35 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

35 days in Brazil & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 3 nights
2
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
3
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 2 nights
4
Campo Grande, Brazil
— 4 nights
5
Fortaleza, Brazil
— 4 nights
6
Salvador, Brazil
— 4 nights
7
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
8
Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 2 nights
9
Bonito, Brazil
— 3 nights
10
Jericoacoara, Brazil
— 2 nights

3
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Puerto Madero and Parque 3 de Febrero are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Museo de La Plata and Reserva Natural Urbana. Venture out of the city with trips to Catedral de San Isidro (in San Isidro), Delta El Tigre (in Tigre) and Planetario Ciudad de La Plata (in La Plata). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Peru Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Buenos Aires tour itinerary maker app.

Melbourne, Australia to Buenos Aires is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Melbourne to Buenos Aires due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Buenos Aires hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

La Plata, Catedral de San Isidro, Delta El Tigre, Reserva Natural Urbana, Peru Beach
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Museo de La Plata ©
Museo de La Plata
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Praia Balneario Santa Terezinha, thensee the sky in a new way at Astronomy Polo Casimiro Montenegro Filho, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Sao Joao Batista, and finally see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Buenos Aires to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buenos Aires in August, expect nights in Foz do Iguacu to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Praia Balneario Santa Terezinha
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Museu de Cera Dreamland ©
Museu de Cera Dreamland
Astronomy Polo Casimiro Montenegro Filho ©

2
nights
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Estacao Pinacoteca and Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pitangueiras beach and Batman Alley. Explore Sao Paulo's surroundings by going to Guaruja (Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach & Praia de Pernambuco). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Igreja Sao Pedro e Sao Paulo, go for a walk through Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sao Paulo online trip planner.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Guaruja
Highlights from your plan
Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach ©
Pernambuco e do Mar Casado Beach
Praia de Pernambuco ©
Praia de Pernambuco
Pitangueiras beach ©
Pitangueiras beach

4
nights
Campo Grande, Brazil

Campo Grande ©
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.
Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco and Jose Antonio Pereira Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cachoeiras do Rio do Peixe and Inferninho. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Estacao Ferroviaria, examine the collection at Memorial da Cultura Indigena, look for all kinds of wild species at Lago do Amor, and pick up some local products at Feira Indigena.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Campo Grande trip planning website.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Campo Grande in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Campo Grande, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Campo Grande is somewhat warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Cachoeiras do Rio do Peixe
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Cachoeiras do Rio do Peixe ©
Cachoeiras do Rio do Peixe
Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco ©
Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco
Lago do Amor ©
Lago do Amor

4
nights
Fortaleza, Brazil

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Get some cultural insight at Cachaca Museum and Casa Jose de Alencar. Visiting Aguas Belas Beach and Ecopoint Parque will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Fortaleza side-trips: Monumento Natural das Falesias de Beberibe (in Beberibe) and Lagoa do Cauipe (in Paracumbuca). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Futuro and make a trip to Praca Luiza Tavora.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fortaleza trip planner.

Fly from Campo Grande to Fortaleza in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Campo Grande in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fortaleza, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aguas Belas Beach, Monumento Natural das Falesias de Beberibe, Lagoa do Cauipe
Highlights from your plan
Aguas Belas Beach ©
Aguas Belas Beach
Praia do Futuro ©
Praia do Futuro
Lagoa do Cauipe ©
Lagoa do Cauipe

4
nights
Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vilas do Atlantico Beach and Sister Dulce memorial. Escape the urban bustle at Itacimirim Beach and Parque Sao Bartolomeu. Get out of town with these interesting Salvador side-trips: Camacari (Praia da Espera & Barra Do Jacuipe Beach). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho and admire the landmark architecture of Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Salvador road trip tool.

You can fly from Fortaleza to Salvador in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fortaleza in August, expect nights in Salvador to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Camacari, Vilas do Atlantico Beach, Itacimirim Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vilas do Atlantico Beach ©
Vilas do Atlantico Beach
Casa do Rio Vermelho ©
Casa do Rio Vermelho
Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado ©
Fundacao Casa de Jorge Amado

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Step off the beaten path and head to Morro Dois Irmaos and Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Copacabana Beach and Camboinhas Beach. When in Rio de Janeiro, make a side trip to see Parque Estadual da Serra da Tiririca in Niteroi, approximately Niteroi away. There's still lots to do: catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, kick back and relax at Praia do Leme, and stroll through Pedra do Arpoador.

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

Getting from Salvador to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Salvador in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Niteroi
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

2
nights
Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Aventureiro and then kick back and relax at Lagoa Azul. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Comprida Beach (da Bica), thenenjoy the sand and surf at Santo Antonio Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dois Rios Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ilha Grande travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Aventureiro ©
Aventureiro
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Dois Rios Beach ©
Dois Rios Beach

3
nights
Bonito, Brazil

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.
On the 31st (Sat), grab your bike and head to Rota Aventura Trilhas de Bike and then kick back and relax at Figueira Beach. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Serra da Bodoquena.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bonito planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Ilha Grande to Bonito in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional da Serra da Bodoquena ©
Parque Nacional da Serra da Bodoquena
Gruta Sao Mateus ©
Gruta Sao Mateus

2
nights
Jericoacoara, Brazil

Jericoacoara ©
A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Malhada Beach and Mangue Seco Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Praia do Prea and Ciclo Jeri. Take a break from Jericoacoara with a short trip to Som e Imagem Museum in Cruz, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Jericoacoara Beach, don't miss a visit to Tree Sloth, and enjoy the sea views from Farol do Serrote.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jericoacoara trip planner.

Getting from Bonito to Jericoacoara by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Som e Imagem Museum, Praia do Prea, Ciclo Jeri
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Praia do Prea ©
Praia do Prea
Jericoacoara Beach ©
Jericoacoara Beach
Ciclo Jeri ©
Ciclo Jeri

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