23 days in Brazil Itinerary

23 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Subway + Fly:  20 h
1
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  3 h 30 min
2
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
+4
Shuttle + Fly + Bus + Subway + Bus:  10 h 30 min
3
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 4 nights
+4
Bus + Subway + Foot + Bus + Fly:  9 h
4
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
5
Gramado
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly + Subway:  18 h 30 min
End: Athens

3
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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste, head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha road trip planning site.

Athens, Greece to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 20- hour combination of subway and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Fernando de Noronha is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Athens in May, expect Fernando de Noronha to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos

2
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then stroll through Muro Alto Beach, and finally sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados and then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas

4
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.
Alto Paraiso de Goias is known for nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, take an unorthodox tour of Jardim de Maytreia, take some stellar pictures from Janela Lookout, and head outdoors with Cachoeira Do Abismo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Alto Paraiso de Goias route planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Alto Paraiso de Goias by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Cachoeira Carioquinhas ©
Cachoeira Carioquinhas

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Foz do Iguacu in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. June in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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 9th (Tue), stroll around Mini Mundo, explore the activities along Lago Negro, then do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, and finally make a trip to Rua Coberta. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Snowland, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and finally don't miss a visit to Caro Watson Escape Game.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gramado trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland

3
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, and take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gramado to Sao Paulo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Parks
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Pixel Realidade Virtual ©
Pixel Realidade Virtual
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, head outdoors with Leblon Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in June, things will get a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

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