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37 Days / 36 Nights

Explore South America's most beautiful cities and highlights on the Pacific coast as well as the Atlantic on this 37-day tour. Start in Lima and then travel to Puerto Maldonado, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Puno, La Paz, Uyuni, Salta, Puerto Iguazú, Buenos Aires and Montevideo until you reach Punta del Este on the Atlantic coast. Experience the best cuisine that Lima has to offer on a culinary tour, take a first class train to the mysterious Machu Picchu, marvel at the unique landscapes of the Uyuni Salt Flats and learn to dance the passionate Tango in Buenos Aires. This Coast to Coast Tour shows the best highlights of Peru, Bolivia, Argentina & Uruguay.

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37 days/ 36 nights 
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Highlights:

  • Lima
  • Puerto Maldonado
  • Cuzco
  • Machu Picchu
  • Lake Titicaca & Puno
  • La Paz
  • Uyuni
  • Salta
  • Puerto Iguazú
  • Buenos Aires
  • Montevideo
  • Punta del Este

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Sunset over Lima Peru and the Coast of Peru

Arrival in Lima

Day 1

The Coast to Coast tour starts in Lima.  Upon arrival in Lima, meet your tour guide and transfer to your hotel to downtown Lima. Spend the evening at your leisure and begin exploring the beautiful neighborhood, Miraflores, close to the Parque Central (Central Park). Get ready for a full day city tour tomorrow. 

Coast to Coast Tour Lima City Tour Monastery

Lima City Tour & Culinary Tour at Night

Day 2

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and meet your local guide for your half day Lima city tour. The first stop on tour is the Plaza de Armas (main square) to see the main Cathedral, Archbishop’s Palace and Government Palace. Admire the colorful Spanish balconies and architecture. Continue to the Monastery of San Francisco, to see the oldest library in Latin America and walk through the catacombs. Next stop is the Larco Museum, which holds the finest precious metals collection in Peru. Finish the city tour in Miraflores and walk to Lover's Park to enjoy a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean.

At night, embark on a culinary tour of Lima and tour some of the top restaurants in the city. Start at an upscale restaurant and lounge, located right on the beach and learn how to perfect the Pisco Sour, Peru's national cocktail. After a refreshing cocktail, head to Ámaz to try traditional Amazonian cuisine. Ámaz won Best New Restaurant in Peru in 2013 for its lively and inviting design, along with its culinary creations. Learn how to make the Amazonian version of ceviche. Enjoy an explosion of flavors like no other.

Coast to Coast Tour Refugio Amazonas Lodge Arrival

Transfer to Puerto Maldonado & Refugio Amazonas Lodge

Day 3

Rise early and transfer to the Lima airport for your flight to Puerto Maldonaldo. Upon arrival, a local guide from Refugio Amazonas will welcome and escort you to the lodge.  Refugio Amazonas is an authentic open-air lodge run by the local community, offering the best expert guides and naturalists that truly know the region. Spotting wildlife and identifying different species by sound is second nature to the guides.  This ensures travelers a unique and authentic Amazon experience. 

Refugio Amazonas is a full-service lodge intended to make your stay enjoyable and memorable. Settle into your room and get ready for your first excursion. Head out for a nighttime safari along the river's edge, scanning the shores with headlamps and flashlights to catch the red gleams from caiman eyes.  Listen to the nocturnal animals as they come to life. Please note that excursions offered at the lodge can vary and this lodge is subject to availability. 

