13 days in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

13 days in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights

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Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©

Land of Drizzle

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 Itaguare. Get out of town with these interesting Sao Paulo side-trips: Bertioga (Guaratuba Beach & 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 · Tours

Side Trips

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Iporanga e das Conchas Beach ©
Iporanga e das Conchas Beach
Itaguare ©
Itaguare
Guaratuba Beach ©
Guaratuba Beach

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Rio de Janeiro

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.
You've now added Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Parque Natural Municipal da Catacumba and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. 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: stroll through Sitio Roberto Burle Marx, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the interesting displays at Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro, and appreciate the history behind Estatua Carlos Drummond de Andrade.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro road trip website.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in January; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 37°C and lows reach 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 · Adventure

Side Trips

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Parque Natural Municipal da Catacumba ©
Parque Natural Municipal da Catacumba
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Prainha ©
Prainha

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