30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Natal
— 1 night
Drive
2
Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly
4
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Maragogi
— 2 nights
Fly to Salvador, Shuttle to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 1 night
Ferry to Valença, Bus to Itacare
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Itacare
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
Fly
9
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
11
Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 2 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Amsterdam

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Natal — 1 night

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Camurupim Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Morro do Careca. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Parque das Dunas, then kick back and relax at Genipabu Beach, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Parrachos de Maracajau.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Natal tour builder website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Natal is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Natal due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in August; daily highs in Natal reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Praia da Pipa.
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Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Praia da Pipa — 2 nights

Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stroll through Amor Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Madeiro Beach, and then stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Tibau do Sul, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra de Cunhau, and then kick back and relax at Barra Do Cunhau Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Praia da Pipa road trip planning app.

Getting from Natal to Praia da Pipa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Praia da Pipa can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Baia do Sancho and Baia dos Porcos. Get some cultural insight at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha and Shark Museum. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Americano, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha itinerary planner.

Fly from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Traveling from Praia da Pipa in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Fernando de Noronha. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:

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 2nd (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia de Calhetas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Pontal de Maracaipe, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and finally stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Maragogi.
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Maragogi — 2 nights

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
On the 4th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Ponta de Mangue, stroll through Antunes Beach, and then see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Japaratinga Beach and then stroll through Peroba Beach.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Maragogi tour builder app.

Drive from Porto de Galinhas to Maragogi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Maragogi when traveling from Porto de Galinhas in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare — 1 night

One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Segunda Praia, then stroll through Quarta Praia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gamboa Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Morro de Sao Paulo trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Maragogi to Morro de Sao Paulo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Morro de Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Itacare.
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Itacare — 2 nights

Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Engenhoca Beach, then kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach, and then stroll through Itacarezinho Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Tiririca, enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha Beach.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Itacare trip site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare takes 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Porto Seguro.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Porto Seguro — 2 nights

In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
On the 9th (Fri), kick back and relax at Coroa Vermelha Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Muta Beach, and then stroll through Taperapua Beach. On the next day, see the vivid underwater world at Recife de Fora, enjoy the sand and surf at Pitinga Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Porto Seguro road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Itacare to Porto Seguro takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Porto Seguro sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.
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Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia de Grumari and Pedra Bonita. Step out of the city life by going to Copacabana Beach and Morro da Urca. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, stroll through Pedra do Arpoador, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro road trip tool.

Fly from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Arraial do Cabo.
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Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Grande, kick back and relax at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainha. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Farol Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Arraial do Cabo day trip tool.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Arraial do Cabo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande — 5 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Escape the urban bustle at Pico do Papagaio and Dois Rios Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Aventureiro and Meros Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Abraaozinho Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoa Azul, delve into the distant past at Aqueduto, and see some colorful creatures with Aquamarina Mergulho.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ilha Grande tour builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Arraial do Cabo to Ilha Grande takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Alto Paraiso de Goias — 2 nights

Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Almecegas I Waterfalls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Vale da Lua, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias travel planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

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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