39 days in Brazil Itinerary

39 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil visit planner
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Gramado
— 3 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo — 2 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, examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum, make a trip to Paroquia Nossa Senhora Achiropita, and admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo trip itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sao Paulo. August in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Gramado.
Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Gramado — 3 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.
Gramado is known for sightseeing, parks, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, stroll around Mini Mundo, and find something for the whole family at Snowland.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gramado day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Gramado takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.
Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Wineries
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Alto Paraiso de Goias — 5 nights

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.
Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, take some stellar pictures from Janela Lookout, head outdoors with Abyss Waterfall, and don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias due to the time zone difference. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 22:

Porto de Galinhas — 4 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Get out of town with these interesting Porto de Galinhas side-trips: Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Ricardo Brennand Institute). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, stroll through Camboa Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 26:

Fernando de Noronha — 7 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.
Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Porcos, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, stroll through Fernado de Noronha Island, and see the interesting displays at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha planning app.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 2:

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.
Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi in Niteroi, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita, and admire the striking features of Ilha Fiscal.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro takes 7 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 7:

Ilha Grande — 5 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 in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio, kick back and relax at Aventureiro, explore the ancient world of Aqueduto, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Acaia.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. September in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Paraty.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:

Paraty — 5 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 historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Centro Historico, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Ilha da Cotia Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Paraty Bay.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paraty holiday 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 17:

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.