51 days in Brazil Itinerary

51 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Shuttle to Armacao dos Buzios
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 1 night
Drive
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 7 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Florianopolis
— 3 nights
Fly
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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 Salvador
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Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly
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Natal
— 2 nights
Fly

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Armacao dos Buzios — 1 night

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Rua das Pedras and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios online sightseeing planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Armacao dos Buzios is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in February: highs in Armacao dos Buzios hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Arraial do Cabo.
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:

Arraial do Cabo — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): kick back and relax at Praia Grande and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, and then kick back and relax at Farol Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Arraial do Cabo trip maker website.

You can drive from Armacao dos Buzios to Arraial do Cabo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Arraial do Cabo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:

Rio de Janeiro — 6 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, wander the streets of Santa Teresa, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 27:

Ilha Grande — 7 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Meros Beach, kick back and relax at Baleia Beach, get a dose of the wild on LiG Lanchas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ilha Grande sightseeing site.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paraty.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 6:

Paraty — 6 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, enjoy the sand and surf at Sao Goncalinho Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Goncalo Beach, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Engenho D'Ouro.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paraty trip maker tool.

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 your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Paulo.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 12:

Sao Paulo — 2 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 13th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and finally examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with Cedeira Dive, don't miss a visit to Paulista Avenue, and then pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip website.

You can drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Florianopolis.
Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:

Florianopolis — 3 nights

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Florianopolis is known for beaches, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Praia Mole, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and stroll through Praia da Galheta.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Florianopolis trip planner.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can fly to Foz do Iguacu.
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:

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 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): 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.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:

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 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Cachoeira Do Abismo, take in the dramatic scenery at Abyss Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, and hike along Sertao Zen.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Alto Paraiso de Goias day trip site.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Salvador.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 24:

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum, and then wander the streets of Pelourinho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia and then enjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salvador travel route planner.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Salvador by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Salvador. In March, daytime highs in Salvador are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:

Porto de Galinhas — 5 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Explore Porto de Galinhas' surroundings by going to Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Ricardo Brennand Institute). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal de Maracaipe, cast your line with Experiencing Porto, and explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

You can plan Porto de Galinhas trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Salvador to Porto de Galinhas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Porto de Galinhas can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:

Fernando de Noronha — 6 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: stroll through Baia do Sancho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, see the interesting displays at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha, and get engrossed in the history at Fernando de Noronha Memorial.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Natal.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 6:

Natal — 2 nights

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu and then see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Natal road trip planning website.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Natal in 3 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Natal sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

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.