32 days in State of Goias Itinerary

32 days in State of Goias Itinerary

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Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 7 nights
Drive
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Caldas Novas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Goiania
— 6 nights
Drive
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Goias
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pirenopolis
— 7 nights
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Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 7 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.
Explore Alto Paraiso de Goias' surroundings by going to Cavalcante (Cachoeira Santa Barbara & Santa Barbara Waterfall) and Enchanted Well Waterfall (in Teresina de Goias). Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Vale da Lua, admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, take some stellar pictures from Janela Lookout, and don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias itinerary tool.

Atlanta, USA to Alto Paraiso de Goias is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Caldas Novas.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Caldas Novas

— 5 nights
In an area known for its network of roads offering easy access to state capital Goias, Caldas Novas remains one of the world's largest hydro-thermal resorts.
Step out of Caldas Novas with an excursion to Hot Park in Rio Quente--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Caldas Novas State Park. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens, make a splash at diRoma Acqua Park, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento das Aguas.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Caldas Novas journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Caldas Novas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Goiania.

Things to do in Caldas Novas

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Goiania

— 6 nights

Capital of the Cerrado

A planned city offering more green space for each inhabitant than any other urban center in the country, Goiania was established as the state capital in 1933.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trindade (Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno, Matriz do Divino Pai Eterno - Santuario Velho, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Flamboyant Park, hunt for treasures at Feira da Lua, view the masterpieces at Oscar Niemeyer Cultural Center, and examine the collection at Museu Memorial do Cerrado.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Goiania visit app.

You can drive from Caldas Novas to Goiania in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Caldas Novas to Goiania is 1 hour. In May in Goiania, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Goias.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Goias

— 3 nights
A municipality in the state that bears its name, Goias was founded in 1727 and developed into a wealthy regional economic hub during the gold rush in the late 18th century.
Take a break from Goias with a short trip to Itaberai Casa Coronel Joao Caldas History Museum in Itaberai, about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Museu Casa de Cora Coralina, see the interesting displays at Museu das Bandeiras - IBRAM, visit Centro Historico de Goias, and get engrossed in the history at Conde dos Arcos Palace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Goias route planner.

You can drive from Goiania to Goias in 2 hours. In June in Goias, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pirenopolis.

Things to do in Goias

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pirenopolis

— 7 nights

Jewel of the Center-West

Colonial architecture and waterfalls top most Pirenopolis itineraries, but this historic city located roughly in the center of Brazil also buzzes with a lively arts scene and a distinct hippie vibe.
Pirenopolis is known for nature, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Pirenopolis, take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Santa Maria, identify plant and animal life at Cachoeira do Rosario, and stroll through Santuario Vagafogo.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pirenopolis trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Goias to Pirenopolis in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pirenopolis

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

State of Goias travel guide

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Water Parks · Waterfalls · Parks
As a sprawling region in the middle of Brazil, State of Goias boasts a thriving economy resting squarely on soya, ethanol, and biodiesel production, which combine to make this area one of the wealthiest in the country. A tour of State of Goias reveals a wild land of deep valleys, lush hills, and large plateaus dividing some of the country's biggest river systems. To appreciate the natural beauty of this area, most visitors on vacation in State of Goias explore the awe-inspiring national parks, which preserve the unspoiled landscape and shelter staggeringly diverse plant and animal species. A series of colonial towns provide plenty of urban places to visit in State of Goias and serve as ideal places for discovering the region's celebrated cuisine.