20 days in Brazil Itinerary

20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Florianopolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
5
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
6
Porto Seguro
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jardins District and Batman Alley. Head to Instituto Tomie Ohtake and Galeria Millanfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Estacao Pinacoteca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Solomon, get curious at Catavento Cultural e Educacional, and get engrossed in the history at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip itinerary builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Sao Paulo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sao Paulo when traveling from Johannesburg in April, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jardins District ©
Jardins District
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS ©
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS
Temple of Solomon ©
Temple of Solomon

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 5th (Sun): take a stroll through Costa da Lagoa, kick back and relax at Lagoinha do Leste, and then kick back and relax at Matadeiro Beach. On the next day, explore the activities along Lagoa da Conceicao, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, and then kick back and relax at Barra da Lagoa Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florianopolis trip planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Florianopolis, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Costa da Lagoa ©
Costa da Lagoa
Matadeiro Beach ©
Matadeiro Beach
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Claudio Coutinho Trail and Parasailing & Paragliding. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. And it doesn't end there: push the limits with an extreme tour, take in the pleasant sights at Avenida Atlantica, get great views at Morro da Urca, and brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro road trip app.

Getting from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florianopolis in April since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Claudio Coutinho Trail ©
Claudio Coutinho Trail

2
nights
Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia das Conchas and then stroll through Praia do Forte. On the next day, make a trip to Rua das Pedras, kick back and relax at Azeda Beach, thenkick back and relax at Azedinha Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Ferradura Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Armacao dos Buzios trip planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Armacao dos Buzios sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cabo Frio
Highlights from your plan
Praia das Conchas ©
Praia das Conchas
Azedinha Beach ©
Azedinha Beach
Praia do Forte ©
Praia do Forte

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. You'll get in some beach time at Conceicao Beach and Fernado de Noronha Island. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Atalaia Beach, head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos, look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, and go for a walk through Trilha Atalaia.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha visit planner.

You can fly from Armacao dos Buzios to Fernando de Noronha in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Armacao dos Buzios to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Armacao dos Buzios in April, Fernando de Noronha is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

5
nights
Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Visiting Coroa Vermelha Beach and Muta Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda and Barra do Sul Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Taipe, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pitinga Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Quadrado.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Porto Seguro tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro takes 8.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Porto Seguro, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Cruz Cabralia
Highlights from your plan
Praia dos Coqueiros ©
Praia dos Coqueiros
Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Muta Beach ©
Muta Beach

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