27 days in Brazil Itinerary

27 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Recife
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly

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Recife

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sao Jose do Ribamar, then take an in-depth tour of Museu da Cidade do Recife - Forte das Cinco Pontas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Dourada. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora do Livramento Church, deepen your understanding at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, then examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Recife Antigo.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Recife route planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Recife. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Recife

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:

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nights
Porto de Galinhas

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, stroll through Serrambi Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip planning website.

You can drive from Recife to Porto de Galinhas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 3:

5
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Fernando de Noronha

Emerald of the Atlantic

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: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boldro Beacch, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha itinerary planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 8:

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nights
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Copacabana Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro attractions website.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 7.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 12:

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Ilha Grande

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Camiranga Beach, get a dose of the wild on LiG Lanchas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dois Rios Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Castelhanos Lighthouse.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. December in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:

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Paraty

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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Centro Historico, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Paratiana, get interesting insight from Tours, and gain insight at The Gold Path.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paraty itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:

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Sao Paulo

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 20th (Sun), pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, then get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, and finally walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Paraty to Sao Paulo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:

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Foz do Iguacu

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Iguacu River and then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
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Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.