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Take a day trip to enjoy the spectacular architecture and rustic charm of Colonia, Uruguay, a favorite of Buenos Aires locals.
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Day Trip by Ferry to Colonia City in Uruguay from Buenos Aires
Day Trip by Ferry to Colonia City in Uruguay from Buenos Aires
Day Trip by Ferry to Colonia City in Uruguay from Buenos Aires
Product Details
Type: Tours around Buenos Aires
Departs From: Buenos Aires
Meeting Point: Hotel pick-up
Duration: 10 hours
Available: Departs daily at 07:30
Price Information
Season : October 01, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Option Regular Group Tour From 1 to 10 pers
Price per adult 244.55 JOD
Price per child 244.55 JOD
Departs daily at 07:30
Description
The atmosphere of the historic Uruguayan town of Colonia del Sacramento is a universe apart from the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires. Just a short boat-ride across the Río de la Plata, Colonia del Sacramento is a popular day-trip or weekend destination among Buenos Aires locals (Porteños).

A visit here offers an exploratory introduction to Argentina's small neighbor through an enticing blend of colonial history, museums and laid-back ambiance.

Colonia enjoys a superb location 180 km west of Montevideo, perched atop a small peninsula jutting out into the great expanse of the Río de la Plata, standing opposite Buenos Aires. Warm light reflects from its bronze waters creating an effect especially impressive at dusk and only further enhancing the town's remarkable beauty.

While its detractors complain that Colonia has been over-restored or that this once sleepy old town is now merely a playground for wealthy Porteños who see it as a suburb of Buenos Aires, it has managed to cling to its rustic charisma thanks to the untainted quality of its classic architecture. Both Colonia's old and modern architecture are now protected as UNESCO world heritage sites.

With its immaculate and luxurious parks and gardens, quiet cobbled streets and miles of nearby beaches, Colonia is a relaxing and well-tended place. Colonia isn't sterile like many other "museum towns" around the world.

Enjoy another plus of this beautiful town, the warm welcome of its inhabitants. Uruguayans are among Latin America's friendliest people.

TOUR SCHEDULE
November to March: time zone difference of one hour between Argentina and Uruguay
07:30 - You will be picked up at the hotel lobby and be driven to the ferry terminal of Buenos Aires. The driver will give you your boat tickets and voucher for lunch and the city tour.
08:00 - Upon arrival at the ferry terminal you will check in with your boat tickets, fill the custom forms and board the ferry.
08:45 - Departure to Colonia. The boat ride should take about an hour.
11:00 - Arrival to Colonia. In the main area of the ferry terminal of Colonia, a representative will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it. You will be taken to downtown Colonia for a 2 hour guided walking tour in the historic and pedestrian area of Colonia. The tour includes the visit to 7 museums: the Municipal Museum, Casa Nacarello, the Portuguese and Spanish Museums, the Archives Museum, the Tile Museum, and the Indigenous Museum.
13:00 - Enjoy your free time for shopping, walking the city, and exploring the nooks and crannies of Colonia.
16:30 - Meet your guide at the meeting point for the transfer back to the ferry terminal. Check in with your boat tickets, fill the custom forms and board the ferry.
18:00 Departure to Buenos Aires.
18:15 (or 22:15) Arrival and transfer back to your hotel.

April to October: same time zone between Argentina and Uruguay
07:30 - You will be picked up at the hotel lobby and be driven to the ferry terminal of Buenos Aires. The driver will give you your boat tickets and voucher for lunch and the city tour.
08:00 - Upon arrival at the ferry terminal you will check in with your boat tickets, fill the custom forms and board the ferry.
08:45 - Departure to Colonia. The boat ride should take about an hour.
10:00 - Arrival to Colonia. In the main area of the ferry terminal of Colonia, a representative will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it. You will be taken to downtown Colonia for a 2 hour guided walking tour in the historic and pedestrian area of Colonia. The tour includes the visit to 7 museums: the Municipal Museum, Casa Nacarello, the Portuguese and Spanish Museums, the Archives Museum, the Tile Museum, and the Indigenous Museum.
14:00 - Enjoy your free time for shopping, walking the city, and exploring the nooks and crannies of Colonia.
15:45, or 16:30 (According to Ferry Schedule): - Meet your guide at the meeting point for the transfer back to the ferry terminal. Check in with your boat tickets, fill the custom forms and board the ferry.
16:45 or 20:00 Departure to Buenos Aires.
18:00 or 21:00 Arrival and transfer back to your hotel.

Includes
- Roundtrip transfers from selected hotels in Buenos Aires*
- Ferry ticket
- Guided Walking Tour
- Entrance Fees to 7 Museums
- Afternoon at leisure
- Bilingual guide (English/Spanish) - City Tour only

Excludes
- Meals and drinks
- Optional activity costs
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses

Please Note
- This tour is non-refundable and cannot be cancelled once booked.

- This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement for operation and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.
- Modifications to tour itinerary are not allowed once booked.
- The tour schedule is subject to changes depending on the departure times of the ferry.
- Tour duration varies depending on the ferry schedule and availability.
- * Transfers are available from/to hotels located in Microcentro (downtown), Recoleta, San Telmo and Puerto Madero. Pick-up and drop-off are not included for hotels located in Palermo.
- The following information of each participant must be provided on your online booking form:
--- Passport names (first & last) for each passenger
--- Date of birth for each passenger
--- Nationality
--- Passport number
How do I contact the Local Tour Operator?
Your Confirmation Voucher includes full information (e.g. local telephone numbers) about the Local Operator. To ensure your peace of mind, we select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination.
How do I book and cancel?

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1. Select date and number of persons. You will be redirected to the Shopping Cart Page.
2. On the Shopping Cart Page, continue shopping or check out.
3. Enter basic travel, name, and payment information in the Check-out Form.


Upon booking, you will receive a voucher by email containing all details about the tour. You can check the status of your booking at anytime.


After you book
Please print the electronic voucher sent to you. It contains the operator's complete contact details and local telephone numbers. Give the voucher to the operator on the day of the activity.


What if I need to change or cancel my booking?
That's ok. We will try to be as flexible as possible. But you must inform us by email of the change or cancellation as soon as possible. The appropriate amount will be credited back to your credit card account. Contact our Customer Service for help with changes or cancellations. Or read our Cancellation Policy.

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Day Trip by Ferry to Colonia City in Uruguay from Buenos Aires
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