Canopy Tower Coast to Coast Tour Peru

Refugio Amazonas Lodge

Day 4

Get ready for your fist day in the Amazon. Rise early and depart for Oxbow Lake where you will board a small catamaran that will take you along the lakeside in search of flora and fauna. Look for hoatzin, caiman, and horned screamers. If you're lucky, you might even spot some otters.
Return to the lunch for lunch and a quick break. After lunch walk to the canopy tower for an unobstructed view of the jungle's canopy. From here your guide will point out any toucans, macaws and raptors. 
Return to your lodge and relax for some time before visiting an Amazonian Farm. Travel five minutes downriver to a local farm to see the different Amazon crops, which you might be able to try!  Next stop is the Ethnobotanical Tour to see a variety of plants and trees that are used by the locals. Learn about the medicinal (and other) uses of Ajo-Sacha, Yuca de Venado, Uña de Gato, Charcot-Sacha, Para-Para, among several others.  Just as the sun begins to set, cruise down the river and return to the lodge in time for dinner.  Reflect on your first night in the Peruvian Amazon.
Please note that this lodge is subject to availability. 

Clay Lick Coast to Coast Peru Tour

Refugio Amazonas Lodge

Day 5

Rise early and depart for the nearby Parrot Clay Lick.  Only a fifteen-minute boat ride away from the lodge is a clay lick used by both parrots, parakeets and sometimes macaws. With luck, you will see the Mealy and Yellow-crowned Amazons, Blue-headed Pionus, and Orange Parrots. Continue to the Brazil Nut Trail and Camp.  Just a short hike from the lodge is a beautiful old growth patch of the Brazil Nut Forest that has been harvested for decades. Return to the lodge for lunch and relax before getting ready for kayaking. Enjoy and easy-going paddle downstream, to spot toucans, caiman, river turtles, monkeys and more. Enjoy dinner at the lodge and get ready for a night walk to see and hear more of the nocturnal wildlife. Let your sense relax and enjoy the sounds and smells of the jungle.
Please note that this lodge is subject to availability. 

Cuzco Local Show Coast to Coast Tour

Transfer to Cuzco & Dinner Show

Day 6

After an early breakfast, say goodbye to Refugio Amazonas and your local guide. Journey back to Puerto Maldonado for your flight to Cuzco.

Upon arrival in Cuzco, a guide will be waiting to escort you to the downtown area. Settle into your hotel and then head out for one of Cuzco's spectacular night shows. Enjoy traditional Andean and international food while you watch a local group, in native costumes, play fabulous folk music and perform typical dances.

Coast to Coast Tour Cuzco City Tour

Cuzco City Tour & Nearby Ruins

Day 7

Discover the fascinating historical and cultural legacy of the Incas in the capital of the Inca Empire on this private 4-hour Cuzco city tour. Visit Korikancha, known as the "Temple of the Sun" and now the site of the Santo Domingo Convent. Tour the Cathedral, which faces the Plaza de Armas (main square) in the heart of downtown Cuzco.

Venture outside the city to nearby ruins, Sacsayhuaman, here you will also enjoy a spectacular aerial view of Cuzco. Just up the road are several other Inca stone ruins, including Q'enqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to your hotel in Cuzco.

Peruvian Maket Coast to Coast Tour

Pisac Market & Ollantaytambo

Day 8

A must-see full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas takes you from Cuzco along the Urubamba river to the towns of Pisac and Ollantaytambo.  Visit the Pisac market, where local farmers and craftspeople bring their goods to town to sell and trade. Here is the perfect place to buy some fun souvenirs including, handmade creches, alpaca wool sweaters, carved handicrafts, and watercolor paintings.

After lunch at a local restaurant, continue to Ollantaytambo, known for its impressive cliffside ruins built by the Incas. Ollantaytambo is the only town that has been in continuous operation since the time of the Incas. Tour the ruins and admire the breathtaking valley, before checking into your hotel for the evening.

Coast to Coast Machu Picchu by Train

Train to Machu Picchu & Ruins Tour

Day 9

Enjoy an early breakfast at your hotel before departing for Machu. Board the first class Vistadome train, complete with its glass ceiling, allowing ample opportunities to take in the unbeatable scenery as you take the 3-hour journey to Machu Picchu. The train will take you to Aguas Calientes, the town at the foot of Machu Picchu. A shuttle will whisk you up the mountain to the entrance of Machu Picchu where you will quickly realize why it is a new wonder of the world. The stonework at Machu Picchu was so well engineered that many of the walls have been intact since the days of the Incas in the 15th and 16th centuries. After the guided tour, wander around the ruins on your own and return to Aguas Calientes at your leisure.

