12 days in Brazil Itinerary

12 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana. Get some cultural insight at Copacabana Beach and Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro online trip builder.

Sialkot, Pakistan to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sialkot in December, expect Rio de Janeiro to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Sao Paulo

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take a stroll through Liberdade, then wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December: high temperatures in Sao Paulo hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks

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Gramado

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
On the 29th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, see the interesting displays at Dreams Motor Show Gramado, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, then find something for the whole family at Mundo a Vapor, and finally see the interesting displays at Hollywood Dream Cars. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, examine the collection at Museu de Cera, and then admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gramado trip maker site.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Foz do Iguacu

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get interesting insight from Vale dos Dinossauros, see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland, then look for gifts at Artesanato Chocolate Caseiro Tres Fronteiras, and finally contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Itaipu Ecomuseu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. December in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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.