28 days in Brazil Itinerary

28 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Paraty
— 4 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 6 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly
6
Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Drive to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Fly to Newark

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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 16th (Thu), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary builder.

Newark, USA to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Foz do Iguacu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Newark in February, with highs in Foz do Iguacu at 89°F and lows at 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Sao Paulo.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Sao Paulo — 2 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum, then walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo holiday planner.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in February, plan for little chillier days in Sao Paulo, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Paraty.
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Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Paraty — 4 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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Antigos E Antiguinhos Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and sample the fine beverages at Alambique Engenho D'Ouro.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paraty trip maker site.

Drive from Sao Paulo to Paraty in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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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: get outside with LiG Lanchas, enjoy the sand and surf at Lopes Mendes Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoa Azul.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ilha Grande road trip tool.

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. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.
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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In March, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 5 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: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and see the interesting displays at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha visit planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in March, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas — 3 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haras Maracaipe, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and then stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. On your second day here, see Off-Road Tours, then stroll through Cupe beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas road trip site.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas by flight takes about 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:

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.
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