20 days in Brazil Itinerary

20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Salvador
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
3
Balneario Camboriu
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Florianopolis
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: London

3
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba) and Forte Beach (in Praia do Forte). There's still lots to do: stop by Pelourinho, explore the galleries of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salvador travel route builder.

London, UK to Salvador is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Salvador. Traveling from London in February, expect Salvador to be warmer, temps between 35°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Salvador

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Guarajuba Beach, Forte Beach
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Forte Beach ©
Forte Beach
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

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.
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, contemplate the long history of Parque Lage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

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

Getting from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

3
nights
Balneario Camboriu

Balneario Camboriu ©
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Balneario Camboriu: Blumenau (Hering Museum & Vila Germanica Park), Beto Carrero World (in Penha) and Bombinhas (Bombinhas Beach & Praia De Quatro Ilhas). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia das Laranjeiras, stroll through Central Beach, pause for some photo ops at Molhe - Barra Sul, and enjoy some diversion at Barra Sul Playground.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Balneario Camboriu journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Balneario Camboriu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Balneario Camboriu: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Blumenau, Bombinhas, Beto Carrero World
Highlights from your plan
Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach
Praia das Laranjeiras ©
Praia das Laranjeiras

7
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florianopolis: Praia do Rosa (in Praia do Rosa) and Prainha Beach (in Guarda do Embau). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, wander the streets of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Joaquina Beach, and head off the coast to Campeche island.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Balneario Camboriu to Florianopolis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Florianopolis sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Jose, Prainha Beach, Praia do Rosa
Highlights from your plan
Jurere Beach ©
Jurere Beach
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste

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