29 days in Brazil Itinerary

29 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Armacao dos Buzios
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
Fly to Dourados, Bus to Bonito
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Bonito
— 5 nights
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Shuttle to Campo Grande, Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brasilia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
Fly to Salvador, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 2 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Fernando de Noronha
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Nacional Tijuca and Leblon Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, stroll through Copacabana Beach, browse the exhibits of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro holiday planning site.

Madurai, India to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 28.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Madurai to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. In May, Rio de Janeiro is a bit cooler than Madurai - with highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande — 3 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with Aquamarina Mergulho, kick back and relax at Lagoa Azul, stroll through Mangues Beach, and delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande travel route planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. May in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Armacao dos Buzios.
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Armacao dos Buzios — 2 nights

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ferradurinha Beach and then take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Armacao dos Buzios trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Armacao dos Buzios takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bonito.
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Bonito — 5 nights

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Explore hidden gems such as Gruta Sao Mateus and Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo - Cachoeiras em Bonito, MS. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Parque Ecologico Rio Formoso, contemplate the waterfront views at Rio da Prata, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquario Natural.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bonito tour planner.

Getting from Armacao dos Buzios to Bonito by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Catarata dos Couros and Almecegas I Waterfalls. Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Loquinhas and explore the striking landscape at Vale da Lua.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias trip builder site.

Getting from Bonito to Alto Paraiso de Goias by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brasilia.
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Brasilia — 2 nights

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana and then take in the views from Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco and then take an in-depth tour of Memorial JK.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Brasilia trip maker site.

You can drive from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia due to the time zone difference. In May in Brasilia, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Porto Seguro.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Quadrado and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Coroa Vermelha Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Porto Seguro trip builder tool.

You can fly from Brasilia to Porto Seguro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Porto Seguro when traveling from Brasilia in May, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia and then enjoy the sand and surf at Segunda Praia.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Morro de Sao Paulo trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Porto Seguro to Morro de Sao Paulo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You'll set off for Fernando de Noronha on the 4th (Sat).
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Fernando de Noronha — 5 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Atalaia Beach and Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Baia dos Porcos, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, and hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha day trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha takes 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha. In June in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Brazil travel guide

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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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