60 days in Rio de Janeiro & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

60 days in Rio de Janeiro & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  15 h
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 27 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Foz do Iguacu
— 30 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Johannesburg

27
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 out of town with these interesting Rio de Janeiro side-trips: Petropolis (Imperial Museum, Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, &more) and Niteroi (Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, Praia de Itacoatiara, &more). Spend the 24th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Praia de Ipanema, kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, get great views at Leblon Beach, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Johannesburg, South Africa to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Rio de Janeiro, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Petropolis, Niteroi
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

30
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Explore Foz do Iguacu's surroundings by going to Missal Municipal Museum (in Missal), Santa Helena (Cristo Esplendor & Balneario Terra das Aguas) and Itaipulandia (Memorial House, Estatua De Nossa Senhora Aparecida, &more). categoryPhrases.sentence.Plan_for_a_day_of_cool_family_friendly_fun_on_the_day_at Aquamania Foz. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, take in the views from Ponte Internacional da Amizade, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu online vacation planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June, with highs in Foz do Iguacu at 25°C and lows at 14°C. On the 29th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Itaipulandia, Santa Helena, Missal Municipal Museum, Praia Balneario Santa Terezinha, Sao Miguel do Iguacu Historic Municipal Museum
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

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