19 days in Brazil Itinerary

19 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly
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Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290, Fly to Minneapolis

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. Explore hidden gems such as Baia dos Porcos and Praia do Cachorro. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Leão, stroll through Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, paddle through the water with Imua Noronha, and explore the activities along Buraco do Galego.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip maker tool.

Minneapolis, USA to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fernando de Noronha when traveling from Minneapolis in August, with lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pipa Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Amor Beach, kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia dos Golfinhos.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Praia da Pipa trip tool.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in August, Praia da Pipa is a bit cooler at night with lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

Porto de Galinhas

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll through Praia De Maracaipe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas. On your second day here, see Off-Road Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, and then kick back and relax at Cupe beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip site.

Getting from Praia da Pipa to Porto de Galinhas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In August in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Porto Seguro

— 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Muta Beach and Coroa Vermelha Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Centro Historico and Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Taipe, see the vivid underwater world at Recife de Fora, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pitinga Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Porto Seguro takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Porto Seguro, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

Rio de Janeiro

— 2 nights

Marvelous City

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 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Morro da Urca, then kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, then kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Avenida Atlantica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

Ilha Grande

— 5 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Explore hidden gems such as Aventureiro and Pico do Papagaio. Get some historical perspective at Aqueduto and Igreja de Sao Sebastiao. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dois Rios Beach, kick back and relax at Meros Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Ilha Grande Yoga, and discover the deep blue sea with Aquamarina Mergulho.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande online trip 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. In August in Ilha Grande, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 3:

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.