42 days in Brazil Itinerary

42 days in Brazil Itinerary

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42 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Uberaba
— 13 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Uberlandia
— 12 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Araguari
— 10 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Patos de Minas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Patrocinio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Araxa
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

13
nights
Uberaba

Uberaba ©
Situated in the floodplain of the Uberaba river, the municipality of Uberaba has emerged as a regional economic hub, largely as a result of its agricultural production.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Paroquia Nossa Senhora Aparecida (Capelinha) and Colegio Allan Kardec. Family-friendly places like Paleontological Research Center and Dinosaur Museum and Museu Interativo de Ciencias will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Uberaba: Franca (Museu do Aparelho Auditivo, Se Catedral Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, & more), Ituverava (Winery Marchese DI Ivrea & Museu Historico Capitao Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha) and Sacramento (Gruta dos Palhares, Cachoeira Azulim, & more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Domingos, examine the collection at Zebu Foundation Museum Edilson Lamartine Mendes, look for gifts at Shopping Center Uberaba, and explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte Sacra (MAS).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Uberaba trip itinerary planner .

Sao Paulo to Uberaba is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. December in Uberaba sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Uberlandia.

Things to do in Uberaba

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franca, Sacramento, Ituverava, Mosteiro De Claraval, Terrige Trebbi History Museum
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Museu de Arte Sacra (MAS) ©
Museu de Arte Sacra (MAS)
Shrine of Nossa Senhora D'Abadia ©
Shrine of Nossa Senhora D'Abadia

12
nights
Uberlandia

Uberlandia ©
Strategically located in the center of southern Brazil, Uberlandia has developed an economy largely based on inter-city trade.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja do Rosário and Casa da Cultura. Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Sao Jose in Ituiutaba (about 2 hours away). There's lots more to do: let little ones run wild at Parque do Sabia, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora das Dores, stroll around Praca Tubal Vilela, and stop by Uberlandia Shopping.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Uberlandia day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Uberaba to Uberlandia takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll set off for Araguari on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Uberlandia

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Sao Jose
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Parque do Sabia ©
Parque do Sabia
Igreja do Rosário ©
Igreja do Rosário
Biodiversidade do Cerrado Museum ©
Biodiversidade do Cerrado Museum

10
nights
Araguari

Araguari ©
Araguari is a municipality in western Minas Gerais state, Brazil. Explore hidden gems such as Cachoeira das Irmas and Table Games. Change things up with these side-trips from Araguari: Itumbiara (Palacio da Cultura Major Militao Pereira de Almeida Museum, Rio Paranaiba, & more), Chico Ribeiro History Museum (in Tupaciguara) and Catalao (Represa Clube do Povo, Morrinho de Sao Joao, & more). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Corrego Bom Jardim, see the interesting displays at Historical Archive Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario e Sao Benedito, and hike along Bosque Municipal John Kennedy.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Araguari trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Uberlandia to Araguari takes an hour. In January in Araguari, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Patos de Minas.

Things to do in Araguari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Catalao, Itumbiara, Chico Ribeiro History Museum, Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario e Sao Benedito
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Represa Clube do Povo ©
Represa Clube do Povo
Catedral Santa Rita de Cassia ©
Catedral Santa Rita de Cassia
Morrinho de Sao Joao ©
Morrinho de Sao Joao

2
nights
Patos de Minas

Patos de Minas ©
Patos de Minas is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.HistoryThe name is derived from the ranch known as farmhouse Os Patos, owned by the original settlers, which had the name because of the large number of wild ducks found in the region. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Santo Antonio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Santa Terezinha do Menino Jesus, then head outdoors with Lagoa Grande, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Patio Central Shopping.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Patos de Minas travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Araguari to Patos de Minas in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Araguari to Patos de Minas. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Patrocinio.

Things to do in Patos de Minas

Outdoors Shopping Parks
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Lagoa Grande ©
Lagoa Grande
Igreja Santa Terezinha do Menino Jesus ©
Catedral de Santo Antonio ©
Catedral de Santo Antonio

2
nights
Patrocinio

Patrocinio ©
Patrocínio is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. On the 27th (Mon), examine the collection at Patrocinio Municipal Museum and then don't miss a visit to Praca Santa Luzia.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Patrocinio route website .

Drive from Patos de Minas to Patrocinio in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Araxa.

Things to do in Patrocinio

Museums
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Patrocinio Municipal Museum ©
Patrocinio Municipal Museum
Praca Santa Luzia ©
Praca Santa Luzia
Cristo Redentor of Patrocinio ©
Cristo Redentor of Patrocinio

2
nights
Araxa

Araxa ©
Sitting at an altitude of nearly 1,000 m (3,280 ft), Araxa offers some of the best examples of colonial architecture in Minas Gerais state.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Araxa Memorial and Mirante do Cristo. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Termas de Araxa, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Holy Church of Saint Sebastian, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Matriz, and see the interesting displays at Calmon Barreto Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Araxa attractions planning app .

You can drive from Patrocinio to Araxa in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Araxa

Museums Parks Nature
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Araxa Memorial ©
Araxa Memorial
Igreja Nossa Senhora das Gracas ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora das Gracas
Igreja Matriz ©
Igreja Matriz