22 days in Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

22 days in Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Belo Horizonte
— 6 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 6 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 8 nights

6
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal and Igreja Sao Jose. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade and Casa do Aleijadinho. Explore Belo Horizonte's surroundings by going to Betim (Alambique & Parque Ecologico Vale Verde & Paulo Araujo Moreira Gontijo Museum) and Sete Lagoas (Lagoa Paulino & Rei Do Mato Cave). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Arts and Crafts Museum, make a trip to Mirante Mangabeiras, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Batista da Lagoinha, and take in the exciting artwork at Palacio das Artes.

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London, UK to Belo Horizonte is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Belo Horizonte due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Belo Horizonte hover around 35°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Betim, Sete Lagoas, Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade, Casa do Aleijadinho
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Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade ©
Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade
Memorial Minas Gerais Vale ©
Memorial Minas Gerais Vale
Alambique & Parque Ecologico Vale Verde ©
Alambique & Parque Ecologico Vale Verde

6
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tombo Beach and Asturias Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple and Casa das Rosas - Espaco Haroldo de Campos de Poesia e Literatura. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sao Paulo: Santo Andre (Parque Regional Prefeito Celso Daniel & Sabina) and São Caetano Park Mall (in Sao Caetano do Sul). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS, see the interesting displays at Museum of Contemporary Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, and get a new perspective on nature at Jardim Botanico de Sao Paulo.

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Traveling by flight from Belo Horizonte to Sao Paulo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Santo Andre, Guaruja, Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple, São Caetano Park Mall
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Asturias Beach ©
Asturias Beach
Tombo Beach ©
Tombo Beach
Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple ©
Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple

8
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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.
Copacabana Beach and Claudio Coutinho Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Praia de Ipanema and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Niteroi (Camboinhas Beach, Piratininga Beach, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Leme, examine the collection at Instituto Moreira Salles, push the limits with an extreme tour, and brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in February; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Niteroi
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Itacoatiara ©
Praia de Itacoatiara

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