacio

Jose Ignacio

Exploring Jose Ignacio and the Atlantic coast at leisure with your hire car.

Accommodation options

Day 4 Estancia El Charabon

Jose Ignacio , Estancia El Charabon

You will drive further north into Rocha arriving into your estancia.

Accommodation

Day 5 Estancia El Charabon

Estancia El Charabon

Activities or relaxation from your estancia.

Accommodation

Day 6 Estancia El Charabon

Estancia El Charabon

Activities or relaxation from your estancia.

Accommodation

Day 7 Montevideo

Estancia El Charabon , Montevideo

You will drive back to the capital city today arriving into Montevideo and your stylish hotel in the trendy Pocitos neighbourhood. Enjoy the complimentary evening wine tastings in the hotel bar.

Accommodation options

Day 8 Montevideo

Montevideo

Your guide will meet you in the morning for a half day tour of Montevideo.

Accommodation options

Day 9 Carmelo

Montevideo , Carmelo

Back on the road today and you journey west to Uruguay's wine country.

Accommodation options

Day 10 Carmelo

Carmelo

Exploring the wineries in your hire car.

Accommodation options

Day 11 Colonia del Sacramento

Carmelo , Colonia del Sacramento

A short drive south today as you journey to the UNESCO World Heritage town of Colonia del Sacramento.

Accommodation options

Day 12 Colonia del Sacramento

Day 13 Colonia del Sacramento

Colonia del Sacramento

Returning the car at Montevideo Airport you will take your night flight home.

Accommodation options

Contact a specialist

The specialist who designs your trip to Uruguay will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip. Your dedicated specialist will take the time to understand your preferences and build them into an itinerary to match, working to your budget. He or she will keep perfecting it until you’re completely happy and ready to book.

Find out what sets us apart ›

When to go

Drag the slider to see monthly temperature and rainfall for this itinerary

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Place Daily Max Temperature Monthly Rainfall
Montevideo
 
 
 
José Ignacio
 
 
 
Carmelo
 
 
 
Colonia del Sacramento
 
 
 

Other itineraries you may be interested in