23 days in Brazil Itinerary

23 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil route planner

Make it your trip
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 2 nights
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Porto de Galinhas

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cupe beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and finally stop by Nata Artesanato. Keep things going the next day: walk around Projeto Hippocampus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal de Maracaipe, then kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary site.

Brussels, Belgium to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Porto de Galinhas is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Brussels in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Porto de Galinhas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Fernando de Noronha

— 5 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach, head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In September in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Rio de Janeiro

— 3 nights

Marvelous City

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: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, steep yourself in history at Parque Lage, stroll through Pedra do Arpoador, and explore the striking landscape at Pedra do Sal.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in October, Rio de Janeiro is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Ilha Grande

— 4 nights
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: indulge in some personalized pampering at Namaste Terapias Corporais, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, delve into the distant past at Aqueduto, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Preta.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Paraty

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll through The Gold Path, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aecio Sarti, take a stroll through Centro Historico, then stop by Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar Peak. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ilha da Cotia Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Paraty sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Sao Paulo

— 1 night

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Paulista Avenue.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip builder app.

You can drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In October in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sao Paulo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Gramado

— 2 nights

Hydrangea Garden

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, then walk around Mini Mundo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Snowland, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, then examine the collection at Museu dos Beatles, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Caro Watson Escape Game.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gramado trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.