18 days in Brazil & Lima Itinerary

18 days in Brazil & Lima Itinerary

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18 days in Brazil & Lima Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Curitiba, Brazil
— 1 night
Travel:  4 h 30 min
3
Ilha do Mel, Brazil
— 5 nights
Travel:  4 h 30 min
4
Curitiba, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
5
Lima, Peru
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Barcelona, Spain

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Iporanga e das Conchas Beach and Praia de Sao Pedro. Get in touch with nature at Iporanga beach and Parque Estadual da Cantareira. Change things up with a short trip to SESC Bertioga in Bertioga (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Borboletario Aguias da Serra, get outside with Pico Do Jaragua, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the world behind art at Instituto Moreira Salles - IMS Paulista.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo online trip maker .

Barcelona, Spain to Sao Paulo is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Barcelona to Sao Paulo, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Sao Paulo is warmer than Barcelona - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Guaruja, SESC Bertioga
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Iporanga e das Conchas Beach ©
Iporanga e das Conchas Beach
Praia de Sao Pedro ©
Praia de Sao Pedro
Iporanga beach ©
Iporanga beach

1
night
Curitiba, Brazil

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
On the 30th (Mon), have fun at Parque Municipal Sao Jose dos Pinhais, then immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Marumbi, then take a stroll through Centro Historico de Curitiba, and finally see the interesting displays at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte.

To see maps and more tourist information, read our Curitiba online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Curitiba in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. December in Curitiba sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ilha do Mel.

Things to do in Curitiba

Neighborhoods Nature Parks

Side Trip

Parque Municipal Sao Jose dos Pinhais
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Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte ©
Centro Historico de Curitiba ©
Centro Historico de Curitiba

5
nights
Ilha do Mel, Brazil

Ilha do Mel ©
Situated in the mouth of the Baia de Paranagua, scenic and tranquil Ilha do Mel boasts many natural and man-made attractions.
We've included these beaches for you: Farol Beach and Grande Beach. Get outdoors at Fortaleza da Ilha do Mel and Encantados Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Ilha do Mel side-trips: Usina Hidreletrica Governador Parigot de Souza (in Antonina) and Paranagua (Cotinga Island, Santuario Nossa Senhora do Rocio, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Fora Beach, stroll through Limoeiro Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Farol das Conchas, and get great views at Pedras da Pontinha.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ilha do Mel day trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Curitiba to Ilha do Mel with the Route module. Traveling from Curitiba in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Ilha do Mel: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Ilha do Mel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paranagua, Leste Beach, Usina Hidreletrica Governador Parigot de Souza
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Grande Beach ©
Grande Beach
Praia Encantadas ©
Praia Encantadas
Miguel Beach ©
Miguel Beach

6
nights
Curitiba, Brazil

Curitiba ©
Step out of the city life by going to Buraco Do Padre and Brava Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Barco Principe Joinville and Teatro HSBC - Palacio Avenida. Venture out of the city with trips to Morretes (Marumbi Peak, Parana Encantado HISGEOPAR, & more), Mansa Beach (in Caioba) and Ponta Grossa (Cannyon e Cachoeira do Rio Sao Jorge, Cachoeira Da Mariquinha, & more). See even more of Curitiba: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get outside with Parque Tingui, deepen your understanding at Universidade Federal do Parana, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Cristo Rei.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Curitiba trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ilha do Mel to Curitiba. Traveling from Ilha do Mel in January, things will get little chillier in Curitiba: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Curitiba

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Morretes, Ponta Grossa, Caioba, Barco Principe Joinville, Familia Fardo Vinicola
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Brava Beach ©
Brava Beach
Mansa Beach ©
Mansa Beach
Cannyon e Cachoeira do Rio Sao Jorge ©

1
night
Lima, Peru

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
On the 11th (Sat), wander the streets of Barrio Chino and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps and more tourist information, read our Lima online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Curitiba to Lima takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Peru Time (PET) is minus 2 hours. In January in Lima, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Barrio Chino ©
Barrio Chino

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