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Montevideo Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) Tours and Activities

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One of the most important public squares in the Uruguayan capital, Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) divides Montevideo’s Old Town (Ciudad Vieja) and downtown areas. Several of the city’s most famous landmarks are located here, including the Salvo Palace (Palacio Salvo), Solis Theater (Teatro Solís), and Executive Tower (Torre Ejecutiva).

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Highlights of Montevideo - for cruise passengers

Highlights of Montevideo - for cruise passengers

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Make the most of your time at shore and discover the highlights of the Uruguayan capital on 3-hour guided tour. Visit key landmarks in the Old City such as the Port Market, Independence Square, the Legislative Palace, and the El Prado neighborhood. Learn about the history of Montevideo from your tour guide and enjoy many stops for photos before heading back to your cruise ship.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$45.00
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US$45.00
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City Tour Montevideo

City Tour Montevideo

Beautiful half day tour visiting the most attractive points of the city. You will be able to know the Old City, of rich architecture, the Port Market, the Center of the city, the Plaza Independencia, the Legislative Palace, the romantic neighborhood known as "El Prado" , with its green parks and beautiful monuments, the Centenario Stadium, home of the first FIFA world cup and the elegant residential neighborhoods, and beaches along the exceptional "Rambla", where the sign with the word "Montevideo"is located.
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  • 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$25.00
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US$25.00
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The Best Montevideo City Tour

The Best Montevideo City Tour

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Get an introduction to Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, on a 3-hour city sightseeing tour — perfect for those short on time. Travel by coach with your knowledgeable guide, and step off the bus to view prominent landmarks around Independence Plaza and other city hot spots. See Parliament Palace; venture into the residential barrios of Carrasco, Punta Gorda and Pocitos; and stroll along the coastal avenue, Rambla of Montevideo. Round-trip hotel transport included.
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  • 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$33.00
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US$33.00
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Best Private Montevideo Shore Excursion: City Tour. Optional WineTasting Tour.

Best Private Montevideo Shore Excursion: City Tour. Optional WineTasting Tour.

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See the top attractions of Montevideo on a private shore excursion with your very own guide. You’ll visit several coastal barrios, stroll the Rambla of Montevideo —  a coastal esplanade — and view historic landmarks in the capital such as Independence Plaza, Constitution Square and Parliament Palace. Along the way, learn about Montevideo history, architecture and culture. Opt to extend your half-day excursion with a winemaking tour at a local vineyard and a tasting of Uruguay’s award-winning tannat wine.
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  • 6 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$145.30
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US$145.30
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Best Private & Personalized City Tour in Montevideo

Best Private & Personalized City Tour in Montevideo

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Private and personalized experience to let you know the best of our city. Only for you and your group, without sharing, which allows you to optimize time and day. We are a small family company that we love what we do and we love teaching our city to tourist from all over the world. Our mission is to make you feel at home, in a relaxed and decontracted environment. We jealously care for the comfort and safety of you and your group during the trip and we are available to meet each of your expectations. We will take you to visit the most important tourist points of our beautiful city, if something is not to your liking you can skip some point and add another without problems. Start earlier or later, whatever works best for you, we will do our best to make you feel at home and never forget our beautiful city Come and have fun with us, you will not be disappointed.
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  • 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$150.00
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US$150.00
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Best Private & Personalized City Tour for cruise passengers (full day)

Best Private & Personalized City Tour for cruise passengers (full day)

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We offer our travelers and tourists a Private and Personalized Tour in a relaxed and fun environment, making you feel as if you were at home. Just for you and your group, without sharing, which allows you to optimize time and day. Undoubtedly the best option is to visit Montevideo with us Our purpose at the end of the trip will not only be a beautiful memory of our city but also know that you will have a friend when you like to return to our country. We jealously care for the comfort and safety of our travelers during their trip and we are available to meet each of your expectations. We will take you to visit the most important tourist points of our beautiful city, if something is not to your liking you can skip some point and add another without problems. Start earlier or later, whatever works best for you, we will do our best to make you feel at home and never forget our beautiful city. Come and have fun with us, you will not be disappointed
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$170.00
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US$170.00
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Montevideo and Wine Tasting Tour - for cruise passengers

Montevideo and Wine Tasting Tour - for cruise passengers

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Combine a comprehensive tour of Montevideo with a local winery visit on a single tour. All round-trip transportation is provided, and you’ll check off all the important sites in town by following your guide’s carefully curated itinerary. Highlights include Batlle y Ordoñez park, Ciudad Vieja, Plaza Independencia, and others. Wind up with a tour and tasting at a Uruguayan vineyard, including samples of four native wines.
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  • 6 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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US$89.00
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US$89.00
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Montevideo Highlights

