27 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

27 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
2
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 3 nights
3
Bonito, Brazil
— 4 nights
4
Miranda, Brazil
— 3 nights
5
Campo Grande, Brazil
— 1 night
6
Paraty, Brazil
— 2 nights
7
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 4 nights
8
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights

4
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cemiterio de Recoleta and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Parque 3 de Febrero, wander the streets of Palermo, get a taste of the local shopping with Puerto Madero, and explore the engaging exhibits at Museo de los Ninos.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Buenos Aires online road trip planner.

Antwerp, Belgium to Buenos Aires is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Antwerp in July, expect Buenos Aires to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

3
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Parque das Aves Bird Park and Marco Das Tres Fronteiras. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Buenos Aires to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in July, you will find days in Foz do Iguacu are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bonito.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

4
nights
Bonito, Brazil

Bonito ©
A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Bring the kids along to Aquario Natural and Gruta do Lago Azul. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lagoa Misteriosa, get interesting insight from Tours, get a new perspective on nature at Casa da memoria Raida, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grutas de Sao Miguel.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bonito trip site.

Traveling by car from Foz do Iguacu to Bonito takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Bonito, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Miranda.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Aquario Natural ©
Aquario Natural
Abismo Anhumas ©
Abismo Anhumas
Lagoa Misteriosa ©
Lagoa Misteriosa

3
nights
Miranda, Brazil

Miranda ©
Miranda is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, named for its location on the river by the same name. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miranda: Cachoeira Boca da Onca (in Bodoquena) and Morro dos Mirantes - Trilha do por-do-sol do Paxixi (in Aquidauana). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Caiman Ecological Refuge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Carmo, and wander the wide-open spaces of San Francisco Agro Ecoturismo Safari e Passeio de Chalana.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Miranda itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bonito to Miranda in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Miranda

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cachoeira Boca da Onca, Morro dos Mirantes - Trilha do por-do-sol do Paxixi
Highlights from your plan
Cachoeira Boca da Onca ©
Cachoeira Boca da Onca

1
night
Campo Grande, Brazil

Campo Grande
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.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Campo Grande holiday planner.

Drive from Miranda to Campo Grande in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Nightlife Parks Museums

2
nights
Paraty, Brazil

Paraty ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): browse the exhibits of Galeria Aecio Sarti, take a stroll through Centro Historico, look for gifts at Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles, thenkick back and relax at Praia do Cachadaco, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Meio Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paraty day trip website.

You can fly from Campo Grande to Paraty in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Cachadaco ©
Praia do Cachadaco
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Meio Beach ©
Meio Beach

4
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Bring the kids along to Dois Rios Beach and Sitio Forte Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Lagoa Azul, stroll through Maguariquecaba Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ilha Grande trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dois Rios Beach ©
Dois Rios Beach
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Lopes Mendes Beach ©
Lopes Mendes Beach

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Family-friendly places like Copacabana Beach and Imperial Museum will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Cervejaria Bohemia & Museu Casa de Santos Dumont). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema.

Before you visit Rio de Janeiro, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. July in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Petropolis
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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