15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

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15 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Salvador
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Brasilia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Montreal, Quebec

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corcovado Christ the Redeemer as well as Sugarloaf Mountain. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parque Nacional Tijuca and Feira de Sao Cristovao. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia de Ipanema and Copacabana Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and tour or see a show at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Rio de Janeiro is 2 hours. Traveling from Montreal in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Parque Nacional Tijuca ©
Parque Nacional Tijuca

2
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): kick back and relax at Stella Maris Beach, see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, and then visit a coastal fixture at Farol da Barra. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica e Santuario Nossa Senhora da Conceicao da Praia, see the interesting displays at Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado, then take a stroll through Pelourinho, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salvador trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Casa do Rio Vermelho ©
Casa do Rio Vermelho
Stella Maris Beach ©
Stella Maris Beach
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Esplanada dos Ministerios, Torre de Televisao and Catetinho. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, make a trip to Torre de Televisao, get a sense of history and politics at Esplanada dos Ministerios, then don't miss a visit to Praca dos Cristais, then examine the collection at Catetinho, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Shin Buddhist Pure Land - Brasilia. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Brasilia National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Brasilia trip planner .

Fly from Salvador to Brasilia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Brasilia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Brasilia

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional de Brasilia ©
Parque Nacional de Brasilia
Catetinho ©
Catetinho

3
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Afro Brazil Museum, Mercadao - Sao Paulo Municipal Market, Liberdade, and other attractions you added. Get some cultural insight at Paulista Avenue and Catedral da Se de Sao Paulo. Appreciate the collections at Football Museum and Itau Cultural Institute.

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Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo by combination of flight and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August since evenings lows in Sao Paulo dip to 15°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Itau Cultural Institute ©
Itau Cultural Institute
Afro Brazil Museum ©
Afro Brazil Museum

1
night
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
On the 15th (Sun), explore the galleries of Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip maker tool .

Getting from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro by combination of bus and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, Rio de Janeiro is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Morro Dois Irmaos ©
Morro Dois Irmaos
Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church ©
Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church

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