8 days in Brazil Itinerary

8 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip itinerary planner

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Recife
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Maragogi
— 1 night
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Sao Miguel dos Milagres
— 1 day
Drive
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Maragogi
— 1 night
Drive
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Tamandare
— 1 day
Drive
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Recife
— 1 night
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Porto de Galinhas
— 1 day
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Recife
— 4 nights
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Recife

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Recife trip planning site.

Manaus to Recife is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will leave for Maragogi on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Recife

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:

Maragogi

— 1 night

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Maragogi day trip planning app.

Getting from Recife to Maragogi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. March in Maragogi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. You will leave for Sao Miguel dos Milagres on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Maragogi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:

Sao Miguel dos Milagres

— 1 day
A tranquil enclave of the Coral Coast, Sao Miguel Milagres offers postcard-worthy scenes of white sand, swaying palm trees, and clear waters.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Miguel dos Milagres trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Maragogi to Sao Miguel dos Milagres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Sao Miguel dos Milagres are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Maragogi.

Things to do in Sao Miguel dos Milagres

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip

Maragogi

— 1 night

Paradise in Alagoas

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Maragogi day trip app.

Drive from Sao Miguel dos Milagres to Maragogi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Tamandare.

Things to do in Maragogi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 3:

Tamandare

— 1 day
Beaches and natural rock pools remain top draws on most Tamandare itineraries, though the relatively small coastal town also offers a surprisingly lively restaurant scene.
On the 3rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia dos Carneiros and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Tamandare.

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

You can drive from Maragogi to Tamandare in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March in Tamandare, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Recife.

Things to do in Tamandare

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 4:

Recife

— 1 night

Brazilian Venice

You've now added Capela Dourada to your itinerary. On the 4th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Dourada.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Recife route builder app.

You can drive from Tamandare to Recife in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Recife

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

Porto de Galinhas

— 1 day

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 4th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Recife to Porto de Galinhas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Recife.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:
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Recife

— 4 nights

Brazilian Venice

Explore Recife further: examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, deepen your understanding at Pernambuco House of Culture, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Olinda, and don't miss a visit to Praca do Marco Zero.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Recife trip site.

Drive from Porto de Galinhas to Recife in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Recife

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:

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.