16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Sao Paulo, Bus to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba
— 1 night
Drive
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Ouro Preto
— 1 day
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
Fly
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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
— 2 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Fernando de Noronha
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Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
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Ubatuba

— 1 night

Surf Capital

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Prumirim Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Itamambuca Beach. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Praia das Toninhas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Felix Beach.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ubatuba trip itinerary site.

Kingston, Jamaica to Ubatuba is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kingston to Ubatuba. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Ouro Preto

— 1 day
Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
On the 4th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museum of Mineralogy, get engrossed in the history at Casa dos Contos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar, then explore the world behind art at Museu da Inconfidencia, and finally admire the striking features of Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ouro Preto trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Ubatuba to Ouro Preto in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. February in Ouro Preto sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Museums · Historic Sites

Rio de Janeiro

— 1 night

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 5th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Grumari, stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Porto Seguro

— 2 nights
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Muta Beach and then stroll through Coroa Vermelha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Taipe, and then get to know the fascinating history of Pintor Pires.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro day trip tool.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Seguro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, expect nights in Porto Seguro to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare

— 2 nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) and Gamboa Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Garapua Beach and Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz. There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Farol do Morro, enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Segunda Praia.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Morro de Sao Paulo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Porto Seguro to Morro de Sao Paulo by combination of flight and ferry takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Fernando de Noronha

— 3 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Capela de Sao Pedro. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praia do Cachorro and Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Boldro Beacch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, and see the sky in a new way at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha in 10.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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.