36 days in Brazil Itinerary

36 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Araraquara
Drive:  5 h
1
Uberaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Uberlandia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Caldas Novas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Goiania
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Goias
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Pirenopolis
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Brasilia
— 9 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
9
Patos de Minas
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Araxa
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
11
Capitolio
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
End: Araraquara

2
nights
Uberaba

Uberaba ©
Situated in the floodplain of the Uberaba river, the municipality of Uberaba has emerged as a regional economic hub, largely as a result of its agricultural production.
On the 22nd (Sun), examine the collection at Wilson Esteanovic Natural History Museum, get curious at Paleontological Research Center and Dinosaur Museum, thenexamine the collection at Memorial Chico Xavier, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Nossa Senhora D'Abadia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of the Miraculous Medal, see the interesting displays at Memorial do Comercio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Terezinha do Menino Jesus Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Domingos, thensee the interesting displays at Central Brazil Religious Arts Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museu do Chapelaria.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Uberaba day trip website.

Araraquara to Uberaba is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Uberaba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Uberlandia.

Things to do in Uberaba

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Memorial Chico Xavier ©
Memorial Chico Xavier
Igreja de Sao Domingos ©
Igreja de Sao Domingos
Shrine of the Miraculous Medal ©
Shrine of the Miraculous Medal

2
nights
Uberlandia

Uberlandia ©
Strategically located in the center of southern Brazil, Uberlandia has developed an economy largely based on inter-city trade.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira das Irmas, thensee the interesting displays at Historical Archive Museum, thenexamine the collection at Uberlandense Herbarium, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja do Rosário. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira do Corrego Bom Jardim.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Uberlandia using our trip planner.

You can drive from Uberaba to Uberlandia in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Uberlandia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Caldas Novas.

Things to do in Uberlandia

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Araguari
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Igreja do Rosário ©
Igreja do Rosário

2
nights
Caldas Novas

Caldas Novas ©
In an area known for its network of roads offering easy access to state capital Goias, Caldas Novas remains one of the world's largest hydro-thermal resorts.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Pires do Rio Railroad Museum and then take in the natural beauty of Lagoa Quente de Pirapitinga.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Caldas Novas trip builder.

Drive from Uberlandia to Caldas Novas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uberlandia to Caldas Novas due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Goiania.

Things to do in Caldas Novas

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Pires do Rio Railroad Museum
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Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Salette ©
Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Salette
Matriz Church ©
Matriz Church
O Casarao dos Gonzaga ©
O Casarao dos Gonzaga

8
nights
Goiania

Goiania ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira and Museu Memorial do Cerrado. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bosque dos Buritis and Catedral Senhor Bom Jesus da Lapa. Get out of town with these interesting Goiania side-trips: Estacao Ferroviaria (in Vianopolis), Vinicola Jabuticabal (in Hidrolandia) and Anapolis (Parque Ambiental Ipiranga, Praca do Especialista, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Vaca Brava Park, browse the exhibits of Oscar Niemeyer Cultural Center, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Goiania, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana de Goiania.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Goiania road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Caldas Novas to Goiania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In December in Goiania, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Goias.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Anapolis, Trindade, Estacao Ferroviaria, Vinicola Jabuticabal
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Bosque dos Buritis ©
Bosque dos Buritis
Museu Memorial do Cerrado ©
Museu Memorial do Cerrado
Oscar Niemeyer Cultural Center ©
Oscar Niemeyer Cultural Center

2
nights
Goias

Goias ©
A municipality in the state that bears its name, Goias was founded in 1727 and developed into a wealthy regional economic hub during the gold rush in the late 18th century.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Museu Casa de Cora Coralina and Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic Centre of the Town of Goias and Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Goias: Andorinhas Waterfall (in Ouro Preto) and Itaberai Casa Coronel Joao Caldas History Museum (in Itaberai). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of the Sacred Art of the Good Death, get engrossed in the history at Conde dos Arcos Palace, and see the interesting displays at Acelino Rodrigues de Oliveira History Museum.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Goias road trip website.

