23 days in Brazil Itinerary

23 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Riga
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Florianopolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Foz do Iguacu
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Brasilia
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 30 min
6
Gramado
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Riga

4
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Change things up with a short trip to National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida in Aparecida (about 1h 55 min away). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, indulge your taste buds at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, get curious at Catavento Cultural e Educacional, and examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo day trip site.

Riga, Latvia to Sao Paulo is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Riga to Sao Paulo. In February, Sao Paulo is much hotter than Riga - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida
Highlights from your plan
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

5
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.
Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Imperial Museum in Petropolis, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, and stroll through Copacabana Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro sightseeing website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in February, things will get a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

2
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
On the 17th (Mon), wander the streets of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jurere Beach, and then make a trip to Escola de Oleiros Joaquim Antonio de Medeiros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Santo Antonio, then kick back and relax at Joaquina Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia Mole.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Florianopolis in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February: highs in Florianopolis hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Escola de Oleiros Joaquim Antonio de Medeiros
Highlights from your plan
Jurere Beach ©
Jurere Beach
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Santo Antonio de Lisboa ©
Santo Antonio de Lisboa

4
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, and examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu day trip website.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Foz do Iguacu in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

3
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Go for a jaunt from Brasilia to Brazlandia to see Santuario Menino Jesus about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, look for all kinds of wild species at Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves, get a sense of history and politics at Itamaraty Palace, and admire the striking features of Ermida Dom Bosco.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brasilia trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Brasilia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in February: high temperatures in Brasilia hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Santuario Menino Jesus
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul
Itamaraty Palace ©
Itamaraty Palace

2
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and find something for the whole family at Snowland.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gramado route maker tool.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Brasilia to Gramado in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canela
Highlights from your plan
Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland

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