35 days in Brazil Itinerary

35 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil holiday planner

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Fly to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Drive to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly
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Natal
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Gramado
— 3 nights
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
— 5 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly

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Porto de Galinhas

— 3 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Serrambi Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas road trip planner.

Tucson, USA to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Tucson to Porto de Galinhas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tucson in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Porto de Galinhas, with highs around 84°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Fernando de Noronha

— 6 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: get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, kick back and relax at Praia do Sueste, stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and make a trip to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In November, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly to Natal.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Natal

— 2 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu and then immerse yourself in nature at Parque das Dunas. On the next day, see Off-Road Tours and then kick back and relax at Ponta Negra Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Natal attractions planning app.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Natal in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Sao Paulo

— 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum, shop like a local with Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Sao Paulo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Sao Paulo when traveling from Natal in December, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Gramado

— 3 nights

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.
When in Gramado, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Tres Coroas, approximately Tres Coroas away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gramado trip planning tool.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side 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.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple and then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu online driving holiday planner.

You can 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. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in December, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Ilha Grande

— 5 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Camiranga Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, kick back and relax at Freguesia de Santana Beach, and surround yourself with nature on LiG Lanchas.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ilha Grande vacation maker app.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Foz do Iguacu to Ilha Grande in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Paraty

— 4 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 historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Centro Historico, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stroll through Ilha da Cotia Beach, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Engenho D'Ouro.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty journey planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours

Rio de Janeiro

— 5 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: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, browse the exhibits of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and step into the grandiose world of Ilha Fiscal.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro visit website.

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 December, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.