30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil journey maker

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Rio de Janeiro
— 10 nights
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Vitoria
— 6 nights
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Belo Horizonte
— 5 nights
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Campo Grande
— 4 nights
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Goiania
— 3 nights

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Rio de Janeiro

— 10 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Museu de Cera de Petropolis, Cervejaria Bohemia, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro online trip itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Rio de Janeiro. In January, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vitoria.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 12:

Vitoria

— 6 nights

Sun City

Located on a riverine island surrounded by Vitoria Bay, Vitoria serves as the state capital of Espirito Santo.
Get out of town with these interesting Vitoria side-trips: Guarapari (Bacutia Beach, Morro Beach, &more). The adventure continues: take in the history at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, enjoy the sand and surf at Itapua Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camburi Beach, and stroll around Parque Pedra da Cebola.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Vitoria road trip site.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Vitoria are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Vitoria

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 18:

Belo Horizonte

— 5 nights

Garden City

Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Explore Belo Horizonte's surroundings by going to Inhotim (in Brumadinho), Matriz de Santo Antonio Igarape (in Igarape) and Casa da Cultura Josefina Bento (in Betim). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Praca da Liberdade, admire the masterpieces at Museu da Inconfidencia, pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Belo Horizonte trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Vitoria to Belo Horizonte in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Vitoria in January since evenings lows in Belo Horizonte dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 23:

Campo Grande

— 4 nights

Swarthy City

Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
Campo Grande is known for parks, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque das Nacoes Indigenas, relax in the rural setting at Pontal das Aguas, stop by Shopping Campo Grande, and admire the striking features of Palace Popular of Culture.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Campo Grande travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Campo Grande, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Goiania.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:

Goiania

— 3 nights

Capital of the Cerrado

A planned city offering more green space for each inhabitant than any other urban center in the country, Goiania was established as the state capital in 1933.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pirenopolis (Cachoeiras Bonsucesso & Centro Historico de Pirenopolis). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Vaca Brava Park, hunt for treasures at Feira da Lua, let the kids burn off some steam at Mutirama Park, and examine the collection at Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Goiania online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Campo Grande to Goiania in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:

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.