12 days in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio Grande do Sul & State of Rio Grande do Norte Itinerary

12 days in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio Grande do Sul & State of Rio Grande do Norte Itinerary

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12 days in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio Grande do Sul & State of Rio Grande do Norte Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h
2
Gramado
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Natal
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: New Delhi

3
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.
When in Rio de Janeiro, make a side trip to see Imperial Museum in Petropolis, approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and get great views at Leblon Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rio de Janeiro trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

New Delhi, India to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Rio de Janeiro, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

3
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
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 (Sun), don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pedra, then stroll around Mini Mundo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Snowland and then explore the activities along Lago Negro.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Gramado trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Gramado in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Natal.

Things to do in Gramado

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
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Snowland ©
Snowland
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo ©
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo

2
nights
Natal

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Pipa Beach, browse the different shops at Vila da Pipa Shopping, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cajueiro de Pirangi. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parrachos de Maracajau.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Natal road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gramado to Natal takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. December in Natal sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pipa Beach, Vila da Pipa Shopping, Cajueiro de Pirangi
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Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach
Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu
Parrachos de Maracajau ©
Parrachos de Maracajau

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