30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil route planner

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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 (Nossa Senhora do Rosario Church, Imperial Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, contemplate the waterfront views at Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, and take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip builder.

The Route module can give 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time 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: Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceicao (in Viana) and Guarapari (Setiba Beach, Castanheiras Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the architecture and history at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, walk around Parque Pedra da Cebola, take some stellar pictures from Morro do Moreno, and stroll through Itapua Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vitoria trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Belo Horizonte side-trips: Ouro Preto (Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar, Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, &more) and Brumadinho (Inhotim & Igreja Nossa Senhora da Piedade). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Praca da Liberdade, examine the collection at MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Minas Gerais Vale, and contemplate the long history of Placa Comemorativa do Clube da Esquina.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Belo Horizonte day trip planner.

You can fly from Vitoria to Belo Horizonte in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vitoria in January, Belo Horizonte is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Finish 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: stroll around Parque das Nacoes Indigenas, take an in-depth tour of Museu de Arqueologia da UFMS, get outside with Orla Morena, and pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Campo Grande trip planner.

Getting from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goiania.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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.
Explore Goiania's surroundings by going to Pirenopolis (Cachoeiras Bonsucesso & Centro Historico de Pirenopolis). There's lots more to do: stroll around Vaca Brava Park, view the masterpieces at Oscar Niemeyer Cultural Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Bosque dos Buritis, and see the interesting displays at Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Goiania attractions app.

Fly from Campo Grande to Goiania in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 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.