15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

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15 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Get outdoors at Pao de Acucar and Praia de Grumari. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Corcovado Christ the Redeemer.

To see maps and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro vacation app .

Sydney, Australia to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Sydney to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar

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 30th (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Casa Jerimum. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Pontal de Maracaipe, take in the exciting artwork at Atelie Gilberto Carcara, then kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then stop by Nata Artesanato, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira de Artesanato.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas road trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Porto de Galinhas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

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

4
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.
Relax by the water at Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Conceicao Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Fernando de Noronha, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha journey website .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre

3
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, then get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, then get into the urban bustle at SESC Pinheiros, and finally walk around Parque Ibirapuera. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira de Arte e Artesanato, then get into the urban bustle at Sesc Sao Paulo, and then look for gifts at Bom Retiro.

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Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Time to Brasilia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in September, expect Sao Paulo to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Parks Tours

Side Trip

Feira de Arte e Artesanato
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Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

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