15 days in Iguazu National Park & Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Iguazu National Park & Brazil Itinerary

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15 days in Iguazu National Park & Brazil Itinerary

Start: Darwin, Australia
Fly:  35​h
1
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
2
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
3
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  35​h
End: Darwin, Australia

2
nights
Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Isla San Martin, then admire the sheer force of Salto San Martin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Bernabe Mendez.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Iguazu National Park itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to Iguazu National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Sydney to Iguazu National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, you will find days in Iguazu National Park are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Take a break from the city and head to Pao de Acucar and Praia de Grumari. Head to Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas and Lapa e Artefor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, and stroll through Copacabana Beach.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro day trip planning website .

You can fly from Iguazu National Park to Rio de Janeiro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Iguazu National Park in September, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

2
nights
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, then stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and then look for gifts at Nata Artesanato. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and then hunt for treasures at Feira de Artesanato.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas online visit planner .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can 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

3
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Baia do Sancho and Conceicao Beach. Get outdoors at Praia do Sueste and Dolphin & Whale Watching. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Fernando de Noronha, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the activities along Buraco do Galego, and examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS.

Find out how to plan Fernando de Noronha trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In September in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (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
Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha

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nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

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 12th (Thu): take a stroll around The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, then look for gifts at Livraria Cultura, then don't miss a visit to Paulista Avenue, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in September; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. You will leave for home on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

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