30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
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Vitoria
— 6 nights
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Belo Horizonte
— 5 nights
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Campo Grande
— 3 nights
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Goiania
— 4 nights
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Brasilia
— 3 nights

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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Petropolis (Museu de Cera de Petropolis, Imperial Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Copacabana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mirante da Prainha, don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Rio de Janeiro. In January, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Vitoria.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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6
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Vitoria

Sun City

Located on a riverine island surrounded by Vitoria Bay, Vitoria serves as the state capital of Espirito Santo.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vitoria: Guarapari (Castanheiras Beach, Bacutia Beach, &more). The adventure continues: take in the history at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, make a trip to O Convento De Nossa Senhora Do Monte Do Carmo, enjoy the sand and surf at Canto Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Camburi Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vitoria trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Vitoria sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Vitoria

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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5
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Belo Horizonte

Garden City

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ouro Preto (Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio), Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, &more), Parque Ecologico Thiago Rodrigues Ricardo (in Contagem) and Inhotim (in Brumadinho). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Praca da Liberdade, steep yourself in history at Placa Comemorativa do Clube da Esquina, stroll around Parque das Mangabeiras, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Belo Horizonte trip planning site.

Fly from Vitoria to Belo Horizonte in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Vitoria in January since evenings lows in Belo Horizonte dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Campo Grande

Swarthy City

Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
Campo Grande is known for parks, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro, examine the collection at Image and Sound Museum, walk around Parque das Nacoes Indigenas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Arautos do Evangelho.

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Getting from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. January in Campo Grande sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Goiania.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Goiania

Capital of the Cerrado

A planned city offering more green space for each inhabitant than any other urban center in the country, Goiania was established as the state capital in 1933.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pirenopolis (Cachoeiras Bonsucesso & Centro Historico de Pirenopolis) and Trindade (Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno & Matriz do Divino Pai Eterno - Santuario Velho). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Vaca Brava Park, appreciate the history behind Monumento dos Tres Marcos, look for gifts at Flamboyant Shopping Center, and view the masterpieces at Oscar Niemeyer Cultural Center.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Goiania driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Campo Grande to Goiania takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Brasilia.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Brasilia

Capital of Hope

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Brasilia is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, get engrossed in the history at Memorial JK, ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace, and make a trip to Torre de Televisao.

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Traveling by car from Goiania to Brasilia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours
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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.