27 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

27 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, Fly to Ezeiza
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
Fly to Iguazu, Shuttle to Foz do Iguacu Airport
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bonito, Brazil
— 4 nights
Drive
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Miranda, Brazil
— 3 nights
Drive
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Campo Grande, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly to Sao Paulo, Bus to Paraty
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Paraty, Brazil
— 2 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 4 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, Train to Antwerp

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Queen of La Plata

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cemiterio de Recoleta and Museo de los Ninos. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, wander the streets of Palermo, get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires online road trip planner.

Antwerp, Belgium to Buenos Aires is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Antwerp in July, expect Buenos Aires to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 10:

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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Bring the kids along to Parque das Aves Bird Park and Marco Das Tres Fronteiras. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Buenos Aires to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, you will find days in Foz do Iguacu are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bonito.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

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Bonito, Brazil

Ecotourism Capital

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Bring the kids along to Aquario Natural and Lagoa Misteriosa. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Lago Azul, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquario de Bonito, scramble along the landscape with Abismo Anhumas, and explore the activities along Rio Sucuri.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bonito trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Foz do Iguacu to Bonito in 11 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Bonito due to the time zone difference. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Miranda.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:

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Miranda, Brazil

Miranda is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, named for its location on the river by the same name. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miranda: Morro dos Mirantes - Trilha do por-do-sol do Paxixi (in Aquidauana) and Cachoeira Boca da Onca (in Bodoquena). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Caiman Ecological Refuge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Carmo, and wander the wide-open spaces of San Francisco Agro Ecoturismo Safari e Passeio de Chalana.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Miranda itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bonito to Miranda in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Miranda

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

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Campo Grande, Brazil

Swarthy City

Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Campo Grande holiday planner.

Drive from Miranda to Campo Grande in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Nightlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:

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Paraty, Brazil

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): browse the exhibits of Galeria Aecio Sarti, take a stroll through Centro Historico, look for gifts at Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles, then kick back and relax at Praia do Cachadaco, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Meio Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paraty day trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Campo Grande to Paraty in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

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Ilha Grande, Brazil

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Bring the kids along to Dois Rios Beach and Lagoa Azul. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Aventureiro, stroll through Maguariquecaba Beach, explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ilha Grande trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Family-friendly places like Copacabana Beach and Imperial Museum will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Cervejaria Bohemia & Museu Casa de Santos Dumont). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.