30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip itinerary planner
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Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
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Curitiba
— 1 night
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
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Paraty
— 4 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
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Petropolis
— 1 night
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Salvador
— 2 nights
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Campina Grande
— 3 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
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Brasilia
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Foz do Iguacu — 1 night

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

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

Guayaquil, Ecuador to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Guayaquil to Foz do Iguacu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Foz do Iguacu is little chillier than Guayaquil - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Curitiba.
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Curitiba — 1 night

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museu Oscar Niemeyer and then see the interesting displays at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Curitiba visit planning tool.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Foz do Iguacu, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Curitiba, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP and Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo. Appreciate the collections at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo. There's more to do: examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa and stroll around Parque Ibirapuera.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Curitiba to Sao Paulo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Curitiba in June: highs in Sao Paulo hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Paraty.
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Paraty — 4 nights

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Centro Historico and The Gold Path. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty and Galeria Zoom de Fotografia. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Galeria Aecio Sarti, see the interesting displays at Paraty Religious Arts Museum, explore the galleries of Centro Cultural Sesc Paraty, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja de Santa Rita.

To find out how to plan a trip to Paraty, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Paraty by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande — 3 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Get some historical perspective at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao and Castelhanos Lighthouse. Get some cultural insight at Pico do Papagaio and Ruinas do Lazareto. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with Aquamarina Mergulho and relax and rejuvenate at Ilha Grande Yoga.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ilha Grande online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Paraty to Ilha Grande by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro — 5 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museu do Acude and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ilha Fiscal and Parque Lage. Step out of Rio de Janeiro with an excursion to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi in Niteroi--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, see the interesting displays at Espaco Cultural da Marinha, get engrossed in the history at Museu Historico Nacional, and admire the striking features of Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. June in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Petropolis.
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Petropolis — 1 night

The Imperial City

Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.
On the 19th (Sun), examine the collection at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, see the interesting displays at Imperial Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Petropolis itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Petropolis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Petropolis sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Salvador.
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

Salvador — 2 nights

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Do Senhor Do Bonfim and then wander the streets of Pelourinho. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum, examine the collection at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, and then examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Salvador journey planner.

Fly from Petropolis to Salvador in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Petropolis in June, Salvador is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can fly to Campina Grande.
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Campina Grande — 3 nights

Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vila Sitio Sao Joao and Indigenous Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Casa de Margarida Maria Alves Museum and Jackson do Pandeiro Memorial. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte Popular da Paraiba and take in the exciting artwork at Salao de Artesanato da Paraiba.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Campina Grande online trip builder.

You can fly from Salvador to Campina Grande in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Campina Grande, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 4 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Shark Museum and Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha. Popular historic sites such as Capela de Sao Pedro and Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial, fulfill a lifelong dream with Imua Noronha, get great views at Trilha Atalaia, and get outside with Morro dois Irmaos.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

You can fly from Campina Grande to Fernando de Noronha in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Campina Grande to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Traveling from Campina Grande in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fernando de Noronha, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly to Brasilia.
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Brasilia — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana and then get a sense of history and politics at Itamaraty Palace.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brasilia day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Brasilia in 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Brasilia due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in June; daily highs in Brasilia reach 30°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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