20 days in Brazil Itinerary

20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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20 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  17​h
1
Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Chapada Diamantina National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
3
Bonito
— 3 nights
4
Campo Grande
— 1 night
5
Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Paraty
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt

2
nights
Salvador

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salvador trip maker .

Frankfurt, Germany to Salvador is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Brasilia Time is minus 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Frankfurt in August since evenings lows in Salvador dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chapada Diamantina National Park.

Things to do in Salvador

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia ©
Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia
Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado ©
Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado

3
nights
Chapada Diamantina National Park

Chapada Diamantina National Park ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Morro do Pai Inacio and Poco Azul. Get in touch with nature at Pantanal de Marimbus and Mirante do Pati. Explore Chapada Diamantina National Park's surroundings by going to Cachoeira da Fumaca (in Jalapao State Park) and Galeria Arte & Memoria (in Andarai).

Discover how to plan a Chapada Diamantina National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salvador to Chapada Diamantina National Park. August in Chapada Diamantina National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Chapada Diamantina National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Galeria Arte & Memoria, Poco Azul
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Pantanal de Marimbus ©
Pantanal de Marimbus
Poco Azul ©
Poco Azul
Galeria Arte & Memoria ©
Galeria Arte & Memoria

3
nights
Bonito

Bonito ©
A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Get in touch with nature at Gruta Sao Mateus and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Casa da memoria Raida and Barra do Sucuri. Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Serra da Bodoquena National Park. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Figueira Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bonito tour itinerary site .

Explore your travel options from Chapada Diamantina National Park to Bonito with the Route module. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Amazon Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Gruta Sao Mateus ©
Gruta Sao Mateus
Barra do Sucuri ©
Barra do Sucuri
Parque Nacional da Serra da Bodoquena ©

1
night
Campo Grande

Campo Grande
Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Campo Grande road trip planning tool .

Take a bus from Bonito to Campo Grande in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Campo Grande are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will leave for Foz do Iguacu on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Campo Grande

Parks Nightlife Museums
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Catedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe. Museum-lovers will get to explore Astronomy Polo Casimiro Montenegro Filho and Dreamland Foz. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Sao Joao Batista, make a trip to Triple Frontier, and have fun at Wake Iguassu Cable Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu route planner .

You can fly from Campo Grande to Foz do Iguacu in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Campo Grande to Foz do Iguacu is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Campo Grande in August, with highs in Foz do Iguacu at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Museu de Cera Dreamland ©
Museu de Cera Dreamland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro De Sao Bento, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at São Paulo Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paróquia Nossa Senhora do Brasil, and finally wander the streets of Paulista Avenue.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Mosteiro De Sao Bento ©
Mosteiro De Sao Bento
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa
Paróquia Nossa Senhora do Brasil ©
Paróquia Nossa Senhora do Brasil

2
nights
Paraty

Paraty ©
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at Fazenda Beach and then kick back and relax at Brava or Joatinga Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Nossa Senhora das Dores, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Rita, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paraty road trip planning site .

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Paraty in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Fazenda Beach
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Fazenda Beach ©
Fazenda Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Igreja de Santa Rita ©
Igreja de Santa Rita

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, learn about all things military at Santa Cruz da Barra Fortress, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante Dona Marta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, then kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, and finally admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip tool .

Getting from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra
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Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra ©
Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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