12 days in Brazil Itinerary

12 days in Brazil Itinerary

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12 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Cuiaba
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Recife
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Tamandare
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Maragogi
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Japaratinga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Sao Miguel dos Milagres
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Maceio
— 2 nights
8
Recife
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Cuiaba

1
night
Recife

Recife
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Recife trip itinerary planning website .

Cuiaba to Recife is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuiaba to Recife, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Cuiaba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Recife, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 29°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Recife

Outdoors Parks Tours
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2
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, then stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and then sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Recife to Porto de Galinhas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Tamandare.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

1
night
Tamandare

Tamandare ©
Beaches and natural rock pools remain top draws on most Tamandare itineraries, though the relatively small coastal town also offers a surprisingly lively restaurant scene.
On the 16th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Carneiros and then kick back and relax at Praia de Tamandare.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Tamandare day trip app .

Drive from Porto de Galinhas to Tamandare in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in November, Tamandare is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Maragogi.

Things to do in Tamandare

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros
Praia de Tamandare ©
Praia de Tamandare

2
nights
Maragogi

Maragogi ©
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get great views at Mirante do Cruzeiro, then explore the gorgeous colors at Gales de Maragogi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maragogi Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Ponta de Mangue, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Antunes Beach, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Maragogi online itinerary planner .

Drive from Tamandare to Maragogi in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Japaratinga.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Gales de Maragogi ©
Gales de Maragogi
Maragogi Beach ©
Maragogi Beach
Antunes Beach ©
Antunes Beach

1
night
Japaratinga

Japaratinga ©
The flag of Japaratinga says a lot about the municipality: two palm trees flank a central crest, where a blue-sailed boat bobs on an ocean in which three fish swim.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at N S das Candeias Church, then stroll through Bitingui Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Japaratinga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Barreiras do Boqueirao Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Japaratinga online trip maker .

Japaratinga is very close to Maragogi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Miguel dos Milagres.

Things to do in Japaratinga

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Japaratinga Beach ©
Japaratinga Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga ©
Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga
Bitingui Beach ©
Bitingui Beach

1
night
Sao Miguel dos Milagres

Sao Miguel dos Milagres ©
A tranquil enclave of the Coral Coast, Sao Miguel Milagres offers postcard-worthy scenes of white sand, swaying palm trees, and clear waters.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll through Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles, then look for gifts at Sandalia do Lima, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Miguel dos Milagres trip maker site .

Getting from Japaratinga to Sao Miguel dos Milagres by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November in Sao Miguel dos Milagres, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Maceio.

Things to do in Sao Miguel dos Milagres

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles
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Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres ©
Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres
Sandalia do Lima ©
Sandalia do Lima

2
nights
Maceio

Maceio ©
Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Frances Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora do Livramento Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Pajucara. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ponta Verde Beach and then kick back and relax at Gunga Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Maceio road trip tool .

Drive from Sao Miguel dos Milagres to Maceio in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Maceio

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Frances Beach, Gunga Beach
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Gunga Beach ©
Gunga Beach
Praia de Pajucara ©
Praia de Pajucara
Frances Beach ©
Frances Beach

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night
Recife

Recife ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Recife Antigo, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Cais do Sertao.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Recife tour itinerary builder .

Fly from Maceio to Recife in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maceio in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Recife, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Recife

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Se Cathedral
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Recife Antigo ©
Recife Antigo
Museu Cais do Sertao ©
Museu Cais do Sertao
Se Cathedral ©
Se Cathedral

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