45 days in Brazil Itinerary

45 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
2
Maragogi
— 2 nights
3
Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
4
Praia da Pipa
— 3 nights
5
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 2 nights
6
Itacare
— 3 nights
7
Porto Seguro
— 5 nights
8
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
9
Arraial do Cabo
— 3 nights
10
Paraty
— 4 nights
11
Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
12
Ilhabela
— 3 nights

3
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Projeto Hippocampus. Visiting Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, stroll through Praia De Maracaipe, and trek along River Maracaipe tour.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Maragogi.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

2
nights
Maragogi

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get outside with Praia Do Dourado, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Pontal Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Cabanos.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maragogi visit planner.

You can drive from Porto de Galinhas to Maragogi in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Porto de Galinhas in October since evenings lows in Maragogi dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Maragogi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Japaratinga
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande ©
Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande
Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga ©
Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga

5
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fernando de Noronha Memorial and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha. Step out of the city life by going to Baia do Sancho and Conceicao Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through Praia do Bode, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Fly from Maragogi to Fernando de Noronha in 6 hours. Traveling from Maragogi to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Maragogi in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fernando de Noronha, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

3
nights
Praia da Pipa

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Terra Molhada and Tibau do Sul Beach. Get outdoors at Cacimbinhas Beach and Curral Beach. Explore Praia da Pipa's surroundings by going to Baia Formosa (Bacopari Lighthouse, Lagoa da Coca Cola, &more), Pedra Oca (in Nisia Floresta) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Santuario Ecologico de Pipa, kick back and relax at Minas Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Sebastiao Church, and buy something for everyone on your list at Vila da Pipa Shopping.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Praia da Pipa attractions planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Praia da Pipa are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Baia Formosa, Tibau do Sul, Nisia Floresta, Vila da Pipa Shopping, Cajueiro de Pirangi
Highlights from your plan
Cacimbinhas Beach ©
Cacimbinhas Beach
Sagi Beach ©
Sagi Beach
Santuario Ecologico de Pipa ©
Santuario Ecologico de Pipa

2
nights
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare

Morro de Sao Paulo ©
One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Take a break from the city and head to Terceira Praia and Praia do Mirante. Get a sense of the local culture at Farol do Morro and Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento Franciscano de Cairu, stop by Eco Store, and get outside with Ilha Do Caita.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Morro de Sao Paulo trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Praia da Pipa to Morro de Sao Paulo in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ilha de Tinhare
Highlights from your plan
Farol do Morro ©
Farol do Morro
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz ©
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz
Terceira Praia ©
Terceira Praia

3
nights
Itacare

Itacare ©
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Step out of the city life by going to Prainha Beach and Norte Beach. Visit Igreja Matriz de Sao Miguel Arcanjo and Itacare Lighthouse for their historical value. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia da Tiririca, take some stellar pictures from Ponta do Xareu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal Beach, and don't miss a visit to Passarela da Vila.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Itacare trip builder app.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare in 5.5 hours. In October in Itacare, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Itacare

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prainha Beach ©
Prainha Beach
Praia da Tiririca ©
Praia da Tiririca
Ribeira Beach ©
Ribeira Beach

5
nights
Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Explore hidden gems such as Rio da Barra Beach and Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira. Popular historic sites such as Igreja de Sao Joao Batista and Pintor Pires are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto Seguro: Santo Andre (Santo Andre Beach & Barra do Sul Beach). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia dos Nativos, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mundai Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at Quadrado.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto Seguro day trip app.

Traveling by car from Itacare to Porto Seguro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. October in Porto Seguro sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Cruz Cabralia
Highlights from your plan
Praia dos Nativos ©
Praia dos Nativos
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista ©
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista
Rio da Barra Beach ©
Rio da Barra Beach

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Costao de Itacoatiara and Instituto Moreira Salles. Copacabana Beach and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Niteroi (Fortaleza de Santa Cruz da Barra & Parque Estadual da Serra da Tiririca). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, take in panoramic vistas at Mirante Dona Marta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Presbiteriana Do Rio De Janeiro, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Francisco da Penitencia Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro day trip site.

You can fly from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Niteroi
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Morro Dois Irmaos ©
Morro Dois Irmaos

3
nights
Arraial do Cabo

Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Visiting Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia and Crevice of Our Lady of Assumption will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church and Obelisco Americo Vespucio. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Brava Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, get outside with SeaQuest Sub, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Arraial do Cabo online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Brava Beach ©
Brava Beach
Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church ©
Nossa Senhora dos Remedios Church

4
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.
Centro Historico and Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and Saint Benedict are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fazenda Beach and Cachoeira da Pedra Branca. Change things up with a short trip to Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar in Cunha (about 56 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Jurumirim Beach, indulge your taste buds at Alambique Cachaca Pedra Branca, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Paraty day trip app.

You can drive from Arraial do Cabo to Paraty in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar, Fazenda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fazenda Beach ©
Fazenda Beach
Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar ©
Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico

5
nights
Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lagoa Azul and Abraaozinho Beach. Popular historic sites such as Aqueduto and Igreja de Sao Sebastiao are in your itinerary. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Crena Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Proveta Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Abraaozinho Beach ©
Abraaozinho Beach
Aqueduto ©
Aqueduto

3
nights
Ilhabela

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Praia do Guaeca. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Estadual de Ilhabela and Praia das Calhetas. Change things up with a short trip to Praia de Barequecaba in Sao Sebastiao (about 58 minutes away). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda e Bom Sucesso Church, kick back and relax at Praia da Armacao, take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Piuva, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinto Beach.

To find photos and other tourist information, use the Ilhabela trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Ilha Grande to Ilhabela takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ilhabela when traveling from Ilha Grande in November, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Sao Sebastiao
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Praia do Guaeca ©
Praia do Guaeca
Praia de Barequecaba ©
Praia de Barequecaba

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