11 days in Brazil Itinerary

11 days in Brazil Itinerary

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11 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre
1
Porto Alegre
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Brasilia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Fortaleza
— 3 nights
End: Fortaleza

1
night
Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre ©
On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre, view the masterpieces at Galeria Hipotetica, then engage your brain at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS, and finally stroll around Parque Farroupilha.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Porto Alegre planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Porto Alegre. In November in Porto Alegre, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre ©
Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre
Parque Farroupilha ©
Parque Farroupilha

2
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
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 17th (Sun): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, make a trip to Paulista Avenue, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and finally wander the streets of Liberdade.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Porto Alegre to Sao Paulo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Scuba & Snorkeling
Liberdade ©
Liberdade

2
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.
On the 19th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then stroll through Praia de Ipanema, then stroll through Pedra do Arpoador, and finally kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Grumari.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro attractions website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Sao Paulo in November, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Grumari ©
Praia de Grumari

2
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Brasilia to Luziania to see Clube Pescar about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Brasilia, pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida Dom Bosco, and admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Brasilia trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November since evenings lows in Brasilia dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Brasilia

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Clube Pescar
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Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves ©
Clube Pescar ©
Clube Pescar
Parque Olhos D'agua ©
Parque Olhos D'agua

3
nights
Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Iracema Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Futuro, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Cristo Rei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Praia de Morro Branco.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fortaleza trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Brasilia to Fortaleza in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Brasilia in November since evenings lows in Fortaleza dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Praia de Futuro ©
Praia de Futuro
Praia de Morro Branco ©
Praia de Morro Branco
Iracema Beach ©
Iracema Beach

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