Coast to Coast Machu Picchu Visit

Machu Picchu Visit

Day 10

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the bus stop for your round trip transfer from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu. If you have opted to hike Huayna Picchu, you will either from 7am-8am and 10am-11am. Entrance to the mountain is only allowed during these times and require a special pass. 

Once you return to Machu Picchu, snap a few final photos before of the mysterious ruins.  Take in your last moments before transferring back to your hotel in Cuzco.

Raqchi Ruins near Cuzco

Cuzco to Puno

Day 11

Today, take a private transfer from Cuzco across the Altiplano to Puno. Depart in the morning for your first stop in Andahuaylillas. Here, find a colonial village with a charming plaza shaded with red-flowered trees and the adobe church of San Pedro, built on a foundation of the early Inca Empire.

Then, continue en route to Raqchi, a ceremonial center. Raqchi is a fascinating glimpse into the ambition and organization skills of the empire. Rising above the peaceful village is the "Temple of Viracocha" a wall of adobe bricks nearly 14m high and 83m long carved by the Incas. Later, visit the town Sucuani for a delicious local lunch.  Next, visit the pre-Inca ruins of Pucara, a ceremonial center, built by the Pucara, one of Titicaca's earliest cultures (300 BC to 300 AD). Continue to the banks of Lake Titicaca and arrive in the city of Puno in the late afternoon.

Coast to Coast Taquile Islands Puno

Uros & Taquile Islands

Day 12

Soak in the beauty of this high altitude lake, known in Incan history as the birthplace of the Inca Empire. The lake dwellers of Lake Titicaca are expert reed craftsmen who build reed islands and boats, which you can see during your Lake Titicaca tour. Visit the floating Uros Islands, which are made completely from reeds. Then visit the island of Taquile, home to about 1500 Quechua-speaking inhabitants known for their incredible textile skills.

In the evening, return to your hotel in Puno.

Catamaran Cruise to Sol Island Coast to Coast Tour

Catamaran Cruise Lake Titicaca

Day 13

Transfer to Copacabana in Bolivia where you will board the Catamaran Cruise Ship. Sail to Sun Island, the legendary birthplace of the Incan Empire. There will be a buffet on board for lunch. Visit Challapampa Village and interact with the indigenous Titicaca Village through an innovative program organized with the local community. Explore the museum, chapel, school, a traditional house and sail to an Inca Holy Temple. 

At night, indulge in a romantic candlelit dinner. Stay overnight aboard the Catamaran inside cabins with lake views.

Isla del Sol Inca Terrace Sun Coast to Coast Tour

Sun Island, Copacabana & La Paz

Day 14

The Catamaran Cruise will continue sailing across the lake while you enjoy a delicious breakfast. Travel to Inti Wata Cultural Complex and enjoy panoramic views of the lake. Explore the complex as well as the Ekako Underground Museum, Pachamama agricultural Inca terraces, the handicraft center and more. Snacks will be available at the Complex. 

Later, visit the Inca Garden and the Inca Fountain. You may also opt for a sailing experience at the Inti Wata Complex on Sun Island, aboard a traditional vessel. A lunch buffet will be available on board while you sail to Chua Harbor. 

In the evening transfer to La Paz and check into your hotel.

