31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 2 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
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Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Brasilia
— 1 night
Drive
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 4 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Salvador
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Salvador
— 2 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
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Rio de Janeiro — 1 night

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro road trip site.

Paris, France to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Rio de Janeiro, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Paris in February: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 90°F and lows are around 76°F. You'll set off for Ilha Grande on the 14th (Tue).
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Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:

Ilha Grande — 2 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll through Abraaozinho Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lopes Mendes Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): stroll through Lagoa Azul, kick back and relax at Feiticeira Beach, and then stroll through Praia Preta.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ilha Grande online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In February in Ilha Grande, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro — 4 nights

See even more of Rio de Janeiro: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and explore the activities along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rio de Janeiro using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Paraty.
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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: contemplate the long history of Centro Historico, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Meio Beach, and don't miss a visit to Mini Royal Road.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty trip itinerary builder site.

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 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Sao Paulo.
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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 23rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Paulista Avenue and then pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): stop by Liberdade, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo travel planning site.

Drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly to Foz do Iguacu.
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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 26th (Sun), take in the views from Ponte Internacional da Amizade, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and finally examine the collection at Itaipu Natureza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Natura Cheia de Graca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Brasilia.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:

Brasilia — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Memorial JK, then admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, and then take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brasilia visit planner.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Brasilia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Foz do Iguacu in February, with highs in Brasilia at 82°F and lows at 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:

Alto Paraiso de Goias — 4 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.
Spend the 1st (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Do Abismo, take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua, look for gifts at Cheiro de Mato Artesanato e Souvenir, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Salvador.
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Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 4:

Salvador — 2 nights

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Get out of town with these interesting Salvador side-trips: Praia do Forte (Forte Beach & Projeto Tamar). There's lots more to do: stop by Pelourinho, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Do Senhor Do Bonfim, enjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda, and kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra.

Before you visit Salvador, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Salvador in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Salvador can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas — 2 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Venture out of the city with trips to Recife (Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue & Recife Antigo). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal de Maracaipe, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and explore by horseback at Haras Maracaipe.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Porto de Galinhas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) 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.
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 do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernado de Noronha Island, and trek along Trilha Costa Esmeralda.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In March, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly 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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