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
— 5 nights
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Macapa, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 4 nights
Fly
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Paramaribo, Suriname
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Fortaleza, Brazil

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fortaleza: Aquiraz (Beach Park & Porto das Dunas Beach) and Cumbuco (Lagoa do Parnamirim, Praia de Cumbuco, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Futuro, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte Contemporanea do Ceara, cool off at Crocobeach, and stop by Centro de Eventos do Ceara.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Fortaleza road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Pinto Martins International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Fortaleza are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough 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: contemplate the long history of Centro Histórico, take an in-depth tour of Casa de Cultura Huguenote Daniel de La Touche, see the interesting displays at Casa da Festa, and buy something for everyone on your list at Sao Luis Shopping.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Luis trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Fortaleza to Sao Luis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Belem.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

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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: don't miss a visit to Estacao das Docas, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare, contemplate the long history of Forte do Presepio, and hunt for treasures at Mercado Ver-o-Peso.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Belem trip planner.

Fly from Sao Luis to Belem in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Belem are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Macapa.

Things to do in Belem

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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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: see the interesting displays at Centro de Pesquisas Museologicas Sacaca Museum, take in the waterfront at Trapiche Eliezer Levy, don't miss a visit to Fortaleza de Sao Jose de Macapa, and stop by Macapa Shopping.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Macapa trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Belem to Macapa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 19th (Mon), 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: trek along Sentier des Salines, kick back and relax at Remire-Montjoly Beach, step off the mainland to explore Ilet la Mere, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sauveur Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cayenne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Macapa to Cayenne by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: fly. April in Cayenne sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Childrens Museums

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Peperpot Nature Park in Meerzorg (about 34 minutes away). Spend the 28th (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of Tafelberg Nature Preserve. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Peter and Paul Basilica, make a trip to Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard), contemplate the long history of Fort Zeelandia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suriname City Mosque.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paramaribo vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cayenne to Paramaribo. In April in Paramaribo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.