29 days in Brazil Itinerary

29 days in Brazil Itinerary

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29 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  6​h
1
Fortaleza
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Manaus
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Belo Horizonte
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
5
Salvador
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
6
Porto Alegre
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

6
nights
Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Get out of town with these interesting Fortaleza side-trips: Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes (in Canoa Quebrada), Monumento Natural das Falesias de Beberibe (in Beberibe) and Aquiraz (Porto das Dunas Beach & Beach Park). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Praia de Futuro, get a taste of local nightlife at Crocobeach, see the interesting displays at Maranguape Eco Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Meireles Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fortaleza tour builder tool .

Sao Paulo to Fortaleza is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, expect Fortaleza to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Manaus.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aquiraz, Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes, Maranguape Eco Museum, Monumento Natural das Falesias de Beberibe
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Praia de Futuro ©
Praia de Futuro
Beach Park ©
Beach Park
Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes ©

4
nights
Manaus

Manaus ©
It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Manaus is known for nightlife, shopping, nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Meeting of Waters, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy some diversion at Shot In The Dark, and make a trip to Ponte Do Rio Negro.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Manaus online holiday planner .

You can fly from Fortaleza to Manaus in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Fortaleza to Manaus is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fortaleza in September, you will find days in Manaus are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Meeting of Waters ©
Meeting of Waters
Arquipelago de Anavilhanas ©
Arquipelago de Anavilhanas
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Petropolis (Imperial Museum & Museu Casa de Santos Dumont). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Pao de Acucar, take in nature's colorful creations at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, and kick back and relax at Praia de Grumari.

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Fly from Manaus to Rio de Janeiro in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Time (AMT) to Brasilia Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In September, Rio de Janeiro is little chillier than Manaus - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Petropolis
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Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

4
nights
Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belo Horizonte: Inhotim (in Brumadinho) and Casca D'Anta Waterfall (in Serra da Canastra National Park). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, walk around Parque das Mangabeiras, explore the galleries of Palacio das Artes, and admire the striking features of Conjunto Moderno da Pampulha.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Belo Horizonte trip planning app .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Belo Horizonte by combination of flight and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Casca D'Anta Waterfall, Casa Azul, Inhotim
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Inhotim ©
Inhotim
Praca da Liberdade ©
Praca da Liberdade
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©

4
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Change things up with a short trip to Sea and Captaincy Museum in Ilheus (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Pelourinho, stroll through Praia Farol da Barra, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, and examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Salvador trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Belo Horizonte to Salvador in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Salvador when traveling from Belo Horizonte in October, with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sea and Captaincy Museum
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Praia Farol da Barra ©
Praia Farol da Barra
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©

3
nights
Porto Alegre

Porto Alegre ©
On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Explore Porto Alegre's surroundings by going to Gramado (Le Jardin Lavender Park, Casa Seganfredo, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Enigma Escape Game, get curious at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS, make a trip to Mercado Publico de Porto Alegre, and stroll around Parque Farroupilha.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porto Alegre tour builder app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Salvador to Porto Alegre in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Salvador in October; daily highs in Porto Alegre reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gramado
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Enigma Escape Game ©
Enigma Escape Game
Snowland ©
Snowland
Le Jardin Lavender Park ©
Le Jardin Lavender Park

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