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Colonia Del Sacramento
Day 10
13h 38m
Estimate time
9,106 km
Day 11

Travel Tips

Sure, it's wonderful to hear that you're planning your trip to Montevideo, San Gregorio De Polanco, and Colonia Del Sacramento! Here are some tips that may help you:
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit these areas is from October to March when the weather is considerably warm and pleasant.
Route and Accessibility:
You can fly into Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo. From there you can take a bus or rent a car to travel to San Gregorio De Polanco and Colonia Del Sacramento.
Altitude and Acclimatization:
Uruguay is largely a low-lying area, therefore there is little need to worry about altitude sickness.
Accommodation and Booking:
Montevideo, San Gregorio De Polanco, and Colonia Del Sacramento all offer various types of accommodations from luxury hotels to budget hostels. Online booking in advance is always recommended to secure a room in your preferred accommodation, especially during peak tourist season.
Clothing and Essentials:
With a generally warm and humid climate, lightweight, breathable clothing is advised. Do pack some warmer clothing for the evenings or the cooler months. Don't forget your sunblock, hat, and sunglasses.
Health and Safety:
Generally, Uruguay is a safe destination, but regular safety precautions should be taken. Always keep an eye on your belongings and avoid isolated areas late at night. Also, carry the necessary medications and first aid kit.
Local Etiquette and Respect:
Uruguay is a country with strong values of respect and good manners. Greetings are important, and it's common for women to kiss each other on the cheek when meeting. Confirm local traditions with respect to tipping, dressing, and local laws to ensure a cordial relationship with the locals.