29 days in Brazil Itinerary

29 days in Brazil Itinerary

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29 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 13 nights
2
Florianopolis
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  7​h 45​min
3
Ilhabela
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Ubatuba
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Arraial do Cabo
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  7​h 45​min
6
Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  4​h
End: Rio de Janeiro

13
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.
Appreciate the collections at Santa Cruz da Barra Fortress and Forte de Copacabana. Visiting Praia Da Joatinga and Camboinhas Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Castelo de Itaipava (in Itaipava) and Niteroi (Costao de Itacoatiara, Serra da Tiririca State Park, & more). Spend the 11th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerusalem Cultural Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Leme, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and examine the collection at Instituto Moreira Salles.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro day trip planner .

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airport is Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Niteroi, Castelo de Itaipava
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Camboinhas Beach ©
Camboinhas Beach
Reserva Beach ©
Reserva Beach
Morro Dois Irmaos ©
Morro Dois Irmaos

3
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Museu Historico Santa Catarina, admire the striking features of Palacio Cruz e Sousa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Solidao, and finally kick back and relax at Armacao Beach. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Jose, then buy something for everyone on your list at Continente Shopping, then don't miss a visit to Catedral Metropolitana de Florianopolis, and finally steep yourself in history at Praca dos Bombeiros.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florianopolis road trip planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November; daily highs in Florianopolis reach 29°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Sao Jose
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Praia da Solidao ©
Praia da Solidao
Trilha Costa da Lagoa ©
Trilha Costa da Lagoa
Continente Shopping ©
Continente Shopping

3
nights
Ilhabela

Ilhabela ©
Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Saco da Capela Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda e Bom Sucesso Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pereque Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Praia de Barequecaba and then enjoy the sand and surf at Toque Toque Grande Beach.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ilhabela trip tool .

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Florianopolis to Ilhabela in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Florianopolis in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ilhabela: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sao Sebastiao
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Praia de Barequecaba ©
Praia de Barequecaba
Toque Toque Grande Beach ©
Toque Toque Grande Beach

3
nights
Ubatuba

Ubatuba ©
Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
On the 20th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Itagua Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Galeria Aecio Sarti, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Gold Path, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Nossa Senhora das Dores, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Igreja de Santa Rita.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ubatuba trip planning site .

You can drive from Ilhabela to Ubatuba in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Amazon Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off toArraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Paraty
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Praia Vermelha Do Norte ©
Praia Vermelha Do Norte
Igreja de Santa Rita ©
Igreja de Santa Rita
Capela Nossa Senhora das Dores ©
Capela Nossa Senhora das Dores

3
nights
Arraial do Cabo

Arraial do Cabo ©
Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mirante da Boa Vista, pause for some photo ops at Obelisco Americo Vespucio, take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra Perfil do Gorila, then take in the dramatic natural features at Crevice of Our Lady of Assumption, and finally examine the collection at Almirante Paulo Moreira Oceanographic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with SeaQuest Sub, kick back and relax at Anjos Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Arraial do Cabo online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Ubatuba to Arraial do Cabo in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ubatuba to Arraial do Cabo. In November, daily temperatures in Arraial do Cabo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pedra Perfil do Gorila ©
Pedra Perfil do Gorila
Praia dos Anjos ©
Praia dos Anjos
Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church ©
Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church

3
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Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
On the 27th (Fri), stroll through Maguariquecaba Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Beach, then examine the collection at Ecomuseu Ilha Grande, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santo Antonio Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of Aqueduto. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Crena Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Arraial do Cabo to Ilha Grande takes 8 hours. In November in Ilha Grande, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Santo Antonio Beach ©
Santo Antonio Beach
Grumixama Beach ©
Grumixama Beach
Aqueduto ©
Aqueduto

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