45 days in Brazil Itinerary

45 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Florianopolis
— 3 nights
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Santos
— 2 nights
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Ilhabela
— 2 nights
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Ubatuba
— 4 nights
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Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
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Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
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Itacare
— 3 nights
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Maragogi
— 3 nights
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Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 4 nights

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Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Take a break from the city and head to Lagoinha do Leste and Praia do Campeche. Step off the beaten path and head to Praia do Santinho and Matadeiro Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Daniela's Beach, stroll through Barra da Lagoa Beach, step off the mainland to explore Campeche island, and explore the activities along Lagoa da Conceicao.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florianopolis trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Florianopolis is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Florianopolis, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in December, expect Florianopolis to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Santos.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:
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Praia do Santinho ©
Praia do Santinho
Matadeiro Beach ©
Matadeiro Beach
Da Lagoa ©
Da Lagoa

2
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Santos

Santos ©
A lively coastal city, Santos has become known for its sea, soccer, and sand.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at Museu Pele, examine the collection at Coffee Museum, don't miss a visit to Tranvia Turistico Del Casco Historico de Santos en Brasil, then take in nature's colorful creations at Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gonzaga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): examine the collection at Gibiteca Municipal, kick back and relax at Tombo Beach, and then kick back and relax at Pitangueiras beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Santos road trip planner.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Santos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Santos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Coffee Museum ©
Coffee Museum
Tombo Beach ©
Tombo Beach
Pitangueiras beach ©
Pitangueiras beach

2
nights
Ilhabela

Ilhabela ©

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Curral Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Feiticeira. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Baia de Castelhanos Beach, trek along Bonete Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jabaquara Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ilhabela trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Santos to Ilhabela in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In December, daytime highs in Ilhabela are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Praia Da Feiticeira ©
Praia Da Feiticeira
Baia de Castelhanos Beach ©
Baia de Castelhanos Beach
Jabaquara Beach ©
Jabaquara Beach

4
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Ubatuba

Ubatuba ©

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco and Itamambuca Beach. Visit Meio Beach and Domingas Dias Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Praia do Cachadaco in Trindade (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Almada Beach and stroll through Praia das Toninhas.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ubatuba vacation builder website.

Getting from Ilhabela to Ubatuba by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco ©
Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco
Meio Beach ©
Meio Beach
Itamambuca Beach ©
Itamambuca Beach

4
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Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lagoa Azul and Dois Rios Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lopes Mendes Beach and Caxadaco Beach. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, enjoy the sand and surf at Parnaioca Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santo Antonio Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio.

Before you visit Ilha Grande, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Ubatuba to Ilha Grande in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. December in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande ©
Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Aventureiro ©
Aventureiro

6
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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana and Museu do Amanha. Parque Lage and Sao Bento Monastery will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: stroll through Reserva Beach, make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in panoramic vistas at Morro Dois Irmaos, and stop by Urca.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro travel route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In December, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 6:
Highlights from your plan
Claudio Coutinho Trail ©
Claudio Coutinho Trail
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

3
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Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coroa Vermelha Beach and Muta Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda and Centro Historico. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Taipe, see the vivid underwater world at Recife de Fora, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Taperapua Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto Seguro trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Seguro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect nights in Porto Seguro to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
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Praia de Taipe ©
Praia de Taipe
Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Muta Beach ©
Muta Beach

3
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Itacare

Itacare ©
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
On the 10th (Sun), kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Itacarezinho Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Havaizinho Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Ribeira Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Tiririca.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Itacare trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Porto Seguro to Itacare by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maragogi.

Things to do in Itacare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Jeribucacu Beach ©
Jeribucacu Beach
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach
Praia da Tiririca ©
Praia da Tiririca

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Maragogi

Maragogi ©

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia Ponta de Mangue and Burgalhau Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Japaratinga Beach and Praia de Tamandare. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Peroba Beach, kick back and relax at Barra Grande Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Itacare to Maragogi in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Peroba Beach ©
Peroba Beach
Praia Ponta de Mangue ©
Praia Ponta de Mangue
Xareu Beach ©
Xareu Beach

2
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Praia da Pipa

Praia da Pipa ©
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Pipa Beach and then kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Amor Beach, stroll through Madeiro Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia dos Golfinhos.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Praia da Pipa road trip planner.

Getting from Maragogi to Praia da Pipa by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Praia da Pipa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Madeiro Beach ©
Madeiro Beach
Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach
Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos

7
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Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Visit Baia do Sancho and Praia do Cachorro for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Praia do Sueste and Praia do Leão. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Ponta das Caracas, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Boldro Beacch, and see the interesting displays at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha day trip planning website.

Getting from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha. In January in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro
Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

4
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Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©

Brazil's St Tropez

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Take a break from the city and head to Azedinha Beach and Forno Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia das Conchas and Azeda Beach. Go for a jaunt from Armacao dos Buzios to Cabo Frio to see Praia do Forte about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Joao Fernandinho Beach, kick back and relax at Ferradurinha Beach, and don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Armacao dos Buzios day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Fernando de Noronha to Armacao dos Buzios in 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Armacao dos Buzios. In January, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Forno Beach ©
Forno Beach
Praia das Conchas ©
Praia das Conchas
Azedinha Beach ©
Azedinha Beach

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