Countryside & Coast
- Full Itinerary
- Price & Contact
- Colonia del Sacramento
- Punta del Este
- Cabo Polonio
- estancia Guardia del Monte
- 8 days / 7 nights
- all transfer
- all breakfast
- 6 lunch
- 2 dinner
- NH Columbia **** - Montevideo
- Hotel Las Cumbres
- Estancia Guardia del Monte
- Hotel La Pedrera
Day 01: Montevideo:
Arrival and reception at Carrasco's International Airport. Transfer to the hotel. City tour visiting Montevideo's most important attractions and the typical Mercado del Puerto, where we will have lunch. (Lunch included).
Day 2: Montevideo - Colonia - Montevideo
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Tres Cruces' bus station in order to take a bus to Colonia Del Sacramento. City tour visiting Colonia's most important attractions. Colonia is an old city which has been declared World Heritage by the UNESCO. We will visit the little stone streets, old edifications, forts, Spanish and Portuguese Museums, the port, downtown, the Ferrando Beach, the wonderful Coastal Rambla which borders Colonia from the Old City to the "Real de San Carlos" where we will visit the bullring, the horses' race course and the old port. Lunch at Meson de la Plaza (included). Transfer to bs terminal and regular bus to Montevideo. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 3: Punta del Este & Cabo Polonio
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to Punta Del Este, where we will visit Casapueblo, a strange construction designed by the famous Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró, where we will visit his atelier. Once in Punta del Este, we will visit the Mansa and Brava Beaches as well as the residential neighborhoods of Beverly Hills, San Rafael and Cantegril Golf. We will cross the strange undulated bridge of "La Barra" and then transfer to Las Cumbres Boutique Hotel. Accommodation at Las Cumbres.
Day 4: Cabo Polonio - Estancia Guardia del Monte
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to Cabo Polonio where we will cross the sand dunes in 4x4 vehicles (or horseback) until we reach the coast of this cozy fishing town. We will have lunch at "La Perla" (The Pearl), a little local Posada with a view to the sea. We will then visit one of the world's biggest Sea Lions Reserve. After lunch, we will continue our trip to the typical Estancia "Guardia Del Monte", located at the shores of the Castillos Lagoon. Dinner and lodging are included in this Estancia.
Day 5: Estancia Guardia del Monte:
Breakfast at the estancia. Visit to the Ombues' Forest, one of the few that still exist. Full Day dedicated to enjoy the estancia and its surroundings. You will be able to practice several activities like: horse-riding, fishing, bird-watching, and swimming at the Castillos Lagoon. Lunch, dinner and lodging are included at this estancia.
Day 6: Playa La Pedrera
Breakfast at the estancia and transfer to La Pedrera. Day at leisure to make optional excursions. We suggest the visit to Rocha Palm Groves, where we will visit the palm trees and the Black Lagoon. We will have lunch near the lagoon. In the afternoon we will visit the Ficus Forest and the Hill, where we will appreciate the spectacular view of the countryside. We will then return to La Pedrera.
Day 7: Playa La Pedrera
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to enjoy the beach.
Day 8: Montevideo
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Montevideo Airport.
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