30 days in Brazil, Cayenne & Paramaribo Itinerary

30 days in Brazil, Cayenne & Paramaribo Itinerary

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Fortaleza, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Sao Luis, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Belem, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Macapa, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 5 nights
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Paramaribo, Suriname
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Fortaleza, Brazil

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Get out of town with these interesting Fortaleza side-trips: Aquiraz (Beach Park & Porto das Dunas Beach) and Cumbuco (Lagoa Azul, Praia de Cumbuco, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia do Futuro, take a leisurely stroll along Espigao da Av. Desembargador Moreira, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iracema Beach, and cool off at Crocobeach.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Fortaleza road trip site.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Pinto Martins International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sao Luis.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Sao Luis, Brazil

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Sao Luis is known for historic sites, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Centro Histórico, look for gifts at Casa das Tulhas, see the interesting displays at Casa da Festa, and buy something for everyone on your list at Sao Luis Shopping.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sao Luis road trip site.

Getting from Fortaleza to Sao Luis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Sao Luis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Belem.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

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Belem, Brazil

City of Mango Trees

With its roots as the first European colony on the Amazon River, Belem has played an important part in the history of northern Brazil.
Belem is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Estacao das Docas, see the interesting displays at Museu do Cirio de Nazare, steep yourself in history at Forte do Presepio, and walk around Parque da Residencia.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Belem trip app.

You can fly from Sao Luis to Belem in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. In April in Belem, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Macapa.

Things to do in Belem

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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Macapa, Brazil

The Capital of the Middle of the World

The equator cuts right through Macapa, giving the town the playful moniker of "The Capital of the Middle of the World." The city is accessible by air and sea; it sits along the Amazon River very near where it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.
Macapa is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Centro de Pesquisas Museologicas Sacaca Museum, look for gifts at Macapa Shopping, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Jose de Macapa Church, and walk around Praca Floriano Peixoto.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Macapa trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Belem to Macapa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Macapa are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Macapa

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

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Cayenne, French Guiana

The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kourou (Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre) & Les Iles du Salut). There's much more to do: get outside with Sentier des Salines, steep yourself in history at Domaine Pascaud, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sauveur Cathedral, and step off the mainland to explore Devil's Island.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cayenne using our trip planner.

Drive from Macapa to Cayenne in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Paramaribo, Suriname

Wooden City

With the chance to visit a World Heritage-listed inner city, tours of Paramaribo remain among the most culturally enriching things tourists can do in Suriname.
When in Paramaribo, make a side trip to see Peperpot Nature Park in Meerzorg, approximately Meerzorg away. Spend the 28th (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of Tafelberg Nature Preserve. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Basilica, make a trip to Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard), stroll around Palmentuin, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Paramaribo Zoo.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paramaribo trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cayenne to Paramaribo. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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.