Coast to Coast Tour La Paz City Cable Car

La Paz City Tour

Day 15

Rise early and enjoy breakfast at your hotel before your guided city tour of La Paz. First stop is the "Witch Doctor's Market", where you can find herbs, aphrodisiacs and magic charms. Continue to San Francisco Colonial Church, Plaza Murillo, Cathedral, Government Palace and the National Congress. Walk along the cobblestone Jaen Street, which has kept most of its colonial charm. Enjoy lunch at a nearby local restaurant before transferring to the Moon Valley, located just outside of La Paz. Here you will see lunar rock formations that have been naturally carved by wind and rain. Visit a ceramic workshop and watch a pottery demonstration. 

Finally, transfer to the cable car station and enjoy a scenic ride with excellent views of La Paz and the surrounding mountains. La Paz cable cars are a modern and efficient system that has become the pride of the city.

Tiahuanaco Ruins Coast to Coast Tour

Tiahuanaco Ruins

Day 16

For archaeologists and history enthusiasts, a tour of the Tiahuanaco Ruins should is a must. About an hour’s drive outside of La Paz are the ruins of the Tiahuanaco; this was one of the oldest American civilizations that dominated the region and were famous for constructing some of the largest temples in the world. Also note the indigenous Aymara people living in the area, especially in Laja.
Luch is included today.

La Paz and Uyuni Salt Flats Coast to Coast Tour

Transfer to Uyuni Salt Flats

Day 17

Transfer to the La Paz Airport for your flight to Uyuni! Prepare yourself and your camera for the most amazing experience of your life. Upon arrival at the airport, transfer to the Incahuasi Island. This island is a central tourist attraction. Follow an array of paths to the top of the island, for an amazing 360-degree view of the natural wonder and enjoy a boxed lunch. 

Continue north to the vast white landscape. As you travel, begin to distinguish the feminine silhouette of the magical Thunupa Volcano. Once there, ascend onto the volcano by car and visit the Coquesa Mummies Museum. From the viewpoint of the museum, you will be able to enjoy the monumental spectacle of the Uyuni Salt Flats. 

On the way to the quaint village of Tahua, stop at the Chantani Museum. Check out its pottery exhibition, famous for its precious stones. Spend the night at the Tayka Salt Hotel.

Tahua Coast to Coast Tour

Tahua & Ojo de Perdiz

Day 18

Today will be dedicated to the northern area of the Salt Flats, unknown to mass tourism. First, head towards Ch’jini very rarely visited despite its unique beauty. Ascend to the "Cathedral", where the ruins of heaped stones rest. Next, visit the cave of Ch'jini, resultant of an underwater geologic formation with calcareous bodies and meteoric waters, formed in the previous stage of the glaciations 16,000 years ago.

Later, cross to the most beautiful part of the white desert, the Sensual Salt Flats. Head to the bay of Campanas Islands dominated by the image of the Volcano Caltama forming unique landscape surroundings. Leave the Salt Flats to Pueblo Quemado de San Pedro de Quemes, where you’ll exit the car to go through its small streets and buildings. Lunch at the Tayka de Piedra Hotel.

In the afternoon, head to the Canapa, Hedionda, and Chiarkota lagoons. lagoons. Marvel at the color of the lagoons as well as the flamingoes that dance in them and other bird species.

Overnight stay at the Tayka del Desierto Hotel.

Colchani Coast to Coast Tour

Ojo de Perdiz & Uyuni Tour

Day 19

Rise early and depart for a full day tour. Start the tour with a short stop to see the Stone Tree, an impressive standing stone in the shape of a tree. Continue to the Morning Sun Geysers. The best time to see the geysers is early in the morning when they are most active. Walk past the boiling mud, smoky and noisy vapor springs and snap a few photos of the impressive feat. Here marks the highest point of the trip (5000 m above sea level). It can be cold, so be sure to bring a warm jacket.

The desert and Salt Plains of Chalviri are some of the most incredible landscapes. The mix of colors in the desert and the blue waters of the lagoons are sure to leave an everlasting impression on even the most seasoned traveler. The adventure continues to Polques, where you will have the option to take a bath in the Polques hot springs. Continue to the Valley of the Ladies Desert, majestic site showing how the winds sculpt the rocks into interesting shapes. Continue to the Green Lagoon, in the foothills of the Licancabur Volcano and watch as the waters change colors from emerald green to deeper shades of green.

