4 days in Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo Itinerary

4 days in Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly

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Rio de Janeiro

— 1 night

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, then stroll through Copacabana Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Rio de Janeiro. In September, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

Sao Paulo

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): shop like a local with Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, then walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, shop like a local with Paulista Avenue, and then examine the collection at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Sao Paulo journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sao Paulo, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6: