16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 3 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Ouro Preto
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Ouro Preto
— 3 nights
Bus to Belo Horizonte Confins, Fly to Porto Seguro
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Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Fernando de Noronha — 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Baia dos Porcos and Trilha Atalaia. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, kick back and relax at Praia do Cachorro, examine the collection at Shark Museum, and look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, Fernando de Noronha is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Alto Paraiso de Goias — 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Catarata dos Couros and Almecegas I Waterfalls. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Vale da Lua and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias online vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ouro Preto.
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Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors
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Ouro Preto — 3 nights

Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo and Mina Du Veloso. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, take an in-depth tour of Museu da Inconfidencia, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Ouro Preto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Ouro Preto can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Porto Seguro.
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Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:

Porto Seguro — 2 nights

In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Pitinga Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda and then get to know the fascinating history of Quadrado.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Porto Seguro online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ouro Preto to Porto Seguro in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.
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Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks
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Rio de Janeiro — 3 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal, make a trip to Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas, then make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, then kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and finally see the interesting displays at Folclore Edison Carneiro Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro road trip website.

You can fly from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Brazil travel guide

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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.
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