31 days in Fortaleza & Sao Luis Itinerary

31 days in Fortaleza & Sao Luis Itinerary

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Fortaleza
— 18 nights
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Sao Luis
— 12 nights

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Fortaleza

— 18 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Get out of town with these interesting Fortaleza side-trips: Aquiraz (Beach Park, Engenho Sao Luiz, &more), Cumbuco (Lagoa do Parnamirim, Praia de Cumbuco, &more) and Beberibe (Monumento Natural das Falesias de Beberibe, Praia das Fontes, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Futuro, examine the collection at Maranguape Eco Museum, make a trip to Praca Luiza Tavora, and take advantage of the amenities at Crocobeach.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fortaleza trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Fortaleza. In December, daytime highs in Fortaleza are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sao Luis.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Sao Luis

— 12 nights

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sao Luis: Raposa (Haras 4 Irmaos & Fronhas maranhence) and Sao Jose de Ribamar (Panaquatira Beach & Igreja de Sao Jose de Ribamar). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Centro Histórico, step into the grandiose world of Forte Santo Antonio da Barra, pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora do Rosario dos Pretos, and kick back and relax at Calhau Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sao Luis tour itinerary website.

Getting from Fortaleza to Sao Luis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips