10 days in South America Itinerary

10 days in South America Itinerary

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10 days in South America Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + shuttle:  18​h 30​min
1
Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Florianopolis
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Azedinha Beach and Ferradura Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Prainha and Azeda Beach. There's more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Mirante de Joao Fernandes.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios trip app .

Toronto, Canada to Armacao dos Buzios is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Armacao dos Buzios. Traveling from Toronto in January, things will get much warmer in Armacao dos Buzios: highs are around 37°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Prainha
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Prainha ©
Prainha
Azedinha Beach ©
Azedinha Beach
Mirante de Joao Fernandes ©
Mirante de Joao Fernandes

2
nights
Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
On the 14th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Coroa Vermelha Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Taperapua Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Nossa Senhora da Ajuda, stroll through Taipe Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Porto Seguro trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Armacao dos Buzios to Porto Seguro by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Armacao dos Buzios in January, plan for little chillier days in Porto Seguro, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Praia de Taipe ©
Praia de Taipe
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Ajuda ©
Capela de Nossa Senhora da Ajuda

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, then enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro journey site .

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar

3
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 17th (Fri), kick back and relax at Barra da Lagoa Beach and then stroll through Praia Mole. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Matadeiro Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florianopolis tour builder site .

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January; daily highs in Florianopolis reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Matadeiro Beach ©
Matadeiro Beach
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole

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