25 days in Brazil Itinerary

25 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Pinto Martins International Airport, Drive to Canoa Quebrada
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Canoa Quebrada
— 4 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
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Manaus
— 2 nights
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Brasilia
— 2 nights
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Porto Seguro
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
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Canoa Quebrada

— 4 nights
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
Jaguaribano Museum and Vila do Estevao are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Ceara Beach and Barrinha Beach. When in Canoa Quebrada, make a side trip to see Off-Road Tours in Fortim, approximately Fortim away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Canoa Quebrada, stroll through Lagoa do Mato Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Por-do-Sol Dune.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Canoa Quebrada attractions planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Canoa Quebrada is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Canoa Quebrada is minus 6 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dammam in July; daily highs in Canoa Quebrada reach 40°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Fernando de Noronha

— 7 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Baia dos Porcos and Atalaia Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS and Capela de Sao Pedro. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachorro, stroll through Praia do Bode, and look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Canoa Quebrada to Fernando de Noronha takes 6 hours. Traveling from Canoa Quebrada to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Canoa Quebrada in July, you will find days in Fernando de Noronha are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Manaus.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Manaus

— 2 nights

Paris of the Tropics

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): make a trip to Praca de Sao Sebastiao, then pause for some photo ops at Palacio da Justica, then admire the masterpieces at Museu Paco da Liberdade, and finally stroll through Praia do Tupe. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Amazon Rainforest.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manaus road trip planning website.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Manaus by flight takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Manaus, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Brasilia.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Brasilia

— 2 nights

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 26th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional de Brasilia, pause for some serene contemplation at Ermida Dom Bosco, and then get engrossed in the history at Museu do Tribunal de Contas da Uniao. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Shin Buddhist Pure Land - Brasilia, then see the interesting displays at Catetinho, then shop like a local with Museu de Valores, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Biblioteca Nacional de Brasilia.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Brasilia trip maker tool.

Getting from Manaus to Brasilia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manaus to Brasilia is 1 hour. Traveling from Manaus in July, expect nights in Brasilia to be cooler, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Brasilia

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Museums

Porto Seguro

— 2 nights
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Benedito, then explore and take pictures at Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena, then tour the water at your own pace with Cia do Mar, then don't miss a visit to Espaco Coral Vivo Mucuge, and finally look for gifts at Terima Kasih.

Plan trip to Porto Seguro with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Brasilia to Porto Seguro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Porto Seguro, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Transportation · Outdoors

Sao Paulo

— 2 nights

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 30th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Associação Cultural Nossa Senhora de Fátima, then admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual da Cantareira - Nucleo Pedra Grande, and then explore the world behind art at Itau Cultural Institute. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco, examine the collection at Museu da Imigração do Estado de São Paulo, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sao Paulo road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Sao Paulo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Porto Seguro in July: high temperatures in Sao Paulo hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Copacabana Beach and Morro Dois Irmaos. Get some cultural insight at Praia de Ipanema and Escadaria Selaron. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, examine the collection at Church of Our Lady of the Glory of the Outeiro, deepen your knowledge of military history at Forte Duque de Caxias, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina Da Gloria.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in July; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Brazil travel guide

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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.