38 days in Brazil Itinerary

38 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
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Manaus
— 3 nights
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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, 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
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Paraty
— 4 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
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Florianopolis
— 1 night
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
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Chapada Diamantina National Park
— 2 nights
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Salvador
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha — 5 nights

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, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Fernado de Noronha Island, see the interesting displays at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha, and hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha online vacation planner.

Ankara, Turkey to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ankara to Fernando de Noronha is minus 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Porto de Galinhas.
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Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:

Porto de Galinhas — 2 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Haras Maracaipe, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson. Here are some ideas for day two: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, stroll through Muro Alto Beach, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira de Artesanato.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas itinerary builder site.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Manaus.
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Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

Manaus — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the activities along Meeting of Waters and then look for all kinds of wild species at Arquipelago de Anavilhanas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Amazon Rainforest.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Manaus trip site.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Manaus in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Manaus, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Porto de Galinhas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Manaus, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande — 4 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, explore the ancient world of Ruinas do Lazareto, relax and rejuvenate at Ilha Grande Yoga, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao.

Make your Ilha Grande itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Manaus to Ilha Grande by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manaus to Ilha Grande due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manaus in July, expect Ilha Grande to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel 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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Centro Historico, admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Poco da Laje, stroll through Saco do Mamangua Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rio de Janeiro.
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Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:

Rio de Janeiro — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, and explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

You can drive from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Florianopolis.
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Florianopolis — 1 night

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 7th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Ciclovia Beira Mar Norte and then wander the streets of Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florianopolis trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Florianopolis is little chillier than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gramado.
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Gramado — 2 nights

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
On the 8th (Mon), stroll around Mini Mundo, explore the activities along Lago Negro, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Snowland, then try out the rides at Mundo a Vapor, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gramado driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Florianopolis to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.
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Foz do Iguacu — 2 nights

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 10th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then get a new perspective on nature at Itaipu Natureza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then cool off at Thermas Cataratas.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Getting from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. August in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 4 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Paulo Brazil Temple, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa.

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Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can fly to Chapada Diamantina National Park.
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Chapada Diamantina National Park — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Tiburtino. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Chapada Passeios trekking and then get great views at Morro do Pai Inacio.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chapada Diamantina National Park trip site.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Chapada Diamantina National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, expect Chapada Diamantina National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Salvador.
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Salvador — 2 nights

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 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Do Senhor Do Bonfim and then stop by Pelourinho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco, examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Salvador route planning site.

You can fly from Chapada Diamantina National Park to Salvador in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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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