22 days in Brazil Itinerary

22 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Vitoria da Conquista
— 1 night
Fly
2
Aracaju
— 1 night
Fly
3
Recife
— 1 night
Drive
4
Natal
— 10 nights
Drive
5
Joao Pessoa
— 1 night
Drive
6
Recife
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Maceio
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Paulo Afonso
— 2 nights
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Aracaju
— 1 night
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Vitoria da Conquista

— 1 night
Located on a plateau, bustling Vitoria da Conquista enjoys a central role in the state of Bahia's traditional coffee production, as well as its modernizing industrial sector.
To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vitoria da Conquista online travel route planner.

Belo Horizonte to Vitoria da Conquista is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Belo Horizonte in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Vitoria da Conquista, with lows around 20°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Aracaju.

Things to do in Vitoria da Conquista

Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites · Parks
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Aracaju

— 1 night

Cashew Tree of the Parrots

The capital of the state of Sergipe, Aracaju has developed a reputation as one of the most active, modern, and healthiest cities in the country.
On the 20th (Mon), get outside with Parque Augusto Franco (Sementeira).

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Aracaju route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vitoria da Conquista to Aracaju. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Vitoria da Conquista in December since evenings lows in Aracaju dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly to Recife.

Things to do in Aracaju

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Recife

— 1 night

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Before you visit Recife, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Aracaju to Recife by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You'll set off for Natal on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Recife

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Natal

— 10 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Buzios Beach and Jacuma Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Lagoa de Arituba. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Natal: Praia de Maracajau (in Maxaranguape), Guarairas Beach (in Praia da Pipa) and Parrachos de Rio do Fogo (in Rio do Fogo). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pirangi do Sul Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Gracandu Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Midway Mall, and look for gifts at Hand Craft Potiguar Mall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Natal trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Recife to Natal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Natal are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

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Joao Pessoa

— 1 night

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Poco Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Intermares Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Joao Pessoa trip builder.

You can drive from Natal to Joao Pessoa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Joao Pessoa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Recife.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Recife

— 2 nights

Brazilian Venice

You've now added Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Plaza Shopping Casa Forte and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Recife trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Joao Pessoa to Recife takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can fly to Maceio.

Things to do in Recife

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Maceio

— 2 nights

Paradise of Waters

Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Take a break from the city and head to Piscinas Naturais de Pajucara and Guaxuma Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Parque Shopping Maceio and Praia de Sonho Verde. Go for a jaunt from Maceio to Paripueira to see Piscinas Naturais Paripueira - Alagoas about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Metropolitana of Maceio.

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You can fly from Recife to Maceio in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Recife in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Maceio, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paulo Afonso.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Paulo Afonso

— 2 nights
Paulo Afonso is a city in Bahia, Brazil. On the 7th (Fri), head outdoors with Raso da Catarina and then get outside with Praca das Mangueiras.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Paulo Afonso trip planner.

You can drive from Maceio to Paulo Afonso in 5 hours. When traveling from Maceio in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Paulo Afonso, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Aracaju.

Things to do in Paulo Afonso

Outdoors
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Aracaju

— 1 night

Cashew Tree of the Parrots

Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): kick back and relax at Artistas Beach (Havaizinho) and then kick back and relax at Praia do Naufrago.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Aracaju day trip planner.

Drive from Paulo Afonso to Aracaju in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Paulo Afonso in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Aracaju, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Aracaju

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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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.