32 days in Brazil Itinerary

32 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel route planner

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Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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Salvador
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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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
— 6 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
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Porto de Galinhas

— 4 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe, identify plant and animal life at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary planning tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in February, things will get a bit warmer in Porto de Galinhas: highs are around 35°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 4:

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, get engrossed in the history at Fernando de Noronha Memorial, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and stroll through Enseada da Caieira.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 9:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): make a trip to Elevator Lacerda, examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum, and then take a stroll through Pelourinho. On the next day, examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho and then examine the collection at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salvador trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Salvador takes 6 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Salvador, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Salvador can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Salvador

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 11:

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Iguacu River, then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Foz do Iguacu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in March, plan for little chillier nights in Foz do Iguacu, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 13:

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.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:

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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Centro Historico, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, explore the activities along Paraty Bay, and stroll through Iriri Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paraty holiday builder site.

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Paraty in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:

Ilha Grande

— 6 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with LiG Lanchas, enjoy the sand and surf at Meros Beach, explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and stroll through Grumixama Beach.

Plan trip to Ilha Grande with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

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 March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:

Rio de Janeiro

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, admire the striking features of Ilha Fiscal, and pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

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. In March, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 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.