16 days in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

16 days in Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Sao Paulo
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Rio de Janeiro
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Sao Paulo
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Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fazenda Ipanema, Liberdade, Solo Sagrado De Guarapiranga, and other attractions you added. Get in touch with nature at Branca Beach and Asturias Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museu da Imigração do Estado de São Paulo and Museum of the Faculty of Law. Explore Sao Paulo's surroundings by going to Basilica of St. Anthony Santos (in Santos) and Kadampa Brasil Meditation Center (in Cabreuva). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Itau Cultural Institute, explore the venue of Japan House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Contemporary Art.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo journey planning website.

Montreal, Canada to Sao Paulo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Sao Paulo is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sao Paulo when traveling from Montreal in August, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Guaruja, Fazenda Ipanema, Basilica of St. Anthony Santos, Kadampa Brasil Meditation Center, Canto do Forte Beach
Highlights from your plan
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Asturias Beach ©
Asturias Beach
Canto do Forte Beach ©
Canto do Forte Beach

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra and Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro. Do some cultural sightseeing at Copacabana Beach and Sugarloaf Mountain. Step out of Rio de Janeiro to go to Vassouras and see Cachoeira do Mato Dentro Farm, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Morro Dois Irmaos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, examine the collection at Instituto Moreira Salles, and kick back and relax at Praia Da Joatinga.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro journey planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in August since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Cachoeira do Mato Dentro Farm, Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

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Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parque da Independencia. Get some cultural insight at Afro Brazil Museum and Museu da Lingua Portuguesa. Explore hidden gems such as Parque Estadual da Cantareira - Nucleo Pedra Grande and Casa de Dona Yaya. Step out of Sao Paulo with an excursion to Praia de Pernambuco in Guaruja--about 1h 35 min away. Explore Sao Paulo further: examine the collection at Casa das Rosas - Espaco Haroldo de Campos de Poesia e Literatura, explore the world behind art at Instituto Moreira Salles - IMS Paulista, and take an in-depth tour of Museu do Ipiranga.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Sao Paulo, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia de Pernambuco
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Pernambuco ©
Praia de Pernambuco

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