22 days in Brazil Itinerary

22 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 1 night
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Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty, Bus to Ubatuba, Taxi to São Sebastião, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
— 1 night
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Ferry to Alameda São Sebastião, 12, Bus to Sao Paulo, Fly to Florianopolis
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Florianopolis
— 1 night
Fly
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Bonito
— 1 night
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Shuttle to Campo Grande, Fly to Salvador, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 1 night
Ferry to Valença, Bus to Itacare
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Itacare
— 2 nights
Drive
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Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 1 night
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Fernando de Noronha
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Fernando de Noronha
— 2 nights
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Ilha Grande

— 1 night
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande and then stroll through Abraaozinho Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grumixama Beach and then stroll through Lagoa Azul.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ilha Grande tour planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Ilha Grande is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Ilhabela

— 1 night

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
On the 14th (Sun), kick back and relax at Curral Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia de Castelhanos Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jabaquara Beach.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Ilhabela trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, bus, and taxi from Ilha Grande to Ilhabela takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ilha Grande in July since evenings lows in Ilhabela dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Florianopolis

— 1 night

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Lagoa Beach and then kick back and relax at Lagoinha do Leste. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Forte Beach and then kick back and relax at Praia do Santinho.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florianopolis travel route planner.

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilhabela to Florianopolis in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ilhabela in July, expect nights in Florianopolis to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Bonito

— 1 night

Ecotourism Capital

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
On the 18th (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquario Natural, then explore the activities along Rio Sucuri, and then explore by horseback at Cavalgada Recanto do Peao. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Buraco das Araras Ecoturismo and then explore the activities along Lagoa Misteriosa.

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

You can fly from Florianopolis to Bonito in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florianopolis to Bonito, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare

— 1 night
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
On the 20th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz, then visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro, and then kick back and relax at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto). On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Gamboa Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Mirante.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Morro de Sao Paulo trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry from Bonito to Morro de Sao Paulo takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Bonito to Morro de Sao Paulo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Morro de Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Itacare

— 2 nights
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Tiririca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Itacarezinho Beach and then kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Itacare trip maker app.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare in 5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Itacare when traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Itacare

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Porto Seguro

— 2 nights
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Step out of the city life by going to Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira and Praia de Taipe. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pintor Pires and Muta Beach. Step out of Porto Seguro to go to Santa Cruz Cabralia and see Coroa Vermelha Beach, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the gorgeous colors at Recife de Fora and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto Seguro trip planner.

Traveling by car from Itacare to Porto Seguro takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Porto Seguro sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 1 night

Highland Paradise

Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Almecegas I Waterfalls and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Porto Seguro to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Seguro to Alto Paraiso de Goias is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Nature · Parks

Fernando de Noronha

— 2 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach and Capela de Sao Pedro. Visiting Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro and Buraco do Galego will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cachorro, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha online day trip planner.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha by combination of bus and flight takes about 11.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. July in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · 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.