53 days in Brazil & Argentina Itinerary

53 days in Brazil & Argentina Itinerary

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53 days in Brazil & Argentina Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  34​h
1
El Calafate, Argentina
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
2
Florianopolis, Brazil
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Balneario Camboriu, Brazil
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
Maragogi, Brazil
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Fortaleza, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Praia do Forte, Brazil
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Salvador, Brazil
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h
9
Arraial do Cabo, Brazil
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
10
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Cabo Frio, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 1 night
13
Iguazu National Park, Argentina
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 30​min
14
Province of Jujuy, Argentina
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
15
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 8 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
16
Jericoacoara, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
17
Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Brazil
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  20​h
18
Bonito, Brazil
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
19
Bonito, Brazil
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
20
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 45​min
21
Blumenau, Brazil
— 2 nights
+4
bus + Fly + bus + train + bus:  9​h
22
Mariana, Brazil
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

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night
El Calafate, Argentina

El Calafate tourism thrives mostly thanks to the city's proximity to a World Heritage-listed national park, famed for containing over 40 large glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Experience - Patagonia Profunda, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Teresita del Nino Jesus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Av del Libertador, hunt for treasures at Paseo de Los Artesanos, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally look for gifts at Vellon Negro.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our El Calafate trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to El Calafate is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Argentine Time (ART) is minus 13 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in February, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in El Calafate: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in El Calafate

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Avenida Libertador ©
Avenida Libertador

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Florianopolis, Brazil

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste and then kick back and relax at Armacao Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceicao da Lagoa, kick back and relax at Praia da Galheta, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole.

Make your Florianopolis itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from El Calafate to Florianopolis by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect warmer weather when traveling from El Calafate in March: highs in Florianopolis hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Praia da Galheta ©
Praia da Galheta
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole

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nights
Balneario Camboriu, Brazil

Balneario Camboriu ©
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia De Quatro Ilhas and then kick back and relax at Bombinhas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Ines, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia das Laranjeiras, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pr de Taquarinhas.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Balneario Camboriu tour planner.

Getting from Florianopolis to Balneario Camboriu by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Maragogi.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Bombinhas
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Praia De Quatro Ilhas ©
Praia De Quatro Ilhas
Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach
Praia das Laranjeiras ©
Praia das Laranjeiras

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Maragogi, Brazil

Maragogi ©
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
On the 6th (Fri), kick back and relax at Antunes Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Ponta de Mangue, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoologico Pet Silvestre, kick back and relax at Japaratinga Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Cabanos.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maragogi journey maker tool .

Getting from Balneario Camboriu to Maragogi by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Maragogi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Japaratinga Beach
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Praia Ponta de Mangue ©
Praia Ponta de Mangue
Japaratinga Beach ©
Japaratinga Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande ©

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Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Cristo Rei, then see the interesting displays at Cachaca Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Igreja de Nazare, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Nossa Senhora de Fatima. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Santa Edwiges, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Futuro, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Sao Pedro, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao da Prainha.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fortaleza road trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Maragogi to Fortaleza in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Praia do Forte.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Santuario Nossa Senhora de Fatima ©
Cachaca Museum ©
Cachaca Museum
Praia de Futuro ©
Praia de Futuro

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night
Praia do Forte, Brazil

A small coastal village of 1,800 people, Praia do Forte possesses a paradisal charm with an undercurrent of adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Open Air Marine Turtle Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Lord.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Praia do Forte road trip planning site .

Getting from Fortaleza to Praia do Forte by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salvador.

Things to do in Praia do Forte

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Museu ao Ceu Aberto da Tartaruga Marinha
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, then see the interesting displays at Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Misericordia Museum, then examine the collection at Sister Dulce memorial, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, and finally stroll through Vilas do Atlantico Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Salvador trip builder app .

You can drive from Praia do Forte to Salvador in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Salvador

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Vilas do Atlantico Beach
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Casa do Rio Vermelho ©
Casa do Rio Vermelho
Vilas do Atlantico Beach ©
Vilas do Atlantico Beach
Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado ©
Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado

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nights
Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
On the 13th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Mirante, visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Segunda Praia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz, stop by Eco Store, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gamboa Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Morro de Sao Paulo route planner .

Getting from Salvador to Morro de Sao Paulo by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In March in Morro de Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Gamboa Beach ©
Gamboa Beach
Farol do Morro ©
Farol do Morro
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz ©
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz

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Arraial do Cabo, Brazil

Arraial do Cabo ©
Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
On the 15th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Grande, then kick back and relax at Brava Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Forno Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Arraial do Cabo trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Arraial do Cabo in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in March, Arraial do Cabo is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Forno Beach ©
Forno Beach
Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church ©
Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church
Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil

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.
On the 17th (Tue), browse the exhibits of Atelie Ivone R, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Sant'Ana, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Joao Fernandes Beach. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Nossa Senhora Desatadora De Nos, kick back and relax at Geriba Beach, then examine the collection at Projeto Coral Vivo, then make a trip to Rua das Pedras, and finally browse the exhibits of Mosaicos Portella.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Armacao dos Buzios online journey planner .

You can drive from Arraial do Cabo to Armacao dos Buzios in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Armacao dos Buzios can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cabo Frio.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Geriba Beach ©
Geriba Beach
Joao Fernandes Beach ©
Joao Fernandes Beach

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nights
Cabo Frio, Brazil

Cabo Frio ©
Founded way back in 1615, Cabo Frio represents the seventh-oldest city in Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at San Matheus Fort and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia das Conchas, then admire the landmark architecture of Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Assunção - Igreja São Pedro, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Morro da Guia Chapel.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cabo Frio travel planner .

