13 days in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

13 days in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights

5
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Iporanga e das Conchas Beach and Guaratuba Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sao Paulo side-trips: Bertioga (Itaguare & SESC Bertioga) and Iporanga beach (in Guaruja). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, admire the masterpieces at Instituto Moreira Salles - IMS Paulista, and have some family-friendly fun at Pixel Realidade Virtual.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip builder app.

Bogota, Colombia to Sao Paulo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bogota to Sao Paulo. When traveling from Bogota in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Sao Paulo, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Bertioga, Guaruja
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Iporanga e das Conchas Beach ©
Iporanga e das Conchas Beach
Itaguare ©
Itaguare
Guaratuba Beach ©
Guaratuba Beach

6
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.
You've now added Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Parque Natural Municipal da Catacumba and Sitio Roberto Burle Marx. Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Parasailing & Paragliding (in Niteroi) and Prainha (in Paraty). On the 11th (Sat), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, pause for some photo ops at Estatua Carlos Drummond de Andrade, and see the interesting displays at Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Rio de Janeiro is a bit warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Prainha
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Parque Natural Municipal da Catacumba ©
Parque Natural Municipal da Catacumba
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Sitio Roberto Burle Marx ©
Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

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