10 days in Brazil Itinerary

10 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil route builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Sao Luis
— 1 night
Drive
2
Alcantara
— 1 night
Drive
3
Lencois Maranhenses National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Fortaleza
— 4 nights
Fly

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Sao Luis

— 1 night

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Centro Histórico, explore the world behind art at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao, and then browse the fresh offerings at Feirinha Sao Luis.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Luis online trip builder.

Minneapolis, USA to Sao Luis is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Sao Luis is 3 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in February, with highs in Sao Luis at 87°F and lows at 76°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Alcantara.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Alcantara

— 1 night
On the 12th (Fri), kick back and relax at Ilha do Livramento Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Alcantara trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Sao Luis to Alcantara in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in February, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lencois Maranhenses National Park.

Things to do in Alcantara

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Lencois Maranhenses National Park

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the activities along Lagoa da Esperanca.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lencois Maranhenses National Park travel route planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alcantara to Lencois Maranhenses National Park. In February, daytime highs in Lencois Maranhenses National Park are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Parks · Nature

Fortaleza

— 4 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Venture out of the city with trips to Beach Park (in Aquiraz) and Cumbuco (Praia de Cumbuco & Lagoa do Parnamirim). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Futuro, buy something for everyone on your list at Mercado Central de Fortaleza, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iracema Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitana Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fortaleza trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Fortaleza. In February, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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.