22 days in Brazil Itinerary

22 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salvador
— 4 nights
2
Morro de Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
4
Petropolis
— 1 night
5
Tiradentes
— 1 night
6
Ouro Preto
— 1 night
7
Paraty
— 4 nights

4
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casa do Rio Vermelho and Itacimirim Beach. Sister Dulce memorial and Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Praia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Salvador's surroundings by going to Praia da Espera (in Camacari) and Vilas do Atlantico Beach (in Lauro de Freitas). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cathedral, examine the collection at Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado, and admire the striking features of Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Salvador road trip website.

Quebec City, Canada to Salvador is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Quebec City to Salvador due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Quebec City in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Salvador. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Salvador

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Praia da Espera, Itacimirim Beach, Vilas do Atlantico Beach
Highlights from your plan
Casa do Rio Vermelho ©
Casa do Rio Vermelho
Vilas do Atlantico Beach ©
Vilas do Atlantico Beach
Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia ©
Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia

4
nights
Morro de Sao Paulo

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Farol do Morro and Convento Franciscano de Cairu. Get outdoors at Terceira Praia and Gamboa Beach. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz, head outdoors with Praia Pratigi, kick back and relax at Quarta Praia, and enjoy some diversion at Clube de Vela Morro de Sao Paulo.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Morro de Sao Paulo trip planner.

Getting from Salvador to Morro de Sao Paulo by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Ilha de Tinhare
Highlights from your plan
Farol do Morro ©
Farol do Morro
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz ©
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz
Terceira Praia ©
Terceira Praia

4
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.
Jerusalem Cultural Center and Casa de Rui Barbosa Museum will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Copacabana Beach and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Praia Da Joatinga, and don't miss a visit to Maua Square.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro tour planner.

You can fly from Morro de Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in July since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Petropolis.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

1
night
Petropolis

Petropolis ©
Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.
On the 23rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at La Grande Vallee, thensee the interesting displays at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Petropolis trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Petropolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Petropolis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tiradentes.

Things to do in Petropolis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Imperial Museum ©
Imperial Museum
Museu Casa de Santos Dumont ©
Museu Casa de Santos Dumont
La Grande Vallee ©
La Grande Vallee

1
night
Tiradentes

Tiradentes ©
Named after the revolutionary hero who was born here, Tiradentes has become known for its well-preserved colonial-era architecture and scenic mountain location.
On the 24th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Museu Regional de Sao Joao del-Rei, make a trip to Serra do Sao Jose, and then view the masterpieces at Atelier do Arquiteto Sergio Ramos.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tiradentes trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Petropolis to Tiradentes by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Petropolis in July, things will get a bit cooler in Tiradentes: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Tiradentes

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Museu Regional de Sao Joao del-Rei
Highlights from your plan
Serra do Sao Jose ©
Serra do Sao Jose
Museu Regional de Sao Joao del-Rei ©
Museu Regional de Sao Joao del-Rei
Atelier do Arquiteto Sergio Ramos ©
Atelier do Arquiteto Sergio Ramos

1
night
Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto ©
Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): hike along Estrada Real, examine the collection at Museu de Ciencia e Tecnica da Escola de Minas/UFOP, contemplate the long history of Minas do Palacio Velho, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Pedro dos Clerigos Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Rua dos Bancos.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ouro Preto trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tiradentes to Ouro Preto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Tiradentes in July, expect Ouro Preto to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Paraty.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Sao Pedro dos Clerigos Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Sao Pedro dos Clerigos Cathedral ©
Sao Pedro dos Clerigos Cathedral
Santa Efigenia dos Pretos church ©
Santa Efigenia dos Pretos church

4
nights
Paraty

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja de Santa Rita and Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty. Explore hidden gems such as Sao Goncalinho Beach and Ilha da Cotia Beach. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak, kick back and relax at Ponta Negra, and stroll through Antigos E Antiguinhos Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paraty trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Ouro Preto to Paraty in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ponta Negra ©
Ponta Negra
Igreja de Santa Rita ©
Igreja de Santa Rita
Ilha da Cotia Beach ©
Ilha da Cotia Beach

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