10 days in Brazil Itinerary

10 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Sao Jose Dos Campos
— 2 nights
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Salvador
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro

— 2 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 26th (Tue), stroll through Copacabana Beach. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro road trip planning site.

Sao Jose Dos Campos to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Jose Dos Campos in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 25°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Sao Paulo

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Vila Madalena, Estacao da Luz, Eataly Sao Paulo, and other attractions. On the 28th (Thu), go for a walk through Vila Madalena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): savor the flavors at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, take some stellar pictures from Farol Santander, take in the architecture and atmosphere at São Paulo Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Estacao da Luz, then stop by Liberdade, and finally walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo day trip planner.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in November, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Sao Paulo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sao Jose Dos Campos.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Sao Jose Dos Campos

— 2 nights

Capital of the Valley

Bustling avenues, tall buildings, and thriving industry typify modern day Sao Jose dos Campos, a city of nearly 700,000 people within an hour of São Paulo.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cinemark. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Mirante do Banhado, get outside with Parque Vicentina Aranha, then buy something for everyone on your list at Vale Sul Shopping, and finally watch a film at Cinemark.

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Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Sao Jose Dos Campos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Sao Jose Dos Campos, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Sao Jose Dos Campos

Shopping · Fun & Games · Nightlife · Outdoors

Salvador

— 3 nights

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Praia Farol da Barra, Sao Francisco Church and Convent, Mercado Modelo, and other attractions you added. Change things up with a short trip to Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim in Senhor Do Bonfim (about 5h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: stop by Pelourinho, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People, and explore the galleries of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salvador sightseeing website.

Fly from Sao Jose Dos Campos to Salvador in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Jose Dos Campos in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salvador, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trip

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.