11 days in Brazil Itinerary

11 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil journey planner
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Belo Horizonte
— 2 nights
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Guarapari
— 1 night
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Paraty
— 2 nights
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Belo Horizonte — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Belo Horizonte visit planner.

Sao Paulo to Belo Horizonte is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You'll set off for Guarapari on the 4th (Sun).
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Guarapari — 1 night

Endowed with white sand beaches and inviting waters, Guarapari encapsulates Brazil's laid-back beach spirit.
To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Guarapari travel app.

You can fly from Belo Horizonte to Guarapari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Guarapari sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll set off for Rio de Janeiro on the 6th (Tue).
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Rio de Janeiro — 3 nights

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 (Wed): kick back and relax at Vermelha Beach, kick back and relax at Praia do Leme, then kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, then kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in panoramic vistas at Morro Dois Irmaos, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Presbiteriana Do Rio De Janeiro, and finally explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Guarapari to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Paraty.
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Paraty — 2 nights

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of Centro Historico, and then stop by Armazem da Cachaca. On the next day, cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela Nossa Senhora das Dores, and then browse the exhibits of Casa da Cultura de Paraty.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paraty trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive 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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State of Espirito Santo travel guide

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Beaches · Missions · Gift & Specialty Shops
A land of two faces, State of Espirito Santo features an extensive coastline on one side and low mountain ranges and rolling hills on the other. State capital Vitoria with its developed beaches and vibrant nightlife ranks among top places to visit in State of Espirito Santo, but the region also boasts a string of smaller towns originally settled by German and Italian immigrants. These smaller urban centers retain much of their European look and feel, drawing an ever-growing number of tourists with their relaxed ambiance and distinct cuisine. Visitors who don't want to spend their entire State of Espirito Santo vacation on the beach can explore two national parks, famed for their soaring rock formations and diverse wildlife.
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