9 days in Rio de Janeiro & Uruguay Itinerary

9 days in Rio de Janeiro & Uruguay Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Maldonado, Uruguay
— 2 nights
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Montevideo, Uruguay
— 3 nights

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, learn about all things military at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, and take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip maker site.

Denver, USA to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Rio de Janeiro is 4 hours. Traveling from Denver in February, things will get warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 90°F and lows about 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Maldonado.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Must see
Copacabana Beach
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Maldonado, Uruguay

Maldonado ©
One of the larger cities in the country, Maldonado draws visitors primarily interested in the city's coastline and the wider region's beaches.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get great views at Mirador Punta Ballena, then admire the masterpieces at Museo – Taller de Casapueblo, then don't miss a visit to The Fingers of Punta del Este, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Brava. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo Del Mar, snap pictures at Puente Leonel Viera, then stroll through Playa Mansa, and finally kick back and relax at Playa Montoya.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Maldonado trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Maldonado in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, Maldonado is a bit cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 77°F and lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Montevideo.

Things to do in Maldonado

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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Montevideo, Uruguay

Montevideo ©
With a rich cultural scene and plenty of developed beaches, Montevideo vacations appeal to a growing number of visitors from around the world.
On the 18th (Thu), take a stroll through Pocitos, go for a walk through Rambla de Montevideo, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio Taranco, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palacio Legislativo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Montevideo, admire the striking features of Palacio Salvo, then make a trip to Plaza Independencia, and finally stop by Ciudad Vieja.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Montevideo trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Maldonado to Montevideo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Montevideo can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montevideo

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
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Neighborhood
Pocitos
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