17 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

17 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

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17 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  16​h 30​min
1
Sao Sebastiao
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ubatuba
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Campos Do Jordao
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Brotas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Olimpia
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Sao Sebastiao

Sao Sebastiao ©
In the 1990s, the area's rustic appeal, pleasant tropical climate, and wealth of unspoiled beaches made Sao Sebastiao holidays hugely popular with wealthy Brazilians seeking calmer, less congested coastal spots.
Get out of town with these interesting Sao Sebastiao side-trips: Ilhabela (Baia de Castelhanos Beach, Cabras Island, & more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Juquehy Beach, stroll through Maresias Beach, and hike along Maresias - Pauba Trail.

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

Toronto, Canada to Sao Sebastiao is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Brasilia Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect Sao Sebastiao to be much hotter, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Sao Sebastiao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ilhabela
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Curral Beach ©
Curral Beach
Juquehy Beach ©
Juquehy Beach
Maresias Beach ©
Maresias Beach

3
nights
Ubatuba

Ubatuba ©
Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Ubatuba is known for beaches, zoos & aquariums, nature, trails, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Corcovado Peak, tour the pleasant surroundings at Itamambuca Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Prumirim Beach, and head off the coast to Prumirim Island.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ubatuba travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sao Sebastiao to Ubatuba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Sebastiao to Ubatuba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Corcovado Peak ©
Corcovado Peak
Prumirim Island ©
Prumirim Island
Projeto Tamar ©
Projeto Tamar

3
nights
Campos Do Jordao

Campos Do Jordao ©
Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
When in Campos Do Jordao, make a side trip to see National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida in Aparecida, approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: walk around Amantikir Park, admire the sheer force of Ducha de Prata, admire the landmark architecture of Boa Vista Palace, and take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Pau Arcado.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Campos Do Jordao trip tool .

You can drive from Ubatuba to Campos Do Jordao in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brotas.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Emporio dos Pinhais, National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Amantikir Park ©
Amantikir Park
Morro do Elefante ©
Morro do Elefante

2
nights
Brotas

A gateway to nearby natural wonders, Brotas offers something special for lovers of the outdoors.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Patrocinio, take in the exciting artwork at Anand Atelier, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Parque dos Saltos, then look for gifts at Adega Casarao, and then find something for the whole family at Cassorova Eco Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brotas trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Campos Do Jordao to Brotas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Time (AMT) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Olimpia.

Things to do in Brotas

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Patrocinio
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Zipline
Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Patrocinio ©
Parque dos Saltos ©
Parque dos Saltos

1
night
Olimpia

Olimpia ©
Located between two rivers in the north of São Paulo state, the well-developed town of Olimpia is best known for its large water park and its roots in folklore.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paróquia São José - Salesópolis, then cool off at Thermas dos Laranjais, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Sao Joao Batista, and finally don't miss a visit to Orquidario Aguapey.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Olimpia trip planner .

You can drive from Brotas to Olimpia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Amazon Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Olimpia

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Paróquia São José - Salesópolis
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Paróquia São José - Salesópolis ©
Thermas dos Laranjais ©
Thermas dos Laranjais
Igreja Matriz de Sao Joao Batista ©

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.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, indulge your taste buds at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and see the interesting displays at Museu Do Futebol.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Olimpia to Sao Paulo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Amazon Time to Brasilia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

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