16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

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16 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Bus:  22​h 15​min
1
Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Salvador

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Get some historical perspective at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim and The British Cemetery. You'll explore and learn at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia and Afro Brasileiro Museum. Spend the 15th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, wander the streets of Pelourinho, and see the interesting displays at Museum of the Press.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Salvador trip builder site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Salvador is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Salvador, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Salvador: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Salvador

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho

2
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Visiting Fundacao Serra do Japi and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa and stroll around Ibirapuera Park.

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

You can fly from Salvador to Sao Paulo in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Salvador in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sao Paulo, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Fundacao Serra do Japi
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3
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buddhist Temple and Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas. Get in touch with nature at Iguazu Falls and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, admire the engineering at Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, and identify plant and animal life at Bela Vista Ecological Refuge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu tour itinerary maker .

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. September in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Ilha Fiscal and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro. Take a break from the city and head to Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Imperial Museum & Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sugarloaf Mountain, take in the awesome beauty at Trilha do Dois Irmaos, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Petropolis
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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