32 days in Brazil Itinerary

32 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 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
4
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Fly
5
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
6
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Recife
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
8
Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly
9
Natal
— 1 night
Drive
10
Canoa Quebrada
— 2 nights
Bus to Fortaleza, Fly to Kolkata

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Rio de Janeiro

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Copacabana Beach and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Praia de Ipanema, trek along Pedra da Gavea, enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip builder website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -8.5 hour difference. In October, Rio de Janeiro is slightly colder than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Ilha Grande

— 5 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Family-friendly places like Pico do Papagaio and Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with Aquamarina Mergulho, kick back and relax at Crena Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Namaste Terapias Corporais, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoa Azul.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. October in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can 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 26th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then wander the streets of Centro Historico, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Iriri Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Meio Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Saco do Mamangua Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Paraty route planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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 28th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo online tour planner.

You can drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In October in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Shopping · Museums

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 29th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu online route maker.

Fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sao Paulo in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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 31st (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, trek along Sertao Zen, take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua, and relax and rejuvenate at Morada Do Sol.

To find out how to plan a trip to Alto Paraiso de Goias, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

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 5th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, stroll through Cupe beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then look for gifts at Nata Artesanato, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, then explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and finally hunt for treasures at Feira de Artesanato.

Before you visit Porto de Galinhas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
Kids will enjoy Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. There's much more to do: get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boldro Beacch, enjoy the sand and surf at Meio Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip builder website.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. November in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Natal.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Natal

— 1 night

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Parque das Dunas and then kick back and relax at Ponta Negra Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Natal trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Natal in 3 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Natal are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Canoa Quebrada

— 2 nights
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Por-do-Sol Dune, explore the striking landscape at Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes, then kick back and relax at Praia de Canoa Quebrada, and finally visit Vila do Estevao.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Canoa Quebrada online journey planner.

You can drive from Natal to Canoa Quebrada in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Natal in November; daily highs in Canoa Quebrada reach 41°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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.