7 days in Brazil Itinerary

7 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Tancredo Neves International Airport, Drive to Pitangui
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Pitangui
Drive
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Monte Verde
— 1 night
Drive
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Guaruja
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights

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Pitangui

On the 7th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Sacro Monsenhor Vicente Soares Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pitangui sightseeing planner.

Sao Paulo to Pitangui is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Pitangui, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Monte Verde.

Things to do in Pitangui

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:

Monte Verde

— 1 night

Brazilian Switzerland

Perched high up in the Mantiqueira Mountains at 1,550 m (5,085 ft) above sea level, the small town of Monte Verde attracts visitors looking to escape Brazil's tropical heat.
On the 8th (Tue), look for gifts at Geleias Naturais Tia Nata, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paróquia São Francisco de Assis, then stroll through Pedra Partida, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Pico Selado.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Monte Verde online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Pitangui to Monte Verde in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Guaruja.

Things to do in Monte Verde

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:

Guaruja

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Atlantic

Less than 100 km (60 mi) from Sao Paolo, the busy beach town of Guaruja remains unconditionally devoted to tourism, charming visitors with more than 20 well-developed beaches tailor-made for surfing, swimming, and soaking up the sun.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tombo Beach and Iporanga beach. Family-friendly places like Pitangueiras beach and Praia de Pernambuco will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach, stroll through Asturias Beach, and head off the coast to Ilha Pompeba.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Guaruja trip planner.

You can drive from Monte Verde to Guaruja in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Guaruja

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:

Sao Paulo

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 12th (Sat), walk around Parque Ibirapuera, then explore the galleries of Oca do Ibirapuera, then get engrossed in the history at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Hotel Unique, then get to know the resident critters at Butantan Institute, and then take in the exciting artwork at Instituto Tomie Ohtake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip builder app.

You can drive from Guaruja to Sao Paulo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:

Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.