15 days in Ocho Rios, State of Rio de Janeiro & State of Rio Grande do Norte Itinerary

15 days in Ocho Rios, State of Rio de Janeiro & State of Rio Grande do Norte Itinerary

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15 days in Ocho Rios, State of Rio de Janeiro & State of Rio Grande do Norte Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly + Bus:  25​h
1
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  18​h
2
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Natal, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: New Delhi, India

4
nights
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Ocho Rios ©
A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Get out of town with these interesting Ocho Rios side-trips: Green Grotto Caves (in Runaway Bay), Rose Hall (Rose Hall Great House & Cinnamon Hill Golf Course) and Bob Marley Museum (in St. Ann's Bay). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park, stroll around Konoko Falls, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ocho Rios tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Ocho Rios is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from New Delhi to Ocho Rios, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Ocho Rios to be much warmer, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montego Bay, Bob Marley Museum, Green Grotto Caves
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House
Cinnamon Hill Golf Course ©
Cinnamon Hill Golf Course

4
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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, parks, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ocho Rios to Rio de Janeiro takes 18 hours. Traveling from Ocho Rios to Rio de Janeiro, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. December in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

2
nights
Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil

Armacao dos Buzios ©
Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
On the 2nd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Joao Fernandes Beach, kick back and relax at Geriba Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Orla Bardot Boardwalk, and finally make a trip to Rua das Pedras. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia do Forte.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Armacao dos Buzios road trip site .

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Natal.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia do Forte
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Rua das Pedras ©
Rua das Pedras
Orla Bardot Boardwalk ©
Orla Bardot Boardwalk
Geriba Beach ©
Geriba Beach

3
nights
Natal, Brazil

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau and then explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Parque das Dunas, then kick back and relax at Ponta Negra Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cajueiro de Pirangi.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Natal online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Armacao dos Buzios to Natal in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Natal can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cajueiro de Pirangi
Highlights from your plan
Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Parrachos de Maracajau ©
Parrachos de Maracajau

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