33 days in Brazil Itinerary

33 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh
Fly + Shuttle:  21 h 30 min
1
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Salvador
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
4
Gramado
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Florianopolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
+4
Fly + Bus + Foot + Subway + Bus:  7 h 15 min
8
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Subway + Bus + Fly:  10 h
9
Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
10
Natal
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Riyadh

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: Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare) and Ricardo Brennand Institute (in Recife). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, stroll through Muro Alto Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and look for gifts at Nata Artesanato.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas travel planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Riyadh to Porto de Galinhas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Riyadh, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Porto de Galinhas, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia dos Carneiros, Ricardo Brennand Institute
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, then take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and then take a stroll through Pelourinho. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho, browse the exhibits of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salvador route builder site.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Salvador in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Salvador are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Beaches Outdoors
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Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

2
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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, visit Liberdade, and admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Sao Paulo sightseeing site.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Salvador to Sao Paulo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Salvador in January, Sao Paulo is little chillier at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

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.
When in Gramado, make a side trip to see Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Tres Coroas, approximately Tres Coroas away. The adventure continues: stroll around Mini Mundo, laugh and play at Mundo a Vapor, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and get in on the family fun at Snowland.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Gramado trip builder site.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Gramado by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Theme Parks Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Canela, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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Casa Seganfredo ©
Casa Seganfredo
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo ©
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo

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 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu sightseeing planning app.

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 January in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

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
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceição, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, and then stroll through Joaquina Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Jurere Beach and then stop by Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florianopolis trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Florianopolis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in January, expect nights in Florianopolis to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Santo Antonio de Lisboa ©
Santo Antonio de Lisboa
Joaquina Beach ©
Joaquina Beach

5
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Tijuca, and stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro online travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

3
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.
When in Alto Paraiso de Goias, make a side trip to see Cachoeira Santa Barbara in Cavalcante, approximately Cavalcante away. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Cachoeira Santa Barbara
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Zipline
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros

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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernado de Noronha Island, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha is 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Natal.

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
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

2
nights
Natal

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu and then see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Negra Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Parque das Dunas, and then look for gifts at Luciana Artesanatos Nordestinos.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Natal trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Natal takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Natal are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Nature Beaches
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Parrachos de Maracajau ©
Parrachos de Maracajau
Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach

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