41 days in Brazil Itinerary

41 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
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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Campos Do Jordao
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bento Goncalves
— 2 nights
Drive
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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
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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Canoa Quebrada
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from London in July since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.
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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: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio, see the interesting displays at Ecomuseu Ilha Grande, delve into the distant past at Ruinas do Lazareto, and kick back and relax at Feiticeira Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Paraty.
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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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Centro Historico, take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak, make a trip to Mini Royal Road, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paraty travel 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Campos Do Jordao.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Campos Do Jordao — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Zoom Bike Park, then walk around Amantikir Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardim dos Pinhais Ecco Parque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Maostiqueiras, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then wander the streets of Vila Capivari.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Campos Do Jordao trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Paraty to Campos Do Jordao in 4 hours. Another option is to 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 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 3 nights

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 Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo sightseeing planner.

Getting from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. In August in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can fly to Bento Goncalves.
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Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Bento Goncalves — 2 nights

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Caminhos de Pedra, learn about winemaking at Vinicola Torcello, and then do a tasting at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Casa Fontanari, do a tasting at Vale dos Vinhedos, and then do a tasting at Angheben Vinhos Finos.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bento Goncalves trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Bento Goncalves takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gramado.
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Wineries · Historic Sites

Gramado — 3 nights

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.
Gramado is known for sightseeing, parks, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, walk around Mini Mundo, and sample the tasty concoctions at Gram Bier.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gramado trip planner.

Getting from Bento Goncalves to Gramado by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.
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Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums
Side Trip

Foz do Iguacu — 2 nights

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 16th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In August in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Alto Paraiso de Goias — 5 nights

Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, delve into the mystery of Jardim de Maytreia, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and wander the wide-open spaces of Morada do Sol.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alto Paraiso de Goias journey builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.
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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 23rd (Tue): stroll through Haras Maracaipe, kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and then sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson. On the next day, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira de Artesanato.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas is 1 hour. August in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 5 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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Meio Beach, trek along Trilha do Piquinho, and see the interesting displays at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip app.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 1 hour. In August in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Canoa Quebrada.
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Canoa Quebrada — 2 nights

A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
On the 30th (Tue), stroll through Praia de Canoa Quebrada and then kick back and relax at Ceara Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Canoa Quebrada trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Canoa Quebrada takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Canoa Quebrada is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in August: highs in Canoa Quebrada hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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Brazil travel guide

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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.
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