11 days in Brazil Itinerary

11 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h
3
Lencois Maranhenses National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  10 h
4
Brasilia
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and see human ingenuity at work at As Luzes de Itaipu.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu day trip website.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Juan to Foz do Iguacu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in October, expect Foz do Iguacu to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, contemplate the long history of Parque Lage, and explore the activities along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro day trip planning app.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Lencois Maranhenses National Park.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

1
day
Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Lencois Maranhenses National Park
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Murici and then enjoy the sand and surf at Capivara Beach.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lencois Maranhenses National Park online travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Rio de Janeiro to Lencois Maranhenses National Park with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October; daily highs in Lencois Maranhenses National Park reach 37°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Parks Nature Beaches
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2
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
On the 15th (Thu), stop by Verdurao, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, and then take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Congresso Nacional, ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace, thenget engrossed in the history at Memorial JK, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brasilia trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Brasilia. Traveling from Lencois Maranhenses National Park in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Brasilia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brasilia

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Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco

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