22 days in State of Goias Itinerary

22 days in State of Goias Itinerary

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Goiania
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Caldas Novas
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Goias
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Pirenopolis
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Cavalcante
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Goiania

— 1 night

Capital of the Cerrado

A planned city offering more green space for each inhabitant than any other urban center in the country, Goiania was established as the state capital in 1933.
The Dark Side Rock Bar has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Mon), do a tasting at Vinicola Jabuticabal, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bosque dos Buritis, then join in the after-dark buzz at The Dark Side Rock Bar, and finally don't miss a visit to Monumento dos Tres Marcos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Zoology Museum, see the interesting displays at Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana de Goiania, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte Contemporanea, and finally steep yourself in history at Bairro de Campinas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Goiania attractions planner.

Florianopolis to Goiania is an approximately 25-hour bus ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florianopolis in November, you will find days in Goiania are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Caldas Novas.

Things to do in Goiania

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Nightlife

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Caldas Novas

— 3 nights
In an area known for its network of roads offering easy access to state capital Goias, Caldas Novas remains one of the world's largest hydro-thermal resorts.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pires do Rio Railroad Museum, then take in the natural beauty of Lagoa Quente de Pirapitinga, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Salette, and finally sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria Vale das Aguas Quentes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at O Casarao dos Gonzaga, then hike along Cachoeira do Marata, and then examine the collection at Embaixada de Pernambuco Bonecos Gigantes de Olinda.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Caldas Novas road trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Goiania to Caldas Novas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Goias.

Things to do in Caldas Novas

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Goias

— 2 nights
A municipality in the state that bears its name, Goias was founded in 1727 and developed into a wealthy regional economic hub during the gold rush in the late 18th century.
Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museu das Bandeiras - IBRAM, appreciate the history behind Anhanguera Cross, examine the collection at Cultural Center Earl of Arches Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Goias, then explore the world behind art at Espaco Cultural Goiandira Ayres do Couto, and finally examine the collection at Itaberai Casa Coronel Joao Caldas History Museum.

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You can take a bus from Caldas Novas to Goias in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Caldas Novas to Goias, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Goias can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pirenopolis.

Things to do in Goias

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pirenopolis

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Center-West

Colonial architecture and waterfalls top most Pirenopolis itineraries, but this historic city located roughly in the center of Brazil also buzzes with a lively arts scene and a distinct hippie vibe.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cachoeiras dos Dragoes (Dragons' Waterfalls) and Salto Corumba. Appreciate the collections at Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle and Museum of the Cavalhadas. When in Pirenopolis, make a side trip to see Mario Augusto Alves History Museum in Goianesia, approximately Goianesia away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vagafogo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora Da Penha De Franca, take an in-depth tour of Casa de Camara e Cadeia, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico dos Pireneus.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Pirenopolis holiday maker site.

Traveling by bus from Goias to Pirenopolis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Pirenopolis are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cavalcante.

Things to do in Pirenopolis

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cavalcante

— 4 nights
Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cavalcante was once the domain of optimistic excavators who hoped to strike it rich.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vale das Araras and Cachoeira da Capivara. Step out of the city life by going to Sol Beach and Ponte de Pedra. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Santa Barbara, enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante da Ave Maria, take a stroll through Kalunga Community, and get great views at Nova Aurora Viewpoint.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cavalcante trip maker site.

You can take a bus from Pirenopolis to Cavalcante in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pirenopolis to Cavalcante is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Cavalcante

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 5 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cachoeira Almecegas II and Anjos and Arcanjos waterfall. Step out of the city life by going to Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros and Macaquinho waterfall. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Carioquinhas, head outdoors with Cachoeira Do Abismo, delve into the mystery of Jardim de Maytreia, and walk around Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip maker.

Traveling by bus from Cavalcante to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

State of Goias travel guide

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Water Parks · Waterfalls · Parks
As a sprawling region in the middle of Brazil, State of Goias boasts a thriving economy resting squarely on soya, ethanol, and biodiesel production, which combine to make this area one of the wealthiest in the country. A tour of State of Goias reveals a wild land of deep valleys, lush hills, and large plateaus dividing some of the country's biggest river systems. To appreciate the natural beauty of this area, most visitors on vacation in State of Goias explore the awe-inspiring national parks, which preserve the unspoiled landscape and shelter staggeringly diverse plant and animal species. A series of colonial towns provide plenty of urban places to visit in State of Goias and serve as ideal places for discovering the region's celebrated cuisine.