Starting in Montevideo, Uruguay, or for those who are inBuenos Aires because Montevideo is in the other side of the Río de la Plata in a short journey of 2 hours crossing the river.
From there 130 km separate the capital of the country from one of the best destination of the country: Punta del Este, a seaside city and peninsula on the Atlantic Coast.
Although Punta del Este is one of the most popular resorts inSouth America, still has natural areas , especially in its coastline, with rocky points, dunes , hills, marshes, lakes and coastal lagoons, plus several reserves of grasslands. Out of the city are found several natural reserves that are important for migrant terns, gulls, plovers and sandpipers that arrive in large numbers during Spring and Summer. Punta del Este has one of the most important wetland reserves in Uruguay and is the only place where the Chilean Flamingo occurs in the country, mostly in winter..