15 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

15 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

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15 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5​h 15​min
1
Olimpia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Brotas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Boituva
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Ubatuba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Campos Do Jordao
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Aparecida
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

1
night
Olimpia

Olimpia ©
Located between two rivers in the north of São Paulo state, the well-developed town of Olimpia is best known for its large water park and its roots in folklore.
On the 17th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Joao Batista and then make a splash at Thermas dos Laranjais. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the tasty concoctions at Guilda Giv and then cool off at Hot Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Olimpia sightseeing planner .

Rio de Janeiro to Olimpia is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Olimpia is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Brotas.

Things to do in Olimpia

Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guilda Giv
Highlights from your plan
Thermas dos Laranjais ©
Thermas dos Laranjais
Guilda Giv ©
Guilda Giv
Igreja Matriz de Sao Joao Batista ©
Igreja Matriz de Sao Joao Batista

1
night
Brotas

Brotas ©
A gateway to nearby natural wonders, Brotas offers something special for lovers of the outdoors.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Areia que Canta, then walk around Parque dos Saltos, then take in the exciting artwork at Anand Atelier, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Brotas journey builder .

You can drive from Olimpia to Brotas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Olimpia to Brotas due to the time zone difference. July in Brotas sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Boituva.

Things to do in Brotas

Parks Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Anand Atelier ©
Anand Atelier
Zipline
Parque dos Saltos ©
Parque dos Saltos

2
nights
Boituva

Boituva ©
Boituva is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Testemunhas de Jeova - Sede do Brasil, then get your game on at Sitio do Carrocao, and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Floresta Nacional de Ipanema, then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then take an in-depth tour of Paulo Setubal Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Boituva itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brotas to Boituva in 2.5 hours. In July in Boituva, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Boituva

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Tatui, Testemunhas de Jeova - Sede do Brasil, Floresta Nacional de Ipanema
Highlights from your plan
Sitio do Carrocao ©
Sitio do Carrocao
Skydiving
Floresta Nacional de Ipanema ©
Floresta Nacional de Ipanema

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.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and get your game on at Pixel Realidade Virtual.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sao Paulo attractions planner.

Drive from Boituva to Sao Paulo in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Sat), step off the mainland to explore Prumirim Island, stroll around Corcovado Peak, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Projeto Tamar. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trilha 7 Praias Desertas, then buy something for everyone on your list at Villa Guarani, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ubatuba Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ubatuba trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Ubatuba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to Ubatuba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado Peak ©
Corcovado Peak
Prumirim Island ©
Prumirim Island
Projeto Tamar ©
Projeto Tamar

3
nights
Campos Do Jordao

Campos Do Jordao ©
Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pedra do Bau (in Sao Bento do Sapucai) and Pico Agudo (in Santo Antonio do Pinhal). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park, make a trip to Praca Sao Benedito, admire the landmark architecture of Boa Vista Palace, and take some stellar pictures from Morro do Elefante.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Campos Do Jordao road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Ubatuba to Campos Do Jordao takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Aparecida.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pedra do Bau, Pico Agudo
Highlights from your plan
Amantikir Park ©
Amantikir Park
Morro do Elefante ©
Morro do Elefante

2
nights
Aparecida

Aparecida ©
Home to one of Brazil's most famous basilicas, the small city of Aparecida welcomes many times its population in tourists every year.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Benedito, pause for some serene contemplation at Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida, examine the collection at Memorial da Devocao Nossa Senhora Aparecida, make a trip to Morro do Presépio - Santuário de Nossa Senhora Aparecida, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida, and finally make a trip to Sala das Promessas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Passarela da Fe, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Santo Antonio, and then look for gifts at Lavandario.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Aparecida trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Campos Do Jordao to Aparecida in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Aparecida. In July in Aparecida, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Aparecida

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Cancao Nova, Lavandario, Catedral Santo Antonio
Highlights from your plan
Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida ©
Catedral Santo Antonio ©
Catedral Santo Antonio

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