32 days in State of Goias Itinerary

32 days in State of Goias Itinerary

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Caldas Novas
— 4 nights
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Jatai
— 1 night
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Goiania
— 4 nights
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Goias
— 2 nights
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Pirenopolis
— 5 nights
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Mambai
— 1 night
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Sao Domingos
— 1 night
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Cavalcante
— 3 nights
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
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Formosa
— 3 nights
Drive to Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, Fly to Hercílio Luz International Airport

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Caldas Novas

— 4 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.
Matriz Church and Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Salette will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Rio Paranaiba and Cornelio Ramos Historic Municipal Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Caldas Novas: Palacio da Cultura Major Militao Pereira de Almeida Museum (in Itumbiara), Pires do Rio Railroad Museum (in Pires do Rio) and Araguari (Historical Archive Museum & Museu dos Ferroviarios de Araguari). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria Vale das Aguas Quentes, stop by Doces Caseiros Dona Maria, examine the collection at Embaixada de Pernambuco Bonecos Gigantes de Olinda, and don't miss a visit to Primeira Casa de Caldas Novas.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Caldas Novas trip planning app.

Florianopolis to Caldas Novas is an approximately 5.5-hour bus ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Florianopolis to Caldas Novas due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jatai.

Things to do in Caldas Novas

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Jatai

— 1 night
Jataí, Goiás, Brazil is a municipality in southern Goiás state, Brazil. On the 6th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Diocesana Divino Espirito Santo de Jatai, then take an in-depth tour of JK Memorial Jatai, and then get outside with Parque Ecologico Diacui.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Jatai trip maker.

Getting from Caldas Novas to Jatai by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Goiania.

Things to do in Jatai

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Goiania

— 4 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parque Ambiental Ipiranga and Lago das Rosas. Catedral Metropolitana de Goiania and Bairro de Campinas will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Goiania: Vinicola Jabuticabal (in Hidrolandia) and Matriz do Divino Pai Eterno - Santuario Velho (in Trindade). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Zoology Museum, cool off at Clube Jao, look for all kinds of wild species at Bosque dos Buritis, and see the sky in a new way at Planetário UFG.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Goiania trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Jatai to Goiania in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jatai to Goiania, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Goias.

Things to do in Goiania

Outdoors · Museums · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Goias

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Conde dos Arcos Palace, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Goias, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museu das Bandeiras - IBRAM, see the interesting displays at Cultural Center Earl of Arches Palace, then steep yourself in history at Anhanguera Cross, then steep yourself in history at Museu Casa de Cora Coralina, and finally examine the collection at Itaberai Casa Coronel Joao Caldas History Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Goias trip website.

Getting from Goiania to Goias by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Goiania in November, you will find days in Goias are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Pirenopolis.

Things to do in Goias

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pirenopolis

— 5 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Igreja Nosso Senhor do Bonfim and Mario Augusto Alves History Museum. You'll explore and learn at Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle and Museum of the Cavalhadas. Explore Pirenopolis' surroundings by going to Salto Corumba (in Corumba de Goias) and Pireneus Vinhos e Vinhedos (in Cocalzinho de Goias). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Fazenda Babilonia, examine the collection at Museum of Carmo, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora Da Penha De Franca, and admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Paraiso.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pirenopolis route planner.

Getting from Goias to Pirenopolis by car takes about 2 hours. November in Pirenopolis sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Mambai.

Things to do in Pirenopolis

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Mambai

— 1 night
Mambaí is a city in eastern Goiás state, Brazil. On the 18th (Wed), Head underground at Caverna Lapa do Penhasco and then admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Alemao.

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Drive from Pirenopolis to Mambai in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sao Domingos.

Things to do in Mambai

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Sao Domingos

— 1 night
On the 19th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Terra Ronca State Park and then Head underground at Caverna da Angelica.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Domingos online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Mambai to Sao Domingos takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cavalcante.

Things to do in Sao Domingos

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Cavalcante

— 3 nights
Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cavalcante was once the domain of optimistic excavators who hoped to strike it rich.
Get outdoors at Vale das Araras and Ponte de Pedra. Step off the beaten path and head to Cachoeira da Capivara and Kalunga Community. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Santa Barbara, get great views at Nova Aurora Viewpoint, and enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante da Ave Maria.

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Drive from Sao Domingos to Cavalcante in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Cavalcante

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 6 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cachoeira Almecegas II and Cachoeira Carioquinhas. Take a break from the city and head to Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros and Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Macaquinho waterfall, get outside with Cachoeira Do Abismo, don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Alto Paraiso de Goias trip planner.

Getting from Cavalcante to Alto Paraiso de Goias by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Formosa.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Formosa

— 3 nights
With abundant natural beauty and spectacular waterfalls, it's no coincidence that the name Formosa translates to "beautiful." Visitors to the area come prepared with hiking boots and proper clothing to explore the many caves, rivers, and waterfalls.
Get in touch with nature at Parque Municipal do Itiquira and Buraco das Andorinhas. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Couros Foundation Museum and Sitio Arqueologico do Bisnau. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Buraco das Araras and get outside with Lagoa Feia.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Formosa day trip planning website.

You can drive from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Formosa in 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Formosa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · 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.