30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel planner

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Rio de Janeiro
— 8 nights
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Vitoria
— 6 nights
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Belo Horizonte
— 5 nights
Fly
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Campo Grande
— 2 nights
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Goiania
— 3 nights
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Brasilia
— 4 nights

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Rio de Janeiro

— 8 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Sagrado Coracao de Jesus Church, Cervejaria Bohemia, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirante da Prainha, get outside with Leblon Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Rio de Janeiro. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vitoria.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 10:

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). There's much more to do: admire the architecture and history at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, walk around Parque Botanico Vale, kick back and relax at Canto Beach, and stroll through Camburi Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vitoria tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Vitoria are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Vitoria

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 16:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Belo Horizonte: Ouro Preto (Casa dos Contos, Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, &more) and Brumadinho (Igreja Nossa Senhora da Piedade, Inhotim, &more). The adventure continues: make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia dos Sagrados Coracoes, pick up some local products at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, and walk around Parque das Mangabeiras.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Belo Horizonte trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Vitoria to Belo Horizonte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vitoria in January, plan for little chillier nights in Belo Horizonte, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 21:

Campo Grande

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stroll around Parque dos Poderes, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arautos do Evangelho, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Jose Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco, then walk around Parque das Nacoes Indigenas, and then look for gifts at Feira Central.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Campo Grande trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Goiania.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:

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.
Step out of Goiania with an excursion to Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno in Trindade--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Vaca Brava Park, cool off at Clube Jao, hunt for treasures at Feira da Lua, and get to know the resident critters at Parque Zoologico.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Goiania trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Campo Grande to Goiania in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campo Grande to Goiania due to the time zone difference. In January in Goiania, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Brasilia.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:

Brasilia

— 4 nights

Capital of Hope

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.
Brasilia is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, get a sense of history and politics at Congresso Nacional, don't miss a visit to Praca dos Tres Poderes, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brasilia day trip site.

Traveling by car from Goiania to Brasilia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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.