60 days in Rio de Janeiro, State of Sao Paulo & Buenos Aires Itinerary

60 days in Rio de Janeiro, State of Sao Paulo & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 14 nights
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Campos Do Jordao, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Santos, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Santa Barbara d'Oeste, Brazil
— 8 nights
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Brotas, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 14 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 14 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Step out of Rio de Janeiro to go to Niteroi and see Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

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

London, UK to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Campos Do Jordao.
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Campos Do Jordao, Brazil — 6 nights

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Campos Do Jordao: Pedra do Bau (in Sao Bento do Sapucai), Catedral de Sao Dimas (in Sao Jose Dos Campos) and National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida (in Aparecida). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Amantikir Park, make a trip to Morro do Elefante, grab your bike and head to Zoom Bike Park, and admire the striking features of Boa Vista Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Campos Do Jordao trip planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Campos Do Jordao by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Santos.
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Santos, Brazil — 7 nights

A lively coastal city, Santos has become known for its sea, soccer, and sand.
Explore Santos' surroundings by going to Guaruja (Sao Luiz Fort, Origens Chocolateria, &more), Pedra do Sapo (in Biritiba-Mirim) and SESC Bertioga (in Bertioga). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Coffee Museum, stroll through Aparecida Beach, examine the collection at Museu Pele, and step off the mainland to explore Oceanicas Islands.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Santos road trip planning site.

Drive from Campos Do Jordao to Santos in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Santos can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo, Brazil — 6 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Step out of Sao Paulo with an excursion to Skydiving in Boituva--about 2h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by bus from Santos to Sao Paulo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara d'Oeste.
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Santa Barbara d'Oeste, Brazil — 8 nights

Santa Bárbara d'Oeste is a municipality in the State of São Paulo in Brazil. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Barbara d'Oeste: Rio Claro (Heinz Ebert Minerals and Rocks Museum & Paleontology and Stratigraphy Museum), Jardim Botanico Plantarum (in Nova Odessa) and Mini Autodromo Internacional Zeca Elias (in Americana). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Basilica de Santo Antonio de Padua, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico De Americana, relax and rejuvenate at Academia Fitwork, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Joao Batista.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara d'Oeste online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Santa Barbara d'Oeste takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Santa Barbara d'Oeste sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brotas.
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Brotas, Brazil — 4 nights

A gateway to nearby natural wonders, Brotas offers something special for lovers of the outdoors.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brotas: Balloon Rides (in Aguas de Sao Pedro) and Museu Historico e Pedagogico Prudente de Moraes (in Piracicaba). Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Territorio Selvagem Canoar. There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Areia que Canta, and take in the exciting artwork at Anand Atelier.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Brotas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara d'Oeste to Brotas in 1.5 hours. In October in Brotas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buenos Aires.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina — 14 nights

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cemiterio de Recoleta, ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada, try your luck at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Brotas to Buenos Aires in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Brotas in October, things will get little chillier in Buenos Aires: highs are around 24°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
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State of Sao Paulo travel guide

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A trip to State of Sao Paulo reveals one of Brazil's wealthiest regions, considered one of South America's economic powerhouses and known for its high standard of living. The eponymous state capital remains one of the country's most cosmopolitan urban centers, housing almost 20 million residents in its metropolitan region. Beyond this hub of frantic nightlife and thriving commerce, a tour of State of Sao Paulo showcases lively beaches scattered across 600 km (370 mi) of coastline. Farther inland, visitors take advantage of the area's pleasant climate and explore numerous waterfalls, caves, mountains, rivers, spas, parks, and historical buildings dating back to early colonial times.
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