33 days in Brazil Itinerary

33 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil itinerary planner

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Sao Jose Do Rio Preto
— 2 nights
Fly
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Caldas Novas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Goiania
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Cuiaba
— 5 nights
Fly
5
Campo Grande
— 9 nights
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Bonito
— 3 nights
Drive
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Presidente Epitacio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cubatao
— 2 nights

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Sao Jose Do Rio Preto

— 2 nights
A lively and modern city, Sao Jose do Rio Preto has a population of around 400,000 in an urban area that grew from humble farmland in the 19th century.
Catedral do Divino Espirito Santo and Maria Olimpia Folklore and History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Igreja Matriz de Sao Joao Batista and Nossa Senhora do Rosario Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sao Jose Do Rio Preto: Guilda Giv (in Barretos) and Olimpia (Orquidario Aguapey & Thermas dos Laranjais). It doesn't end there: stroll around Parque da Represa Municipal and sample the fine beverages at Engenho Dom Tapparo.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sao Jose Do Rio Preto trip builder tool.

Cubatao to Sao Jose Do Rio Preto is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cubatao in July: highs in Sao Jose Do Rio Preto hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Caldas Novas.

Things to do in Sao Jose Do Rio Preto

Wildlife · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Historical Archive Museum and Museu dos Ferroviarios de Araguari. Do some cultural sightseeing at Matriz Church and Shrine of Nossa Senhora da Salette. Take a break from Caldas Novas with a short trip to Hot Park in Rio Quente, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: cool off at diRoma Acqua Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria Vale das Aguas Quentes, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Caldas Novas State Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Caldas Novas trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Sao Jose Do Rio Preto to Caldas Novas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Jose Do Rio Preto to Caldas Novas due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Goiania.

Things to do in Caldas Novas

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Goiania

— 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno and Museu Antropologico. You'll explore and learn at Museu Memorial do Cerrado and Oscar Niemeyer Cultural Center. There's much more to do: stroll around Flamboyant Park, examine the collection at Museu Goiano Zoroastro Artiaga, make a splash at Clube Jao, and look for gifts at Flamboyant Shopping Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Goiania trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Caldas Novas to Goiania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Caldas Novas to Goiania due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Goiania can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Cuiaba.

Things to do in Goiania

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cuiaba

— 5 nights

Capital of the Southern Amazon

Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cuiaba is now a modern state capital boasting an impressive skyline of modern buildings and serving as a major commercial center in this part of Brazil.
Sesc Casa do Artesao and Our Lady of Rosario and Sao Benedito Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Museu do Morro da Caixa D'agua Velha and Museu de Arte de Mato Grosso. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cuiaba: Chapada dos Guimaraes (Alto do Ceu Lookout, Safaris, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basílica do Senhor Bom Jesus de Cuiabá, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela Santa Rita de Cassia Centro, don't miss a visit to Praca Ipiranga, and browse the different shops at Varzea Grande Shopping.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cuiaba trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Goiania to Cuiaba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Goiania to Cuiaba is minus 1 hour. In July in Cuiaba, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Campo Grande

— 9 nights

Swarthy City

Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro and Sao Jose Church will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco and Telephone Museum. When in Campo Grande, make a side trip to see Cachoeiras do Rio do Peixe in Rio Negro, approximately Rio Negro away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Parque das Nacoes Indigenas, stop by Feira Central, get engrossed in the history at Museu de Arqueologia da UFMS, and walk around Parque dos Poderes.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Campo Grande trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Cuiaba to Campo Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Campo Grande are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Bonito.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bonito

— 3 nights

Ecotourism Capital

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Visiting Gruta do Lago Azul and Grutas de Sao Miguel will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: Head underground at Gruta Sao Mateus, kick back and relax at Figueira Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo - Cachoeiras em Bonito, MS, and meet the residents at Aquario Natural.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bonito trip maker site.

You can take a bus from Campo Grande to Bonito in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Presidente Epitacio.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Presidente Epitacio

— 2 nights
Presidente Epitácio is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. Step out of the city life by going to Pesqueiro Mane Cacao and Parque O Figueiral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Presidente Epitacio: Mario Covas Cable Bridge (in Pauliceia) and Panorama Municipal Beach Resort (in Panorama). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Cultural Space and snap pictures at Helio Serejo Bridge.

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You can drive from Bonito to Presidente Epitacio in 7 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bonito to Presidente Epitacio due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cubatao.

Things to do in Presidente Epitacio

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Cubatao

— 2 nights
Cubatão is a city in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, 12 kilometers away from Santos seaport, the largest in Latin America. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get outside with Caminhada Estrada Velha de Santos, then see the interesting displays at Castelinho Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Estacao Ferroviaria. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Parque das Neblinas.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Cubatao online vacation planner.

You can drive from Presidente Epitacio to Cubatao in 8 hours. Traveling from Presidente Epitacio in August, you will find days in Cubatao are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cubatao

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.