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Colonia Del Sacramento
Washington
Day 18
13h 38m
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9,106 km
Day 19
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Travel Tips

Of course, exploring Uruguay's cities like Maldonado, Rocha, Montevideo, Colonia Del Sacramento is an exciting adventure. Here are some travel tips:

Best Time to Visit:
Uruguay has a temperate climate, which makes it possible to visit any time of the year. However, the ideal time to visit is during their summer (December - March) for beach-related activities.

Route and Accessibility:
Starting from Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, you can easily drive or use public transportation to get to other cities.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The highest point in Uruguay is Cerro Catedral, at only 514 meters, so precipitation is not an issue.

Accommodation and Booking:
Booking in advance is always recommended, especially during the peak tourist season of December-February. Uruguay offers a variety of accommodations ranging from budget hostels to luxury resorts.

Clothing and Essentials:
Carry casual and comfortable wear suitable for warm summers and fairly mild winters. Don't forget your swimwear for the beach. Also, pack a good pair of walking shoes to explore the beautiful streets of these cities.

Health and Safety:
Uruguay is considered to be one of the safest countries in Latin America, but standard precautions should be taken. Remember to have travel insurance in place.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Uruguayans are known for their friendliness and hospitality. When meeting someone, it is customary to greet with a kiss on the cheek. Also, punctuality is not a strong cultural norm here, so don't be surprised if things run a bit late.

Lastly, respect their customs and traditions, especially when joining any local festivals or public events. Enjoy your trip!