10 days in Brazil Itinerary

10 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 1 night
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Ubatuba
— 2 nights
Bus to Sao Paulo, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Sao Paulo

— 1 night

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 13th (Sat), take a stroll through Liberdade, then don't miss a visit to Paulista Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On your second day here, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Sao Paulo road trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Sao Paulo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Sao Paulo hover around 81°F and lows are around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks
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Ubatuba

— 2 nights

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Prumirim Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Itamambuca Beach, then stroll through Praia Grande, and finally steep yourself in history at Ruinas do Presidio da Ilha Anchieta. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Felix Beach.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ubatuba trip planner.

Drive from Sao Paulo to Ubatuba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to Ubatuba. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, and then look for gifts at Artesanato Chocolate Caseiro Tres Fronteiras. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Bela Vista Biological Refuge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, then steep yourself in history at Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and finally examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu journey builder tool.

Getting from Ubatuba to Foz do Iguacu by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Rio de Janeiro

— 3 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 19th (Fri), go for a walk through Avenida Atlantica, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, then kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, and finally make a trip to Escadaria Selaron. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro travel planning app.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in March, Rio de Janeiro is a bit warmer at night with lows of 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
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Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
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.