22 days in Rio de Janeiro, Jericoacoara & Belo Horizonte Itinerary

22 days in Rio de Janeiro, Jericoacoara & Belo Horizonte Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 10 nights
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Jericoacoara
— 4 nights
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Belo Horizonte
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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Petropolis (Nossa Senhora do Rosario Church, Imperial Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, step into the grandiose world of Ilha Fiscal, tour or see a show at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro online holiday builder.

Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

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Must see
Copacabana Beach
4.3

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Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara

Jeri

A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Duna do Por do Sol, kick back and relax at Jericoacoara Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ciclo Jeri.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jericoacoara trip planner.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Jericoacoara in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Jericoacoara due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Lagoa do Paraiso
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Geologic Formation
Duna do Por do Sol
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Geologic Formation
Pedra Furada
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Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©

Garden City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belo Horizonte: Ouro Preto (Monumento a Tiradentes, Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, &more), Casa da Cultura Josefina Bento (in Betim) and Brumadinho (Igreja Nossa Senhora da Piedade & Inhotim). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Praca da Liberdade, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale, contemplate the long history of Placa Comemorativa do Clube da Esquina, and admire the masterpieces at Museu de Congonhas.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Belo Horizonte road trip tool.

Getting from Jericoacoara to Belo Horizonte by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

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Art Museum
Inhotim
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World heritage site
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto
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