Montevideo Highlights

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We don't want to be known as just another toursim company, we want to share with you our passion for travel and adventure South Experiences is a company specialized in cruise passengers. We adapt to all arrival modifications. A great little city. Called the Switzerland of America! Uruguay will welcome you with a combination of history and modernity in a small city. The kindness of its citizens will make you feel at home. Know their best places in a 3-hour tour where you will go from being in the oldest part of the city to the most modern buildings in just 5 minutes by car. The culture of mate, tango and candombe overflow their streets to share with their visitors a beautiful day. Declared the safest city in America, it becomes an unbeatable place to share with your family and friends.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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US$500.00
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City Tour Montevideo

City Tour Montevideo

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With key sites set miles apart, exploring Montevideo can be a challenge without vehicle transport. See the Old City, Port Market, city center, Plaza Independencia, Centenario Stadium, La Rambla, and El Prado’s parks and monuments on a half-day Montevideo tour that combines photo stops with a fascinating overview of the city; it’s a perfect introduction and a great way to discover the places you’d like to visit in greater depth.
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  • 3 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$28.00
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US$28.00
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BEST Cruise Passanger - Shared Tours

BEST Cruise Passanger - Shared Tours

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We don't want to be known as just another toursim company, we want to share with you our passion for travel and adventure South Experiences is a company specialized in cruise passengers. We adapt to all arrival modifications. Excellent service.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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US$47.31
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US$47.31

City Tour, the best option for small groups

City Tour, the best option for small groups

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I offer a private tour service in Montevideo where the security and convenience of the service gives them a bonus that will allow them to take a very pleasant memory of our city
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$100.00
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US$100.00
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Multi Day City Tour in Montevideo

Multi Day City Tour in Montevideo

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Grupos-pequeños Guías-profesionales Vans-confortables. Itinerarios-flexibles. Calidez-y-cordialidad
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  • 3 days
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US$1,090.00
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US$1,090.00
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Exclusive City Tour of Montevideo

Exclusive City Tour of Montevideo

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Your tour begins when you meet your professional guide at your hotel or pier and climb aboard an air-conditioned vehicle. Discover the Old Town on a guided tour, ( Catedral de Montevideo, Puerta de ciudad vieja, Plaza Independencia, Palacio Salvo) Visit the Port Market. Explore the 24km-long Rambla Take the best picture of Pocitos area on Montevideo Words. Visit the Congres Palace
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes to 3 hours
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US$147.18
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US$147.18
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Small Group Tour - Montevideo City Tour Experience

Small Group Tour - Montevideo City Tour Experience

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Benefit from the convenience of included round-trip transportation on this private multi-stop tour of Montevideo. No need to rent a car or puzzle with directions; your dedicated driver/guide will take care of the details and you can focus on the best sights of the Uruguayan capital. Visit at leas 10 attractions and enjoy personalized attention and in-depth commentary from your guide.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$135.00
Price varies by group size
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US$135.00
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City Tour Montevideo

City Tour Montevideo

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The Capital of Uruguay is a beautiful city that faces the Río de la Plata. Its landscaped neighborhoods, its rich building heritage, its beautiful Rambla, make this city one of the most beautiful and visited in South America.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$26.00
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US$26.00

Pack 5: Tour Montevideo, Punta del Este & Wine Tasting Tour

Pack 5: Tour Montevideo, Punta del Este & Wine Tasting Tour

This pack includes 3 activities to get to know two of the most important places and a day in countryside to chill out while tasting the best Uruguayan wine. Montevideo: Half day tour visiting the highlights of the city. (Old City, Port Market, downtown, Plaza Independencia, Palacio Legislativo, the neighborhood known as "El Prado", Estadio Centenario, home of the first FIFA world cup and the residential neighborhoods, and beaches along the Rambla. Punta del Este: Full day tour to know the most important seaside resorts in Uruguay. It includes a visit to Piriápolis, then Casapueblo, the house-sculpture of the Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró (entry not included). Finally, in Punta del Este, the main neighborhoods, the undulating bridge of La Barra de Maldonado, the Brava and Mansa beaches, La Mano monument and finally the peninsula (downtown). Winery: Tour around vineyards, cellar and winery to learn about the winemaking process. Secondly guests will enjoy a guided wine tasting.
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  • 3 days
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$135.00
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US$135.00
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Montevideo customized tour by a family group sharing a home babecue lunch

Montevideo customized tour by a family group sharing a home babecue lunch

Suggested with the sense of a native family. But can be adaptable and taylor made in case of private groups.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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US$600.00
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US$600.00
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PACK 6: Tour Montevideo, Punta del Este & Colonia

