16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
3
Brasilia
— 1 night
4
Recife
— 1 night
5
Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima and Sao Paulo da Cruz Church. Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and pause for some serene contemplation at Seara Bendita Instituicao Espirita.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo holiday planner.

London, UK to Sao Paulo is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Sao Paulo is minus 3 hours. In March, Sao Paulo is much warmer than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima
Highlights from your plan
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa
Museu da Lingua Portuguesa

4
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 a sense of the local culture at Copacabana Beach and Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer. Take a break from the city and head to Praia de Ipanema and Sugarloaf Mountain. Step out of Rio de Janeiro to go to Petropolis and see Imperial Museum, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, step into the grandiose world of Ilha Fiscal, and steep yourself in history at Parque Lage.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rio de Janeiro, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in March, things will get a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

1
night
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Fatima, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Nacional, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brasilia vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, with highs in Brasilia at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco
Museo Nacional ©
Museo Nacional

1
night
Recife

Recife ©
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
On the 2nd (Thu), examine the collection at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, thensee the interesting displays at Ricardo Brennand Institute, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Recife travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Recife takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Recife, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Recife

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand ©
Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand
Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue ©
Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue

6
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Capela de Sao Pedro and Ruínas do Antigo Presídio will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Shark Museum. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, see the sky in a new way at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, and stroll through Fernado de Noronha Island.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha vacation planner.

Getting from Recife to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 1 hour. April in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

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