48 days in Brazil Itinerary

48 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
2
Florianopolis
— 7 nights
3
Rio de Janeiro
— Few hours
4
Brasilia
— Few hours
5
Abadiania
— 25 nights
6
Brasilia
— Few hours
7
Salvador
— 6 nights
8
Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night

7
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Get a sense of the local culture at Reserva Beach and Museu da Republica. Head to BarraShopping and Brasil e Cia Arte Popularfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi (in Niteroi), Praia de Itauna (in Saquarema) and REGUA - Reserva Ecologica de Guapiacu (in Cachoeiras de Macacu). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR, view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas, pause for some serene contemplation at The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, and don't miss a visit to Maua Square.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro online attractions planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Rio de Janeiro, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. March in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Praia de Itauna, REGUA - Reserva Ecologica de Guapiacu
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Praia de Itauna ©
Praia de Itauna
Reserva Beach ©
Reserva Beach
Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR ©
Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR

7
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Explore hidden gems such as Forte Beach and Ferrugem Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Catedral Metropolitana de Florianopolis and Paróquia São Joaquim. Change things up with these side-trips from Florianopolis: Garopaba (Atelier ART3 & Garopaba Beach), Itapema Beach (in Itapema) and Praia de Bombas (in Bombas). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Brava, examine the collection at Ecomuseu do Ribeirao da Ilha, stroll through Lagoinha do Leste, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Florianopolis sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Florianopolis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Garopaba, Itapema Beach, Praia de Bombas
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Forte Beach ©
Forte Beach
Ferrugem Beach ©
Ferrugem Beach
Praia de Bombas ©
Praia de Bombas

few
hours
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
On the 10th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museu da Republica.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro tour builder app.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Florianopolis in April, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Museums
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Museu da Republica ©
Museu da Republica

few
hours
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Palacio do Planalto.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brasilia vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Brasilia, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Abadiania.
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Palacio do Planalto ©
Palacio do Planalto

25
nights
Abadiania

Abadiania ©
Abadiânia is a municipality in the state of Goiás, Brazil. Discover out-of-the-way places like Casa Dom Inacio de Loyola and Outlet Premium Brasilia. Get a sense of the local culture at Hidrolandia Cultural Center and Alderico Borges de Carvalho History Museum. Explore Abadiania's surroundings by going to Bouganville Shopping (in Goiania), Anapolis (Catedral Senhor Bom Jesus da Lapa, Brasil Park Shopping, &more) and Corumba de Goias (Igreja Nossa Senhora Da Penha De Franca, Cachoeira Salto Corumba, &more).

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Abadiania itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brasilia to Abadiania in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Abadiania can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Brasilia on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Abadiania

Outdoors Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Anapolis, Corumba de Goias, Bouganville Shopping, Hidrolandia Cultural Center, Outlet Premium Brasilia
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Salto Corumba ©
Salto Corumba
Outlet Premium Brasilia ©
Outlet Premium Brasilia
Museu de Artes Plasticas de Anapolis ©
Museu de Artes Plasticas de Anapolis

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hours
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
On the 5th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Brasilia road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Abadiania to Brasilia takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites
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Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church ©
Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church

6
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sister Dulce memorial and Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco. Head to Shopping Barra and Salvador Shoppingfor some retail therapy. Explore Salvador's surroundings by going to Vilas do Atlantico Beach (in Lauro de Freitas), Reserva de Sapiranga (in Praia do Forte) and Itacimirim Beach (in Itacimirim). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, browse the exhibits of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, admire the landmark architecture of Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca da Se.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salvador trip maker site.

Getting from Brasilia to Salvador by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia in May, Salvador is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vilas do Atlantico Beach, Reserva de Sapiranga, Itacimirim Beach
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Vilas do Atlantico Beach ©
Vilas do Atlantico Beach
Casa do Rio Vermelho ©
Casa do Rio Vermelho
Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia ©
Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia

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night
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): hike along Claudio Coutinho Trail and then take in the pleasant sights at Avenida Atlantica.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro online vacation builder.

You can fly from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Claudio Coutinho Trail ©
Claudio Coutinho Trail
Avenida Atlantica ©
Avenida Atlantica

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