28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil vacation planner
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
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Gramado
— 3 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
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Curitiba
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Londrina
— 1 night
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Manaus
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Brasilia
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Rio de Janeiro — 5 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip maker website.

Salem, India to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Salem to Rio de Janeiro is minus 8.5 hours. February in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Sao Paulo.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 6:

Sao Paulo — 3 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and discover the deep blue sea with Cedeira Dive.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, with highs in Sao Paulo at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can fly to Gramado.
Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:

Gramado — 3 nights

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
When in Gramado, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Tres Coroas, approximately Tres Coroas away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, walk around Mini Mundo, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, and do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gramado journey app.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.
Parks · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:

Foz do Iguacu — 3 nights

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.
Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring the gorgeous surroundings at Iguazu Falls. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In February, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Curitiba.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 15:

Curitiba — 2 nights

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba and then explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte and then stroll around Tangua Park.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Curitiba trip planner.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in February: high temperatures in Curitiba hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Londrina.
Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:

Londrina — 1 night

Established in the early 1900s by foreign settlers, Londrina initially served as a stopover point for British coffee traders transporting beans from Paraná and São Paulo to the port of Santos.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the activities along Igapo Lake.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Londrina travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Curitiba to Londrina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Curitiba, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Londrina, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Manaus.
Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip

Manaus — 4 nights

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Manaus is known for nightlife, shopping, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Meeting of Waters, stroll through Arquipelago de Anavilhanas, make a trip to Ponte Do Rio Negro, and get a taste of the local shopping with Manauara Shopping.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read Manaus trip app.

Traveling by flight from Londrina to Manaus takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Londrina to Manaus due to the time zone difference. In February in Manaus, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Brasilia.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 22:

Brasilia — 5 nights

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Change things up with a short trip to Flona - Floresta Nacional de Brasilia in Taguatinga (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, take an in-depth tour of Memorial JK, see the interesting displays at Espaco Lucio Costa, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brasilia trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Manaus to Brasilia in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Manaus to Brasilia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Manaus in February since evenings lows in Brasilia dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 27:

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.

State of Parana travel guide

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Waterfalls · Zoos · Gardens
Featuring a strong European heritage, State of Parana represents one of Brazil's most surprising regions, delighting visitors with its coastal cities boasting Mediterranean atmosphere and innovative architecture. Often overlooked by foreign tourists who flock to its northern neighbor, the state remains one of Brazil's wealthiest and most developed regions. Beach lovers and surfers vacation in State of Parana to take advantage of good weather and warm Atlantic waters, while nature-lovers prefer the region's largely unspoiled swathes of rainforest. No State of Parana tour is complete without a visit to the region's World Heritage-listed national park, celebrated worldwide for its jaw-dropping waterfalls.

State of Amazonas travel guide

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Theaters · Bodies of Water · Beaches
One of the least densely populated Brazilian regions despite its size, State of Amazonas occupies a huge section of the tropical forest zone irrigated by the Amazon River. Largest city Manaus serves as the starting point for most State of Amazonas tours, offering plenty of urban attractions, modern amenities, and easy links to the surrounding area. Adventurers interested in getting lost in the wilderness during their State of Amazonas holiday can visit some of the world's biggest nature reserves, where they can hike, fish, camp, and sail without ever running into another tourist. Using seeds, wood, and vines, local tribes living in the region's forests produce baskets, ornaments, and hammocks, all of which make excellent souvenirs.