10 days in Brazil Itinerary

10 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
1
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
+2
Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
5
Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Barbados

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Sao Paulo

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): savor the flavors at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo and then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo travel planner.

Bridgetown, Barbados to Sao Paulo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bridgetown to Sao Paulo. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bridgetown in December since evenings lows in Sao Paulo dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Parks

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nights
Ilha Grande

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio, take a peaceful walk through Tropical Forest, indulge in some personalized pampering at Namaste Terapias Corporais, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Itaguacu Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande tour itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Sao Paulo to Ilha Grande in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

2
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then stroll through Copacabana Beach, then appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, then kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, then kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and finally make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In December in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

1
night
Foz do Iguacu

Land of the Waterfalls

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 17th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December since evenings lows in Foz do Iguacu dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Gramado

Hydrangea Garden

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, then explore the activities along Lago Negro, then stroll around Mini Mundo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.