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Punta Del Este
Day 9
13h 53m
Estimate time
9,285 km
Day 10

Travel Tips

Absolutely! Uruguay offers wonderful cities to explore such as Montevideo, La Paloma and Punta Del Este. Here are some travel tips for a comfortable and safe trip:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Uruguay, specifically Montevideo, La Paloma and Punta Del Este, is during their summer, from October to March. However, December to February is the peak tourist season.

Route and Accessibility:
Montevideo is well connected by flights from major cities around the globe. From Montevideo, Punta Del Este is around 2 hours' drive away and La Paloma is around 4 hours away. Regular bus services are also available.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
Uruguay is mostly plains and small hills, so altitude sickness isn't an issue here.

Accommodation and Booking:
You would find a variety of accommodations in these cities from luxury to budget hotels. Book your accommodations well in advance especially in the high tourist season (December to February).

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack comfortable clothing according to the weather. During summer, it can get really hot so light cotton clothes are perfect. Don't forget to pack a good sunblock, hat and sunglasses for protection.

Health and Safety:
Tap water is safe to drink in Uruguay, but if you have a sensitive stomach, opt for bottled water. Carry a basic first-aid kit with essentials. Also, be attentive of your belongings in crowded places.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Uruguay is a very friendly and respectful country. Maintain politeness in your interactions. Although not a necessity, learning a few phrases in Spanish will help you connect with the locals.

Enjoy your trip!