16 days in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo & Brasilia Itinerary

16 days in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo & Brasilia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Khartoum
Fly:  27 h
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Brasilia
— 4 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Khartoum

5
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Grumari, and get advice or help at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro travel planning app.

Khartoum, Sudan to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 27- hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Khartoum in November: highs in Rio de Janeiro hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

4
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
When in Sao Paulo, make a side trip to see Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima in Caieiras, approximately Caieiras away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, have some family-friendly fun at Pixel Realidade Virtual, and take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sao Paulo, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

4
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
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 museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo da Boa Vontade, snap pictures at Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brasilia vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Brasilia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Brasilia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco

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