26 days in Brazil Itinerary

26 days in Brazil Itinerary

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26 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Fortaleza
— 2 nights
3
Jericoacoara
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + bus + taxi + ferry:  32​h
4
Morro de Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  5​h
5
Itacare
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  4​h 30​min
6
Salvador
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Curitiba
— 3 nights
8
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Praia de Ipanema and Copacabana Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia de Grumari and Pedra do Arpoador. There's much more to do: get great views at Sugarloaf Mountain, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, browse the different shops at Botafogo Praia Shopping, and kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro online holiday maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Rio de Janeiro is minus 5 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in January; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar

2
nights
Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia de Futuro and Crocobeach. Head to Choco Show Chocolateria and RioMar Fortalezafor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from Fortaleza to Aquiraz to see Beach Park about 46 minutes away. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iracema Beach and take in the waterfront at Espigao da Av. Desembargador Moreira.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Fortaleza trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Fortaleza takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Fortaleza, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach Park, Choco Show Chocolateria
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Praia de Futuro ©
Praia de Futuro
Iracema Beach ©
Iracema Beach
Crocobeach ©
Crocobeach

2
nights
Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara ©
A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Pedra Furada, then explore the activities along Lagoa do Coracao, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jericoacoara Beach. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gear up at Ciclo Jeri and then take in the dramatic natural features at Duna do Por do Sol.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jericoacoara planning app .

Getting from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara by shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ciclo Jeri
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Jericoacoara Beach ©
Jericoacoara Beach
Duna do Por do Sol ©
Duna do Por do Sol
Pedra Furada ©
Pedra Furada

2
nights
Morro de Sao Paulo

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Quarta Praia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Segunda Praia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro, then stop by Eco Store, and then kick back and relax at Gamboa Beach.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Morro de Sao Paulo vacation maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry from Jericoacoara to Morro de Sao Paulo in 32 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Jericoacoara to Morro de Sao Paulo is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Quarta Praia ©
Quarta Praia
Segunda Praia ©
Segunda Praia
Gamboa Beach ©
Gamboa Beach

3
nights
Itacare

Itacare ©
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Escape the urban bustle at Itacarezinho Beach and Prainha Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Havaizinho Beach and Ribeira Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Concha Beach, make a trip to Cafe Cacau, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Tiririca, and take some stellar pictures from Ponta do Xareu.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Itacare vacation builder site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Itacare

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Concha Beach ©
Concha Beach
Itacarezinho Beach ©
Itacarezinho Beach
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach

3
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Visit Praia Farol da Barra and Flamengo Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Mercado Modelo and Salvador Shoppingfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Pelourinho, take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Porto da Barra, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salvador trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Itacare to Salvador takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Salvador can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Salvador

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Praia Farol da Barra ©
Praia Farol da Barra
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Praia do Porto da Barra ©
Praia do Porto da Barra

3
nights
Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Do your shopping at Mercado Municipal de Curitiba and Park Shopping Barigui. Step out of the city life by going to Fortaleza da Ilha do Mel and Estrada Da Graciosa. Go for a jaunt from Curitiba to Quatro Barras to see Familia Fardo Vinicola about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, make a trip to Bairro de Santa Felicidade, buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Estacao, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer MON.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Curitiba trip planner .

You can fly from Salvador to Curitiba in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Salvador in January, things will get slightly colder in Curitiba: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Curitiba

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fortaleza da Ilha do Mel, Familia Fardo Vinicola
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Jardim Botanico de Curitiba ©
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba
Familia Fardo Vinicola ©
Familia Fardo Vinicola
Park Shopping Barigui ©
Park Shopping Barigui

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Cataratas JL Shopping, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Curitiba to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Curitiba in January, things will get a bit warmer in Foz do Iguacu: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Cataratas JL Shopping ©
Cataratas JL Shopping
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park

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