17 days in Brazil Itinerary

17 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Fortaleza
— 1 night
2
Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
3
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
4
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
5
Florianopolis
— 2 nights
6
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
7
Ilha Grande
— 2 nights

1
night
Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Cachaca Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Centro de Turismo do Ceara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitana Cathedral, and then visit Centro de Eventos do Ceara.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Fortaleza holiday planner.

Buffalo, USA to Fortaleza is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Fortaleza is 2 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in December: high temperatures in Fortaleza hover around 87°F and lows are around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Metropolitana Cathedral ©
Metropolitana Cathedral
Cachaca Museum ©
Cachaca Museum
Centro de Eventos do Ceara ©
Centro de Eventos do Ceara

2
nights
Praia da Pipa

Praia da Pipa ©
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Madeiro Beach, and then kick back and relax at Amor Beach. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Pipa Beach and then take some stellar pictures from Chapadao Hill.

Plan trip to Praia da Pipa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Fortaleza to Praia da Pipa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos
Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach
Madeiro Beach ©
Madeiro Beach

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Atalaia Beach and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, and contemplate the waterfront views at Buraco do Galego.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in December, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Atalaia Beach ©
Atalaia Beach
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS and then examine the collection at Museu do Futebol. Keep things going the next day: stop by Jardins District, stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro De Sao Bento.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo in 7 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in December, expect little chillier with lows of 67°F in Sao Paulo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS ©
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS
Jardins District ©
Jardins District

2
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a stroll through Costa da Lagoa, then kick back and relax at Matadeiro Beach, and then head off the coast to Campeche island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Lagoinha da Ponta das Canas, stroll through Daniela's Beach, and then get great views at Mirante Ponto de vista.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florianopolis online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Campeche island ©
Campeche island
Daniela's Beach ©
Daniela's Beach
Costa da Lagoa ©
Costa da Lagoa

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sao Bento Monastery and Avenida Atlantica. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and get curious at Museu do Amanha.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro vacation planner.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

2
nights
Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, then kick back and relax at Lopes Mendes Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoa Azul.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lopes Mendes Beach ©
Lopes Mendes Beach
Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande ©
Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul

Similar plans

18 days in Brazil, Ciudad Del Este & Asuncion BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: November, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 20 days in Tacuarembo, Florianopolis & Obera BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 23 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Central Argentina & Brazil BY A USER FROM MEXICO March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Natal & Fortaleza BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 25 days in South America & Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: March, outdoors, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 3 days in Florianopolis BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 30 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA February, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 27 days in Brazil BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 1 day in Brazil BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans