16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil journey maker

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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Brasilia
— 4 nights
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Salvador
— 4 nights
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Sao Paulo
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Sao Paulo

— 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

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 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, then wander the streets of Jardins District, and then take a stroll through Liberdade. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, see the interesting displays at Museu do Futebol, and then wander the streets of Batman Alley.

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London, UK to Sao Paulo is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 21:

Rio de Janeiro

— 3 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: stroll through Copacabana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and steep yourself in history at Parque Lage.

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Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Brasilia.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:

Brasilia

— 4 nights

Capital of Hope

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Brasilia is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace, take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre de Televisao.

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You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, expect Brasilia to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Salvador.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:

Salvador

— 4 nights

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salvador: Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba) and Praia do Forte (Piscinas Naturais, Forte Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: visit Pelourinho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, and don't miss a visit to Elevator Lacerda.

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You can fly from Brasilia to Salvador in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salvador, with lows of 29°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:

Sao Paulo

Land of Drizzle

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Sao Paulo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in April, expect Sao Paulo to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Nightlife · Shopping · Museums · Parks
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Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.