45 days in Brazil Itinerary

45 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
2
Maragogi
— 2 nights
3
Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
4
Praia da Pipa
— 3 nights
5
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 2 nights
6
Itacare
— 3 nights
7
Porto Seguro
— 5 nights
8
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
9
Arraial do Cabo
— 3 nights
10
Paraty
— 4 nights
11
Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
12
Ilhabela
— 3 nights

3
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and River Maracaipe tour. Visiting Muro Alto Beach and Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, walk around Projeto Hippocampus, and stroll through Cacimbas Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport. October in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Maragogi.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

2
nights
Maragogi

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get outside with Praia Do Dourado, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Cabanos.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maragogi visit planner.

You can drive from Porto de Galinhas to Maragogi in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Porto de Galinhas in October since evenings lows in Maragogi dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Maragogi

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Japaratinga
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande ©
Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande
Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga ©
Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga

5
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fernando de Noronha Memorial and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha. Step out of the city life by going to Baia do Sancho and Praia do Leão. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernado de Noronha Island, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Fernando de Noronha vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Maragogi to Fernando de Noronha takes 6 hours. Traveling from Maragogi to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Maragogi in October since evenings lows in Fernando de Noronha dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

3
nights
Praia da Pipa

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Terra Molhada and Cacimbinhas Beach. Get outdoors at Tibau do Sul Beach and Santuario Ecologico de Pipa. Explore Praia da Pipa's surroundings by going to Baia Formosa (Bacopari Lighthouse, Lagoa da Coca Cola, &more), Pedra Oca (in Nisia Floresta) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte). The adventure continues: stroll through Curral Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Minas Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Vila da Pipa Shopping, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Sebastiao Church.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Praia da Pipa trip planner.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa by flight takes about 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Praia da Pipa are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Baia Formosa, Tibau do Sul, Nisia Floresta, Cajueiro de Pirangi, Vila da Pipa Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Cacimbinhas Beach ©
Cacimbinhas Beach
Sagi Beach ©
Sagi Beach
Santuario Ecologico de Pipa ©
Santuario Ecologico de Pipa

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nights
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Terceira Praia and Praia do Mirante. Get a sense of the local culture at Farol do Morro and Convento Franciscano de Cairu. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz, head outdoors with Ilha Do Caita, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Ruinas da Fortaleza do Tapirandu.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Morro de Sao Paulo trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Praia da Pipa to Morro de Sao Paulo in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Morro de Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Ilha de Tinhare
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Farol do Morro ©
Farol do Morro
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz ©
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz
Terceira Praia ©
Terceira Praia

3
nights
Itacare

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Prainha Beach and Costa Beach. Visit Igreja Matriz de Sao Miguel Arcanjo and Itacare Lighthouse for their historical value. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia da Tiririca, take some stellar pictures from Ponta do Xareu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal Beach, and don't miss a visit to Passarela da Vila.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Itacare trip builder app.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare in 5.5 hours. In October in Itacare, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Itacare

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach
Praia da Tiririca ©
Praia da Tiririca
Ribeira Beach ©
Ribeira Beach

5
nights
Porto Seguro

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rio da Barra Beach and Igreja de Sao Joao Batista. Popular historic sites such as Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena and Quadrado are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto Seguro: Santo Andre (Santo Andre Beach & Barra do Sul Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia dos Nativos, identify plant and animal life at Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira, stroll through Praia de Santo Andre, and go for a walk through Sitio Arqueologico das Ruinas da Igreja do Outeiro Da Gloria.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Porto Seguro trip planning tool.

You can drive from Itacare to Porto Seguro in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. October in Porto Seguro sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Cruz Cabralia
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Praia dos Nativos ©
Praia dos Nativos
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista ©
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista
Rio da Barra Beach ©
Rio da Barra Beach

5
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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Costao de Itacoatiara and Reserva Beach. Copacabana Beach and Morro Dois Irmaos are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Niteroi (Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra & Parque Estadual da Serra da Tiririca). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, take in panoramic vistas at Mirante Dona Marta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Presbiteriana Do Rio De Janeiro, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro day trip site.

You can fly from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Niteroi
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Morro Dois Irmaos ©
Morro Dois Irmaos

3
nights
Arraial do Cabo

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.
Visiting Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia and Forno Beach will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church and Obelisco Americo Vespucio. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Brava Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, get outside with SeaQuest Sub, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Arraial do Cabo online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in October, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Brava Beach ©
Brava Beach
Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church ©
Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church

4
nights
Paraty

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.
Get some cultural insight at Centro Historico and Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and Saint Benedict. Step out of the city life by going to Fazenda Beach and Jurumirim Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar in Cunha (about 56 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll through Ilha da Cotia Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Cachaca Pedra Branca, and take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paraty day trip tool.

Getting from Arraial do Cabo to Paraty by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Fazenda Beach, Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Fazenda Beach ©
Fazenda Beach
Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar ©
Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico

5
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Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lagoa Azul and Julia Beach. Popular historic sites such as Aqueduto and Castelhanos Lighthouse are in your itinerary. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Abraaozinho Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Leste e do Sul Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. November in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Abraaozinho Beach ©
Abraaozinho Beach
Aqueduto ©
Aqueduto

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Ilhabela

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Parque Estadual de Ilhabela. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia das Calhetas and Praia do Guaeca. Change things up with a short trip to Praia de Barequecaba in Sao Sebastiao (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda e Bom Sucesso Church, kick back and relax at Praia da Armacao, take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Piuva, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinto Beach.

To find photos and other tourist information, use the Ilhabela trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Ilhabela takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ilhabela when traveling from Ilha Grande in November, with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Sao Sebastiao
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Guaeca ©
Praia do Guaeca
Praia de Barequecaba ©
Praia de Barequecaba

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