23 days in Brazil Itinerary

23 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  22 h
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Bento Goncalves
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Gramado
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Porto Alegre
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Bombinhas
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Vancouver

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Teresa. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra and Maua Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Pedra do Elefante (in Marica) and Camboinhas Beach (in Niteroi). There's much more to do: catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, stroll through Reserva Beach, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina Da Gloria.

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Vancouver, Canada to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Rio de Janeiro is 5 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Vancouver in December, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Niteroi, Pedra do Elefante
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

2
nights
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 18th (Wed): stroll around Parque dos Pinheiros, thenlearn about winemaking at Vinicola Salvattore, and then take in the pleasant sights at Caminhos de Pedra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Vinicola Cainelli, thenlearn about winemaking at Casa Valduga Winery, thendo a tasting at Angheben Vinhos Finos, and finally tour in style with a train tour.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bento Goncalves online trip planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Bento Goncalves by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vinicola Salvattore, Parque dos Pinheiros
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Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore
Caminhos de Pedra ©
Caminhos de Pedra
Casa Valduga Winery ©
Casa Valduga Winery

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Casa Seganfredo and Mundo a Vapor. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, and stop by Maos do Mundo.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gramado trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bento Goncalves to Gramado in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Porto Alegre.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canela
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Casa Seganfredo ©
Casa Seganfredo

3
nights
Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre ©
On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS and Arena do Gremio. The adventure continues: stroll around Parque Farroupilha, don't miss a visit to Mercado Publico Porto Alegre, explore the landscape on two wheels at Orla do Guaiba, and see where the action happens at Estadio Beira-Rio.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Porto Alegre trip builder tool.

You can drive from Gramado to Porto Alegre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Porto Alegre can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Bombinhas.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Orla do Guaiba
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Enigma Escape Game ©
Enigma Escape Game
Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS ©
Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS
Parque Farroupilha ©
Parque Farroupilha

8
nights
Bombinhas

Bombinhas ©
A municipality geared towards seaside tourism, tiny Bombinhas makes up for its diminutive size with ample opportunities off its shores, including snorkeling, diving, and boat tours.
Explore hidden gems such as Bombinhas Beach and Da Lagoa. Change things up with these side-trips from Bombinhas: Balneario Camboriu (Igreja de Santa Ines & Barra Sul Playground) and Itapema Beach (in Itapema). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Mariscal, take in panoramic vistas at Morro do Macaco, kick back and relax at Praia De Quatro Ilhas, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bombinhas online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Porto Alegre to Bombinhas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Bombinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Balneario Camboriu, Mirante De Bombas, Itapema Beach
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Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach
Praia de Mariscal ©
Praia de Mariscal
Praia De Quatro Ilhas ©
Praia De Quatro Ilhas

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