8 days in Brazil Itinerary

8 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Drive
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Ubatuba
— 1 night
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo

— 1 night

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 14th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, see the interesting displays at Museu do Futebol, then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and finally wander the streets of Liberdade. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Parque das Artes, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo day trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Sao Paulo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect Sao Paulo to be much warmer, temps between 81°F and 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Outdoors · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:

Ubatuba

— 1 night

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
On the 16th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Prumirim Beach, kick back and relax at Itamambuca Beach, then meet the residents at Ubatuba Aquarium, and finally kick back and relax at Felix Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ubatuba tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Ubatuba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:

Rio de Janeiro

— 2 nights

Marvelous City

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 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, then kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, then kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach. Keep things going the next day: get your bearings at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Ubatuba to Rio de Janeiro takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bela Vista Biological Refuge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, then make a trip to Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu travel planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Foz do Iguacu when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.