31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Drive to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 2 nights
Drive
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Campos Do Jordao
— 1 night
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Curitiba
— 1 night
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 4 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Prague

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Porto de Galinhas

— 3 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: stroll through Muro Alto Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas online tour itinerary planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Prague to Porto de Galinhas. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Porto de Galinhas when traveling from Prague in August, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Praia do Sueste, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, and hike along Trilha do Piquinho.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Rio de Janeiro

— 3 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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro route planner.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Rio de Janeiro. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Ilha Grande

— 4 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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, indulge in some personalized pampering at Namaste Terapias Corporais, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao, and get a new perspective on things with LiG Lanchas.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Paraty

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Lady of Penha, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Engenho D'Ouro, take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Poco da Laje, explore the galleries of Casa da Cultura de Paraty, then take a stroll through Centro Historico, and finally look for gifts at Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak and then enjoy the sand and surf at Saco do Mamangua Beach.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paraty online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Campos Do Jordao

— 1 night

Brazilian Switzerland

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park, then see Off-Road Tours, and then take some stellar pictures from Morro do Elefante.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Campos Do Jordao day trip website.

Drive from Paraty to Campos Do Jordao in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and then savor the flavors at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can fly to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Gramado

— 2 nights

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, then stroll around Mini Mundo, and finally make a trip to Rua Coberta. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Snowland, then see the interesting displays at Museu dos Beatles, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol.

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Fly from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In August, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly to Curitiba.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Curitiba

— 1 night

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Curitiba trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in August: highs in Curitiba hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Curitiba

Museums · Parks

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 4 nights

Highland Paradise

Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua, take an unorthodox tour of Jardim de Maytreia, and hike along Sertao Zen.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Curitiba to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Spas

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.