Next stop is the Laguna Colorada (Colored Lagoon) a common nesting area for flamingos. The red lagoon comes from solar radiation and algae that. On the way back to Uyuni, stop at the town of San Cristobal to see and bear witness to a strange social-economical occurrence. You see, this whole town, along with the church, was literally lifted from the original site and put into place in a different area to permit the exploitation of minerals that belong now to one of the biggest mining endeavors in the world, the San Cristobal Mine.
In the late afternoon, arrive in Uyuni and proceed to Colchani. Enjoy dinner and spend the night at the Salt hotel.

Purmamarca Town Coast to Coast Tour

Cross into Argentina & Arrive in Purmamarca

Day 20

After breakfast, begin your trip south towards Villazon. This will be a long journey, around 7 hours, crossing the grand landscapes of the Bolivian Andes. Stop at the viewpoint of Atocha for some pictures and then at the town of Tupiza, where you will enjoy lunch. Upon arrival in Villazon, cross the international border into Argentina and transfer from La Quiaca to Purmamarca; the mythical Quebrada de Humauaca declared a UNESCO World Historical Heritage Site.

Humahuaca Excursion Coast to Coast Tour

Humahuaca Tour

Day 21

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before departing for your tour to Quebrada de Humahuaca, visiting small Pre-Hispanic towns along the way. See the lagoons of Yala, surrounded by pine tree forests, the unique Cerro de Los Siete Colores, Hill of the Seven Colors, and the Humahuaca Canyon, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire the indigenous villages on the way such as Purmamarca and Tilcara with their impressive Pre-Hispanic fortress, the Pucara. Enjoy the heavenly landscape where the Río Grande flows and the unique archaeological colorful hills. Arrive in Salta in the evening and spend the rest of the night at your leisure.

Train to the Clouds Overview Coast to Coast Tour

Train to the Clouds

Day 22

Depart from Salta and pass by the localities of Campo Quijano and Governor Solá before reaching Alfarcito. Enjoy a country breakfast made of local products by the community and continue through the Quebrada de las Cuevas and the plain Muñano and arrive at San Antonio de los Cobres.  Board the Train to the Clouds that leads to the Polvorilla Viaduct. The journey takes an hour to the viaduct, at 4,200m. Appreciate the impressive engineering feat while cruising along the railway.

Later, return to San Antonio de los Cobres back to Salta. Along the way, make a stop in Santa Rosa de Tastil, an area of influence of Qhapaq Ñan in the Province of Salta and administrative center of the Quebrada del Toro. Visit the site museum and buy various handicrafts and local products at the Artisans Center of the community.

Coast to Coast Tour Cafayate

Cafayate Excursion

Day 23

Pass through villages dedicated to the cattle agriculture and the deep ravine of Las Conchas on the way to Cafayate. Drive past Los Medanos, very fine-grained sand formations formed by the erosion in the mountainside. Arrive at the Alemania settlement to visit the Cuevas Pintadas de Guachipas (Cave of Hands). Little by little, the arid landscape is replaced by extensive vineyards, hinting that the destination of Cafayate is close. Once in Cafayate, visit a wine cellar and then return in the afternoon taking the same road.

Coast to Coast Tour Salta City Tour

Salta City Tour & Transfer to Puerto Iguazú

Day 24

On this city tour of Salta City, climb the Cerro San Bernardo to see the city from up above. Visit the Cathedral, the Church of San Francisco, the Town Hall and the Historical Museum of the North, as well as the craft market, where looms and silver trinkets can be purchased.

Transfer from Salta to the Puerto Iguazú Airport. Upon arrival, your guide will be waiting to transfer you to Puerto Iguazú. 
Entrance fees and visits to the mentioned places are not included in this tour.

