15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rio de Janeiro
— 1 day
2
Fortaleza
— Few hours
3
Jericoacoara
— 1 night
4
Trairi
— 1 night
5
Canoa Quebrada
— 1 night
6
Fortaleza
— Few hours
7
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
8
Ubatuba
— 2 nights
9
Paraty
— 1 night
10
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights

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day
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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro travel itinerary planner.

Honolulu, USA to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Honolulu in March: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Tours Nightlife Outdoors

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hours
Fortaleza

Fortaleza
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Fortaleza online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Fortaleza takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will leave for Jericoacoara on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara ©
A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Paraiso, don't miss a visit to Tree Sloth, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra Furada. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Duna do Por do Sol and then kick back and relax at Jericoacoara Beach.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jericoacoara sightseeing planner.

You can take a shuttle from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Trairi.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Duna do Por do Sol ©
Duna do Por do Sol
Lagoa do Paraiso
Lagoa do Paraiso
Jericoacoara Beach ©
Jericoacoara Beach

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night
Trairi

Trairi
The municipality of Trairi, located in the state of Ceara, offers plenty of entertainment and adventure along the Mundau riverbank and over on its Atlantic coast.
For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Trairi trip builder website.

Drive from Jericoacoara to Trairi in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jericoacoara to Trairi. March in Trairi sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Canoa Quebrada on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Trairi

Outdoors Beaches Parks

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night
Canoa Quebrada

Canoa Quebrada ©
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Broadway de Canoa Quebrada and then kick back and relax at Pontal de Maceio Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes, thenkick back and relax at Ceara Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Canoa Quebrada.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Canoa Quebrada trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Trairi to Canoa Quebrada takes 4 hours. Traveling from Trairi in March, you will find days in Canoa Quebrada are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pontal de Maceio Beach
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Canoa Quebrada ©
Praia de Canoa Quebrada
Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes ©
Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes
Pontal de Maceio Beach ©
Pontal de Maceio Beach

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza
To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fortaleza sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Canoa Quebrada to Fortaleza takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Canoa Quebrada in March: highs in Fortaleza hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors Parks Tours

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nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
On the 20th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Grumari. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Sao Francisco Xavier, and then get lost in a book at Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip builder website.

You can fly from Fortaleza to Rio de Janeiro in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Grumari ©
Praia de Grumari
Parque Nacional Tijuca ©
Parque Nacional Tijuca
Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura ©
Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura

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Ubatuba

Ubatuba ©
Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Praca da Baleia, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ubatuba Aquarium, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Projeto Tamar. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Prumirim Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Itamambuca Beach, thenkick back and relax at Felix Beach, and finally look for gifts at Verde Fit.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ubatuba itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Ubatuba takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Ubatuba, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Projeto Tamar ©
Projeto Tamar
Prumirim Beach ©
Prumirim Beach
Itamambuca Beach ©
Itamambuca Beach

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Iriri Beach, thenget interesting insight from Tours, thenwander the streets of Centro Historico, and finally look for gifts at Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paraty vacation planning tool.

Getting from Ubatuba to Paraty by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles ©
Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
See some other sides of Rio de Janeiro: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and contemplate the long history of Parque Lage.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro day trip planning site.

Getting from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer

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