28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil visit planner

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Salvador
— 3 nights
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Aracaju
— 1 night
Fly
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Petrolina
— 1 night
Fly
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Maceio
— 1 night
Fly
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Recife
— 5 nights
Drive
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Joao Pessoa
— 1 night
Fly
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Teresina
— 1 night
Fly
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Natal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
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Fortaleza
— 3 nights

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Salvador

— 3 nights

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Go for a jaunt from Salvador to Senhor Do Bonfim to see Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim about 5h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: stop by Pelourinho, explore the galleries of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salvador day trip website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Salvador. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Aracaju.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:

Aracaju

— 1 night

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 4th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Centro Cultural de Aracaju, examine the collection at Museu da Gente Sergipana, and then kick back and relax at Croa do Gore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Orla de Atalaia, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Passarela do Caranguejo, and then appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Formadores de Nacionalidade.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Aracaju trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Aracaju takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to fly to Petrolina.

Things to do in Aracaju

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 5:

Petrolina

— 1 night
Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
On the 6th (Sat), explore the activities along Rio Sao Francisco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Nossa Senhora Rainha dos Anjos Matriz, then see the interesting displays at Museu do Sertao, and finally make a trip to Bododromo.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Petrolina tour itinerary planning app.

Fly from Aracaju to Petrolina in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Aracaju in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Petrolina, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Maceio.

Things to do in Petrolina

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:

Maceio

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Frances Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Gunga, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Santa Maria Madalena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipioca, then kick back and relax at Ponta Verde Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia de Pajucara.

To plan Maceio vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Petrolina to Maceio in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Petrolina in February, you will find days in Maceio are a bit cooler (35°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Recife.

Things to do in Maceio

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:

Recife

— 5 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 it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, enjoy the sand and surf at Boa Viagem Beach, take in the views from Ponte da Boa Vista, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Recife Antigo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Recife trip planner.

Getting from Maceio to Recife by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maceio in February, Recife is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Recife

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 13:

Joao Pessoa

— 1 night

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.
To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Joao Pessoa holiday planner.

You can drive from Recife to Joao Pessoa in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Teresina.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Sao Benedito, get outside with Nova Potycabana, then stop by Teresina Shopping, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Teresina tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Joao Pessoa to Teresina in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February in Teresina, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Natal.

Things to do in Teresina

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Natal: Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte), Mirante dos Golfinhos (in Nisia Floresta) and Praia da Pipa (Baia dos Golfinhos, Madeiro Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, examine the collection at Museu Camara Cascudo, head outdoors with Jangada Show, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Negra Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Natal trip builder site.

Fly from Teresina to Natal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight 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

— 6 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: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Americano, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, and take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha road trip site.

Getting from Natal to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In February in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) 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 — 25:

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). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Futuro, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Cristo Rei, test your team's savvy at Escape 60, and enjoy the sand and surf at Iracema Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fortaleza road trip website.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza by flight takes about 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Fortaleza can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28:

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.