Coast to Coast Tour Puerto Iguazu Falls

Iguazú Falls & Devil's Throat Tour

Day 25

Visit the upper falls of Puerto Iguazú including the San Martin Falls and the Devil's Throat. Each viewpoint is visible from a series of walkways that take you up to the 70m high falls and through the lush forest of the park. Cross the Tancredo Neves Bridge with its lovely view of the Puerto Iguazú Canyon. Continue to the upper walkways which allow a different perspective and more intimate contact with the falls and adjoining rainforest filled with orchids, bromeliads, birds and other wildlife.

Follow your guide along the Sendero Yacaratia Trail to a panoramic viewpoint until reaching Puerto Macuco. Climb aboard a motorboat for a ride through the Puerto Iguazú River Canyon, and prepare to get soaked as the boat approaches the bottom of the falls. Feel the spray and see the rainbows forming from the falls. Continue to the San Martin waterfalls, the tallest in Puerto Iguazú. At the end of the boat ride, disembark at the lower circuit trail.

San Ignacio Ruins Coast to Coast Tour

San Ignacio Ruins & Wanda Mines

Day 26

Today is another full day tour. Start in Puerto Iguazú to the gemstone site at Wanda to see the mineral richness of the basalt from Misiones: Topazes, amethysts, rock crystals, aquamarines, quartz and more.

Continue along the route edged by tea and yerba mate plantations up to San Ignacio town and San Ignacio Mini; a Jesuit mission declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tours to the missions are guided by specialists who show us the Main Square, the Church, the Workshops, the orchard, the graveyard, the houses and the Cloister of Jesuit Fathers.  Enjoy a unique show at San Ignacio, complete with actors, multimedia effects and music to understand the history. 

Entrance fees included.

Coast to Coast Tour Buenos Aires City

Transfer to Buenos Aires & Tango Show

Day 27

Depart from the beautiful Puerto Iguazú and head to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival in Buenos Aires, transfer to your hotel. After settling your belongings inside the hotel, go out for a night on the town and experience a passionate Tango show. 

Discover the art & history of Tango at an authentic Tango Show featuring dancing, live music and a delicious 3-course meal.  It will be an unforgettable evening! Return to your hotel in the evening.

San Isidro Tigre Delta Coast to Coast Tour

San Isidro & Tigre Delta Tour

Day 28

Today your guide whisks you outside the city to the elegant and well-preserved historical quarters of San Isidro to visit the Neo-Gothic San Isidro Labrador Cathedral. Admire the mansions that were popular during Argentina's "Golden Era" and take in the true dimension of the Rio de la Plata from a fantastic viewpoint. Continue to Beccar to visit Villa Ocampo (the former residence fo Victoria Ocampo). Villa Ocampo once hosted world-famous writers, philosophers, artists and musicians. 

Next, venture to the Tigre Delta. Tigre encompasses thousands of luscious green islands filled with exotic species. Visit the elegant Paseo Victoria, where the Tigre Club & Casino is located. 

In the evening get ready for a delicious and entertaining dinner at the Argentine Experience. This is NOT a cooking class, but a fun and unique introduction to the best of Argentine cuisine and culture. Its international team of guides take you through every step of this culinary dream.

Day in the Countryside Coast to Coast Tour

Excursion to an Estancia

Day 29

Today's "Day in the Countryside" is perfect for the travelers seeking a relaxing experience in the Argentine countryside. Visit one of Buenos Aires estancia's and get a sneak peak into the life of a gaucho (cowboy). Enjoy a delicious Argentina BBQ, ride horses, drink wine and enjoy a show.  In the evening return to your hotel in Buenos Aires and reflect on what life was like as a gaucho in Argentina.

Montevideo Coast to Coast Tour

Transfer to Montevideo & City Tour

Day 30

Transfer to the Buenos Aires Buquebus Ferry Terminal to depart from Buenos Aires. The ferry ride from Buenos Aires to Montevideo is approximately 3 hours long.

