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: kick back and relax at Lagoa Azul, tour the pleasant surroundings at Abraaozinho Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande visit planner.

Manchester, UK to Ilha Grande is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Manchester to Ilha Grande due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in November; daily highs in Ilha Grande reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (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
Pico do Papagaio ©
Pico do Papagaio

4
nights
Ilhabela

Ilhabela ©
Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Get out of town with these interesting Ilhabela side-trips: Pauba Beach (in Pauba), Maresias (Capela Sao Benedito e Sant' Anna, Maresias - Pauba Trail, &more) and Sao Sebastiao (Juquehy Beach & Camburi Beach). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia de Castelhanos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Curral Beach, see Off-Road Tours, and take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Piuva.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ilhabela trip website.

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 November, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Ilhabela. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time 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
Baia de Castelhanos Beach ©
Baia de Castelhanos 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 where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo day trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ilhabela to Sao Paulo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ilhabela in December, expect nights in Sao Paulo to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. You will leave for Foz do Iguacu on the 4th (Fri).

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): look for gifts at Artesanato Chocolate Caseiro Tres Fronteiras and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland, meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, thentake an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and finally admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

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You can fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to 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: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador.

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Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

5
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Praca Princesa Isabel, Imperial Museum, &more). Enjoy Rio de Janeiro some more: take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, learn about all things military at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the striking features of Carioca Aqueduct.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro road trip planning website.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Leblon Beach ©
Leblon Beach
Carioca Aqueduct ©
Carioca Aqueduct

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