16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil itinerary planner

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

— 2 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.
To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brasilia day trip tool.

London, UK to Brasilia is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Brasilia due to the time zone difference. In March, Brasilia is warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Salvador.

Things to do in Brasilia

Nightlife · Shopping · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Forte Beach (in Praia do Forte) and Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Pelourinho, contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, see the interesting displays at Afro Brasileiro Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Farol da Barra.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Salvador trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Salvador takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Brasilia in March since evenings lows in Salvador dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 24:

Rio de Janeiro

— 2 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, then appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, and then don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo day trip planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, with highs in Sao Paulo at 32°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Brasilia.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

Brasilia

— 4 nights

Capital of Hope

Explore Brasilia further: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, examine the collection at Espaco Lucio Costa, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira dos Importados.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Brasilia holiday maker tool.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Brasilia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Brasilia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:

Brazil travel guide

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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.