12 days in Brazil Itinerary

12 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Recife
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Dubai

3
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.
Visit Parque Lage and Ilha Fiscal for their historical value. Let the collections at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas capture your imagination. When in Rio de Janeiro, make a side trip to see Imperial Museum in Petropolis, approximately Petropolis away. And it doesn't end there: catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, stroll through Copacabana Beach, and examine the collection at Museu do Acude.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro driving holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dubai in December; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then examine the collection at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, see the interesting displays at Afro Brazil Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, things will get little chillier in Sao Paulo: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, thensee the interesting displays at Ricardo Brennand Institute, and then take an in-depth tour of Museu da Cidade do Recife - Forte das Cinco Pontas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, and then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Recife vacation planning website.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Recife in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Recife, with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Recife

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Porto de Galinhas
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand ©
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand

3
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha Memorial and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Capela de Sao Pedro and Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, get a sense of history and politics at Palacio de Sao Miguel, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and stroll through Praia do Sueste.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha route builder website.

Fly from Recife to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Recife to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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