30 days in Brazil Itinerary

30 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Fly to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Drive to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
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Porto de Galinhas

— 4 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, look for gifts at Nata Artesanato, and stroll around Projeto Hippocampus.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas holiday maker.

Joplin, USA to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 3 hours. Traveling from Joplin in February, things will get much warmer in Porto de Galinhas: highs are around 86°F and lows about 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Fernando de Noronha

— 5 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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Enseada da Caieira, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, and get engrossed in the history at Fernando de Noronha Memorial.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha travel planner.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to fly to Salvador.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Salvador

— 2 nights

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 17th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, take a stroll through Pelourinho, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, then examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and finally explore the world behind art at MAM Museu de Arte Moderna.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salvador trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Salvador in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Salvador. In February in Salvador, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Salvador

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Copacabana Beach, visit Santa Teresa, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro online holiday planner.

Fly from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Ilha Grande

— 5 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Meros Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Abraaozinho Beach, surround yourself with nature on LiG Lanchas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Paraty

— 4 nights
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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Centro Historico, kick back and relax at Antigos E Antiguinhos Beach, get outside with Ilha do Cedro, and stroll through Sao Goncalo Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paraty trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.
On the 4th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, then walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then see the interesting displays at Afro Brazil Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo road trip planning tool.

Getting from Paraty to Sao Paulo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Foz do Iguacu

— 3 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Iguacu River, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip builder website.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in March, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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.