31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

Make it your trip
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Porto Alegre
— 5 nights
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Garopaba
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florianopolis
— 6 nights
Drive
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Balneario Camboriu
— 4 nights
Drive
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Itapoa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Curitiba
— 5 nights
Fly
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Manaus
— 4 nights

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Porto Alegre

— 5 nights

Smile City

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Step off the beaten path and head to Aurora Winery and Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana. Get some historical perspective at Parque Aldeia do Imigrante and Metropolitan Cathedral. Explore Porto Alegre's surroundings by going to Zipline (in Bento Goncalves), Mundo de Chocolate (in Gramado) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Tres Coroas). There's lots more to do: get curious at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS, examine the collection at MARGS - Museu de Arte do Rio Grande do Sul, and view the masterpieces at Fundacao Ibere Camargo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Porto Alegre road trip planning app.

Manaus to Porto Alegre is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Manaus in January, Porto Alegre is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Garopaba.

Things to do in Porto Alegre

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Garopaba

— 3 nights
Once a sleepy fishing village, Garopaba has managed to retain much of its low-key charm despite the thousands of visitors who flock to its shores.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Guarda do Embau Beach and Garopaba Beach. Relax by the water at Ferrugem Beach and Pinheira Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Siriu Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Silveira Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Garopaba online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto Alegre to Garopaba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Garopaba, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Garopaba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Florianopolis

— 6 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Explore hidden gems such as Barra da Lagoa Beach and Praia do Campeche. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Costa da Lagoa and Santo Antonio de Lisboa. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Da Lagoa and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Brava.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Garopaba to Florianopolis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Balneario Camboriu

— 4 nights
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praia de Mariscal and Praia De Quatro Ilhas. Visit Praia de Bombas and Meia-Praia Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Brava Beach, kick back and relax at Estaleiro Beach, and surround yourself with nature on Nos Turismo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Balneario Camboriu travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florianopolis to Balneario Camboriu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Balneario Camboriu can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Itapoa.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Itapoa

— 3 nights
Itapoá is a municipality in the northern part of the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Relax by the water at Mansa Beach and Flamingo Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Brava Beach and Praia Bela. When in Itapoa, make a side trip to see Riviera Beach in Caioba, approximately Caioba away. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Balneario Gaivotas.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Itapoa trip planner.

You can drive from Balneario Camboriu to Itapoa in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Curitiba.

Things to do in Itapoa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Curitiba

— 5 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Appreciate the collections at Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao and Museu Egipcio Ordem Rosacruz. Do some cultural sightseeing at the Polish Immigration Memorial and Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral, wander the streets of Centro Historico de Curitiba, see the interesting displays at Museu do Holocausto de Curitiba, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Curitiba day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Itapoa to Curitiba takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Itapoa in February: high temperatures in Curitiba hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Manaus.

Things to do in Curitiba

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Manaus

— 4 nights

Paris of the Tropics

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Get in touch with nature at Arquipelago de Anavilhanas and Japones Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museu do Seringal Vila Paraiso and Museu da Amazonia (MUSA). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sao Sebastiao e Sao Francisco de Assis, see the interesting displays at Manaus Botanical Garden - MUSA, contemplate the long history of Palacio Rio Negro, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manaus travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Curitiba to Manaus in 7.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Curitiba to Manaus due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Curitiba in February, with highs in Manaus at 34°C and lows at 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manaus

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Brazil travel guide

4.5
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.

State of Santa Catarina travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Theme Parks · Historic Walking Areas
Beaches reign as top State of Santa Catarina tourist attractions, yet this small state in the south of Brazil offers more than just traditional sun-and-sand appeal. Over 550 km (340 mi) of coastline provide plenty of both secluded beach spots and well-developed resorts designed to attract a global audience of party-loving vacationers. Away from the busy coastal areas, a State of Santa Catarina vacation allows visitors to discover the country's European heritage, rich arts scene, outstanding cuisine, and renowned architecture. Many visitors begin their tour with Oktoberfest in Blumenau, home to large German and Italian communities and renowned for its award-winning microbreweries.