31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Campo Grande, Shuttle to Bonito
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Bonito
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Campo Grande, Fly to Brasilia
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Brasilia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
Fly to Salvador, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 2 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly
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Maragogi
— 2 nights
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Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Bonito — 3 nights

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Explore hidden gems such as Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo - Cachoeiras em Bonito, MS and Parque Ecologico Rio Formoso. Escape the urban bustle at Buraco das Araras Ecoturismo and Rio Sucuri. There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the waterfront views at Rio da Prata, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquario Natural.

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Arequipa, Peru to Bonito is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Arequipa to Bonito is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Brasilia.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:

Brasilia — 2 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in the views from Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge, then see a show at Banco do Brasil Cultural Center - CCBB DF, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco. On your second day here, stroll around Parque da Cidade Sarah Kubitschek, then explore the galleries of Memorial JK, and then admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Bonito to Brasilia takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to fly to Porto Seguro.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pitinga Beach and then kick back and relax at Mirror Beach. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Recife de Fora and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro trip app.

Getting from Brasilia to Porto Seguro by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Brasilia in April since evenings lows in Porto Seguro dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:

Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Quarta Praia, then kick back and relax at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Segunda Praia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Gamboa Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garapua Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Morro de Sao Paulo trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Porto Seguro to Morro de Sao Paulo in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto de Galinhas.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:

Porto de Galinhas — 2 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, kick back and relax at Cupe beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas tour planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Porto de Galinhas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Porto de Galinhas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:

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.
Get outdoors at Conceicao Beach and Atalaia Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Baia dos Porcos and Scuba & Snorkeling. Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fernado de Noronha Island, stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre, see the interesting displays at Shark Museum, and head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to fly to Maragogi.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:

Maragogi — 2 nights

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): gear up at Gear Rentals, kick back and relax at Antunes Beach, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Gales de Maragogi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Ponta de Mangue.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Maragogi vacation builder.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Maragogi in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Maragogi is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Maragogi, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Ilha Grande — 3 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Take a break from the city and head to Lagoa Azul and Praia Preta. Get a sense of the local culture at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande and Pico do Papagaio. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Freguesia de Santana Beach, take a peaceful walk through Tropical Forest, surround yourself with nature on LiG Lanchas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lopes Mendes Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Maragogi to Ilha Grande in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Maragogi in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ilha Grande, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Paraty.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay May 6 — 9:

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Historico and Lula Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco and Pao de Acucar Peak. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira do Toboga, kick back and relax at Praia do Cachadaco, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Paraty trip planning site.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Armacao dos Buzios — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Joao Fernandinho Beach, then stroll through Ferradura Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ferradurinha Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia das Conchas, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Forte, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Armacao dos Buzios online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Armacao dos Buzios takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Arraial do Cabo.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:

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 15th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Farol Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Prainha, kick back and relax at Praia Grande, and then get outside with Gruta Azul.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Arraial do Cabo holiday app.

You can drive from Armacao dos Buzios to Arraial do Cabo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Arraial do Cabo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:

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.
Visiting Copacabana Beach and Leblon Beach will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pedra da Gavea and Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, stroll through Praia de Grumari, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip builder app.

You can drive from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:

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.