22 days in State of Goias Itinerary

22 days in State of Goias Itinerary

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Start: Florianopolis
Bus:  24 h 30 min
1
Goiania
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h
2
Caldas Novas
— 3 nights
bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Goias
— 2 nights
bus:  2 h
4
Pirenopolis
— 4 nights
bus:  5 h
5
Cavalcante
— 4 nights
bus:  1 h 30 min
6
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Bus:  22 h 45 min
End: Florianopolis

1
night
Goiania

Goiania ©
A planned city offering more green space for each inhabitant than any other urban center in the country, Goiania was established as the state capital in 1933.
The Dark Side Rock Bar has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): experience rural life at Vinicola Jabuticabal, look for all kinds of wild species at Bosque dos Buritis, then join in the after-dark buzz at The Dark Side Rock Bar, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento dos Tres Marcos. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Zoology Museum, examine the collection at Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana de Goiania, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte Contemporanea, and finally steep yourself in history at Bairro de Campinas.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Goiania tour planning website.

Florianopolis to Goiania is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Florianopolis in November: highs in Goiania hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Caldas Novas.

Things to do in Goiania

Wineries Nightlife Wildlife

Side Trip

Vinicola Jabuticabal
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Vinicola Jabuticabal ©
Vinicola Jabuticabal
Catedral Metropolitana de Goiania ©
Catedral Metropolitana de Goiania
Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira ©
Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira

3
nights
Caldas Novas

Caldas Novas ©
In an area known for its network of roads offering easy access to state capital Goias, Caldas Novas remains one of the world's largest hydro-thermal resorts.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pires do Rio Railroad Museum, then take in the natural beauty of Lagoa Quente de Pirapitinga, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Salette, and finally sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria Vale das Aguas Quentes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at O Casarao dos Gonzaga, then admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Marata, and then examine the collection at Embaixada de Pernambuco Bonecos Gigantes de Olinda.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Caldas Novas road trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Goiania to Caldas Novas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Goias.

Things to do in Caldas Novas

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pires do Rio, Praca Guarda Mor Francisco Jose Pinheiro
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Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Salette ©
Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Salette
O Casarao dos Gonzaga ©
O Casarao dos Gonzaga

2
nights
Goias

Goias ©
A municipality in the state that bears its name, Goias was founded in 1727 and developed into a wealthy regional economic hub during the gold rush in the late 18th century.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museu das Bandeiras - IBRAM, appreciate the history behind Anhanguera Cross, examine the collection at Cultural Center Earl of Arches Palace, take a stroll through Historic Centre of the Town of Goias, then explore the world behind art at Espaco Cultural Goiandira Ayres do Couto, and finally examine the collection at Itaberai Casa Coronel Joao Caldas History Museum.

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You can drive from Caldas Novas to Goias in 4 hours. Traveling from Caldas Novas to Goias, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Goias can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pirenopolis.

Things to do in Goias

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Itaberai Casa Coronel Joao Caldas History Museum
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Museu Casa de Cora Coralina ©
Museu Casa de Cora Coralina
Conde dos Arcos Palace ©
Conde dos Arcos Palace
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario

4
nights
Pirenopolis

Pirenopolis ©
Colonial architecture and waterfalls top most Pirenopolis itineraries, but this historic city located roughly in the center of Brazil also buzzes with a lively arts scene and a distinct hippie vibe.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cachoeiras dos Dragoes (Dragons' Waterfalls) and Igreja Nosso Senhor do Bonfim. Appreciate the collections at Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle and Museum of Carmo. Get out of town with these interesting Pirenopolis side-trips: Mario Augusto Alves History Museum (in Goianesia) and Salto Corumba (in Corumba de Goias). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Paraiso, see the interesting displays at Museu do Divino, visit Centro Historico de Pirenopolis, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico dos Pireneus.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pirenopolis trip website.

You can drive from Goias to Pirenopolis in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Pirenopolis can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cavalcante.

Things to do in Pirenopolis

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Corumba de Goias, Mario Augusto Alves History Museum
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Cachoeira Paraiso ©
Cachoeira Paraiso
Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle ©
Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle
Salto Corumba ©
Salto Corumba

4
nights
Cavalcante

Cavalcante ©
Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cavalcante was once the domain of optimistic excavators who hoped to strike it rich.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cachoeira da Capivara and Sol Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Cachoeira Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Waterfall. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vale das Araras, wander the streets of Kalunga Community, get outside with Cachoeira Do Lavapes, and get great views at Nova Aurora Viewpoint.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cavalcante trip site.

Getting from Pirenopolis to Cavalcante by car takes about 6 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Cavalcante

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sol Beach
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Cachoeira da Capivara ©
Cachoeira da Capivara
Cachoeira Candaru ©
Cachoeira Candaru
Cachoeira Sao Bartolomeu ©
Cachoeira Sao Bartolomeu

5
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Explore hidden gems such as Cachoeira Almecegas II and Cachoeira Carioquinhas. Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros and Anjos and Arcanjos waterfall. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Abyss Waterfall, walk around Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado, make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip maker.

Traveling by car from Cavalcante to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Cachoeira do Segredo ©
Cachoeira do Segredo
Cachoeira Almecegas II ©
Cachoeira Almecegas II