Upon arrival in downtown Montevideo, embark on a guided Montevideo City Tour. Visit the famous sights of Montevideo and get a feel for the Uruguayan life and culture. Feel free to explore the city's buildings, museum's, the colorful street markets and more.

Visit the traditional Port Market and the famous art galleries after visiting the different craft shops of the area. And don't forget to enjoy the lovely Rambla along the city's coastline.

Colonia Uruguay the Coast to Coast Tour

Colonia del Sacramento City Tour

Day 31

Colonia del Sacramento, an old Portuguese city from the XVII century, has been declared Patrimony of Mankind by UNESCO for its architecture.

Embark on a memorable full day tour of Colonia del Sacramento. Walk along the cobblestone streets, visit the old forts and Spanish and Portuguese museums. Explore the downtown, the Ferrando Beach and the Trees Reserve, and the lovely “Rambla” that stretches along the coast up to the famous Real de San Carlos where you will be able to see the “Plaza de Toros,” the "Hippodrome" and old harbor.

Colonia Wine Tasting

Vineyards & Wine Tasting Tour

Day 32

Take a half day private tour to the Vineyards of Montevideo. Uruguay's wine heritage dates back to the Spanish and Italian immigrants that brought the grapevines, about 250 years ago. Today, wine is considered part of Uruguayan culture. Learn the development of wine in Uruguay while visiting some Bodegas in the surrounding areas of Montevideo.

Later, experience the Uruguayan culture through the eyes of a local craftsman whose work has been recognized by UNESCO winning the Award of "Excellence for Handicrafts." Luis Alberto Gutierrez has dedicated his life to creating leather sculptures inspired by local elements of the “Tango,” our “Murgas” and “Candombe." Discover his atelier and home located in downtown Montevideo.

Punta del Este Paez Villaro Villa

Transfer to Punta del Este

Day 33

Your guide will escort you from Montevideo to the Punta del Este Peninsula. Relax on the beach and reflect on your extensive trip through Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. 

Stay in the Punta del Este Serena Hotel and enjoy fantastic views of the ocean.

Cabo Polonio Lighthouse Uruguay Coast to Coast Tour

Excursion to Cabo Polonio

Day 34

Depart from Punta del Este to visit the largest biosphere reserve in the country, endless oceanic white sandy beaches, lagoons, palm trees and more than 220 species of birds.

Enjoy the wonderful local gastronomy at "Cabo Polonio", a charming fishermen's town and visit the lighthouse with its legendary stories of pirates and shipwrecks.

Atchugarry Museum Tour Coast to Coast Tour

Jose Ignacio & Atchugarry Museum Tour

Day 35

Depart from Punta del Este for Jose Ignacio. Jose Ignacio is a peaceful and charming place. The local gastronomy and the small restaurants are wonderful options for lunch or dinner, as they are very well known for their quality.

Later, visit the Pablo Atchugarry Museum, a non-profit organization launched by the sculpture Pablo Atchugarry in 2007. The goal of the museum is to combine nature and art, creating a moving landscape for the viewers. All kinds of artists from musicians to painters, are given the opportunity to share their art here.

The Hand Sculpture Punta del Este Coast to Coast Tour

Free Day in Punta del Este

Day 36

Enjoy a free day in Punta del Este! Relax on the beach and listen to the waves crash against the shore. Or check out the local handicrafts that are sold at Plaza Artigas. Or just maybe, visit the popular Brava Beach, known for its fantastic surf and "The Hand", a giant sculpture of 5 fingers. The day is yours to do is as you wish!

Departure Coast to Coast Tour

Transer to Montevideo & Departure

Day 37

Your guide will escort you from Punta del Este to Montevideo. Then transfer from the city to the Montevideo Airport (MVD) for your flight back home or to another destination!



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