22 days in Brazil Itinerary

22 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Salvador
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Morro de Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Rio de Janeiro
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Petropolis
— 1 night
Drive
5
Tiradentes
— 1 night
Drive
6
Ouro Preto
— 1 night
Drive
7
Paraty
— 4 nights
Bus to Sao Paulo, Fly to Quebec City

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Salvador

— 4 nights

Black Rome

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 Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Salvador's surroundings by going to Vilas do Atlantico Beach (in Lauro de Freitas) and Praia da Espera (in Camacari). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Palacete Das Artes Rodin Bahia, see the interesting displays at Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Conceição da Praia, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People.

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Quebec City, Canada to Salvador is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Quebec City in July, Salvador is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Morro de Sao Paulo

— 4 nights
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 Praia do Mirante. 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 look for gifts at Eco Store.

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 ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°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 · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
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. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Leme, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, and examine the collection at Instituto Moreira Salles - IMS Rio.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip site.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in July since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 22°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 · Museums

Petropolis

— 1 night

The Imperial City

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, then see the interesting displays at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Museum.

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Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Petropolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Petropolis are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tiradentes.

Things to do in Petropolis

Museums · Historic Sites

Tiradentes

— 1 night
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: take a bus. Traveling from Petropolis in July, things will get a bit cooler in Tiradentes: highs are around 24°C and lows about 12°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

Ouro Preto

— 1 night
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, then take 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 bus and taxi. Traveling from Tiradentes in July, expect Ouro Preto to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°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 · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Paraty

— 4 nights
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 Sao Goncalinho Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Pao de Acucar Peak and Ponta Negra. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty, kick back and relax at Ilha da Cotia Beach, 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 do a combination of bus and flight; 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 · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.