20 days in Brazil Itinerary

20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 1 night
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
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Ilha Grande

— 4 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on LiG Lanchas, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Preta, enjoy the sea views from Castelhanos Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mangues Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande itinerary planning website.

Paris, France to Ilha Grande is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Paris to Ilha Grande. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Paris in April: high temperatures in Ilha Grande hover around 33°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Paraty

— 1 night
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Cachaca Pedra Branca, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then wander the streets of Centro Historico, and finally browse the exhibits of Galeria Aecio Sarti.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paraty trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Paraty

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Rio de Janeiro

— 3 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, trek along Pedra da Gavea, and take a stroll through Santa Teresa.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro tour planner.

Drive from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu travel route planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April since evenings lows in Foz do Iguacu dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Sao Paulo

— 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 3rd (Mon), explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Paulista Avenue and then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Fernando de Noronha

— 4 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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Fernado de Noronha Island, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and get outside with Morro dois Irmaos.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha road trip tool.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In May, Fernando de Noronha is a bit warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Porto de Galinhas

— 3 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, identify plant and animal life at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach, and finally kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal de Maracaipe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia De Maracaipe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and finally stop by Nata Artesanato.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas trip site.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Brazil travel guide

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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.