22 days in Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

22 days in Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Belo Horizonte
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Sao Paulo
— 6 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
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Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©

Garden City

Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal and Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade. Your inner history buff will appreciate Igreja Sao Jose and Igreja Batista da Lagoinha. Explore Belo Horizonte's surroundings by going to Betim (Alambique & Parque Ecologico Vale Verde & Paulo Araujo Moreira Gontijo Museum), Casa do Aleijadinho (in Sabara) and Sete Lagoas (Lagoa Paulino & Rei Do Mato Cave). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Arts and Crafts Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at BH Shopping, browse the exhibits of Palacio das Artes, and make a trip to Mirante Mangabeiras.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Belo Horizonte route builder app.

London, UK to Belo Horizonte is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Belo Horizonte due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Belo Horizonte at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

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Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade ©
Santuario de Nossa Senhora da Piedade
Memorial Minas Gerais Vale ©
Memorial Minas Gerais Vale
Alambique & Parque Ecologico Vale Verde ©
Alambique & Parque Ecologico Vale Verde

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Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Tombo Beach and Asturias Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple and Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sao Paulo: Santo Andre (Parque Regional Prefeito Celso Daniel & Sabina) and São Caetano Park Mall (in Sao Caetano do Sul). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Casa das Rosas - Espaco Haroldo de Campos de Poesia e Literatura, explore the world behind art at Estacao Pinacoteca, browse the different shops at Shopping JK Iguatemi, and look for gifts at Livraria Cultura.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo day trip site.

You can fly from Belo Horizonte to Sao Paulo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

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Asturias Beach ©
Asturias Beach
Tombo Beach ©
Tombo Beach
Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple ©
Fo Guang Shan Brazil - Zu Lai Temple

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Rio de Janeiro

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.
Copacabana Beach and Claudio Coutinho Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Praia de Ipanema and Morro Dois Irmaos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Niteroi (Camboinhas Beach, Piratininga Beach, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Leme, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Bento Monastery, brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, and see the interesting displays at Instituto Moreira Salles.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in February: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Itacoatiara ©
Praia de Itacoatiara

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