– Full Day Colonia City Tour from Buenos Aires to Colonia – Take a scenic boat ride across the Rio de la Plata to Colonia – Enjoy a sightseeing city tour and a walking tour to discover top Colonia attractions – Discover Colonia’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed architecture – Enjoy free time to enjoy a delicious lunch and explore the vibrant city at your leisure – Hotel pickup and drop-off included
Full Day Colonia City Tour departure point: Tour departs from most Buenos Aires hotels Departure time: Hotel pickup begins at 7:30am Duration: 10 hours (approx.) Return details: Returns to original departure point
The Full Day Colonia City Tour includes: a visit to Colonia offers a great introduction to Argentina’s neighbor, Uruguay. On this day trip from Buenos Aires, enjoy an enticing blend of colonial history, museums and laid-back ambiance on both a guided and independent sightseeing tour of Colonia. Colonia occupies a superb location, resting only 110 miles (180 km) west of Montevideo and perched atop a small peninsula jutting out into the Rio de la Plata. After a scenic boat ride to the Colonia port, meet your guide for a 1-hour sightseeing city tour. Full of old cobblestone streets, rustic buildings and famous landmarks, this historic town has a captivating atmosphere and charm. Then, take a walking tour of the city and listen as your guide explains the history of Colonia. Admire the beautiful architecture that gives this city its rustic charm – in fact, both Colonia’s old and modern architecture are now protected as UNESCO World Heritage sites. After your tour, you will be on your own to explore more of Colonia however you wish. Your knowledgeable guide will point out the best restaurants in the area. Head to the restaurant of your choice and enjoy a delicious Uruguayan meal. In the afternoon, enjoy free time to explore the city at your leisure. Walk through the streets, visit the local museums, browse the pottery and jewelry shops, or take a stroll along the coast to admire the town’s remarkable beauty. When you are finished exploring on your own, meet your guide and group at a designated meeting point and head back to Buenos Aires by ferry. When you dock in Buenos Aires, you’ll be transported to your hotel.
Inclusions: – Hotel pickup and drop-off – Ferry ticket – Lunch – Guided city sightseeing tour Exclusions: – Drinks during lunch – Gratuities (optional) – Guide except during city tour Please note: a current valid passport is required to enter Uruguay. Possession of proper government issued documentation is the responsibility of the passenger. You may require additional documentation to enter Uruguay. A Uruguayan visa may be required for some nationalities; check your home country requirements for entering Uruguay. Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants.