21 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

21 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bonito, Brazil
— 2 nights
2
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 5 nights
3
Paraty, Brazil
— 5 nights
4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 2 nights
5
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
6
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
7
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 1 night

2
nights
Bonito, Brazil

Bonito ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get outside with Pedra do Rodeadouro and then admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Veu Da Noiva.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bonito travel route builder tool.

London, UK to Bonito is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Bonito

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pedra do Rodeadouro ©
Pedra do Rodeadouro

5
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aqueduto and Castelhanos Lighthouse. Visit Praia Preta and Meros Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Abraaozinho Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lopes Mendes Beach, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bonito to Ilha Grande. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Praia Preta ©
Praia Preta
Caxadaco Beach ©
Caxadaco Beach
Abraaozinho Beach ©
Abraaozinho Beach

5
nights
Paraty, Brazil

Paraty ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Praia das Toninhas and Prumirim Beach. Visit Domingas Dias Beach and Meio Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Paraty side-trips: Ubatuba (Praia do Lazaro & Felix Beach). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady of Remedies and kick back and relax at Sono Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Paraty route site.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Ubatuba
Highlights from your plan
Church of Our Lady of Remedies ©
Church of Our Lady of Remedies
Meio Beach ©
Meio Beach
Prumirim Beach ©
Prumirim Beach

2
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura and Praia de Grumari. When in Rio de Janeiro, make a side trip to see Praia de Itacoatiara in Niteroi, approximately Niteroi away. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Avenida Atlantica, kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and stroll through Mirante da Prainha.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro travel route tool.

You can drive from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Praia de Itacoatiara
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Itacoatiara ©
Praia de Itacoatiara
Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura ©
Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura
Avenida Atlantica ©
Avenida Atlantica

2
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro De Sao Bento, admire the masterpieces at Instituto Tomie Ohtake, then visit Jardins District, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoológico de São Paulo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil ©
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS ©
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS
Mosteiro De Sao Bento ©
Mosteiro De Sao Bento

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Bela Vista Biological Refuge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, then contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and finally don't miss a visit to Avenida Jorge Schimmelpfeng.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu sightseeing site.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Marco Das Tres Fronteiras ©
Marco Das Tres Fronteiras
Bela Vista Biological Refuge ©
Bela Vista Biological Refuge
Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab ©
Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab

1
night
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Primada.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Buenos Aires trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Foz do Iguacu to Buenos Aires in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Foz do Iguacu, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Buenos Aires, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palermo ©
Palermo
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento ©
Basilica del Santisimo Sacramento
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes ©
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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