13 days in Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo Itinerary

13 days in Rio de Janeiro & Sao Paulo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
2
Sao Paulo
— 8 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. Museum-lovers will appreciate Imperial Museum and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro attractions site.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -8.5 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Colombo in July; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

8
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Museu da Lingua Portuguesa. Get in touch with nature at Raizes Aventura and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sao Paulo: Guaruja (Enseada Beach & Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach) and Juquehy Beach (in Sao Sebastiao). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, get engrossed in the history at Museu do Ipiranga, look for gifts at Livraria Cultura, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Sao Luis Gonzaga.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo holiday maker app.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, expect Sao Paulo to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Guaruja, Sao Sebastiao
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

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