10 days in Rio de Janeiro & Armacao dos Buzios Itinerary

10 days in Rio de Janeiro & Armacao dos Buzios Itinerary

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10 days in Rio de Janeiro & Armacao dos Buzios Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 3 nights
End: Rio de Janeiro

6
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Praia de Ipanema and Corcovado Christ the Redeemer. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, take a stroll through Santa Teresa, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Rio de Janeiro. In March in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

3
nights
Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©
Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): learn about all things military at San Matheus Fort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Joao Fernandes Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Forte.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Armacao dos Buzios trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cabo Frio, Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia
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Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia ©
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia
Praia do Forte ©
Praia do Forte
Geriba Beach ©
Geriba Beach

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