30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
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Rio de Janeiro — 4 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll explore and learn at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas. Visit Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stop by Shopping Leblon, and take a stroll around Centro Cultural Carioca.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Addis Ababa to Rio de Janeiro. Traveling from Addis Ababa in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande — 5 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
We've included these beaches for you: Aventureiro and Caxadaco Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pico do Papagaio and Aqueduto. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with Aquamarina Mergulho, relax and rejuvenate at Ilha Grande Yoga, visit a coastal fixture at Castelhanos Lighthouse, and enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Paraty.
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Paraty — 5 nights

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Historico and Fabio Marqui Arte. Get in touch with nature at Centro Cultural Sesc Paraty and Galeria Zoom de Fotografia. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Atelier Marcio Franco, admire the landmark architecture of Igreja de Santa Rita, pause for some serene contemplation at Atelier Brasil Goulart, and make a trip to Rua Do Fogo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paraty vacation planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 4 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Paulista Avenue and Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo. Appreciate the collections at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP and Espaco Olavo Setubal. Step out of Sao Paulo to go to Aruja and see Expoaflord, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Paulo Brazil Temple, and take a stroll around The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo.

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Traveling by car from Paraty to Sao Paulo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas — 3 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Take a break from the city and head to Muro Alto Beach and Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ricardo Brennand Institute and Casa Jerimum. Take a break from Porto de Galinhas with a short trip to Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand in Recife, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Enseadinha Beach, explore the galleries of Atelie Gilberto Carcara, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira de Artesanato.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas travel route planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Porto de Galinhas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in September since evenings lows in Porto de Galinhas dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 7 nights

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Visit Baia do Sancho and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha and Ruinas do Antigo Presidio. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Sueste, stroll through Baia dos Porcos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro, and see the interesting displays at Shark Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Brazil travel guide

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Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.
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