31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maragogi
— 2 nights
Fly to Salvador, Shuttle to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 1 night
Ferry to Valença, Bus to Itacare
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Itacare
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Bus to Arraial do Cabo
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Arraial do Cabo
— 3 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
10
Paraty
— 3 nights
Taxi to São Sebastião, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
— 2 nights
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Ferry to São Sebastião, Bus to Sao Paulo, Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Dusseldorf

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Praia da Pipa

Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra de Cunhau and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pipa Beach. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Amor Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Madeiro Beach, and then stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Praia da Pipa trip itinerary planning site.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Praia da Pipa is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 4 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in December: high temperatures in Praia da Pipa hover around 35°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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5
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Fernando de Noronha

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.
Get in touch with nature at Baia do Sancho and Conceicao Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia do Sueste and Praia do Cachorro. Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boldro Beacch, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Golfinhos, get close to the beloved marine mammals with Imua Noronha, and take in the pleasant sights at Trilha Atalaia.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 8:

2
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Porto de Galinhas

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 9th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, then stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe, and finally stop by Nata Artesanato. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Maragogi.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 10:

2
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Maragogi

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia Ponta de Mangue, kick back and relax at Antunes Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Gales de Maragogi.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maragogi travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Porto de Galinhas to Maragogi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Maragogi, with lows of 25°C. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

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One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto), enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia, and then kick back and relax at Segunda Praia.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Morro de Sao Paulo travel route planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Maragogi to Morro de Sao Paulo in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 13:

2
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Itacare

Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Itacarezinho Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Havaizinho Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Praia da Tiririca, enjoy the sand and surf at Ribeira Beach, and then kick back and relax at Prainha Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Itacare online road trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare in 5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Itacare are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Itacare

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

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Porto Seguro

In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Visit Mirror Beach and Taperapua Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Amores Beach and Recife de Fora will get you outdoors. When in Porto Seguro, make a side trip to see Coroa Vermelha Beach in Santa Cruz Cabralia, approximately Santa Cruz Cabralia away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Pitinga Beach and get to know the fascinating history of Quadrado.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Porto Seguro trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Itacare to Porto Seguro takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:

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Arraial do Cabo

Diving Capital

Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Visit Prainha and Praia Grande for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia and Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Farol Beach and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Arraial do Cabo route builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Porto Seguro to Arraial do Cabo in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Arraial do Cabo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:

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Ilha Grande

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lagoa Azul and Dois Rios Beach. Visiting Abraaozinho Beach and LiG Lanchas will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Camiranga Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Amor, delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ilha Grande trip maker app.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Arraial do Cabo to Ilha Grande in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 25:

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Paraty

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Meio Beach and Sono Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Cachoeira do Toboga and Praia do Cachadaco. Go for a jaunt from Paraty to Ubatuba to see Itamambuca Beach about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, kick back and relax at Iriri Beach, view the masterpieces at Galeria Aecio Sarti, and wander the streets of Centro Historico.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paraty route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:

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Ilhabela

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
On the 29th (Tue), kick back and relax at Juliao Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Curral Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia de Castelhanos Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Do Bonete, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Pedra do Sino.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ilhabela holiday maker tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Paraty to Ilhabela in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In December in Ilhabela, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

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.