10 days in Brazil Itinerary

10 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Manaus
— Few hours
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  8 h
2
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
4
Fernando de Noronha
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Philadelphia

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Manaus

Manaus ©
It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at Stylo Outlet and then explore the activities along Meeting of Waters.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Manaus online visit planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Manaus is an approximately 15- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Philadelphia in June since evenings lows in Manaus dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Manaus

Nature Parks Shopping
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Meeting of Waters ©
Meeting of Waters
Stylo Outlet ©
Stylo Outlet

2
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 24th (Wed), take a stroll through Liberdade, stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Manaus to Sao Paulo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Manaus to Sao Paulo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Sao Paulo is a bit cooler than Manaus - with highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

2
nights
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 find plenty of places to visit near Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis, Cervejaria Bohemia, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, explore the world behind art at Museu Chacara do Ceu, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and examine the collection at Folclore Edison Carneiro Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Rio de Janeiro is a bit warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of 79°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Petropolis
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

2
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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, and contemplate the waterfront views at Buraco do Galego.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Fernando de Noronha when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in June, with lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

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