25 days in Brazil Itinerary

25 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Fly
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Sao Paulo
Drive
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Mococa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Drive
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Paraty
— 2 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
6
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly
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Salvador
Drive
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Chapada Diamantina National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
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Sao Paulo

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
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Frankfurt, Germany to Sao Paulo is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 4 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in December; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 24th (Fri), you're off to Mococa.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Nightlife · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Mococa

— 3 nights
Mococa is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. Venture out of the city with trips to Ponte Euclides da Cunha (in Sao Jose Do Rio Pardo), Cachoeira do Itambe (in Cassia dos Coqueiros) and Caconde (Mirante Caconde & Mirante De Caconde). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at House of Culture Rogerio Cardoso and get outside with Usina Hidreletrica Limoeiro.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mococa visit planner.

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Mococa in 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Mococa

Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Sao Paulo

— 1 night

Land of Drizzle

Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Getting from Mococa to Sao Paulo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Paraty.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Spas · Historic Sites

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 28th (Tue), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then stop by Centro Historico. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco and then stroll through Praia do Cachadaco.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paraty online route maker.

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Paraty in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, enjoy the sand and surf at Abraao Beach, explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and stroll through Dois Rios Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ilha Grande trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Paraty to Ilha Grande by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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: take a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, kick back and relax at Praia de Grumari, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro holiday planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Salvador.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Transportation

Salvador

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salvador online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 6th (Thu), you'll travel to Chapada Diamantina National Park.

Things to do in Salvador

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife

Chapada Diamantina National Park

— 5 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Chapada Diamantina National Park side-trips: Mucuge (Parque Natural Municipal de Mucuge & Cemiterio Bizantino) and Poco Azul (in Nova Redencao).

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chapada Diamantina National Park online road trip planner.

Fly from Salvador to Chapada Diamantina National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Chapada Diamantina National Park can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. You will leave for Sao Paulo on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Chapada Diamantina National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sao Paulo

— 4 nights

Land of Drizzle

See even more of Sao Paulo: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and contemplate the long history of Mosteiro De Sao Bento.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo travel route builder site.

You can fly from Chapada Diamantina National Park to Sao Paulo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chapada Diamantina National Park in January, with highs in Sao Paulo at 33°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.