21 days in Brazil Itinerary

21 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Glasgow
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Brasilia
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h
2
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Gramado
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Belo Horizonte
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Salvador
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
8
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Glasgow

1
day
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
On the 25th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, and finally identify plant and animal life at Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Brasilia day trip app.

Glasgow, UK to Brasilia is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Glasgow to Brasilia due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glasgow in August; daily highs in Brasilia reach 33°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Brasilia

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves ©
Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul

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.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Fly from Brasilia to Foz do Iguacu in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Brasilia in August, you will find days in Foz do Iguacu are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

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

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.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, don't miss a visit to Chave-Mestra Escape Game Gramado, and immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol.

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You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Canela
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo ©
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo

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 31st (Sat), stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, thenwander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then get your game on at Pixel Realidade Virtual.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo trip itinerary site.

Fly from Gramado to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

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
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

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: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Leblon Beach, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and catch a live event at Maracanã.

Before you visit Rio de Janeiro, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Sao Paulo in September, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): indulge your taste buds at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, thenhead outdoors with Parque Mosteiro Tom Jobim, and then make a trip to Praca da Liberdade.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Belo Horizonte trip planner.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Belo Horizonte in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Belo Horizonte, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Outdoors Shopping
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Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte
Praca da Liberdade ©
Praca da Liberdade

1
night
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and then wander the streets of Pelourinho. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho, explore the galleries of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, thenstroll through Praia Farol da Barra, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Salvador online trip maker.

You can fly from Belo Horizonte to Salvador in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in September, Salvador is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Beaches Parks
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Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Elevator Lacerda ©
Elevator Lacerda

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: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, stroll through Praia do Sueste, kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, and pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Pedro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Salvador to Fernando de Noronha in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Salvador to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

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

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