24 days in Brazil Itinerary

24 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 1 day
Drive
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Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Florianopolis
— 3 nights
Drive
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Blumenau
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
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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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and steep yourself in history at Parque Lage.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Boise, USA to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Boise to Rio de Janeiro. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Boise in November; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 83°F and lows reach 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Ilha Grande

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Freguesia de Santana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoa Azul, delve into the distant past at Aqueduto, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande road trip site.

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 November, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Rio de Janeiro

— 1 day

Marvelous City

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Jerusalem Cultural Center, then delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, and then look for gifts at Livraria e Edicoes Folha Seca.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro road trip planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Paraty

— 3 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.
On the 21st (Sun), admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Toboga, contemplate the waterfront views at Paraty Bay, and then make a trip to Casa da Cultura de Paraty. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stop by Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles, then take a stroll through Centro Historico, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paraty trip builder app.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Sao Paulo

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 23rd (Tue): stroll around Parque Ibirapuera and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip planner.

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 November in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to fly to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Historic Sites

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 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Mercosul, and finally stop by Orquidario Vale Das Orquideas.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip site.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in November, expect nights in Foz do Iguacu to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to fly to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste, take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa, stroll through Praia do Santinho, and head off the coast to Campeche Island.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florianopolis route maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Florianopolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in November, expect nights in Florianopolis to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are slightly colder, around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Blumenau.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Blumenau

— 3 nights

Tropical Germany

Founded in 1850 by a dozen German immigrants, Blumenau remains a place apart from the rest of Brazil largely thanks to its distinct European culture, architecture, and cuisine.
Change things up with these side-trips from Blumenau: Pomerode (Paroquia Evangelica de Confissao Luterana, Zoo Pomerode, &more), Brava Beach (in Itajai) and Cristo Luz (in Balneario Camboriu). And it doesn't end there: tour or see a show at Vila Germanica Park, explore the historical opulence of Castelinho da Havan, examine the collection at Museu da Cerveja, and stroll around Praca Hercilio Luz.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Blumenau trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Florianopolis to Blumenau by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in November, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Blumenau

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Rio de Janeiro

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi (in Niteroi) and Petropolis (Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, Imperial Museum, &more). Explore Rio de Janeiro further: take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, wander the streets of Urca, explore the world behind art at Museu Internacional De Arte Naif, and contemplate the waterfront views at Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.

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You can fly from Blumenau to Rio de Janeiro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

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.