14 days in Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguacu & Paraty Itinerary

14 days in Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguacu & Paraty Itinerary

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14 days in Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguacu & Paraty Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Tram + Bus:  9 h 30 min
3
Paraty
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  24 h
End: Kuwait City

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Visiting Pedra do Arpoador and Trilha do Dois Irmaos will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: stop by Shopping Leblon, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip builder website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Brasilia Time is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Kuwait City in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rio de Janeiro, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

3
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buddhist Temple and Catedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe. Visiting Iguazu Falls and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, stop by Kapadokya, see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bela Vista Biological Refuge.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, Foz do Iguacu is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Paraty

Paraty ©
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Centro Historico and The Gold Path will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Villa Guarani and Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles. Take a break from Paraty with a short trip to Kairos Ecoliving in Ubatuba, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aecio Sarti, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tamoio Environmental Protection Area.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paraty vacation builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Paraty in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paraty

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ubatuba, Tamoio Environmental Protection Area
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Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Praia do Cachadaco ©
Praia do Cachadaco
Scuba & Snorkeling

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