7 days in Brazil Itinerary

7 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Fly to Uberlandia, Bus to Itumbiara
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Itumbiara
— 1 night
Drive to Nelson Ribeiro Guimarães Airport, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly

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Rio de Janeiro

— 2 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 24th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, and then see where the action happens at Maracanã. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador, and finally catch a live performance at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro itinerary maker site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Rio de Janeiro. In December, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nightlife

Sao Paulo

— 1 night

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 26th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at São Paulo Cathedral, then walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then wander the streets of Paulista Avenue.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Itumbiara.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Itumbiara

— 1 night
Itumbiara is a municipality in the extreme south of the state of Goiás, Brazil. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the activities along Rio Paranaiba.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Itumbiara trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sao Paulo to Itumbiara in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Itumbiara is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Itumbiara

Parks · Nature

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu route maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Itumbiara to Foz do Iguacu. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. December in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Brazil travel guide

4.5
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.