41 days in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

41 days in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil vacation planner

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Sao Paulo
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Rio de Janeiro
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Sao Paulo

— 16 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sao Paulo: Aparecida (Church of Sao Geraldo, National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida, &more) and Santo Andre (Casa Do Olhar Luiz Sacilotto, Antonio Flaquer Ipiranguinha Park, &more). The adventure continues: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Sao Paulo is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect nights in Sao Paulo to be a bit cooler, around 18°C, while days are cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 11:

Rio de Janeiro

— 23 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Niteroi (Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Costao de Itacoatiara, &more) and Petropolis (Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis, Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, head outdoors with Leblon Beach, hike along Pedra da Gavea, and make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rio de Janeiro, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in June; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — Jul 4: