37 days in Brazil Itinerary

37 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Belem
— 1 night
2
Sao Luis
— 1 night
3
Parnaiba
— 1 day
4
Jericoacoara
— 1 night
5
Fortaleza
— 1 night
6
Canoa Quebrada
— 1 night
7
Natal
— 1 night
8
Praia da Pipa
— 3 nights
9
Joao Pessoa
— 3 nights
10
Olinda
— 4 nights
11
Recife
— 3 nights
12
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
13
Maragogi
— 3 nights
14
Maceio
— 1 night
15
Aracaju
— 4 nights
16
Salvador
— 2 nights

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Belem

Belem ©
With its roots as the first European colony on the Amazon River, Belem has played an important part in the history of northern Brazil.
On the 13th (Wed), wander the streets of Cidade Velha, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte Sacra do Para, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Belem trip itinerary maker app.

Manaus to Belem is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Belem can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Sao Luis.

Things to do in Belem

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare ©
Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare
Museu de Arte Sacra do Para ©
Museu de Arte Sacra do Para
Cidade Velha ©
Cidade Velha

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Sao Luis

Sao Luis ©
Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Sacred Art Museum, kick back and relax at Fronhas maranhence, explore the world behind art at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao, then take an in-depth tour of Casa do Maranhao, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Histórico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora do Rosario dos Pretos, then see the interesting displays at Museu do Reggae, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Luis route builder site.

Fly from Belem to Sao Luis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Parnaiba.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fronhas maranhence
Highlights from your plan
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios
Centro Histórico ©
Centro Histórico
Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao ©
Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao

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Parnaiba

Parnaiba
With over 170,000 inhabitants, Parnaiba stands as the second most populous city in the state of Piauí, and one of its four coastal municipalities.
On the 16th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora das Gracas Church, then stroll through Ponta das Canarias Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Poldros Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Parnaiba trip planner.

You can drive from Sao Luis to Parnaiba in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Parnaiba can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Parnaiba

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

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Jericoacoara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll through Jericoacoara Beach, then kick back and relax at Malhada Beach, and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jericoacoara driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Parnaiba to Jericoacoara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara ©
Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
Jericoacoara Beach ©
Jericoacoara Beach

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Praia de Sabiaguaba, kick back and relax at Praia do Futuro, and then steep yourself in history at Centro de Turismo do Ceara.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fortaleza day trip planning website.

Take a shuttle from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Fortaleza can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Futuro ©
Praia do Futuro
Centro de Turismo do Ceara ©
Centro de Turismo do Ceara
Praia de Sabiaguaba ©
Praia de Sabiaguaba

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Canoa Quebrada

Canoa Quebrada ©
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): kick back and relax at Fontainha Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Retirinho Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ceara Beach, and finally stroll through Praia de Canoa Quebrada. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Tremembe Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fontainha Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoa do Mato Beach, then kick back and relax at Retiro Grande Beach, and finally visit Vila do Estevao.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Canoa Quebrada trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Fortaleza to Canoa Quebrada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Fortaleza, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Canoa Quebrada, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Natal.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Aracati
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Canoa Quebrada ©
Praia de Canoa Quebrada
Vila do Estevao ©
Vila do Estevao

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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 21st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pitangui beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pitangui Beach, then kick back and relax at Santa Rita Beach, and finally stroll through Genipabu Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Jacuma Beach, kick back and relax at Porto Mirim Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Natal travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Canoa Quebrada to Natal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Canoa Quebrada in January; daily highs in Natal reach 35°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Natal

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santa Rita Beach ©
Santa Rita Beach
Genipabu Beach ©
Genipabu Beach
Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes ©
Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes

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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Falesias de Cacimbinhas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Baia dos Golfinhos, take a memorable tour with Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Minas Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Curral Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Sebastiao Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Praia da Pipa trip maker site.

You can drive from Natal to Praia da Pipa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Praia da Pipa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Tibau do Sul
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Guarairas Beach ©
Guarairas Beach
Cacimbinhas Beach ©
Cacimbinhas Beach

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Joao Pessoa

Joao Pessoa ©
Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church and Paroquia Santo Antonio de Lisboa. We've included these beaches for you: Coqueirinho Beach and Praia da Barra do Graú. Change things up with these side-trips from Joao Pessoa: Conde (Costa de Conde & Carapibus Beach) and Praia Bela (in Pitimbu). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Barra de Mamanguape Beach and stroll through Cabo Branco Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Joao Pessoa trip planning app.

