30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  18 h
1
Salvador
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Recife
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Tamandare
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  13 h 15 min
6
Lencois Maranhenses National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  12 h 15 min
7
Mateiros
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Jalapao State Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
9
Chapada das Mesas National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  10 h 30 min
10
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
11
Cavalcante
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
12
Ouro Preto
— 1 day
Fly:  6 h
13
Arraial do Cabo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
14
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
15
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Toronto

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 2nd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent, thenwander the streets of Pelourinho, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Porto da Barra, thentake in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salvador trip builder app.

Toronto, Canada to Salvador is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Salvador. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in November: high temperatures in Salvador hover around 34°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Salvador

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Praia Farol da Barra ©
Praia Farol da Barra
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

2
nights
Recife

Recife ©
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Se Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Praca do Marco Zero, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Capela Dourada. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Boa Viagem Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Recife Antigo, examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, thensee the interesting displays at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu do Trem.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Recife visit planner.

You can fly from Salvador to Recife in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Recife

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Olinda
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Recife Antigo ©
Recife Antigo
Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute
Boa Viagem Beach ©
Boa Viagem Beach

3
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Visiting Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Muro Alto Beach and Praia De Maracaipe. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, view the masterpieces at Casa Jerimum, take some stellar pictures from Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao do Outeiro, and admire the striking features of Massangana Sugar Cane Mill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

Drive from Recife to Porto de Galinhas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tamandare.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

So Arte
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Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas

2
nights
Tamandare

Tamandare ©
Beaches and natural rock pools remain top draws on most Tamandare itineraries, though the relatively small coastal town also offers a surprisingly lively restaurant scene.
On the 9th (Sat), kick back and relax at Xareu Beach, thenget to know the resident critters at Zoologico Pet Silvestre, and then kick back and relax at Praia dos Carneiros. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maragogi Beach, thenexplore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande, and then see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tamandare trip planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Tamandare by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in November, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Tamandare. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Tamandare

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Maragogi
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Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros
Maragogi Beach ©
Maragogi Beach
Gales de Maragogi ©
Gales de Maragogi

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. We've included these beaches for you: Baia do Sancho and Conceicao Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda.

Start your trip to Fernando de Noronha by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Tamandare to Fernando de Noronha in 5.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tamandare to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fernando de Noronha when traveling from Tamandare in November, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lencois Maranhenses National Park.

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
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre

1
day
Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Lencois Maranhenses National Park
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa da Esperanca, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Murici, and then kick back and relax at Capivara Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lencois Maranhenses National Park route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fernando de Noronha to Lencois Maranhenses National Park. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Lencois Maranhenses National Park are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mateiros.

Things to do in Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Parks Nature Beaches
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1
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Mateiros

Mateiros ©
Mateiros translates into English as "Bushmen"--given the rugged nature surrounding the town of around 1,800 inhabitants, it's a highly appropriate label.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Fervedouro Mumbuca, paddle through the water with Novaventura, and then explore the striking landscape at Dunas do Jalapao.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mateiros trip itinerary tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Mateiros. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Jalapao State Park.

Things to do in Mateiros

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Novaventura
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Dunas do Jalapao ©
Dunas do Jalapao
Novaventura ©
Novaventura

1
night
Jalapao State Park

Jalapao State Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Serra do Espirito Santo.

To plan Jalapao State Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mateiros to Jalapao State Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chapada das Mesas National Park.

Things to do in Jalapao State Park

Parks Nature
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Serra do Espirito Santo ©
Serra do Espirito Santo

1
day
Chapada das Mesas National Park

Chapada das Mesas National Park
To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chapada das Mesas National Park road trip app.

Explore your travel options from Jalapao State Park to Chapada das Mesas National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Jalapao State Park to Chapada das Mesas National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Alto Paraiso de Goias on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Chapada das Mesas National Park

Parks Nature
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1
night
Alto Paraiso de Goias

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Sertao Zen, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Alto Paraiso de Goias travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chapada das Mesas National Park to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Cavalcante.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado ©
Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado

1
night
Cavalcante

Cavalcante
Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cavalcante was once the domain of optimistic excavators who hoped to strike it rich.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Santa Barbara Waterfall and then admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Prata.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cavalcante route builder website.

Traveling by car from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Cavalcante takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Cavalcante

Parks Nature
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1
day
Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto ©
Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
On the 23rd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar, stop by Ita Gemas, don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museu da Inconfidencia, and finally examine the collection at Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio).

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Ouro Preto trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Cavalcante to Ouro Preto with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Cavalcante to Ouro Preto is 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Ouro Preto are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario
Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio) ©
Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio)
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto ©
Centro Historico de Ouro Preto

1
night
Arraial do Cabo

Arraial do Cabo ©
Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): kick back and relax at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Farol Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Obelisco Americo Vespucio. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Grande, thentake a memorable drive along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Forno Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Arraial do Cabo trip site.

Fly from Ouro Preto to Arraial do Cabo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Arraial do Cabo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Farol Beach ©
Farol Beach
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia ©
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia
Forno Beach ©
Forno Beach

3
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.
Visiting Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer and Maracanã. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Sao Francisco Xavier, and kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland, thenget to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Foz do Iguacu, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Museu de Cera Dreamland ©
Museu de Cera Dreamland
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park

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