19 days in Brazil Itinerary

19 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  15 h
1
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Bento Goncalves
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 15 min
6
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

2
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the next day, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo online trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Sao Paulo is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Istanbul to Sao Paulo. May in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Museums Parks
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Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

1
night
Bento Goncalves

Bento Goncalves ©
Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Vinicola Cainelli, learn about winemaking at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia, then do a tasting at Vinicola Torcello, and finally do a tasting at Vale dos Vinhedos.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bento Goncalves trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Bento Goncalves takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries
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Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia ©
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia
Vale dos Vinhedos ©
Vale dos Vinhedos
Vinicola Cainelli ©
Vinicola Cainelli

2
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, walk around Mini Mundo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Lavender Park, get in on the family fun at Snowland, then do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, and finally don't miss a visit to Caro Watson Escape Game.

Plan trip to Gramado with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Bento Goncalves to Gramado in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Iguacu River, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu vacation planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

4
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: make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, and take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro day trip app.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, Rio de Janeiro is a bit warmer than Foz do Iguacu - with highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

2
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 3rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, trek along River Maracaipe tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, and finally examine the collection at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas road trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
River Maracaipe tour ©
River Maracaipe tour

4
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos

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