16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
4
Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
5
Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Santo Andre
— 2 nights
Fly

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Porto de Galinhas

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 13th (Mon), see Off-Road Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia De Maracaipe. On your second day here, explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas and then kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

London, UK to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Porto de Galinhas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Porto de Galinhas at 35°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Pitinga Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Taipe. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Muta Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Taperapua Beach.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Porto Seguro trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Porto Seguro in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Porto de Galinhas in February since evenings lows in Porto Seguro dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

2
nights
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 17th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Morro Dois Irmaos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, and finally don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Estátua de Frédéric Chopin, stroll through Praia do Leme, and then kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

You can fly from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Porto Seguro in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rio de Janeiro: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

3
nights
Ilha Grande

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
You'll get in some beach time at Dois Rios Beach and Praia Preta. Take a break from the city and head to Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande and Leste e do Sul Beach. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Enseada do Bananal Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ubatubinha Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande online travel route planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

3
nights
Paraty

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
On the 22nd (Wed), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Paratiana, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Cachaca Pedra Branca, make a trip to Mini Royal Road, then take in the exciting artwork at Casa da Cultura de Paraty, and finally kick back and relax at Iriri Beach. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then visit Centro Historico, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Gold Path.

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Do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santo Andre.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

2
nights
Santo Andre

Part of Sao Paulo's metropolitan area, Santo Andre dates back to the 16th century, when Portuguese settlers established a small community here.
You'll get in some beach time at Florida Mirim Beach and Grande Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Parque Regional Prefeito Celso Daniel and Cedeira Dive. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Sabina, view the masterpieces at Casa Do Olhar Luiz Sacilotto, walk around Antonio Flaquer Ipiranguinha Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santo Andre sightseeing planner.

Drive from Paraty to Santo Andre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February in Santo Andre, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santo Andre

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.