30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil vacation planner

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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly to Maceio, Bus to Maragogi
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Maragogi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly
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Porto Seguro
— 4 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 2 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba
— 4 nights
Taxi to São Sebastião, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
— 4 nights
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Ferry to Alameda São Sebastião, 12, Bus to Sao Paulo, Fly to Florianopolis
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Florianopolis
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo

— 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS and Canto do Forte Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Tombo Beach and Praia de Sao Pedro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sao Paulo: Guaruja (Praia de Pernambuco, Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museu da Imigração do Estado de São Paulo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and wander the streets of Batman Alley.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo tour itinerary maker app.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Congonhas Airport, Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport and Viracopos International Airport. In January, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Maragogi.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:

Maragogi

— 2 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Get outdoors at Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles and Lages Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia Ponta de Mangue and Capela de Sao Benedito. There's lots more to do: stroll through Xareu Beach, meet the residents at Zoologico Pet Silvestre, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande, and enjoy the sand and surf at Taocas.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Maragogi travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sao Paulo to Maragogi in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Maragogi are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:

Fernando de Noronha

— 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha. Explore hidden gems such as Conceicao Beach and Baia dos Porcos. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Shark Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cachorro, and stroll around Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha itinerary planner.

Fly from Maragogi to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Maragogi to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:

Porto Seguro

— 4 nights
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Visiting Caraiva Beach and Parracho Beach will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Igreja de Sao Joao Batista and Rio da Barra Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Porto Seguro side-trips: Santo Andre (Guaiu Beach & Santo Andre Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Mundai Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Quadrado, contemplate the waterfront views at Caraiva River, and stroll through Juacema Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Porto Seguro trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro takes 12.5 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in January, Porto Seguro is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:

Rio de Janeiro

— 3 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Appreciate the collections at Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra and Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Morro Dois Irmaos and Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach. Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Camboinhas Beach in Niteroi, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Praia de Ipanema, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro attractions planner.

You can fly from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Porto Seguro in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rio de Janeiro: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:

Ilha Grande

— 2 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Dois Rios Beach, stroll through Lagoa Azul, kick back and relax at Abraaozinho Beach, then kick back and relax at Lopes Mendes Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Preta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Julia Beach, then explore the ancient world of Aqueduto, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santo Antonio Beach, and finally stroll through Caxadaco Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande online travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:

Ubatuba

— 4 nights

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Itamambuca Beach and Praia Vermelha Do Norte. You'll get in some beach time at Praia do Cachadaco and Fora Beach (Ranchos). Get out of town with these interesting Ubatuba side-trips: Paraty (Cepilho Beach & Centro Historico), Aparecida (Morro do Cruzeiro, Igreja de Sao Benedito, &more) and Igreja Matriz (in Sao Luiz do Paraitinga). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Prumirim Waterfall, kick back and relax at Justa Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Bonete, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Exaltacao da Santa Cruz Matriz.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ubatuba day trip site.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Ubatuba in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 10:

Ilhabela

— 4 nights

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pauba Beach and Praia do Guaeca. Get some historical perspective at Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda e Bom Sucesso Church and Capela Sao Benedito e Sant' Anna. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ilhabela: Maresias (Maresias Beach & Maresias - Pauba Trail) and Praia das Calhetas (in Sao Sebastiao). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Pereque Beach, stroll through Pinto Beach, get great views at Mirante do Piuva, and see the interesting displays at Museu Nautico Ilhabela.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Ilhabela trip itinerary site.

Getting from Ubatuba to Ilhabela by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ubatuba to Ilhabela due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Ilhabela are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:

Florianopolis

— 2 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 15th (Sat), kick back and relax at Armacao Beach, kick back and relax at Morro das Pedras Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ribeirao da Ilha, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Naufragados Beach, and finally examine the collection at Casa do Barao Center for the Arts.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilhabela to Florianopolis in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Florianopolis are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:

Brazil travel guide

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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.