10 days in Brazil Itinerary

10 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil route planner
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Drive
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Contagem
— 1 night
Drive
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Ilhabela
— 1 night
Ferry to São Sebastião, Taxi to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba
— 3 nights
Drive
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Campos Do Jordao
— 3 nights
Fly

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Contagem — 1 night

Contagem is a city in the center of the state of Minas Gerais, in Brazil. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Inhotim, enjoy some diversion at Ginasio Poliesportivo Do Riacho, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Contagem. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Casa Azul, admire the striking features of Teatro Municipal, then enjoy breathtaking views from Igreja Bom Jesus, and finally get your game on at Kartodromo Internacional de Betim.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Contagem tour itinerary planning app.

Belo Horizonte to Contagem is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ilhabela.
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Ilhabela — 1 night

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
On the 3rd (Tue), stroll through Baia de Castelhanos Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Curral Beach. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda e Bom Sucesso Church, then get engrossed in the history at Waldemar Belisario Museum, and then kick back and relax at Fome Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilhabela planner.

Traveling by car from Contagem to Ilhabela takes 10 hours. Traveling from Contagem in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Ilhabela. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Ubatuba.
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Ubatuba — 3 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ubatuba: Praia do Cachadaco (in Trindade) and Paraty (Saco do Mamangua Beach, Trilha Do Ouro, &more). It doesn't end there: get great views at Corcovado Peak.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ubatuba tour itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ilhabela to Ubatuba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ilhabela to Ubatuba due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Campos Do Jordao.
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Campos Do Jordao — 3 nights

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Campos Do Jordao: Aparecida (Church of Sao Geraldo & National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Amantikir Park, make a trip to Portico da cidade, take in the dramatic scenery at Ducha de Prata, and admire the landmark architecture of Boa Vista Palace.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Campos Do Jordao trip planner.

You can drive from Ubatuba to Campos Do Jordao in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Brazil travel guide

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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.
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