13 days in Brazil Itinerary

13 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 2 nights
Fly
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Florianopolis
— 1 night
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
Drive
4
Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290, Fly to Baku Heydar Aliyev

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Fernando de Noronha

— 2 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Get outdoors at Baia do Sancho and Boldro Beacch. Explore hidden gems such as Conceicao Beach and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro, and look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip builder.

Baku, Azerbaijan to Fernando de Noronha is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Baku to Fernando de Noronha. Traveling from Baku in December, things will get much hotter in Fernando de Noronha: highs are around 35°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Florianopolis

— 1 night

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 13th (Thu), kick back and relax at Lagoinha do Leste and then stroll through Matadeiro Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): stroll through Daniela's Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Forte Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis itinerary tool.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Florianopolis in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Florianopolis is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Florianopolis when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in December, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Rio de Janeiro

— 1 night

Marvelous City

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 15th (Sat): kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, then stroll through Praia de Ipanema, and finally stroll through Parque Lage.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Armacao dos Buzios

— 2 nights

Brazil's St Tropez

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.
On the 16th (Sun), kick back and relax at Azedinha Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Azeda Beach. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Mirante de Joao Fernandes and then kick back and relax at Joao Fernandinho Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Armacao dos Buzios online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Armacao dos Buzios, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ilha Grande

— 2 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lagoa Azul and Caxadaco Beach. Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande and Grumixama Beach are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Dois Rios Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santo Antonio Beach.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande road trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Armacao dos Buzios to Ilha Grande in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Brazil travel guide

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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.