28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Drive
2
Paraty
— 4 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
3
Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
4
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly
5
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
7
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Florianopolis

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Sao Paulo

— 1 night

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and then examine the collection at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo travel route app.

Florianopolis to Sao Paulo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 15:

Paraty

— 4 nights
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 historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Centro Historico, sample the fine beverages at Alambique Engenho D'Ouro, kick back and relax at Ilha da Cotia Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar Peak.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paraty trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Paraty takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 19:

Ilha Grande

— 5 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Camiranga Beach, surround yourself with nature on LiG Lanchas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoa Azul, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Acaia.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ilha Grande road trip app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

Rio de Janeiro

— 5 nights

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Tijuca, and kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In November, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:

Porto de Galinhas

— 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. November in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:

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: head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, stroll through Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 7:

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu itinerary maker app.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Foz do Iguacu in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Foz do Iguacu. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in December since evenings lows in Foz do Iguacu dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:

Gramado

— 2 nights

Hydrangea Garden

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then make a trip to Rua Coberta. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lago Negro and then stroll around Mini Mundo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gramado tour planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:

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.