46 days in Brazil Itinerary

46 days in Brazil Itinerary

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46 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + Shuttle:  20​h 15​min
1
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Foot + Bus:  5​h
2
Itacare
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Porto Seguro
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Florianopolis
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  7​h
5
Sao Sebastiao
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Ilhabela
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Ubatuba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2​h 15​min
9
Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Bus:  7​h 30​min
10
Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
11
Maceio
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h 15​min
12
Maragogi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
14
Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3​h
15
Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Athens

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Wed), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Quarta Praia, then visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Mirante, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Segunda Praia, get to know the fascinating history of Ruinas da Fortaleza do Tapirandu, then look for gifts at Eco Store, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Gamboa Beach.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Morro de Sao Paulo trip tool .

Athens, Greece to Morro de Sao Paulo is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Morro de Sao Paulo, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in March, expect Morro de Sao Paulo to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Itacare.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gamboa Beach ©
Gamboa Beach
Farol do Morro ©
Farol do Morro
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz ©
Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): kick back and relax at Pe de Serra Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Resende Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Itacare Lighthouse. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Peninsula de Marau, then kick back and relax at Jeribucacu Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Itacarezinho Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Passarela da Vila.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Itacare day trip planner .

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Morro de Sao Paulo to Itacare in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Itacare

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Peninsula de Marau, Pe de Serra Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jeribucacu Beach ©
Jeribucacu Beach
Zipline
Itacarezinho Beach ©
Itacarezinho Beach

3
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.
Get outdoors at Caraiva Beach and Satu Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rio da Barra Beach and Igreja de Sao Joao Batista. Venture out of the city with trips to Santo Andre Beach (in Santo Andre) and Lencois Beach (in Santa Cruz Cabralia). There's much more to do: stroll through Rio Verde Beach, don't miss a visit to Macuco Artesanato, browse the exhibits of Espaco Coral Vivo Mucuge, and enjoy breathtaking views from Quadrado.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Itacare to Porto Seguro in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. March in Porto Seguro sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Cruz Cabralia
Highlights from your plan
Rio da Barra Beach ©
Rio da Barra Beach
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista ©
Igreja de Sao Joao Batista
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Brasil ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Brasil

4
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
You'll get in some beach time at Ferrugem Beach and Meia-Praia Beach. Get in touch with nature at Praia de Bombas and Siriu Beach. Explore Florianopolis' surroundings by going to Conceicao Beach (in Bombinhas), Itapema Beach (in Itapema) and Gamboa Beach (in Garopaba). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Brava Beach, stroll through Praia da Solidao, look for all kinds of wild species at Instituto Ekko Brasil, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja de Santa Ines.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florianopolis day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Florianopolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Sao Sebastiao.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Garopaba, Balneario Camboriu, Itapema, Brava Beach, Praia de Bombas
Highlights from your plan
Siriu Beach ©
Siriu Beach
Ferrugem Beach ©
Ferrugem Beach
Praia de Bombas ©
Praia de Bombas

2
nights
Sao Sebastiao

Sao Sebastiao ©
In the 1990s, the area's rustic appeal, pleasant tropical climate, and wealth of unspoiled beaches made Sao Sebastiao holidays hugely popular with wealthy Brazilians seeking calmer, less congested coastal spots.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela Sao Benedito e Sant' Anna, kick back and relax at Praia da Baleia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Juquehy Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jureia Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Maresias - Pauba Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Engenho Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Freira Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pitangueiras e do Timbo Beach.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read our Sao Sebastiao travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Florianopolis to Sao Sebastiao in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. March in Sao Sebastiao sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Sao Sebastiao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Freira Beach
Highlights from your plan
Praia da Baleia ©
Praia da Baleia
Juquehy Beach ©
Juquehy Beach
Jureia Beach ©
Jureia Beach

2
nights
Ilhabela

Ilhabela ©
Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Portinho Beach, stroll through Oscar Beach, take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Piuva, then kick back and relax at Praia da Armacao, and finally kick back and relax at Pinto Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Pacuiba Beach, then kick back and relax at Siriuba Beach, and finally stroll through Saco do Sombrio Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ilhabela trip planner.

You can drive from Sao Sebastiao to Ilhabela in an hour. Traveling from Sao Sebastiao in March, Ilhabela is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Portinho Beach ©
Portinho Beach
Pacuiba Beach ©
Pacuiba Beach
Oscar Beach ©
Oscar Beach

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Fazenda Beach and Cassandoca Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Praia Vermelha Do Norte and Santa Rita Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Sununga Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar, stroll through Praia Vermelha Do Centro, and visit a coastal fixture at Cruzeiro Lighthouse.

