28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

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28 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Belem
bus:  9​h
1
Imperatriz
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
2
Teresina
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Fortaleza
— 4 nights
4
Natal
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Natal
— 2 nights
7
Fortaleza
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
8
Teresina
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
9
Imperatriz
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Belem


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2
nights
Imperatriz

Imperatriz ©
Imperatriz is the second most populated city in the northeastern Brazilian state of Maranhão. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): perfect your strike at Strike Boliche and then cool off at Freitas Park Aquatico. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Sumauma Beach, look for gifts at Imperial Shopping, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cacau Beach.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Imperatriz trip planner.

Belem to Imperatriz is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. December in Imperatriz sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Teresina.

Things to do in Imperatriz

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cacau Beach ©
Cacau Beach
Strike Boliche ©
Strike Boliche

2
nights
Teresina

Teresina ©
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 23rd (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque Zoobotanico de Teresina, look for gifts at Teresina Shopping, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Sao Benedito, and finally examine the collection at Municipal Museum of Sacred Art Dom Paulo Liborio.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Teresina trip maker app .

Getting from Imperatriz to Teresina by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Teresina

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Igreja Sao Benedito ©
Igreja Sao Benedito
Teresina Shopping ©
Teresina Shopping

4
nights
Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia de Futuro and Iracema Beach. Visit Sitio Sao Luis and Metropolitana Cathedral for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fortaleza: Redencao Municipal Museum (in Redencao), Beach Park (in Aquiraz) and Choco Show Chocolateria (in Maracanau). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Cristo Rei and examine the collection at Cachaca Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fortaleza visit planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Teresina to Fortaleza takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Teresina in December: highs in Fortaleza hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Natal.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Beach Park, Maranguape Eco Museum, Redencao Municipal Museum, Choco Show Chocolateria, Sitio Sao Luis
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Praia de Futuro ©
Praia de Futuro
Beach Park ©
Beach Park
Iracema Beach ©
Iracema Beach

6
nights
Natal

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Relax by the water at Ponta Negra Beach and Baia dos Golfinhos. Get in touch with nature at Pipa Beach and Parrachos de Maracajau. Explore Natal's surroundings by going to Cowboy's Museum (in Sao Jose de Mipibu), Clidenor de Lima Galvao Museum (in Arez) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Parnamirim). There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Reis Magos Fortress, kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Genipabu Beach, and stroll around Parque das Dunas.

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Traveling by flight from Fortaleza to Natal takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia da Pipa, Cajueiro de Pirangi, Cowboy's Museum, Clidenor de Lima Galvao Museum
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Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach
Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos

4
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Outeiro church and panoramic view and Museu das Tartarugas - Ecoassociados. You'll get in some beach time at Praia dos Carneiros and Praia De Maracaipe. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, look for gifts at Nata Artesanato, and stroll through Muro Alto Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas travel planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Natal to Porto de Galinhas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Natal.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia dos Carneiros, Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros

2
nights
Natal

Natal ©
On the 7th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Morro do Careca, then kick back and relax at Camurupim Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Praca Pedro Velho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, look for gifts at Hand Craft Potiguar Mall, and then examine the collection at Museu Camara Cascudo.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Natal day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Natal takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu
Morro do Careca ©
Morro do Careca
Museu Camara Cascudo ©
Museu Camara Cascudo

2
nights
Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Centro de Turismo do Ceara and then stop by Mercado Central de Fortaleza. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Meireles Beach, then get a taste of local nightlife at Crocobeach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Capela Sao Pedro.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fortaleza trip planning site .

Fly from Natal to Fortaleza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Teresina.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Meireles Beach ©
Meireles Beach
Igreja de Santa Edwiges ©
Igreja de Santa Edwiges
Capela Sao Pedro ©
Capela Sao Pedro

2
nights
Teresina

Teresina ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): head outdoors with Nova Potycabana, buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Rio Poty, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora do Amparo Church. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Ambiental Encontro dos Rios and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Sorrows.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Teresina day trip app .

You can fly from Fortaleza to Teresina in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Fortaleza in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Teresina, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Imperatriz.

Things to do in Teresina

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Shopping Rio Poty ©
Shopping Rio Poty
Nossa Senhora do Amparo Church ©
Nossa Senhora do Amparo Church
Cathedral of Our Lady of Sorrows ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Sorrows

3
nights
Imperatriz

Imperatriz ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): perfect your strike at Strike Boliche and then make a splash at Freitas Park Aquatico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Sumauma Beach, then stop by Imperial Shopping, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cacau Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Imperatriz online day trip planner .

You can drive from Teresina to Imperatriz in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Imperatriz

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cacau Beach ©
Cacau Beach
Strike Boliche ©
Strike Boliche

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