20 days in Brazil Itinerary

20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly + Shuttle:  20 h 45 min
1
Porto de Galinhas
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Natal
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Shuttle:  7 h
4
Jericoacoara
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
6
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
7
Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

1
night
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muro Alto Beach, then kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and then admire the striking features of Massangana Sugar Cane Mill.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 23.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Vancouver to Porto de Galinhas, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in September, expect Porto de Galinhas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas

3
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: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, take in the pleasant sights at Trilha Atalaia, stroll through Conceicao Beach, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip tool.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Natal.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

2
nights
Natal

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Cajueiro de Pirangi, then explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Camara Cascudo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Parque das Dunas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Negra Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Natal tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Natal in 3 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in September since evenings lows in Natal dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cajueiro de Pirangi
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Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Cajueiro de Pirangi ©
Cajueiro de Pirangi

2
nights
Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara
A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Paraiso and then take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra Furada. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Duna do Por do Sol, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jericoacoara Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Tree Sloth.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jericoacoara trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Natal to Jericoacoara in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Natal to Jericoacoara due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lagoa do Paraiso
Lagoa do Paraiso
Duna do Por do Sol ©
Duna do Por do Sol
Jericoacoara Beach ©
Jericoacoara Beach

2
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: stroll through Sugarloaf Mountain, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, and take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro attractions planner.

You can fly from Jericoacoara to Rio de Janeiro in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

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 15th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, then don't miss a visit to Paulista Avenue, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo vacation 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 September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Sao Paulo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Parks
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): walk around Mini Mundo, then find something for the whole family at Snowland, and then learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, then stop by A Fabulosa Loja de Chocolates Caracol, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol.

Discover how to plan a Gramado trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Sao Paulo to Gramado takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canela
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Casa Seganfredo ©
Casa Seganfredo
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo ©
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo

3
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.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu online trip itinerary builder.

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 September, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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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