60 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

60 days in State of Sao Paulo Itinerary

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Sao Paulo
— 6 nights
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Olimpia
— 1 night
Drive
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Brotas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Campinas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Iporanga
— 4 nights
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Peruibe
— 4 nights
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Guaruja
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sao Sebastiao
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Ilhabela
— 6 nights
Ferry to São Sebastião, Taxi to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba
— 7 nights
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Aparecida
— 4 nights
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— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo

— 6 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Take a break from Sao Paulo with a short trip to Tubaroes 7 Mares in Mogi das Cruzes, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Latin America Memorial, get curious at Museu Catavento, and visit Liberdade.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Sao Paulo trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sao Paulo. In January, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Olimpia.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Olimpia

— 1 night

Brazil's Folklore Capital

Located between two rivers in the north of São Paulo state, the well-developed town of Olimpia is best known for its large water park and its roots in folklore.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Orquidario Aguapey, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz de Sao Joao Batista, and then make a splash at Thermas dos Laranjais.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Olimpia route planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Olimpia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Olimpia, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Brotas.

Things to do in Olimpia

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Brotas

— 5 nights
A gateway to nearby natural wonders, Brotas offers something special for lovers of the outdoors.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brotas: Cachoeira Saltao (in Itirapina), TAM Museum (in Sao Carlos) and Dom Pedro II Falls (in Mineiros do Tiete). There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, walk around Recanto das Cachoeiras, look for all kinds of wild species at Areia que Canta, and get curious at Paleontology and Stratigraphy Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Brotas trip planner.

Getting from Olimpia to Brotas by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Campinas.

Things to do in Brotas

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Campinas

— 5 nights

Brazilian Silicone Valley

A large city of over 1 million stands at the center of the municipality of Campinas.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Campinas: Skydiving (in Boituva), Itu (Praca Dom Pedro I & Our Lady of Candelaria) and Parque Ecologico de Indaiatuba (in Indaiatuba). There's still lots to do: stroll around Parque Portugal, don't miss a visit to Santuario Nossa Senhora Desatadora Dos Nos, identify plant and animal life at Fundacao Serra do Japi, and relax in the rural setting at Alambique JP.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Campinas journey planner.

Traveling by car from Brotas to Campinas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Iporanga.

Things to do in Campinas

Parks · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trips

Iporanga

— 4 nights
Iporanga is a municipality in the state of São Paulo in Brazil. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Iporanga: Cachoeira do Lamarca (in Cajati), Ilha do Cardoso (in Ilha do Cardoso) and Eldorado (Cachoeira Queda do Meu Deus, Parque Estadual Caverna do Diabo, &more). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at PETAR - Parque Estadual Turistico do Alto Ribeira. It doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Caverna Casa de Pedra.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Iporanga road trip planner.

You can drive from Campinas to Iporanga in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Peruibe.

Things to do in Iporanga

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Peruibe

— 4 nights
With an urban area lining the Atlantic coast and the Serra do Mar mountains as backdrop, Peruibe attracts visitors to the diverse topography and nature typical of southeastern Brazil.
Explore Peruibe's surroundings by going to Oceanicas Islands (in Itanhaem) and Juruvauva Beach (in Ilha Comprida). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Tres Marias Beach, stroll through Parnapua Beach, identify plant and animal life at Estacao Ecologica de Jureia-Itatins, and contemplate the waterfront views at Barra do Una.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Peruibe planner.

You can drive from Iporanga to Peruibe in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Guaruja.

Things to do in Peruibe

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Guaruja

— 6 nights

Pearl of the Atlantic

Less than 100 km (60 mi) from Sao Paolo, the busy beach town of Guaruja remains unconditionally devoted to tourism, charming visitors with more than 20 well-developed beaches tailor-made for surfing, swimming, and soaking up the sun.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bertioga (SESC Bertioga, Itaguare, &more) and Santos (Praca da Independencia, Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Tombo Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Enseada Beach, and head outdoors with Turismo no Mar- Passeio Na Escuna Tamburutaca.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Guaruja planning site.

Getting from Peruibe to Guaruja by car takes about 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Peruibe to Guaruja due to the time zone difference. February in Guaruja sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Sebastiao.

Things to do in Guaruja

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nightlife

Side Trips

Sao Sebastiao

— 6 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sao Sebastiao: Caraguatatuba (Cachoeira da Pedra Redonda, Morro De Santo Antonio, &more). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Maresias Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Camburi Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sao Sebastiao road trip website.

Traveling by car from Guaruja to Sao Sebastiao takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Sao Sebastiao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Ilhabela

— 6 nights

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Ilhabela is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Curral Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Do Bonete, see what you can catch with Jipe Aventura Turismo, and admire the sheer force of Gato Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Ilhabela road trip planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Sao Sebastiao to Ilhabela in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ubatuba

— 7 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ubatuba side-trips: Caraguatatuba (Praia da Cocanha & Mococa Beach). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with Barquario, enjoy the sand and surf at Prumirim Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Almada Beach, and head off the coast to Ilha Anchieta.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ubatuba trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ilhabela to Ubatuba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Aparecida.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Aparecida

— 4 nights
Home to one of Brazil's most famous basilicas, the small city of Aparecida welcomes many times its population in tourists every year.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aparecida: Museu Mazzaropi (in Taubate), Cancao Nova (in Cachoeira Paulista) and Bruxinhas do Mato (in Sao Francisco Xavier). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida, don't miss a visit to Morro do Presépio - Santuário de Nossa Senhora Aparecida, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela do Batismo, and examine the collection at Memorial da Devocao Nossa Senhora Aparecida.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Aparecida trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Ubatuba to Aparecida by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Aparecida can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Aparecida

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Campos Do Jordao

— 5 nights

Brazilian Switzerland

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Get out of town with these interesting Campos Do Jordao side-trips: Pico Agudo (in Santo Antonio do Pinhal) and Pedra do Bau (in Sao Bento do Sapucai). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park, admire the striking features of Boa Vista Palace, examine the collection at Museu Felicia Leirner, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Campos Do Jordao road trip website.

Traveling by car from Aparecida to Campos Do Jordao takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Aparecida to Campos Do Jordao. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

State of Sao Paulo travel guide

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Beaches · Parks · Specialty Museums
A trip to State of Sao Paulo reveals one of Brazil's wealthiest regions, considered one of South America's economic powerhouses and known for its high standard of living. The eponymous state capital remains one of the country's most cosmopolitan urban centers, housing almost 20 million residents in its metropolitan region. Beyond this hub of frantic nightlife and thriving commerce, a tour of State of Sao Paulo showcases lively beaches scattered across 600 km (370 mi) of coastline. Farther inland, visitors take advantage of the area's pleasant climate and explore numerous waterfalls, caves, mountains, rivers, spas, parks, and historical buildings dating back to early colonial times.