15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 1 night
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Sao Paulo
— 1 night
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Fernando de Noronha
— 2 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 1 night
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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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, see a show at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, and kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Bucharest in December; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Foz do Iguacu

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls and then don't miss a visit to Avenida Jorge Schimmelpfeng. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

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Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Foz do Iguacu. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Gramado

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, then walk around Mini Mundo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Caro Watson Escape Game, then admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and finally don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gramado vacation builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
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Sao Paulo

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, then wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, and then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Gramado to Sao Paulo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. December in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Fernando de Noronha

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, stroll through Praia do Sueste, and kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha takes 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in December since evenings lows in Fernando de Noronha dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Porto de Galinhas

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 14th (Fri), look for gifts at Nata Artesanato, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and then stroll through Muro Alto Beach.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas. In December, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Brazil travel guide

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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.