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Argentina/Uruguay – Itinerary & Planning

November 21, 2011

We are making a 10-day trip to Argentina and Uruguay in December 2011 and this is what we have prepared so far. You will learn more as we start the trip and keep writing more about our experiences.

Keep checking this post for updates as we add costs for a lot of trips and excursions.

Where: Argentina and Uruguay
Places to visit: Buenos Aires, Iguazu Falls, Montevideo, Colonia
Modes of transport: Airlines, Ferry, Public Transport
When: December 2011
Who: Four backpackers

Planning

List
We made a list of all the destinations we wanted to cover in one week and how much each leg will cost in terms of USD (payments are accepted in ARS and UYU). This included airline tickets, bus, ferry, taxi and any other public transportation.

Visa
Information coming soon

Map

Argentina / Uruguay Trip Map

Argentina / Uruguay Trip Map

1 – Buenos Aires
2 – Iguazu Falls
3 – Montevideo
4 – Colonia del Sacramento

Itinerary

  • Prices or rates are indicative in USD but can be different depending on the exchange rates. The corresponding and actual rates in either ARS and/or UYU are mentioned in the Notes column.
  • Prices or rates for car rental, food & drinks and taxi fare are estimated numbers. Actuals may vary.
  • Estimates for transportation will be added as and when available.
  • All prices are per person. Hostels are per person, per night.
Day Where Est. Cost Notes
1 Buenos Aires $2,520
$27
$20
$11
LAX-EZE via Air Canada. Booked via Dada Tours
Hostel: Portal del Sur
Meals
Taxi from EZE to city center
2 Buenos Aires – Iguazu Falls $427
$8
$20
$5
AEP-IGR via LAN Airlines
Hostel: Marcopolo Inn
Meals
Taxi from city center to AEP
3 Iguazu Falls – Buenos Aires $19
$20
$5
Hostel: Portal del Sur
Meals
Taxi from AEP to city center
4 Buenos Aires $19
$20
Hostel: Portal del Sur
Meals
5 Buenos Aires $19
$20
Hostel: Portal del Sur
Meals
6 Buenos Aires – Montevideo $18
$185
$20
Hostel: Red Hostel
Ferry – Buquebus.com – BUE-MVD and COL-BUE
Meals
7 Montevideo – Colonia del Sacramento $25
$18
$20
Bus – one-way
Hostel: El Viajero
Meals
8 Colonia del Sacramento – Buenos Aires $18
$20
Hostel: Tango Backpackers
Meals
9 Buenos Aires $18
$20
Hostel: Tango Backpackers
Meals
10 Buenos Aires – Los Angeles $20
$11
Meals
Taxi from city center to EZE
Total Costs (so far) $3,553

 

Hostels

Buenos Aires
Portal del Sur
Price: $18 – $27 per person, per night
Address: Hipólito Yrigoyen 855, Buenos Aires
Tel: +54-11-4342-8788
Website: portaldelsurba.com.ar

Tango Backpackers
Price: $18 – $27 per person, per night
Address: Paraguay 4601, Buenos Aires
Tel: +54-11-4776-6871
Website: www.tangobp.com

Iguazu Falls / Puerto Iguazu
Marcopolo Inn
Price: $8 – $18 per person, per night
Address: Av. Cordoba 158, Puerto Iguazu
Tel: +54-3757-425559
Website: www.marcopoloinniguazu.com

Montevideo
Red Hostel Montevideo
Price: $18 – $27 per person, per night
Tel: +598-2908-851
Website: www.redhostel.com

Colonia del Sacramento
El Viajero
Price: $18 – $27 per person, per night
Address: Washington Barbot 164, Colonia del Sacramento
Tel: +598-4522-2683
Website: www.elviajerocolonia.com



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