11 days in Salvador, Foz do Iguacu & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

11 days in Salvador, Foz do Iguacu & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Salvador
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Foz do Iguacu
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Rio de Janeiro
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Salvador

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take a stroll through Pelourinho and then enjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora da Luz, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, then contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Salvador trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Salvador is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Salvador due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Salvador at 36°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Foz do Iguacu

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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, look for gifts at Orquidario Vale Das Orquideas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu itinerary website.

Getting from Salvador to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Foz do Iguacu, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, and stroll through Pedra do Arpoador.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro planning tool.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in March since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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