15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil holiday planner

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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
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Itatiba
— 1 night
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Jundiai
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
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Brasilia
— 1 night
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
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Sao Paulo

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Popular historic sites such as Matriz Church and Casa Fox are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Mooca Plaza Shopping or Vila Butantan. Get out of town with these interesting Sao Paulo side-trips: Basilica Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima em COTIA - Arautos do Evangelho (in Cotia), Catedral de Sao Dimas (in Sao Jose Dos Campos) and Praia de Sao Pedro (in Guaruja). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio da Consolacao, pause for some serene contemplation at Matriz Paroquia Pessoal Nipo-Brasileira Sao Goncalo, and buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Vila Olimpia.

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Hamburg, Germany to Sao Paulo is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Hamburg to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. In August in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Itatiba.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Itatiba

— 1 night

Princess of the Hill

Since its founding in 1857, Itatiba developed into a city of more than 110,000 people, ranked among the top Brazilian cities in terms of quality of life.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Belem, then examine the collection at Museu Historico Municipal 'Pe. Francisco de Paula Lima', then experience rural life at Fazenda Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and finally walk around Ferraz Costa Park.

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Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Itatiba takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Jundiai.

Things to do in Itatiba

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jundiai

Noted for its wine and fruit industries, bustling Jundiai manages to combine the energy of a big city with easy access to bucolic countryside and a slower pace of life.
For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jundiai day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Itatiba to Jundiai takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Jundiai are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Jundiai

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Rio de Janeiro

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Escape the urban bustle at Trilha da Pedra da Gavea and Ciclovia De Ipanema. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Monte do Carmo and Catedral Presbiteriana Do Rio De Janeiro. Venture out of the city with trips to Sossego Beach (in Niteroi) and Pedra do Elefante (in Marica). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Casa de Rui Barbosa Museum, stop by Cadeg, get outside with Parque Estadual Do Grajau, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro online road trip planner.

You can fly from Jundiai to Rio de Janeiro in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jundiai in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Brasilia.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Brasilia

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario da Mae Rainha e Vencedora Tres Vezes Admiravel de Schoenstatt, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida Dom Bosco, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Museu de Valores.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brasilia day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, plan for little chillier nights in Brasilia, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Sao Paulo

— 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja de Sao Benedito and Museu do Ipiranga. Shop till you drop at SESC Pinheiros and Shopping Analia Franco. Change things up with a short trip to Iporanga beach in Guaruja (about 1h 30 min away). Enjoy Sao Paulo some more: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima, admire the landmark architecture of Oca do Ibirapuera, admire the masterpieces at Instituto Moreira Salles - IMS Paulista, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Sao Luis Gonzaga.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo tour planning site.

You can fly from Brasilia to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia in August, you will find days in Sao Paulo are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Brazil travel guide

4.5
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.