14 days in Brazil Itinerary

14 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South America holiday maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Brasilia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Chapada dos Guimaraes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Miranda
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bonito
— 3 nights
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Brasilia

— 3 nights

Capital of Hope

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Brasilia is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, walk around Parque da Cidade Sarah Kubitschek, get a sense of history and politics at Itamaraty Palace, and browse the exhibits of Memorial JK.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brasilia travel route builder.

Las Vegas, USA to Brasilia is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in April since evenings lows in Brasilia dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Chapada dos Guimaraes.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Chapada dos Guimaraes

— 2 nights
In the middle of Mato Grosso, Chapada dos Guimaraes contains many natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimaraes. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Alto do Ceu Lookout, admire the sheer force of Veu da Noiva Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mirante da Chapada (Centro Geodesico), and finally make a trip to Lookout Morro dos Ventos.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chapada dos Guimaraes trip itinerary website.

Getting from Brasilia to Chapada dos Guimaraes by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Chapada dos Guimaraes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brasilia in April, expect Chapada dos Guimaraes to be somewhat warmer, temps between 89°F and 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Miranda.

Things to do in Chapada dos Guimaraes

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Miranda

— 3 nights
Miranda is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, named for its location on the river by the same name. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Caiman Ecological Refuge, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Carmo, then take an exotic tour of Pantanal Wilderness, and finally examine the collection at Railroad Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): wander the wide-open spaces of San Francisco Agro Ecoturismo Safari e Passeio de Chalana.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Miranda road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Chapada dos Guimaraes to Miranda takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Miranda

Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Bonito

— 3 nights

Ecotourism Capital

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Bonito is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Rio da Prata, Head underground at Grutas de Sao Miguel, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquario Natural, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bonito trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Miranda to Bonito in 2 hours. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.

State of Mato Grosso do Sul travel guide

4.3
Bodies of Water · Caves · Parks
Crossed by the many tributaries of the Parana River, State of Mato Grosso do Sul encompasses a large swath of land in the central-western section of Brazil. Though the area makes most of its money from cattle ranching and agriculture, State of Mato Grosso do Sul tourism represents an important industry thanks to a growing number of international visitors who wish to experience the rural side of Brazil. Characterized by forests, savannahs, open pastures, cultivated fields, rivers, waterfalls, and mountain ranges, the state also features several mid-sized cities that serve as ideal bases for exploring the surrounding natural scenery.