23 days in Brazil Itinerary

23 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
2
Ilhabela
— 4 nights
3
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
4
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
6
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights

5
nights
Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Lagoa Azul, take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio, enjoy the sand and surf at Aventureiro, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande sightseeing planner.

Manchester, UK to Ilha Grande is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Manchester in January; daily highs in Ilha Grande reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande ©
Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Caxadaco Beach ©
Caxadaco Beach

4
nights
Ilhabela

Ilhabela ©
Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Explore Ilhabela's surroundings by going to Pauba Beach (in Pauba), Sao Sebastiao (Juquehy Beach & Camburi Beach) and Maresias (Capela Sao Benedito e Sant' Anna, Maresias - Pauba Trail, &more). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Curral Beach, stroll through Jabaquara Beach, take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Piuva, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilhabela trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Ilha Grande to Ilhabela in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ilha Grande in January, Ilhabela is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sao Sebastiao
Highlights from your plan
Curral Beach ©
Curral Beach
Juquehy Beach ©
Juquehy Beach
Maresias Beach ©
Maresias Beach

1
night
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo road trip planning app.

Getting from Ilhabela to Sao Paulo by combination of ferry and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Nightlife Shopping Museums

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Fri), stop by Artesanato Chocolate Caseiro Tres Fronteiras and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, thenget interesting insight from Tours, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and finally admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sao Paulo in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Foz do Iguacu, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Copacabana Beach, admire the striking features of Ilha Fiscal, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro planner.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in January, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

5
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Petropolis (Praca Princesa Isabel, Imperial Museum, &more). See some other sides of Rio de Janeiro: stroll through Praia de Grumari, get lost in a book at National Library (Biblioteca Nacional), take in the awesome beauty at Pedra da Gavea, and get outside with Leblon Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro online itinerary planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Petropolis
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Tijuca ©
Parque Nacional Tijuca
Praia de Grumari ©
Praia de Grumari
Leblon Beach ©
Leblon Beach

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