You can drive from Praia da Pipa to Joao Pessoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January in Joao Pessoa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Olinda.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Conde, Praia Bela
Highlights from your plan
Coqueirinho Beach ©
Coqueirinho Beach
Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church ©
Nossa Senhora do Carmo Church
Praia Bela ©
Praia Bela

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Olinda

Olinda ©
Displaying some of Brazil's best-preserved colonial architecture, the World Heritage-listed city of Olinda has long served as a hub for artists and bohemians.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Casa dos Bonecos Gigantes and Atelier Di Farias. Popular historic sites such as Centro Historico and Church and Monastery of Sao Bento are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Olinda: Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary (in Goiana), Ponta de Pedras Beach (in Ponta de Pedras) and Ilha de Itamaraca (Pontal da Ilha Beach, Praia Baixa Verde, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Misericordia Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Artesanato da Se, engage your brain at Espaco Ciencia, and take in the pleasant sights at Engenho Monjope.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Olinda travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Joao Pessoa to Olinda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Recife.

Things to do in Olinda

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ilha de Itamaraca, Igarassu, Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary, Ponta de Pedras Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ponta de Pedras Beach ©
Ponta de Pedras Beach
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Church and Monastery of Sao Bento
Church and Monastery of Sao Bento

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Recife

Recife ©
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at O Galo da Madrugada. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at J.Borges Memorial, then examine the collection at Museu do Centro de Artesanato de Pernambuco, then examine the collection at Museu Luiz Gonzaga, and finally have fun at Clube de Tiro do Agreste.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Recife online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Olinda to Recife takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Recife

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bezerros, Caruaru
Highlights from your plan
J.Borges Memorial ©
J.Borges Memorial
Madre Deus Church ©
Madre Deus Church
Museu do Centro de Artesanato de Pernambuco ©

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Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Explore hidden gems such as Praia de Calhetas and Igreja Nossa Senhora de Nazare. Take a break from the city and head to Muro Alto Beach and Serrambi Beach. Explore Porto de Galinhas' surroundings by going to Mercadinho Rio Mar (in Sirinhaem) and Museu do Pescador (in Cabo de Santo Agostinho). There's much more to do: stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at So Arte, and see the interesting displays at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas online itinerary planner.

Drive from Recife to Porto de Galinhas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. February in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Maragogi.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Mercadinho Rio Mar, So Arte
Highlights from your plan
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Praia de Calhetas ©
Praia de Calhetas
Serrambi Beach ©
Serrambi Beach

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Maragogi

Maragogi ©
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Antunes Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Ponta de Mangue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Maragogi Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Maragogi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Porto de Galinhas to Maragogi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Maragogi, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Maceio.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Japaratinga
Highlights from your plan
Praia Ponta de Mangue ©
Praia Ponta de Mangue
Barreiras do Boqueirao Beach ©
Barreiras do Boqueirao Beach
Boqueirao Beach ©
Boqueirao Beach

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Maceio

Maceio ©
Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through Jatiuca Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Verde Beach, then stroll through Praia de Pajucara, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal da Barra Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Barra de Sao Miguel Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Maceio online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Maragogi to Maceio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Aracaju.

Things to do in Maceio

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Barra de Sao Miguel Beach
Highlights from your plan
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach ©
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach
Jatiuca Beach ©
Jatiuca Beach
Praia de Pajucara ©
Praia de Pajucara

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Aracaju

Aracaju ©
The capital of the state of Sergipe, Aracaju has developed a reputation as one of the most active, modern, and healthiest cities in the country.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Croa do Gore and Pirambu Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Praça São Francisco and Paroquia de Sao Jose. When in Aracaju, make a side trip to see Museu de Arte Sacra in Sao Cristovao, approximately Sao Cristovao away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mosqueiro Beach, head outdoors with Orla do Por do Sol, see the interesting displays at Museu do Homem Sergipano, and stroll through Robalo Beach.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Aracaju trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Maceio to Aracaju in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Aracaju

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Sao Cristovao, Pirambu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mosqueiro Beach ©
Mosqueiro Beach
Croa do Gore ©
Croa do Gore
Atalaia Beach ©
Atalaia Beach

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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.
Get outdoors at Stella Maris Beach and Vilas do Atlantico Beach. Casa do Rio Vermelho and Misericordia Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pelourinho, see the interesting displays at Sao Bento monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nossa Senhora dos Mares, and visit a coastal fixture at Farol da Barra.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salvador trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Aracaju to Salvador takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Salvador sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vilas do Atlantico Beach
Highlights from your plan
Farol da Barra ©
Farol da Barra
Vilas do Atlantico Beach ©
Vilas do Atlantico Beach
Casa do Rio Vermelho ©
Casa do Rio Vermelho