18 days in Brazil Itinerary

18 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Palmas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Juazeiro do Norte
— 5 nights
Fly to Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport, Drive to Sao Goncalo
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Sao Goncalo
— 3 nights
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Drive to Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport, Fly to Marechal Rondon Airport, Drive to Varzea Grande
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Varzea Grande
— 2 nights
Drive to Marechal Rondon Airport, Fly to Stockholm

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Palmas

— 5 nights
A freshly founded city in the state of Tocantins, Palmas finds itself nestled between Amazon rainforest and seaside savanna, giving the city a varied landscape.
Popular historic sites such as Catedral Nossa Senhora Das Merces and Centro Geodesico do Brasil are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Cachoeira Ecologica and Museu Historico do Tocantins. Step out of Palmas with an excursion to Zoo Museum in Porto Nacional--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Dezoito do Forte Monument, shop like a local with Feira da 304 Sul, step off the mainland to explore Ilha Canela, and don't miss a visit to Praca Dos Girassois.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Palmas holiday planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Palmas is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Stockholm to Palmas. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Palmas: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Juazeiro do Norte.

Things to do in Palmas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Juazeiro do Norte

— 5 nights
The second-largest city in the state, Juazeiro do Norte sits in the semiarid Sertao subregion, offering well-maintained city parks, cultural attractions, and architectural highlights across a pleasant urban area.
Get some historical perspective at Matriz de Nossa Senhora das Dores and Santuario dos Franciscanos. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica de Sao Francisco and Santuario do Coracao de Jesus. Change things up with a short trip to Geopark Araripe in Crato (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, see the interesting displays at Cultural Center Banco do Nordeste Cariri, appreciate the history behind Estatua de Padre Cicero, and take in the dramatic natural features at Araripe Plateau.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Palmas to Juazeiro do Norte. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to Sao Goncalo.

Things to do in Juazeiro do Norte

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Sao Goncalo

— 3 nights
São Gonçalo is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. Explore hidden gems such as Sao Goncalo Shopping and Chafariz de Ouro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sao Goncalo: Megaville Water Park (in Itaborai) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Guapimirim). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Fazenda Colubande.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sao Goncalo journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Juazeiro do Norte to Sao Goncalo with the Route module. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July in Sao Goncalo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Varzea Grande.

Things to do in Sao Goncalo

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Varzea Grande

— 2 nights
On the 11th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora Do Livramento, take an in-depth tour of Julio Campos Memorial Hall, and then browse the different shops at Varzea Grande Shopping. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at Delta Force Paintball and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chuurch of Nossa Senhora da Guia.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Varzea Grande holiday builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sao Goncalo to Varzea Grande. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Goncalo to Varzea Grande. Traveling from Sao Goncalo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Varzea Grande, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Varzea Grande

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

4.5
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.