32 days in South America Itinerary

32 days in South America Itinerary

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Manaus
— 1 night
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Lencois Maranhenses National Park
— 2 nights
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Bonito
— 1 night
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
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Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
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Natal
— 2 nights
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Salvador
— 1 night
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Bonito
— 2 nights
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Reserva do Iguacu
— 1 night
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Florianopolis
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
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Ouro Preto
— 1 night
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Paraty
— 2 nights
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Campos Do Jordao
— 1 night
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Sao Paulo
— 1 night

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Manaus

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Manaus trip website.

San Francisco, USA to Manaus is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Manaus: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Lencois Maranhenses National Park.

Things to do in Manaus

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Lencois Maranhenses National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): kick back and relax at Cabure Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lencois Maranhenses National Park road trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Manaus to Lencois Maranhenses National Park. Traveling from Manaus to Lencois Maranhenses National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cabure Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cabure Beach ©
Cabure Beach

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Bonito

Bonito
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bonito trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Bonito. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Bonito. You will leave for Porto de Galinhas on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): trek along River Maracaipe tour and then kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cupe beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Bonito to Porto de Galinhas by car takes about 2.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bonito to Porto de Galinhas due to the time zone difference. May in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Praia De Maracaipe ©
Praia De Maracaipe
Cupe beach ©
Cupe beach
River Maracaipe tour ©
River Maracaipe tour

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Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Visit Baia do Sancho and Praia do Cachorro for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Praia do Sueste and Praia do Leão. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Meio Beach, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, see the interesting displays at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, and stroll through Conceicao Beach.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boldro Beacch ©
Boldro Beacch
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach

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Praia da Pipa

Praia da Pipa ©
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get great views at Chapadao Hill and then kick back and relax at Amor Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Madeiro Beach.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Praia da Pipa day trip planning tool.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in May since evenings lows in Praia da Pipa dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Natal.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Madeiro Beach
Highlights from your plan
Amor Beach ©
Amor Beach
Madeiro Beach ©
Madeiro Beach
Chapadao Hill ©
Chapadao Hill

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Natal

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Cajueiro de Pirangi and then stroll through Camurupim Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ponta Negra Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Natal vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Praia da Pipa to Natal takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 72°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Natal

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cajueiro de Pirangi
Highlights from your plan
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Cajueiro de Pirangi ©
Cajueiro de Pirangi

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Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 18th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salvador trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Salvador takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Salvador sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 74°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for Bonito.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Highlights from your plan
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

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Bonito

Bonito ©
A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sucuri, Head underground at Grutas de Sao Miguel, and then meet the residents at Aquario Natural.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bonito trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Bonito takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador to Bonito, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Reserva do Iguacu.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Rio Sucuri ©
Rio Sucuri
Grutas de Sao Miguel ©
Grutas de Sao Miguel
Aquario Natural ©
Aquario Natural

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Reserva do Iguacu

Reserva do Iguacu
For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Reserva do Iguacu attractions planning app.

You can drive from Bonito to Reserva do Iguacu in 12.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. You will leave for Florianopolis on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Reserva do Iguacu

Museums

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Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Get outdoors at Barra da Lagoa Beach and Lagoinha do Leste. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia do Santinho and Praia dos Ingleses. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Campeche island.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis tour builder site.

Drive from Reserva do Iguacu to Florianopolis in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in Florianopolis, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Barra da Lagoa Beach ©
Barra da Lagoa Beach
Praia do Santinho ©
Praia do Santinho

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll through Praia de Ipanema, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, and then kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro day trip planner.

Fly from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Rio de Janeiro is somewhat warmer than Florianopolis - with highs of 80°F and lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

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Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto ©
Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, then admire the masterpieces at Museu da Inconfidencia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ouro Preto online tour planner.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Ouro Preto in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Ouro Preto when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Paraty.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis ©
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis
Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar ©
Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar
Museu da Inconfidencia ©
Museu da Inconfidencia

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Paraty

Paraty ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Centro Historico and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sono Beach.

Find out how to plan Paraty trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Ouro Preto to Paraty in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sono Beach ©
Sono Beach
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Paraty Bay ©
Paraty Bay

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Campos Do Jordao

Campos Do Jordao ©
Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): make a trip to Mosteiro de Sao Joao, then see the interesting displays at Museu Felicia Leirner, and then admire the landmark architecture of Portico da cidade.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Campos Do Jordao trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paraty to Campos Do Jordao in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Paraty to Campos Do Jordao, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museu Felicia Leirner ©
Museu Felicia Leirner
Portico da cidade ©
Portico da cidade

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Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sao Paulo tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo. In May, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

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