32 days in Brazil Itinerary

32 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 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
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
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5
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
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6
Brasilia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 2 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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Recife
— 1 night
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Salvador
— 1 night
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Rio de Janeiro — 5 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ilha Fiscal and The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian. We've included these beaches for you: Copacabana Beach and Vermelha Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, stroll through Pedra do Arpoador, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and explore the world behind art at Museu Chacara do Ceu.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro vacation maker app.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Addis Ababa to Rio de Janeiro, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Addis Ababa in August: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough 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.
Visit Aventureiro and Meros Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some historical perspective at Aqueduto and Igreja de Sao Sebastiao. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio, get a new perspective on things with Aquamarina Mergulho, explore the ancient world of Ruinas do Lazareto, and see the interesting displays at Ecomuseu Ilha Grande.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Ilha Grande day trip planning website.

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. August in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paraty.
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Paraty — 4 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.
Appreciate the collections at Centro Cultural Sesc Paraty and Fabio Marqui Arte. Escape the urban bustle at Centro Historico and Centro Historico de Paraty. There's still lots to do: stroll through The Gold Path, stop by Livraria de Paraty, view the masterpieces at Galeria Aecio Sarti, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Atelier Brasil Goulart.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Sao Paulo.
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Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

Sao Paulo — 2 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Afro Brazil Museum, then don't miss a visit to Sao Paulo Brazil Temple, and then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip itinerary planner.

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 August in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Foz do Iguacu.
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Foz do Iguacu — 1 night

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Brasilia.
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Brasilia — 2 nights

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Espaco Lucio Costa, then get engrossed in the history at Memorial JK, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Shin Buddhist Pure Land - Brasilia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario da Mae Rainha e Vencedora Tres Vezes Admiravel de Schoenstatt.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Brasilia attractions planning website.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Brasilia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Brasilia sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Alto Paraiso de Goias — 2 nights

Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then admire the sheer force of Almecegas I Waterfalls.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Alto Paraiso de Goias trip planning website.

You can drive from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas — 2 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach and then kick back and relax at Camboa Beach.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas sightseeing site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas. In September in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 5 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha and Fernando de Noronha Memorial. We've included these beaches for you: Baia do Sancho and Baia dos Porcos. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Americano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro, and see the interesting displays at Shark Museum.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly to Recife.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:

Recife — 1 night

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): gain insight at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand and then examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Recife day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Recife takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Recife, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Recife sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Salvador.
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Salvador — 1 night

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 16th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Do Senhor Do Bonfim.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salvador trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Recife to Salvador in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Salvador sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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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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