15 days in South America Itinerary

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Fly
1
Salvador
— 1 night
Ferry
2
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 2 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Praia da Pipa
3
Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Natal
— 1 night
Fly
5
Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly
6
Maragogi
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Drive to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Fly to Newark

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Salvador — 1 night

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent, kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra, and then contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salvador trip maker website.

Newark, USA to Salvador is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Newark to Salvador due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Newark in December, with highs in Salvador at 85°F and lows at 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo.
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare — 2 nights

One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Terceira Praia, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Segunda Praia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto), then kick back and relax at Gamboa Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Morro de Sao Paulo day trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Salvador to Morro de Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in December, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Praia da Pipa.
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Praia da Pipa — 2 nights

Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll through Praia Tibau do Sul and then kick back and relax at Praia Da Pipa. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Amor Beach, kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Golfinhos.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Praia da Pipa online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Praia da Pipa in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Natal.
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Natal — 1 night

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): kick back and relax at Morro do Careca, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camurupim Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Genipabu Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Natal driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Praia da Pipa to Natal takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 4 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Baia do Sancho and Atalaia Beach. Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios, enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Morro do Pico, and stroll through Ponta das Caracas.

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

Fly from Natal to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Maragogi.
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Maragogi — 2 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
On the 29th (Thu), kick back and relax at Barra Grande Beach and then see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): kick back and relax at Burgalhau Beach, stroll through Antunes Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Ponta de Mangue.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Maragogi day trip planner.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Maragogi in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Maragogi, with lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas — 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): kick back and relax at Cupe beach, then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and then kick back and relax at Pontal de Maracaipe.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas route maker website.

You can drive from Maragogi to Porto de Galinhas in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Maragogi in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Porto de Galinhas, with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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