Drive from Goiania to Goias in 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Goiania in January: highs in Goias hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pirenopolis.

Things to do in Goias

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Andorinhas Waterfall, Itaberai Casa Coronel Joao Caldas History Museum
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Museu Casa de Cora Coralina ©
Museu Casa de Cora Coralina
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo
Conde dos Arcos Palace ©
Conde dos Arcos Palace

3
nights
Pirenopolis

Pirenopolis ©
Colonial architecture and waterfalls top most Pirenopolis itineraries, but this historic city located roughly in the center of Brazil also buzzes with a lively arts scene and a distinct hippie vibe.
Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Historico de Pirenopolis and Igreja Nosso Senhor do Bonfim. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle and Museum of the Cavalhadas. Go for a jaunt from Pirenopolis to Corumba de Goias to see Salto Corumba about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Cachoeiras dos Dragoes (Dragons' Waterfalls), look for all kinds of wild species at Vagafogo, take in the views from Ponte Sobre o Rio das Almas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora Da Penha De Franca.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pirenopolis trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Goias to Pirenopolis in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Pirenopolis are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Pirenopolis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Corumba de Goias
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Igreja Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle ©
Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle
Salto Corumba ©
Salto Corumba

2
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros and then admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Almecegas II. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Macaquinho waterfall, don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and finally stroll around Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Alto Paraiso de Goias sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Pirenopolis to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pirenopolis to Alto Paraiso de Goias due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brasilia.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Cachoeira Almecegas II ©
Cachoeira Almecegas II
Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado ©
Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado

9
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
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.
Get outdoors at Parque Nacional de Brasilia and Parque Olhos D'agua. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church and Temple Shin Buddhist Pure Land - Brasilia. Step out of Brasilia to go to Brazlandia and see Chapada Imperial, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, browse the exhibits of Caixa Cultural Brasilia, explore the activities along Lago Paranoa, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Brasilia.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Brasilia route planner.

Traveling by car from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. January in Brasilia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Patos de Minas.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Chapada Imperial
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Parque Nacional de Brasilia ©
Parque Nacional de Brasilia
Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church ©
Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church

few
hours
Patos de Minas

Patos de Minas
Patos de Minas is a municipality in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.HistoryThe name is derived from the ranch known as farmhouse Os Patos, owned by the original settlers, which had the name because of the large number of wild ducks found in the region. To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Patos de Minas trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Brasilia to Patos de Minas in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Brasilia to Patos de Minas is minus 1 hour. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel to Araxa.

Things to do in Patos de Minas

Nightlife Fun & Games Outdoors
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1
night
Araxa

Araxa ©
Sitting at an altitude of nearly 1,000 m (3,280 ft), Araxa offers some of the best examples of colonial architecture in Minas Gerais state.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Termas de Araxa, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora das Gracas, thensee the interesting displays at Zema Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Araxa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Patos de Minas to Araxa takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Capitolio.

Things to do in Araxa

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Igreja Nossa Senhora das Gracas ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora das Gracas
Igreja Matriz ©
Igreja Matriz

3
nights
Capitolio

Capitolio ©
With an urban reservoir and interesting geological sights, it's easy to plan an outdoorsy vacation in Capitolio.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Senhor Bom Jesus dos Passos and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Sra. da Abadia da Cruz do Monte, thentake in the pleasant sights at Igreja Matriz de Sao Sebastiao, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Poco Dourado Waterfall.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Capitolio online day trip planner.

You can drive from Araxa to Capitolio in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Capitolio

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Passos, Indigena Antonio Adauto Leite Museum of Archaeology, Igreja de Nossa Sra. da Abadia da Cruz do Monte
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Igreja Senhor Bom Jesus dos Passos ©
Igreja Senhor Bom Jesus dos Passos
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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