8 days in Foz do Iguacu & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

8 days in Foz do Iguacu & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
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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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu driving holiday planner.

Cleveland, USA to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cleveland to Foz do Iguacu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cleveland in June, things will get little chillier in Foz do Iguacu: highs are around 71°F and lows about 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Rio de Janeiro

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, Imperial Museum, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Copacabana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and explore the galleries of Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in June: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 79°F and lows are around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

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