2017 Uruguay Trip

Join us February 13-17, 2017 for a 5-day/4-night adventure visiting and learning about the Manos del Uruguay organization!


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Day 1: Montevideo
– Transportation from airport to 4 Points by Sheraton hotel in Montevideo
– Afternoon visit to the Manos del Uruguay headquarters (approx. 3.5 hours).
– Free evening in Montevideo


Day 2: Montevideo/Melo
– Transportation from Montevideo to Melo (approx. 6 hours), with a stop along the way for lunch.
– Accommodation at Hotel Juana in Melo.

Day 3: Cooperative visit & Dye Workshop/Melo
– After breakfast, travel to Plácido Rosas (approx. 1.5 hours).
– Visit the Dragón Cooperative when many of the Manos yarns are created and partake in a dye workshop with the artisans.
– Travel back to Melo for lunch (approx. 1.5 hours).
– Afternoon tour of Melo, including the Regional History Museum.
– Free evening in Melo.
– Accommodation at Hotel Juana in Melo.

Day 4: Cooperative visit/Montevideo
– After breakfast, travel to Fraile Muerto (approx. 45 mins).
– Visit the Fraile Muerto Cooperative when many of the Manos yarns are created.
– Travel back to Montevideo with a stop for lunch along the way.
– Accommodation at 4 Points by Sheraton hotel in Montevideo.

Day 5: Montevideo
– Transportation from hotel to airport.


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– Private services with bilingual guide.
– 2 nights at 4 Points Sheraton Montevideo (breakfast included).
– 2 nights at Hotel Juana (breakfast included).
– Lunches on days 2, 3, and 4.

Not included:
– Airfare and airport taxes.
– Services not detailed in the program.
– Meals and beverages that are NOT detailed in the Program.
– Early Check-In or Late Check-Out at Hotels.
– Tips for Guides.
– Extra expenses during tours or at hotels.

$990 per person single occupancy
$820 per person double occupancy

Payment policies:
50% deposit due by Monday December 12th
Remaining balance due by Thursday January 12th
Flight information due by January 30th.
Cancellation policy: 100% refund up to Thursday January 12th. 50% refund between Thursday January 12th and Monday January 30th. No refund after Monday January 30th.

Check payments are preferable. We can also take a credit card but will require an additional 2.5%  for Visa, MC and Discover or 3.5% for American Express. We are not making money on this trip so this is simply to cover the added expense of processing your payment with a credit card.

Email us at info@fairmountfibers.com

Please let us know ASAP if you require special accommodations i.e. a special diet, wheelchair accessibility, etc.