31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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31 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte
bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Gramado
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Curitiba
— 2 nights
6
Brasilia
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
7
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 4 nights
+3
bus + subway + bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
8
Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
9
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h
10
Salvador
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: Belo Horizonte

4
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Tijuca, kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, and stroll through Pedra do Arpoador.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker tool .

Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

3
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, have some family-friendly fun at Pixel Realidade Virtual, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sao Paulo day trip planning tool .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo by combination of flight and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sao Paulo, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Pixel Realidade Virtual ©
Pixel Realidade Virtual
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

3
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Gramado is known for parks, museums, theme parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Mini Mundo, find something for the whole family at Snowland, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gramado trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canela
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Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland
Parque Estadual do Caracol ©
Parque Estadual do Caracol

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

2
nights
Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll around Parque Tangua, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Tabor Magnificat. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Familia Fardo Vinicola, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer MON, and then see the interesting displays at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Curitiba vacation site .

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Foz do Iguacu, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Curitiba, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Familia Fardo Vinicola
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Familia Fardo Vinicola ©
Familia Fardo Vinicola
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba ©
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba
Museu Oscar Niemeyer MON ©
Museu Oscar Niemeyer MON

2
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco, take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul, then get a sense of history and politics at Itamaraty Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, and finally examine the collection at Espaco Lucio Costa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Parque da Cidade Sarah Kubitschek, then explore the galleries of Memorial JK, and then identify plant and animal life at Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brasilia vacation planning site .

Getting from Curitiba to Brasilia by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Curitiba in September, expect nights in Brasilia to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves ©
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Itamaraty Palace ©
Itamaraty Palace

4
nights
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.
Alto Paraiso de Goias is known for nature, outdoors, adventure, spas, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, take some stellar pictures from Janela Lookout, make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira do Segredo.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park
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Cachoeira do Segredo ©
Cachoeira do Segredo
Almecegas I Waterfalls ©
Almecegas I Waterfalls

4
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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, trek along trilha Costa Azul, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernando de Noronha, and go for a walk through Trilha Atalaia.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha takes 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha is 2 hours. September in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

3
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto de Galinhas: Recife (Instituto Ricardo Brennand & Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal de Maracaipe, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, and examine the collection at Museu das Tartarugas - Ecoassociados.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas driving holiday planner .

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas is minus 1 hour. September in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Recife
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

2
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.
On the 25th (Wed), examine the collection at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, then take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and finally wander the streets of Pelourinho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra, examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salvador trip planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Salvador in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Salvador, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Elevator Lacerda ©
Elevator Lacerda

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