22 days in Brazil Itinerary

22 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Gramado
— 1 night
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 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
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Drive to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Fly to Winnipeg

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Sao Paulo

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then see the interesting displays at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP. On the next day, take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sao Paulo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Winnipeg, Canada to Sao Paulo is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Winnipeg to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Winnipeg in September, with highs in Sao Paulo at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to fly to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks

Gramado

— 1 night

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll around Mini Mundo and then explore the activities along Lago Negro.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gramado trip planner.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Gramado by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Ilha Grande

— 3 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: see some colorful creatures with Aquamarina Mergulho, relax and rejuvenate at Namaste Terapias Corporais, enjoy the sand and surf at Camiranga Beach, and explore the ancient world of Aqueduto.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Ilha Grande by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ilha Grande when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in September, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Paraty

— 2 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.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ilha da Cotia Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Centro Historico, and then deepen your understanding at The Gold Path.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Wildlife

Rio de Janeiro

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

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 beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll around Parque Lage, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro holiday planner.

You can drive from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Fernando de Noronha

— 5 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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 museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, kick back and relax at Fernado de Noronha Island, and explore the activities along Buraco do Galego.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip maker website.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha in 7 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September since evenings lows in Fernando de Noronha dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Porto de Galinhas

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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.