Plan my trip to Ubatuba with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Ilhabela to Ubatuba takes 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Amazon Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fazenda Beach ©
Fazenda Beach
Praia Vermelha Do Norte ©
Praia Vermelha Do Norte
Praia Vermelha Do Centro ©
Praia Vermelha Do Centro

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Brava or Joatinga Beach and Ilhas da Gipoia Beach. Get in touch with nature at Cachoeira da Pedra Branca and Praia do Dentista. There's still lots to do: stroll through Pao de Acucar Peak, enjoy the sand and surf at Pouso da Cajaiba Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Paraty day trip site .

You can drive from Ubatuba to Paraty in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Time to Brasilia Time is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Angra Dos Reis
Highlights from your plan
Pouso da Cajaiba Beach ©
Pouso da Cajaiba Beach
Cachoeira da Pedra Branca ©
Cachoeira da Pedra Branca
Ilha de Paqueta Beach ©
Ilha de Paqueta Beach

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lagoa Azul and Aventureiro. Visiting Abraaozinho Beach and Lopes Mendes Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Aracatibinha Beach, kick back and relax at Crena Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

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

2
nights
Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©
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 Praia das Dunas. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Joao Fernandinho Beach and Ferradura Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia (in Arraial do Cabo) and Prainha (in Cabo Frio). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Azeda Beach, stroll through Ferradurinha Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Escultura Os Tres Pescadores.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Armacao dos Buzios day trip app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Armacao dos Buzios takes 7.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Maceio.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cabo Frio, Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia
Highlights from your plan
Joao Fernandinho Beach ©
Joao Fernandinho Beach
Azedinha Beach ©
Azedinha Beach
Prainha ©
Prainha

1
night
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 7th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Niquim Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Barra de Sao Miguel Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Falesias do Gunga. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Praia do Gunga, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pontal da Barra Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paripueira Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Galeria Gamma.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Maceio holiday maker tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Armacao dos Buzios to Maceio in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Maragogi.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Barra de Sao Miguel, Praia do Gunga, Paripueira Beach
Highlights from your plan
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach ©
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach
Praia do Gunga ©
Praia do Gunga
Falesias do Gunga ©
Falesias do Gunga

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nights
Maragogi

Maragogi ©
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Get outdoors at Taocas and Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande. Relax by the water at Bitingui Beach and Boqueirao Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maragogi: Barreiras do Boqueirao Beach (in Japaratinga) and Porto de Pedras (Tatuamunha Beach & Farol e Praia do Porto de Pedras). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Antunes Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Japaratinga, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento aos Cabanos.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Maragogi online attractions planner .

You can take a bus from Maceio to Maragogi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Japaratinga, Porto de Pedras
Highlights from your plan
Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande ©
Piscinas Naturais de Barra Grande
Antunes Beach ©
Antunes Beach
Bitingui Beach ©
Bitingui Beach

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nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Get outdoors at Praia de Calhetas and Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Serrambi Beach and Muro Alto Beach. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, walk around Projeto Hippocampus, kick back and relax at Pontal de Maracaipe, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas road trip tool .

You can drive from Maragogi to Porto de Galinhas in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Porto de Galinhas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ipojuca, Praia de Calhetas
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Calhetas ©
Praia de Calhetas
Serrambi Beach ©
Serrambi Beach
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll through Pipa Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Curral Beach, then kick back and relax at Minas Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Cacimbinhas Beach. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Guarairas Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Tibau do Sul Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sibauma Beach, then stroll through Barra Do Cunhau Beach, and finally browse the different shops at Vila da Pipa Shopping.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Praia da Pipa holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Porto de Galinhas to Praia da Pipa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tibau do Sul, Vila da Pipa Shopping, Barra Do Cunhau Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cacimbinhas Beach ©
Cacimbinhas Beach
Guarairas Beach ©
Guarairas Beach
Tibau do Sul Beach ©
Tibau do Sul Beach

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Conceicao Beach and Baia dos Porcos. Relax by the water at Baia do Sancho and Fernado de Noronha Island. There's lots more to do: stroll through Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachorro, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and explore the striking landscape of Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park.

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Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Cachorro ©
Praia do Cachorro
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

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