28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner
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Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Armacao dos Buzios
— 1 night
Drive
6
Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 6 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rodoviaria, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 1 night
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Stuttgart

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Fernando de Noronha — 4 nights

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Porcos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Conceicao Beach, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip builder tool.

Stuttgart, Germany to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Stuttgart in February, expect Fernando de Noronha to be much hotter, temps between 35°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
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Porto de Galinhas — 2 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Cupe beach and then stroll through Muro Alto Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas trip planning tool.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 7:

Rio de Janeiro — 4 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 Pedra do Arpoador, kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and get great views at Leblon Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro road trip app.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Rio de Janeiro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arraial do Cabo.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:

Arraial do Cabo — 2 nights

Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Farol Beach, kick back and relax at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, and then cruise along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Forno Beach and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Arraial do Cabo trip planner.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Arraial do Cabo can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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Armacao dos Buzios — 1 night

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
On the 14th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk and then don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Arraial do Cabo to Armacao dos Buzios in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Armacao dos Buzios can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Paraty.
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:

Paraty — 3 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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Centro Historico, kick back and relax at Praia do Cachadaco, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through Meio Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Paraty travel planner.

Getting from Armacao dos Buzios to Paraty by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:

Ilha Grande — 6 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Caxadaco Beach, kick back and relax at Itaguacu Beach, explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and get a dose of the wild on LiG Lanchas.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. February in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 23:

Foz do Iguacu — 2 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.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu online visit planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Foz do Iguacu in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gramado.
Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:

Gramado — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): walk around Mini Mundo and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gramado trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Sao Paulo.
Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

Sao Paulo — 2 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with Cedeira Dive, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, then see the interesting displays at Afro Brazil Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Gramado to Sao Paulo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:

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.