28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil tour planner

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Aracaju
— 2 nights
Fly
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Petrolina
— 1 night
Fly
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Maceio
— 3 nights
Fly
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Recife
— 4 nights
Drive
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Joao Pessoa
— 3 nights
Fly
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Teresina
— 1 night
Fly
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Natal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fortaleza
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sao Luis
— 1 night

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Aracaju

— 2 nights

Cashew Tree of the Parrots

The capital of the state of Sergipe, Aracaju has developed a reputation as one of the most active, modern, and healthiest cities in the country.
On the 1st (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Formadores de Nacionalidade, appreciate the extensive heritage of Passarela do Caranguejo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Atalaia Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Croa do Gore. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Largo da Gente Sergipana, then examine the collection at Museu da Gente Sergipana, and then pause for some photo ops at Orla de Atalaia.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aracaju day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Aracaju. In February, daytime highs in Aracaju are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can fly to Petrolina.

Things to do in Aracaju

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:

Petrolina

— 1 night
Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museu do Sertao, then don't miss a visit to Orla de Petrolina, and then make a trip to Bododromo. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora Rainha dos Anjos Matriz, then head off the coast to Ilha do Rodeador, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sao Francisco.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Petrolina trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Aracaju to Petrolina in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Aracaju in February, you will find days in Petrolina are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to fly to Maceio.

Things to do in Petrolina

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:

Maceio

— 3 nights

Paradise of Waters

Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Explore Maceio's surroundings by going to Paripueira (Praia de Sonho Verde & Paripueira Beach), Barra de Sao Miguel Beach (in Barra de Sao Miguel) and Frances Beach (in Praia do Frances). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia do Gunga, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipioca, and have fun at Sniper Maceio.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Maceio online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Petrolina to Maceio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Petrolina in February, you will find days in Maceio are slightly colder (35°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Recife.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:

Recife

— 4 nights

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.
Explore Recife's surroundings by going to Porto de Galinhas (Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, &more) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora do Livramento Church, stroll through Boa Viagem Beach, and deepen your understanding at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand.

Before you visit Recife, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Maceio to Recife takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maceio in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Recife, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Recife

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:

Joao Pessoa

— 3 nights

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Joao Pessoa: Camboinha Beach (in Cabedelo) and Conde (Coqueirinho Beach & Praia de Tambaba). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Tambau Beach, stroll through Cabo Branco Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and head off the coast to Picaozinho.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Joao Pessoa travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Recife to Joao Pessoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. February in Joao Pessoa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Teresina.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:

Teresina

— 1 night

Capital of Sun and Light

Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.
On the 15th (Mon), head outdoors with Nova Potycabana, then look for gifts at Teresina Shopping, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Sao Benedito.

Plan a Teresina trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Joao Pessoa to Teresina in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Teresina sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to fly to Natal.

Things to do in Teresina

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 15:

Natal

— 3 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Natal: Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte) and Praia da Pipa (Praia Da Pipa, Baia dos Golfinhos, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, stop by Luciana Artesanatos Nordestinos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes, and kick back and relax at Genipabu Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Natal trip planning website.

Getting from Teresina to Natal by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:

Fernando de Noronha

— 5 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Americano, take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial, and look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha vacation builder app.

You can fly from Natal to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 24:

Fortaleza

— 3 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Get out of town with these interesting Fortaleza side-trips: Beach Park (in Aquiraz) and Praia de Cumbuco (in Cumbuco). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia do Futuro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Cristo Rei, stroll through Iracema Beach, and join in the after-dark buzz at Crocobeach.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fortaleza trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza takes 5.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Fortaleza are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can fly to Sao Luis.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 27:

Sao Luis

— 1 night

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
On the 28th (Sun), explore the activities along Lagoa da Jansen, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao, then contemplate the long history of Centro Histórico, and finally shop like a local with Feirinha Sao Luis.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sao Luis driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Fortaleza to Sao Luis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Sao Luis can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:

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.