15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

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15 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Brasilia
1
Brasilia
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h
2
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
3
Gramado
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 45 min
6
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Brasilia

1
day
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, then take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, and finally take in the views from JK Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brasilia day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Brasilia. In November, daytime highs in Brasilia are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Itamaraty Palace ©
Itamaraty Palace
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple and then see human ingenuity at work at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then have fun at Wake Iguassu Cable Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu visit planning tool .

Fly from Brasilia to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

2
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
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 4th (Mon), stroll around Mini Mundo, then find something for the whole family at Snowland, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Pedra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, don't miss a visit to Caro Watson Escape Game, then don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gramado trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canela
Highlights from your plan
Caro Watson Escape Game ©
Caro Watson Escape Game
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland

2
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
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 6th (Wed): wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and then see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gramado to Sao Paulo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

3
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and steep yourself in history at Parque Lage.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in November, Rio de Janeiro is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

2
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 11th (Mon), kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Massangana Sugar Cane Mill. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, then explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and finally browse the exhibits of Casa Jerimum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas visit app .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©

3
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, stroll through Praia do Sueste, and contemplate the waterfront views at Buraco do Galego.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

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