5 days in Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo Itinerary

5 days in Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo Itinerary

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5 days in Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
End: Sao Paulo

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maracanã as well as Santa Teresa. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Bondinho Pao de Acucar, explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro route planning tool .

If you are flying in from Colombia, the closest major airport is Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport. In November in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

1
night
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Sao Paulo trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sao Paulo, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Parks Museums
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

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