19 days in Brazil Itinerary

19 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Salvador
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
2
Belo Horizonte
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Foz do Iguacu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

5
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
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 Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba), Sea and Captaincy Museum (in Ilheus) and Praia do Forte (Forte Beach, Projeto Tamar, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Pelourinho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Farol da Barra, examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum, and contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Salvador tour planning app.

Sao Paulo to Salvador is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, Salvador is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia do Forte, Sea and Captaincy Museum, Guarajuba Beach
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Forte Beach ©
Forte Beach
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

4
nights
Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Explore Belo Horizonte's surroundings by going to Casa Azul (in Sabara), Casca D'Anta Waterfall (in Serra da Canastra National Park) and Inhotim (in Brumadinho). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, catch a live event at Estadio Mineirao, explore the world behind art at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale, and admire the striking features of Conjunto Moderno da Pampulha.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Belo Horizonte online trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Salvador to Belo Horizonte in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Belo Horizonte. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Doze Profetas De Aleijadinho, Casa Azul, Casca D'Anta Waterfall, Inhotim
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Inhotim ©
Inhotim
Praca da Liberdade ©
Praca da Liberdade
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte

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: catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, stroll through Praia de Grumari, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer

4
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland, and admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, Foz do Iguacu is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Tours
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

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