28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

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28 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Chattanooga
Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Porto de Galinhas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Salvador
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Sao Paulo
— 10 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
5
Gramado
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
7
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Chattanooga

1
night
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Massangana Sugar Cane Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Pontal de Maracaipe, examine the collection at Museu das Tartarugas - Ecoassociados, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Natural Pools of Porto de Galinhas.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas road trip planning tool .

Chattanooga, USA to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Brasilia Time (BRT) is 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Chattanooga in March: high temperatures in Porto de Galinhas hover around 86°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

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, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, kick back and relax at Fernando de Noronha, make a trip to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha online journey planner .

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Fernando de Noronha Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. March in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

1
night
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 26th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, enjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, and finally wander the streets of Pelourinho.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salvador journey maker tool .

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Salvador in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Salvador is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in March, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Elevator Lacerda ©
Elevator Lacerda

10
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, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ibirapuera Park, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, examine the collection at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, and take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sao Paulo tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Sao Paulo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In March, Sao Paulo is little chillier than Salvador - with highs of 81°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Parks
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Pixel Realidade Virtual ©
Pixel Realidade Virtual
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mini Mundo, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Caracol State Park. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Snowland and then explore the activities along Black Lake.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Gramado trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Sao Paulo to Gramado takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Parque Estadual do Caracol
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Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland
Parque Estadual do Caracol ©
Parque Estadual do Caracol

1
night
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 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab and then see human ingenuity at work at Iguazu Falls. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the engineering at Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in April, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

5
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, parks, museums, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, and take in the awesome beauty at Pedra da Gavea.

Discover how to plan a Rio de Janeiro trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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