11 days in Brazil Itinerary

11 days in Brazil Itinerary

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11 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + shuttle:  17​h 45​min
1
Porto de Galinhas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Salvador
— 1 night
4
Brasilia
— 1 day
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Dallas

1
night
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 24th (Tue), kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach and then stroll through Boa Viagem Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and then explore the activities along Natural Pools of Porto de Galinhas.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary maker site .

Dallas, USA to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Dallas to Porto de Galinhas. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Dallas in December; daily highs in Porto de Galinhas reach 85°F and lows reach 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Boa Viagem Beach
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Natural Pools of Porto de Galinhas ©

3
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Shark Museum. Relax by the water at Praia do Sueste and Baia dos Porcos. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Praia do Cachorro, and don't miss a visit to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios.

Plan my day in Fernando de Noronha using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre

1
night
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): wander the streets of Pelourinho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, and finally steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salvador online holiday builder .

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Salvador in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Time to Brasilia Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Salvador can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Sao Francisco Church and Convent ©
Sao Francisco Church and Convent

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Templo da Boa Vontade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, then take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, and finally admire the striking features of Ermida Dom Bosco.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brasilia online journey planner .

You can fly from Salvador to Brasilia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in December, Brasilia is little chillier at night with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Brasilia

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, and finally kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, then admire the landmark architecture of Ilha Fiscal, and finally don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Brasilia to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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