21 days in Brazil Itinerary

21 days in Brazil Itinerary

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21 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
3
Gramado
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
5
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Kuwait City

3
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, parks, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, admire the landmark architecture of Ilha Fiscal, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro vacation planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a -6 hour difference. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Rio de Janeiro, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then have fun at Wake Iguassu Cable Park.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu online tour itinerary 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, plan for a bit cooler nights in Foz do Iguacu, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough 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.
On the 2nd (Thu), stroll around Mini Mundo, contemplate the waterfront views at Black Lake, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pedra. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, then find something for the whole family at Snowland, and finally don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gramado journey planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canela
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Casa Seganfredo ©
Casa Seganfredo
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland

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 4th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, don't miss a visit to Paulista Avenue, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, examine the collection at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Gramado to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. In January in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

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

3
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
When in Porto de Galinhas, make a side trip to see Instituto Ricardo Brennand in Recife, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sao Paulo to Porto de Galinhas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Porto de Galinhas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Instituto Ricardo Brennand
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

6
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, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, stroll around Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park, and head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha road trip site .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) 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
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

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