24 days in Brazil Itinerary

24 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
Fly
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Florianopolis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Balneario Camboriu
— 4 nights
Fly
4
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 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
Bus to Sao Paulo, Fly to Montreal

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Foz do Iguacu

— 3 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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, trek along Climbing in the Iguacu Canyon, admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, and examine the collection at Itaipu Ecomuseu.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Foz do Iguacu is 2 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in March: high temperatures in Foz do Iguacu hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Florianopolis

— 3 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Florianopolis is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Praia Mole, enjoy the sand and surf at Jurere Beach, step off the mainland to explore Campeche Island, and take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis tour planner.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Florianopolis in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Balneario Camboriu

— 4 nights
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Balneario Camboriu: Bombinhas (Praia de Mariscal, Bombinhas Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia das Laranjeiras, pause for some photo ops at Cristo Luz, and stroll through Central Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Balneario Camboriu trip planner.

Drive from Florianopolis to Balneario Camboriu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Balneario Camboriu sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rio de Janeiro

— 4 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, stroll through Pedra do Arpoador, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

You can fly from Balneario Camboriu to Rio de Janeiro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

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: stroll through Lopes Mendes Beach, kick back and relax at Meros Beach, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ilha Grande online route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Centro Historico, enjoy the sand and surf at Meio Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Casa da Cultura de Paraty, and admire the sheer force of Poco dos Ingleses.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paraty trip itinerary builder site.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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.