4 days in Rio de Janeiro & Salvador Itinerary

4 days in Rio de Janeiro & Salvador Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

4 days in Rio de Janeiro & Salvador Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Rio de Janeiro

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bondinho Pao de Acucar, then enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas, pause for some photo ops at Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, then kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and finally get lost in a book at Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro holiday planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Rio de Janeiro. In March, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent, then wander the streets of Pelourinho, and then steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia. On the next day, kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra, take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Salvador trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Salvador are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Elevator Lacerda ©
Elevator Lacerda

Similar Plans

5 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 27 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 23 days in Rio de Janeiro & Cape Town BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in Salvador BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, culture, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Rio de Janeiro BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, romantic, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 57 days in South America BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador & Barreirinhas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans