27 days in Brazil Itinerary

27 days in Brazil Itinerary

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27 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27 h
1
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Ferry:  4 h
4
Ilha Grande
— 1 night
+5
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  11 h 15 min
5
Fernando de Noronha
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 15 min
6
Manaus
— 7 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
7
Lencois
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Chapada Diamantina National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  39 h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): look for gifts at Artesanato Chocolate Caseiro Tres Fronteiras, admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, and then see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu tour itinerary site .

Melbourne, Australia to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Brasilia Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Foz do Iguacu to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Shopping
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Museu de Cera Dreamland ©
Museu de Cera Dreamland

1
night
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
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 14th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and then walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will leave for Rio de Janeiro on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Sao Paulo

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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

6
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You've now added Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Imperial Museum & Cervejaria Bohemia). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca.

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

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around 22°C. You'll set off for Ilha Grande on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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Petropolis
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

1
night
Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ilha Grande holiday builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Fernando de Noronha on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Ilha Grande

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1
night
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Buraco do Galego, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachorro, and then see the sky in a new way at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Fernando de Noronha in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Ilha Grande to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ilha Grande in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Fernando de Noronha. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manaus.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre

7
nights
Manaus

Manaus ©
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.
Manaus is known for nightlife, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Meeting of Waters, get a taste of the local shopping with Manauara Shopping, take a peaceful walk through Amazon Rainforest, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arquipelago de Anavilhanas.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Manaus trip tool .

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Manaus by flight takes about 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Manaus is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in August, you will find days in Manaus are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lencois.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Amazon Rainforest
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Meeting of Waters ©
Meeting of Waters
Amazon Rainforest ©
Amazon Rainforest
Arquipelago de Anavilhanas ©
Arquipelago de Anavilhanas

2
nights
Lencois

Lencois ©
One of a handful of former diamond mining towns in Bahia, Lencois charms visitors with its well-preserved colonial buildings linked by cobbled streets and surrounded by lush green hills.
Go for a jaunt from Lencois to Palmeiras to see Chapada Diamantina National Park about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the sheer force of Poco do Diabo Waterfall, and appreciate the history behind Rancho do Garimpeiro.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lencois online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Manaus to Lencois takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Manaus to Lencois, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manaus in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Lencois: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Chapada Diamantina National Park.

Things to do in Lencois

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapada Diamantina National Park
Highlights from your plan
Chapada Diamantina National Park ©
Chapada Diamantina National Park
Walking tours
Poco do Diabo Waterfall ©
Poco do Diabo Waterfall

3
nights
Chapada Diamantina National Park

Chapada Diamantina National Park
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): Head underground at Gruta da Lapa Doce and then admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Riachinho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Morro do Pai Inacio and then explore the fascinating underground world of Pratinha Grotto.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chapada Diamantina National Park road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lencois to Chapada Diamantina National Park. In September, daily temperatures in Chapada Diamantina National Park can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chapada Diamantina National Park

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