42 days in Brazil Itinerary

42 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sao Paulo
— 8 nights
2
Belo Horizonte
— 7 nights
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
4
Angra Dos Reis
— 2 nights
5
Paraty
— 3 nights
6
Ubatuba
— 1 night
7
Caraguatatuba
— 1 night
8
Ilhabela
— 2 nights
9
Santos
— 3 nights
10
Sao Paulo
— 6 nights

8
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP and Museu do Futebol. Head to Paulista Avenue and Mercado Municipal de São Paulofor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, join in the after-dark buzz at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and see the interesting displays at Latin America Memorial.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Sao Paulo is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Cairo in June, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Sao Paulo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

7
nights
Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte and Palacio das Artes. Attractions like Memorial Minas Gerais Vale and Praca da Liberdade make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Belo Horizonte: Shopping Contagem (in Contagem), Betim (Casa da Cultura Josefina Bento & Alambique & Parque Ecologico Vale Verde) and Inhotim (in Brumadinho). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Museum of Natural Sciences, examine the collection at Centro de Arte Contemporanea e Fotografia, learn about all things military at Museu Historico dos Militares Mineiros, and see the sky in a new way at Espaco Do Conhecimento UFMG.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Belo Horizonte online vacation planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Belo Horizonte in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in July: high temperatures in Belo Horizonte hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Betim, Shopping Contagem, Inhotim
Highlights from your plan
Inhotim ©
Inhotim
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte
Memorial Minas Gerais Vale ©
Memorial Minas Gerais Vale

7
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kids will enjoy Copacabana Beach and Imperial Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Museu do Amanha. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, catch a live performance at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Grumari.

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

You can fly from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Angra Dos Reis.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

2
nights
Angra Dos Reis

Angra Dos Reis ©
Consisting of an island for every day of the year, the municipality of Angra dos Reis has incredible tourism potential because it's surrounded by rugged natural scenery.
On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Preta and then step off the mainland to explore Cataguas Island.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Angra Dos Reis vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Angra Dos Reis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Angra Dos Reis

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Praia Preta ©
Praia Preta

3
nights
Paraty

Paraty ©
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenwander the streets of Centro Historico, thentake in the exciting artwork at Casa da Cultura de Paraty, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aecio Sarti.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paraty tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Angra Dos Reis to Paraty in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Paraty

Shopping Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Spas
Galeria Aecio Sarti ©
Galeria Aecio Sarti

1
night
Ubatuba

Ubatuba ©
Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Itamambuca Beach and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Projeto Tamar.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ubatuba vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Ubatuba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Caraguatatuba.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Itamambuca Beach ©
Itamambuca Beach
Projeto Tamar ©
Projeto Tamar

1
night
Caraguatatuba

Caraguatatuba ©
Sprawled across a wide, smoothly curved coastline, Caraguatatuba makes the most of its beaches, with warm weather, inviting waters, and expanses of white sand.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Cocanha and then stop by Serramar Shopping.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Caraguatatuba trip planner.

Drive from Ubatuba to Caraguatatuba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ubatuba to Caraguatatuba. July in Caraguatatuba sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Caraguatatuba

Shopping Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Serramar Shopping ©
Serramar Shopping
Praia da Cocanha ©
Praia da Cocanha

2
nights
Ilhabela

Ilhabela ©
Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Pedra do Sino and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jabaquara Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Praia Da Feiticeira and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda e Bom Sucesso Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ilhabela visit app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Caraguatatuba to Ilhabela takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Caraguatatuba in July, Ilhabela is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Santos.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jabaquara Beach ©
Jabaquara Beach
Praia Pedra do Sino ©
Praia Pedra do Sino
Praia Da Feiticeira ©
Praia Da Feiticeira

3
nights
Santos

Santos ©
A lively coastal city, Santos has become known for its sea, soccer, and sand.
Get some cultural insight at Coffee Museum and Museu Pele. Attractions like Enseada Beach and Origens Chocolateria make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Santos to go to Guaruja and see Tombo Beach, which is approximately 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos, meet the residents at Municipal Aquarium of Santos, get a new perspective on nature at Fishing Museum, and make a trip to Convento Nossa Senhora Do Carmo.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Santos journey site.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ilhabela to Santos in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. In July in Santos, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Santos

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Guaruja
Highlights from your plan
Enseada Beach ©
Enseada Beach
Tombo Beach ©
Tombo Beach
Coffee Museum ©
Coffee Museum

6
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Bring the kids along to Jardim Botanico de Sao Paulo and Sao Paulo Aquarium. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Estacao Pinacoteca and Batman Alley. Explore Sao Paulo further: meet the residents at Zoológico de São Paulo, get engrossed in the history at Museu do Ipiranga, browse the different shops at Shopping 25 de Marco, and don't miss a visit to Memorial Santa Paulina e Capela Sagrada Familia.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Santos to Sao Paulo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Zoológico de São Paulo ©
Zoológico de São Paulo
Jardim Botanico de Sao Paulo ©
Jardim Botanico de Sao Paulo
Estacao Pinacoteca ©
Estacao Pinacoteca

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