11 days in Brazil Itinerary

11 days in Brazil Itinerary

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11 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Drive:  7​h
1
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Betim
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Petropolis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Paraty
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
End: Curitiba

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.
You've added Parque Ibirapuera, Livraria Cultura, Eataly Sao Paulo, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): pick up some new knowledge with Eataly Sao Paulo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Paulista Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then look for gifts at Livraria Cultura.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip itinerary app .

Curitiba to Sao Paulo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Betim.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Classes Parks
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

4
nights
Betim

Betim ©
Betim is a city in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, So Marcas Outlet and Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte. When in Betim, make a side trip to see Inhotim in Brumadinho, approximately 40 minutes away.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Betim trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sao Paulo to Betim. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Petropolis.

Things to do in Betim

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, Inhotim, So Marcas Outlet
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Inhotim ©
Inhotim
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto ©
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto

1
night
Petropolis

Petropolis ©
Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.
Imperial Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Imperial Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Petropolis journey planner .

You can drive from Betim to Petropolis in 5.5 hours. December in Petropolis sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Petropolis

Museums
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Imperial Museum ©
Imperial Museum

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Copacabana Beach, Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, Escadaria Selaron, and other attractions. On the 20th (Fri), make a trip to Escadaria Selaron and then make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Praia de Ipanema, explore the activities along Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and finally catch a live event at Maracanã.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro holiday maker site .

You can drive from Petropolis to Rio de Janeiro in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. December in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

1
night
Paraty

Paraty ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Centro Historico. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a stroll through Centro Historico.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paraty holiday maker .

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Paraty

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico

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