Uruguay tours

Private city tours of Montevideo, Colonia & Punta del Este

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Tour Uruguay in a private air-conditioned vehicle with a bilingual guide who is excited to share the history and secrets of Uruguay’s most emblematic cities.

Tour Montevideo in a private, air-conditioned vehicle. Learn juicy historical background and secrets behind the city’s most beautiful architecture including Montevideo’s hundred-year old agricultural market. Climb the iconic Palacio Salvo for birds eye views of the city. Get a feel for Montevideo’s vibrant carnival and afro-Uruguayan culture. And most importantly taste that mate tea that everyone but everyone is carrying around!

Or check out iconic beach resort Punta del Este or historic UNESCO heritage town, Colonia del Sacramento.

Your private guide will be Tekoa tours. Tekoa is run by Gabriel Santellan, Uruguay born and bred, but who worked for over a decade with a UK-based travel company. Gabriel and his team know all the great places to visit.

If you want, Tekoa can help you on where to go and what to do during the rest of your stay including mapping out your preferred shopping locations and entertainment spots.

After your time with Tekoa, you’ll be ready to explore Uruguay’s most iconic towns armed with the information to get to the best stuff faster.

Available days

Almost all days, pending availability.

What’s included

  • A four-hour private city tour of Montevideo for you and your group, or an all-day tour to Punta and/or Colonia
  • Private transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick up at your accommodation
  • A trilingual guide who is very knowledgeable about the cities
  • Mate tasting
  • Great information about the history and culture of Uruguay
  • Tours in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

What you should know

What makes Tekoa special is they listen to their guests and love to customise your tour as well as covering the main attractions. Let them know the experiences you are looking for!

The tour starts at your pick up point of choice in central Montevideo (includes Ciudad Vieja, Centro, Pocitos and Punta Carretas). If you are staying outside of those areas there will be a surcharge of 15 USD per person.

The tour ends Your end point can be back at your accommodation or at the Port Market—which we call Disneyland for Carnivores.

Looking to dive further into Uruguayan culture? Tekoa also offers football, carnival and tango tours. Contact Clare and Gabriel at Tekoa. They have a huge number of contacts for gastronomy, wineries, history, architecture and other tours. They’ll be delighted to put together a custom tour just for you.

Transfers and city tours Tekoa offers airport transfers throughout Uruguay.


Montevideo tour: Solo tour 320 USD, 2 people 170 USD each, 3 people 150 USD each, 4 people 130 USD each. Significant discounts for seven and more.

Consult for tours beyond Montevideo.


Book direct 24/7 via phone or WhatsApp: +598 99 349 299

If you prefer email: hola@tekoaviajes.com.uy

Their website is under construction! They are too busy wowwing their clients.

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