4 days in Teresina & Belo Horizonte Itinerary

4 days in Teresina & Belo Horizonte Itinerary

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4 days in Teresina & Belo Horizonte Itinerary

Start: Teresina
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
Belo Horizonte
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Teresina


Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque Zoobotanico de Teresina, snap pictures at Ponte Estaiada, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Teresina online attractions planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Teresina. In January in Teresina, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Teresina

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Shopping Contagem and Museum of Toys. Explore Belo Horizonte's surroundings by going to Betim (Alambique & Parque Ecologico Vale Verde & Clube Recreativo Minas - CRM), Stilos Estofados (in Contagem) and Inhotim (in Brumadinho). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Praca da Liberdade, pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, and admire the landmark architecture of Igreja Sao Francisco De Assis.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Belo Horizonte trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Teresina to Belo Horizonte takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Belo Horizonte is slightly colder than Teresina - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Betim, Contagem, Inhotim
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Shopping Contagem
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Museu dos Brinquedos