30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil tour itinerary builder

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Rio Branco
— 1 night
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Porto Velho
— 1 night
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Manaus
— 1 night
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Boa Vista
— 2 nights
Fly to Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport, Drive to Alter do Chao
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Alter do Chao
— 2 nights
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Belem
— 2 nights
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Palmas
— 1 night
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Sao Luis
— 1 night
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Teresina
— 1 night
Fly to Fortaleza, Shuttle to Jericoacoara
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Jericoacoara
— 2 nights
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Fortaleza
— 2 nights
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Natal
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
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Recife
— 2 nights
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Joao Pessoa
— 1 night
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Rio Branco

— 1 night
A valley town in northern Brazil, Rio Branco was founded by rubber tappers and maintains its historical connection to the plantations that began the original settlement.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Nossa Senhora de Nazare.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rio Branco holiday maker website.

Rio de Janeiro to Rio Branco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Rio Branco is minus 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Rio Branco are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Porto Velho.

Things to do in Rio Branco

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:

Porto Velho

— 1 night
Not a feature on most tourist itineraries, Porto Velho can make an interesting stop when headed to Manaus by riverboat.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Memorial Rondon and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Sagrado Coracao de Jesus.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Porto Velho online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Rio Branco to Porto Velho takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rio Branco to Porto Velho. November in Porto Velho sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Manaus.

Things to do in Porto Velho

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

Manaus

— 1 night

Paris of the Tropics

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
On the 4th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Meeting of Waters and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Manaus trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Porto Velho to Manaus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Boa Vista.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:

Boa Vista

— 2 nights
The capital of the state of Roraima, and home to roughly half its population, the planned city of Boa Vista was established in 1890 and designed according to an innovative radial shape.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional do Monte Roraima. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Orla Taumanan.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Boa Vista trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Manaus to Boa Vista with the Route module. November in Boa Vista sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Alter do Chao.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

Alter do Chao

— 2 nights
Officially an administrative district of Santarem, and unofficially the town's main selling point, Alter do Chao lies 33 km (21 mi) west of the town center.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia ilha do amor and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alter do Chao Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Ponta do Mureta and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cururu's Point.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Alter do Chao travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Boa Vista to Alter do Chao. In November, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Belem.

Things to do in Alter do Chao

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:

Belem

— 2 nights

City of Mango Trees

With its roots as the first European colony on the Amazon River, Belem has played an important part in the history of northern Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Espaco Cultural Casa das Onze Janelas, then contemplate the long history of Forte do Presepio, then stroll around Mangal das Garcas, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu do Cirio de Nazare. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare and then make a trip to Estacao das Docas.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Belem attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Alter do Chao to Belem takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alter do Chao to Belem due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Palmas.

Things to do in Belem

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Palmas

— 1 night
A freshly founded city in the state of Tocantins, Palmas finds itself nestled between Amazon rainforest and seaside savanna, giving the city a varied landscape.
On the 11th (Thu), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari Dourado - Ecoturismo e Aventura.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Palmas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Belem to Palmas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Sao Luis.

Things to do in Palmas

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 11:

Sao Luis

— 1 night

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Centro Histórico, admire the masterpieces at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao, and then examine the collection at Casa da Festa.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sao Luis route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Palmas to Sao Luis takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Sao Luis, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Teresina.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

Teresina

— 1 night

Capital of Sun and Light

Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte Estaiada and then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario.

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Fly from Sao Luis to Teresina in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Sao Luis in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Teresina, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Teresina

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:
Highlights from your trip

Jericoacoara

— 2 nights

Jeri

A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Jericoacoara Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Duna do Por do Sol. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lagoa do Paraiso and then take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra Furada.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jericoacoara trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Teresina to Jericoacoara takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Teresina to Jericoacoara due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:

Fortaleza

— 2 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
On the 16th (Tue), stroll through Praia do Futuro and then cool off at Beach Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Iracema Beach and then kick back and relax at Praia de Cumbuco.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fortaleza tour planning website.

You can take a shuttle from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November in Fortaleza, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Natal.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

Natal

— 2 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Negra Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Parque das Dunas and then explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Natal trip website.

You can fly from Fortaleza to Natal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:

Fernando de Noronha

— 5 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, Head underground at Buraco da Raquel, stroll through Atalaia Beach, and get outside with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha day trip planner.

Getting from Natal to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. November in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

Porto de Galinhas

— 3 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas is minus 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Recife.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:

Recife

— 2 nights

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
On the 28th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Museu da Cidade do Recife - Forte das Cinco Pontas, examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Recife Antigo and then explore the galleries of Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Recife road trip website.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Recife by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November in Recife, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Recife

Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:

Joao Pessoa

— 1 night

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
On the 30th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Cabo Branco Beach and then kick back and relax at Tambau Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Joao Pessoa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Recife to Joao Pessoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 29 — 30:

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.

Jijoca de Jericoacoara travel guide

4.1
Geologic Formations · Bodies of Water · Beaches
With diverse wildlife and appealing coastal scenery, Jijoca de Jericoacoara provides a treat for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts. Best known for its beaches and surf culture, this area in the far north of Brazil remains largely removed from the modern world of skyscrapers, hectic traffic, and endless streams of tourists. Despite a booming Jijoca de Jericoacoara tourism industry, the place remains an unspoiled getaway ideal for windsurfing, kitesurfing, horseback riding, hiking, and admiring sunset views without the crowds. Less than 300 km (190 mi) from the state capital Fortaleza, Jijoca de Jericoacoara remains a popular weekend retreat for both national and international tourists.