20 days in Brazil Itinerary

20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Shuttle to Armacao dos Buzios
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro

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: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca.

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Budapest, Hungary to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in March, expect Rio de Janeiro to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Porto de Galinhas

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao do Outeiro, stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados, then take in the exciting artwork at So Arte, and then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas day trip planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

2
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Armacao dos Buzios

Brazil's St Tropez

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
On the 14th (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Orla Bardot Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Geriba Beach, then cool off at Tartaruga Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Armacao dos Buzios travel route planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Porto de Galinhas to Armacao dos Buzios in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Porto de Galinhas in March since evenings lows in Armacao dos Buzios dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Venture out of the city with trips to Petropolis (Imperial Museum, Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, &more). Explore Rio de Janeiro further: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pedra Bonita, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the striking features of Carioca Aqueduct, and don't miss a visit to Feira de Sao Cristovao.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Armacao dos Buzios to Rio de Janeiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

2
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Sao Paulo

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 19th (Tue), pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera. On your second day here, take a stroll through Liberdade, then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo route maker site.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, things will get little chillier in Sao Paulo: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Foz do Iguacu

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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, take in the views from Ponte Internacional da Amizade, admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, and enjoy some diversion at Wake Iguassu Cable Park.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu road trip app.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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.