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 de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 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
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 1 night
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 to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to San Francisco

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Porto de Galinhas

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gamboa Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Casa Jerimum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas online trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Porto de Galinhas, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Porto de Galinhas is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 82°F and lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Fernando de Noronha

— 6 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.
Family-friendly places like Baia do Sancho and Praia do Cachorro will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, kick back and relax at Boldro Beacch, explore the fascinating underground world of Buraco da Raquel, and stroll through Praia do Sueste.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha trip app.

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. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Rio de Janeiro

— 5 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kids will enjoy Copacabana Beach and Pedra Bonita. The adventure continues: make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, stroll through Pedra da Gavea, and step into the grandiose world of Ilha Fiscal.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro itinerary 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. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in July; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 78°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ilha Grande

— 5 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Bring the kids along to Aquamarina Mergulho and Aventureiro. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Preta, visit a coastal fixture at Castelhanos Lighthouse, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao.

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Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.
On the 19th (Tue), admire the striking features of Igreja de Santa Rita, then take a stroll through Centro Historico, and then stroll through The Gold Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Poco da Laje and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Sao Paulo

— 1 night

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 21st (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo trip tool.

You can drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can fly to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Parks

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and then don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Snowland, then explore the activities along Lago Negro, and then walk around Mini Mundo.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gramado day trip planning website.

You can 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 (Sat) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. July in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 5 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 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, hike along Sertao Zen, delve into the mystery of Jardim de Maytreia, and don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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.