25 days in Brazil Itinerary

25 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
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Vitoria
— 2 nights
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Belo Horizonte
— 3 nights
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Campo Grande
— 2 nights
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Goiania
— 1 night
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Brasilia
— 2 nights
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Cuiaba
— 2 nights
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Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
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Ilheus
— 1 night
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Salvador
— 4 nights

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©

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: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, and make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro route planner.

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo in January, things will get a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Vitoria.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

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Vitoria

Vitoria ©

Sun City

Located on a riverine island surrounded by Vitoria Bay, Vitoria serves as the state capital of Espirito Santo.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja De Nossa Senhora Do Rosario, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, then kick back and relax at Costa Beach, and finally get great views at Morro do Moreno. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Camburi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Canto Beach, and then get outside with Parque Ilha do Papagaio.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Vitoria journey website.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Vitoria are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Vitoria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Camburi Beach ©
Camburi Beach
Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent ©
Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent
Costa Beach ©
Costa Beach

3
nights
Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©

Garden City

Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belo Horizonte: Congonhas (Capelas dos Passos da Paixao de Cristo, Doze Profetas De Aleijadinho, &more), Casa da Cultura Josefina Bento (in Betim) and Brumadinho (Igreja Nossa Senhora da Piedade & Inhotim). There's much more to do: make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, steep yourself in history at Placa Comemorativa do Clube da Esquina, and admire the masterpieces at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Belo Horizonte trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Vitoria to Belo Horizonte in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Belo Horizonte when traveling from Vitoria in January, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Inhotim ©
Inhotim
Praca da Liberdade ©
Praca da Liberdade
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte

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Campo Grande

Campo Grande ©

Swarthy City

Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Jose Church, then stroll around Parque das Nacoes Indigenas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Arautos do Evangelho.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Campo Grande tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Goiania.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro ©
Parque das Nacoes Indigenas ©
Parque das Nacoes Indigenas
Arautos do Evangelho ©
Arautos do Evangelho

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Goiania

Goiania ©

Capital of the Cerrado

A planned city offering more green space for each inhabitant than any other urban center in the country, Goiania was established as the state capital in 1933.
On the 18th (Mon), walk around Vaca Brava Park and then walk around Areiao Park.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Goiania sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Campo Grande to Goiania in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Campo Grande to Goiania is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Brasilia.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Areiao Park ©
Areiao Park
Vaca Brava Park ©
Vaca Brava Park
Feira da Lua ©
Feira da Lua

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Brasilia

Brasilia ©

Capital of Hope

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, then admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana, and finally look for gifts at Verdurao.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Brasilia day trip planner.

You can drive from Goiania to Brasilia in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Cuiaba.

Things to do in Brasilia

Highlights from your plan
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco

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Cuiaba

Cuiaba ©

Capital of the Southern Amazon

Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cuiaba is now a modern state capital boasting an impressive skyline of modern buildings and serving as a major commercial center in this part of Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): walk around Mae Bonifacia Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Bom Despacho Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basílica do Senhor Bom Jesus de Cuiabá, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela Santa Rita de Cassia Centro.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cuiaba trip website.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Cuiaba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Brasilia in January, expect Cuiaba to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Bom Despacho Church ©
Our Lady of Bom Despacho Church
Mae Bonifacia Park ©
Mae Bonifacia Park

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Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Porto Seguro is known for beaches, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Mucuge Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Pitinga Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro vacation site.

Fly from Cuiaba to Porto Seguro in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cuiaba to Porto Seguro is 1 hour. In January in Porto Seguro, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll set off for Ilheus on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Highlights from your plan
Pitinga Beach ©
Pitinga Beach
Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda ©
Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico

1
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Ilheus

Ilheus

Little Princess of the South

Nestled in the heart of Brazil's cacao-producing region, Ilheus offers a blend of attractive architecture, coastal scenery, and intriguing history.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the activities along Baia da Sapetinga.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ilheus online holiday planner.

You can drive from Porto Seguro to Ilheus in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Ilheus can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Ilheus

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Salvador

Salvador ©

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salvador: Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba), Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim (in Senhor Do Bonfim) and Forte Beach (in Praia do Forte). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Pelourinho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Farol da Barra, hunt for treasures at Mercado Modelo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salvador sightseeing planning website.

You can fly from Ilheus to Salvador in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Salvador can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Forte Beach ©
Forte Beach
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

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