Full Day Colonia City Tour

If you are in Buenos Aires and want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, a Full Day Colonia Tour is a perfect add on option. Cross the legendary Rio de la Plata and spend a day exploring the UNESCO-listed town of Colonia del Sacramento on this full-day tour from Buenos Aires to Uruguay, including round-trip transport by express ferry.

Full Day Colonia City Tour Description:

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.

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.


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Ferry ticket
  • Lunch
  • Guided city sightseeing tour


  • 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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible


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