5 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

5 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

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5 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
1
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Campos Do Jordao
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Aparecida
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

2
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Do your shopping at Paulista Avenue and Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosteiro De Sao Bento and São Paulo Cathedral. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, walk around Ibirapuera Park, take a stroll through Liberdade, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo day trip planning app .

Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, expect Sao Paulo to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

1
night
Campos Do Jordao

Campos Do Jordao ©
Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
On the 15th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Portico da cidade, and then admire the sheer force of Ducha de Prata.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Campos Do Jordao trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Campos Do Jordao in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Campos Do Jordao is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aparecida.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks Nature
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Amantikir Park ©
Amantikir Park
Ducha de Prata ©
Ducha de Prata
Portico da cidade ©
Portico da cidade

1
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Aparecida

Aparecida ©
Home to one of Brazil's most famous basilicas, the small city of Aparecida welcomes many times its population in tourists every year.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Benedito, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Passarela da Fe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Santo Antonio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capela do Batismo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida.

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You can drive from Campos Do Jordao to Aparecida in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Time to Brasilia Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Aparecida

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Catedral Santo Antonio
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Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida ©
Igreja de Sao Benedito ©
Igreja de Sao Benedito

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