Traveling by car from Armacao dos Buzios to Cabo Frio takes an hour. March in Cabo Frio sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Cabo Frio

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia das Conchas ©
Praia das Conchas

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Santa Cruz da Barra Fortress, then enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante Dona Marta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, then kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, then steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, and finally admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Cabo Frio to Rio de Janeiro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Iguazu National Park.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar

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Iguazu National Park, Argentina

Iguazu National Park ©
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Wanda Mines, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, and then admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Cataratas del Iguazu.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Iguazu National Park trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Iguazu National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Iguazu National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Province of Jujuy.

Things to do in Iguazu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wanda Mines
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Salto Bernabe Mendez ©
Salto Bernabe Mendez
Salto San Martin ©
Salto San Martin

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Province of Jujuy, Argentina

Province of Jujuy ©
San Salvador de Jujuy, commonly known as Jujuy and locally often referred to as San Salvador, is the capital city of Jujuy Province in northwest Argentina. On the 25th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima, then explore the striking landscape at The Hill of Seven Colors, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Cerro Morado, then explore the ancient world of Pucara de Tilcara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Francisco de Paula, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Posta de Los Hornillos.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Province of Jujuy trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Iguazu National Park to Province of Jujuy in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Iguazu National Park in March, with highs in Province of Jujuy at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Province of Jujuy

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima ©
Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Lima
The Hill of Seven Colors ©
The Hill of Seven Colors
Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy ©
Catedral de San Salvador de Jujuy

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Escape the urban bustle at Parque 3 de Febrero and Delta El Tigre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica de Lujan and Museo de La Plata. Venture out of the city with trips to Museos & Cripta Basilica Nuestra Senora De Lujan (in Lujan), Reserva Natural Urbana (in Castelar) and Delta Terra Natural Reserve (in Tigre). Spend the 30th (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Puerto Madero, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Mayo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Palermo.

Make your Buenos Aires itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Province of Jujuy to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. March in Buenos Aires sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Lujan, Tigre, Museo de La Plata, Reserva Natural Urbana
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento
Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata

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nights
Jericoacoara, Brazil

Jericoacoara ©
A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
On the 5th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Mangue Seco Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Pedra Furada. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Jericoacoara Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Malhada Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Jericoacoara trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Buenos Aires to Jericoacoara takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Jericoacoara, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Lencois Maranhenses National Park.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Jericoacoara Beach ©
Jericoacoara Beach
Pedra Furada ©
Pedra Furada

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Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Brazil

Lencois Maranhenses National Park
On the 7th (Tue), kick back and relax at Capivara Beach.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lencois Maranhenses National Park trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jericoacoara to Lencois Maranhenses National Park. The time zone changes from Amazon Time to Brasilia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April in Lencois Maranhenses National Park, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Bonito, Brazil

Bonito ©
A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then stroll through Barra do Sucuri, and then learn more about the world around you at Casa da memoria Raida. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Figueira Beach and then explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta Sao Mateus.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bonito trip builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Bonito. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Bonito due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Bonito

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Gruta Sao Mateus ©
Gruta Sao Mateus
Barra do Sucuri ©
Barra do Sucuri
Casa da memoria Raida ©
Casa da memoria Raida

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Bonito, Brazil

Bonito ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Barra Azul Falls.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bonito online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bonito to Bonito. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Bonito

Nature Parks
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Cachoeira Barra Azul ©
Cachoeira Barra Azul

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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): gain insight at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora do Livramento Church, then see the interesting displays at Museu Cais do Sertao, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas online trip maker .

You can drive from Bonito to Porto de Galinhas in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Amazon Time (AMT) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Blumenau.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Recife, Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro, Centro Historico
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Museu Cais do Sertao ©
Museu Cais do Sertao
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach

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Blumenau, Brazil

Blumenau ©
Founded in 1850 by a dozen German immigrants, Blumenau remains a place apart from the rest of Brazil largely thanks to its distinct European culture, architecture, and cuisine.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Ecologico Freymund Germer - Morro Azul, examine the collection at Casa do Imigrante Carl Weege, then look for gifts at Arte do Lar Decoracoes, and finally see the interesting displays at Glaspark Blumenau Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Catedral Sao Paulo Apostolo - Igreja Matriz, then examine the collection at Museu de Habitos e Costumes, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Nossa Senhora de Azambuja.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Blumenau itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Blumenau takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in April, Blumenau is little chillier at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mariana.

Things to do in Blumenau

Wildlife Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pomerode, Santuario Nossa Senhora de Azambuja, Parque Ecologico Freymund Germer - Morro Azul
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Glaspark Blumenau Museum ©
Glaspark Blumenau Museum
Museu de Habitos e Costumes ©
Museu de Habitos e Costumes

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Mariana, Brazil

Mariana ©
The oldest city in the state, colonial-era Mariana entices visitors with its wide range of architectural gems and a historic city core.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Mariana Music Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Santa Quiteria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nossa Senhora da Lapa Cave, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Rosario, and then savor the flavors at Cachaca Tiara.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mariana online visit planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Blumenau to Mariana in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Amazon Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mariana

Historic Sites Nature Museums

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Catas Altas, Cachaca Tiara
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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Sao Pedro dos Clerigos Cathedral ©
Sao Pedro dos Clerigos Cathedral
Capela de Santa Quiteria ©
Capela de Santa Quiteria

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