12 days in Argentina, Uruguay & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

12 days in Argentina, Uruguay & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
— 1 night
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Montevideo, Uruguay
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
— 2 nights

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Usina del Arte and Plazoleta Julio Cortazar. For shopping fun, head to Unicenter or Avenida Santa Fe. Change things up with these side-trips from Buenos Aires: La Plata (Estadio Ciudad de La Plata & Catedral de la Plata) and Puerto de Frutos (in Tigre). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Palacio de Aguas Corrientes, steep yourself in history at Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo, buy something for everyone on your list at Galerias Pacifico, and examine the collection at Fundacion Proa.

For photos and tourist information, use the Buenos Aires road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Jorge Newbery Airpark and Ministro Pistarini International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Buenos Aires are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Colonia del Sacramento.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

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Usina del Arte ©
Usina del Arte
Unicenter ©
Unicenter
Feira de San Telmo ©
Feira de San Telmo

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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Colonia del Sacramento ©
Sleepy cobbled streets lined with pastel-colored houses lead down to the water in Colonia del Sacramento.
On the 20th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Antik Objetos con Alma, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Ferrando, then make a trip to Muelle del Puerto de Yates, and finally stop by Plaza Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at De La Plaza, then look for gifts at Almacen La Carlota, and then see the interesting displays at Granja Colonia.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Colonia del Sacramento road trip app.

Getting from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento by ferry takes about 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Colonia del Sacramento are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Montevideo.

Things to do in Colonia del Sacramento

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Antik Objetos con Alma ©
Antik Objetos con Alma
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Playa Ferrando ©
Playa Ferrando

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Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at 1972 Museum, make a trip to Montevideo Sign, then try your luck at Sofitel Montevideo Casino, and finally browse the different shops at Montevideo Shopping.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Montevideo tour planning tool.

Getting from Colonia del Sacramento to Montevideo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Montevideo, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

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Montevideo Shopping
Montevideo Shopping
Acatras del Mercado - Galeria de Arte ©
Acatras del Mercado - Galeria de Arte
Sofitel Montevideo Casino ©
Sofitel Montevideo Casino

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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
On the 24th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Avenida Jorge Schimmelpfeng, then examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland, then contemplate the waterfront views at Iguacu River, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Tancredo Neves. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Cataratas JL Shopping, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Ipora Lenda Show.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu holiday planner.

Getting from Montevideo to Foz do Iguacu by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montevideo in April, with highs in Foz do Iguacu at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Puerto Iguazu.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Nature · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Iguacu River ©
Iguacu River
Ipora Lenda Show ©
Ipora Lenda Show
Cataratas JL Shopping ©
Cataratas JL Shopping

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Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

Puerto Iguazu ©
The gateway to a national park inscribed on the World Heritage List, growing Puerto Iguazu sits on the confluence of two major rivers near the border with Paraguay and Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to La Casa de Las Botellas and then stop by Capriccio Alfajores & Gourmet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Iguazu road trip site.

Puerto Iguazu is just a stone's throw from Foz do Iguacu. April in Puerto Iguazu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Iguazu

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

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Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Capriccio Alfajores & Gourmet ©
Capriccio Alfajores & Gourmet
La Casa de Las Botellas ©
La Casa de Las Botellas

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