Route & dates
Start: Rio de Janeiro
Parnaiba— 4 nights
Teresina— 3 nights
Rio de Janeiro— 3 nights
End: Rio de Janeiro
Mon, Aug 5 - Thu, Aug 15
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Princess of Igaracu
With over 170,000 inhabitants, Parnaiba stands as the second most populous city in the state of Piauí, and one of its four coastal municipalities.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Parnaiba: Barra Grande Beach (in Barra Grande) and Arvore Penteada (in Luis Correia). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Delta Rio Parnaiba, kick back and relax at Praia do Coqueiro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Sal Beach, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.
To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Parnaiba trip planner.
Rio de Janeiro to Parnaiba is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, with highs in Parnaiba at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Teresina.
Things to do in Parnaiba
Luis Correia, Barra Grande Beach
Capital of Sun and Light
Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.Teresina is known for shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte Estaiada, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora do Amparo Church, stop by Teresina Shopping, and look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Ambiental Encontro dos Rios.
To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Teresina itinerary app.
Drive from Parnaiba to Teresina in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Teresina sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.
Things to do in Teresina
Rio de Janeiro
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 13th (Tue): make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, take a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, and finally see a show at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.
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Getting from Teresina to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Teresina in August: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Rio de Janeiro