8 days in Brazil Itinerary

8 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Belo Horizonte
— Few hours
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
3
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
4
Santos
— 1 night
5
Florianopolis
— 1 night
6
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights

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Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): make a trip to Praca da Liberdade.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Belo Horizonte trip itinerary website.

Brasilia to Belo Horizonte is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. January in Belo Horizonte sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.
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Praca da Liberdade ©
Praca da Liberdade

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Tijuca Beach, kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, thentake a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, thenpause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro online vacation planner.

Getting from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Belo Horizonte in January, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then wander the streets of Paulista Avenue.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip builder site.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect Sao Paulo to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Santos.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks Museums Shopping
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

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Santos

Santos ©
A lively coastal city, Santos has become known for its sea, soccer, and sand.
On the 10th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Coffee Museum, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony Santos, and finally make a trip to Praca da Independencia.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Santos using our trip planner.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Santos by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Santos are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Santos

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos ©
Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos
Coffee Museum ©
Coffee Museum
Praca da Independencia ©
Praca da Independencia

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Florianopolis

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 11th (Sat): stroll through Praia Mole, thenstroll through Praia do Campeche, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoinha do Leste.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Florianopolis day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Santos to Florianopolis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Florianopolis sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Praia do Campeche ©
Praia do Campeche

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland, take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, and then enjoy some diversion at Wake Iguassu Cable Park. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Foz do Iguacu takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florianopolis in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Foz do Iguacu, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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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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