16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Sao Paulo, Bus to Alameda São Sebastião, 12, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
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Ferry to Alameda São Sebastião, 12, Bus to Sao Paulo, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
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Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
Fly to Salvador, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 1 night
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Fernando de Noronha
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Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
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Ilhabela

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Curral Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia de Castelhanos Beach and then stroll through Jabaquara Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilhabela driving holiday site.

Geneva, Switzerland to Ilhabela is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Geneva in April: high temperatures in Ilhabela hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Foz do Iguacu

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
On the 19th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then don't miss a visit to Avenida Jorge Schimmelpfeng.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu vacation planning site.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilhabela to Foz do Iguacu in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stroll through Copacabana Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, then kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, and finally appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, catch a live event at Maracanã, then stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in April, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Porto Seguro

In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
On the 23rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Recife de Fora and then kick back and relax at Pitinga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Pintor Pires, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda, and then get in on the family fun at Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Porto Seguro trip planner.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Seguro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

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One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz, visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro, then kick back and relax at Praia do Mirante, and finally stroll through Quarta Praia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Gamboa Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Morro de Sao Paulo trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Porto Seguro to Morro de Sao Paulo in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Fernando de Noronha

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Atalaia Beach and Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Leão, and see the interesting displays at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In April in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Brazil travel guide

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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.