31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Caruaru
— 5 nights
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Recife
— 10 nights
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Joao Pessoa
— 9 nights
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Campina Grande
— 6 nights

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Caruaru

— 5 nights

Little Princess of Agreste

Developing from what was once a single cattle ranch, the city of Caruaru has grown to become the most populous city in the interior of the state of Pernambuco.
Get out of town with these interesting Caruaru side-trips: Parque Ecologico Da Serra Negra (in Bezerros) and Cachoeira Veu Da Noiva (in Bonito). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Alto do Moura, see the interesting displays at Museu do Barro e Museu do Forro, explore the striking landscape at Serra dos Cavalos, and browse the different shops at Caruaru Shopping.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Caruaru attractions planning app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Caruaru. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Recife.

Things to do in Caruaru

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Recife

— 10 nights

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Recife side-trips: Porto de Galinhas (Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, &more), Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare) and Lookout Stone of Cogomelo (in Cabo de Santo Agostinho). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boa Viagem Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Capela Dourada, and explore the galleries of Pernambuco House of Culture.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Recife sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Caruaru to Recife in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Caruaru to Recife is 1 hour. May in Recife sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Recife

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Joao Pessoa

— 9 nights

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
Get out of town with these interesting Joao Pessoa side-trips: Conde (Tabatinga Beach, Coqueirinho Beach, &more), Baia dos Golfinhos (in Praia da Pipa) and Bacopari Lighthouse (in Baia Formosa). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Tambau Beach, enjoy the sea views from Farol Do Cabo Branco, stroll through Praia da Barra do Gramame, and head outdoors with Ilha De Areia Vermelha.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Joao Pessoa vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Recife to Joao Pessoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Campina Grande.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Campina Grande

— 6 nights
Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Venture out of the city with trips to Engenho Goiamunduba (in Bananeiras), Cabaceiras (Lajeado Manuel de Souza, Lajedo de Pai Mateus, &more) and Museu de Artes Sacras Fernando Cunha Lima (in Guarabira). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Lajedo do Marinho, take a stroll around People Park, stroll around Acude Velho, and look for gifts at Vila do Artesao.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Campina Grande trip builder site.

You can drive from Joao Pessoa to Campina Grande in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Campina Grande sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night.

Things to do in Campina Grande

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

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.