45 days in Brazil Itinerary

45 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Florianopolis
— 3 nights
Fly
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Santos
— 2 nights
Taxi to São Sebastião, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
— 2 nights
Ferry to São Sebastião, Taxi to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba
— 4 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Fly
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Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
Drive
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Itacare
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maragogi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Shuttle to Armacao dos Buzios
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Fly to Auckland

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Florianopolis

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Take a break from the city and head to Lagoinha do Leste and Daniela's Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Praia do Santinho and Da Lagoa. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia do Campeche, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Lagoa Beach, explore the activities along Lagoa da Conceicao, and head off the coast to Campeche Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florianopolis road trip tool.

Auckland, New Zealand to Florianopolis is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Florianopolis is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Auckland in December, expect Florianopolis to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santos.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

2
nights
Santos

A lively coastal city, Santos has become known for its sea, soccer, and sand.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at Museu Pele, examine the collection at Coffee Museum, don't miss a visit to Tranvia Turistico Del Casco Historico de Santos en Brasil, then take in nature's colorful creations at Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gonzaga Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): examine the collection at Gibiteca Municipal, kick back and relax at Tombo Beach, and then kick back and relax at Pitangueiras beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Santos road trip planner.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Santos in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Santos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

2
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Ilhabela

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Curral Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Da Feiticeira. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Baia de Castelhanos Beach, trek along Praia Do Bonete, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jabaquara Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ilhabela trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Santos to Ilhabela in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In December, daytime highs in Ilhabela are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

4
nights
Ubatuba

Surf Capital

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco and Domingas Dias Beach. Visit Meio Beach and Felix Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Praia do Cachadaco in Trindade (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Prumirim Beach and stroll through Almada Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ubatuba vacation builder website.

Getting from Ilhabela to Ubatuba by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

4
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Ilha Grande

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lagoa Azul and Abraaozinho Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lopes Mendes Beach and Parnaioca Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Tapera Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santo Antonio Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio.

Before you visit Ilha Grande, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Ubatuba to Ilha Grande in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. December in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

6
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Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana and Centro Cultural Municipal Parque das Ruinas. Parque Lage and Sao Bento Monastery will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: stop by Urca, make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and stroll through Copacabana Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro travel route planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In December, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coroa Vermelha Beach and Praia de Taipe. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda and Centro Historico. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Muta Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Recife de Fora, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Taperapua Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto Seguro trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Seguro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, expect nights in Porto Seguro to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
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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.
On the 10th (Sun), kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Itacarezinho Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Havaizinho Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Ribeira Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha Beach, and then kick back and relax at Praia da Tiririca.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Itacare trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Porto Seguro to Itacare by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maragogi.

Things to do in Itacare

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Maragogi

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia Ponta de Mangue and Barra Grande Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Japaratinga Beach and Praia de Tamandare. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Xareu Beach, kick back and relax at Peroba Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi.

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Fly from Itacare to Maragogi in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Pipa Beach and then kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Amor Beach, stroll through Madeiro Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia dos Golfinhos.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Praia da Pipa road trip planner.

Getting from Maragogi to Praia da Pipa by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Praia da Pipa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

7
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Fernando de Noronha

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Visit Baia do Sancho and Atalaia Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Praia do Sueste and Fernado de Noronha Island. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Buraco da Raquel, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Boldro Beacch, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

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

You can fly from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. January in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

4
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Armacao dos Buzios

Brazil's St Tropez

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Take a break from the city and head to Azedinha Beach and Joao Fernandinho Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia das Conchas and Azeda Beach. Go for a jaunt from Armacao dos Buzios to Cabo Frio to see Praia do Forte about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Forno Beach, kick back and relax at Ferradurinha Beach, and don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Armacao dos Buzios day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Fernando de Noronha to Armacao dos Buzios in 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Armacao dos Buzios. In January, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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.