13 days in State of Sao Paulo & Lencois Maranhenses National Park Itinerary

13 days in State of Sao Paulo & Lencois Maranhenses National Park Itinerary

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Santo Antonio do Pinhal
— 1 day
Taxi to São Sebastião, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
— 2 nights
Ferry to São Sebastião, Taxi to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cunha
— 1 night
Drive
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Lencois Maranhenses National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brotas
— 1 night
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights

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Santo Antonio do Pinhal

— 1 day
A green oasis just 150 km (93 mi) from the sprawling city of Sao Paulo, Santo Antonio do Pinhal offers fresh mountain air and plenty of outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim dos Pinhais Ecco Parque and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico Agudo.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Santo Antonio do Pinhal holiday planning website.

Sao Paulo to Santo Antonio do Pinhal is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Santo Antonio do Pinhal

Parks · Nature
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Ilhabela

— 2 nights

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Cabras Island and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Feiticeira. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Pedra do Sino and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Do Bonete.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ilhabela travel tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Santo Antonio do Pinhal to Ilhabela takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Santo Antonio do Pinhal to Ilhabela is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Ubatuba

— 3 nights

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Step off the beaten path and head to Prumirim Beach and Felix Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Praia das Toninhas and Domingas Dias Beach. Step out of Ubatuba to go to Caraguatatuba and see Mococa Beach, which is approximately 1 hour away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Ilha Anchieta.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ubatuba trip app.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ilhabela to Ubatuba in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cunha.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Cunha

— 1 night
Conveniently located for those wishing to explore some of the state's most pristine natural features, Cunha has a cultural heritage to match its status as a gateway to the wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): hike along Pedra da Macela and then admire the verdant scenery at Contemplario.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cunha tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ubatuba to Cunha in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June in Cunha, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Lencois Maranhenses National Park.

Things to do in Cunha

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Lencois Maranhenses National Park

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the activities along Lagoa da Esperanca.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lencois Maranhenses National Park online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cunha to Lencois Maranhenses National Park. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cunha in June: high temperatures in Lencois Maranhenses National Park hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brotas.

Things to do in Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Nature · Parks
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Brotas

— 1 night
A gateway to nearby natural wonders, Brotas offers something special for lovers of the outdoors.
On the 28th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ecoparque Cassorova and then stroll through Areia que Canta.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brotas vacation app.

Explore your travel options from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Brotas with the Route module. Traveling from Lencois Maranhenses National Park in June, things will get a bit cooler in Brotas: highs are around 27°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Brotas

Parks · Wildlife
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Sao Paulo

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 29th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Batman Alley, then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Brotas to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
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State of Sao Paulo travel guide

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Beaches · Parks · Gift & Specialty Shops
A trip to State of Sao Paulo reveals one of Brazil's wealthiest regions, considered one of South America's economic powerhouses and known for its high standard of living. The eponymous state capital remains one of the country's most cosmopolitan urban centers, housing almost 20 million residents in its metropolitan region. Beyond this hub of frantic nightlife and thriving commerce, a tour of State of Sao Paulo showcases lively beaches scattered across 600 km (370 mi) of coastline. Farther inland, visitors take advantage of the area's pleasant climate and explore numerous waterfalls, caves, mountains, rivers, spas, parks, and historical buildings dating back to early colonial times.