21 days in Brazil Itinerary

21 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
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Gramado
— 3 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
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Porto de Galinhas

— 2 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 10th (Thu): walk around Projeto Hippocampus, then kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cupe beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, then examine the collection at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados, and finally look for gifts at Nata Artesanato.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas day trip website.

Cairo, Egypt to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cairo to Porto de Galinhas, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cairo in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Porto de Galinhas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Fernando de Noronha

— 5 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, take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, and stroll through Praia do Sueste.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In September, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Sao Paulo

— 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip app.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in September, things will get a bit cooler in Sao Paulo: highs are around 30°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Gramado

— 3 nights

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, make a trip to Rua Coberta, examine the collection at Museu dos Beatles, and test your team's savvy at Caro Watson Escape Game.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Gramado road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Gramado takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. September in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Rio de Janeiro

— 4 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: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, stroll through Copacabana Beach, and explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro route builder tool.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in September, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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.