PACK 6: Tour Montevideo, Punta del Este & Colonia

Montevideo: Half day tour visiting the highlights of the city. (Old City, Port Market, downtown, Plaza Independencia, Palacio Legislativo, the neighborhood known as "El Prado", Estadio Centenario, home of the first FIFA world cup and the residential neighborhoods, and beaches along the Rambla. Punta del Este: Full day tour to know the most important seaside resorts in Uruguay. (It includes a visit to Piriápolis, then the tour continues to Casapueblo, the well-known house - sculpture of the Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró (entry not included). Finally, in Punta del Este, we will visit the main neighborhoods, the undulating bridge of La Barra de Maldonado, the Brava and Mansa beaches, La Mano monument and finally the peninsula (downtown). Colonia: a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its well-preserved architectural wealth. We will do a memorable full-day tour to know its stone streets, its old buildings, remains of fortifications and the Spanish and Portuguese museums, etc.
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  • 3 days
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US$149.00
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US$149.00

Ramble through Montevideo's culture and history with this audio walking tour

Ramble through Montevideo's culture and history with this audio walking tour

Take a self-guided GPS audio walk with Alberto Rodriguez, a historian from New York who'll tell the story of Montevideo's Old City. He'll uncover its most colourful decades, from the 1870s through to the roaring 1920s, when there was rapid development here, led by a diverse group of industrialists. Behind today's facades, you'll find bawdy entertainment, exciting sports and a cast of fascinating characters.
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  • 55 minutes to 3 hours
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US$5.20
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US$5.20

PACK 2: Transfer in - Tour Montevideo - Punta del Este - Transfer out

PACK 2: Transfer in - Tour Montevideo - Punta del Este - Transfer out

Get to know both Montevideo and Punta del Este with this convenient tour pack that also explores airport transfers. Planning both of these tours as well as booking airport transfers could be a logistical headache; booking this single package takes care of everything. You'll get a comprehensive tour of the Uruguayan capital as well as its most famous beach scene. Airport pickup and drop-off seal the deal for convenience.
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  • 4 days
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  • Taking safety measures
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US$110.00
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US$110.00
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Photos and tour of downtown Montevideo

Photos and tour of downtown Montevideo

I love to photograph the travelers who come to Montevideo, so they can take a nice memory of this city. With this tour you will not only get the photos, you will also enjoy a fun and interesting tour, so that when you see each photo you remember a little the history and culture of the place where you have been and the most striking curiosities of this beautiful country.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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US$32.00
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US$32.00

Montevideo Full Moderno Completo (PM)

Montevideo Full Moderno Completo (PM)

Come along for a 3-hour together with a professional guide in Montevideo. Start the tour in Old City, where you can see the Square Independencia. Visit Panoramic see view 360 Montevideo. Through July 18th, walk main central avenue to the Legislative Palace. From the Farmer's Market, go to Batlle Park home of the Centenario Stadium, a monument of world football. Pocitos Beach and Kibon Center are worth the stop for photos. Daily hotel pick up departures 15:00 pm. Tour has a capacity of 44 people.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$22.00
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US$22.00
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PACK 4: Tour Montevideo & Punta del Este

PACK 4: Tour Montevideo & Punta del Este

Montevideo: Half day tour visiting the highlights of the city. It starts in the Old City, the Port Market, the dodwntown, the Plaza Independencia, the Legislative Palace, the neighborhood known as "El Prado",the Centenario Stadium, home of the first FIFA world cup and the residential neighborhoods, and beaches along the "Rambla", where the sign with the word "Montevideo" is located. Punta del Este: Full day tour to know the most important seaside resorts in Uruguay. On the way we will visit Piriápolis, (stops opposite the iconic Hotel Argentino and Cerro San Antonio). Then the tour continues to Casapueblo, the well-known house - sculpture of the Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró (entry not included). Finally, already in Punta del Este, we will visit the main neighborhoods, the undulating bridge of La Barra de Maldonado, the Brava and Mansa beaches, La Mano monument and finally the peninsula (downtown). Free time for lunch and activities. Departure to Montevideo in the afternoon.
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  • 2 days
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$70.00
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US$70.00
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Horseback riding - for cruise passengers

Horseback riding - for cruise passengers

You may have the opportunity to enjoy the most amazing horseback ride of your life! After the departure from the Port of Montevideo, a professional tour guide will show you around some of the highlights of Montevideo to continue to the place where the horseback ride will take place. Once there, one of the owners of the place will hold a talk about security measures. After that, the horseback ride begins; the tour combines countryside and the coast of the Río de la Plata (1 hour approx.) In addition to all that, a typical lunch is included in the field (beef, salad, dessert, 1 soda – passengers should pay drinks). Return to the port.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$165.00
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US$165.00
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What are Montevideo Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) hours of operation?
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Montevideo Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) hours of operation: Daily. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Montevideo Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Montevideo Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Montevideo Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Montevideo Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) costs USD 5.20. Guided Montevideo Independence Plaza (Plaza Independencia) tours start around USD 5.20 per person.
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