7 days in Brazil Itinerary

7 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  16 h 15 min
End: New York City

2
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.
On the 10th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, then take a memorable ride with Sugarloaf Mountain, and finally make a trip to Escadaria Selaron. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, then stroll through Praia de Ipanema, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker tool.

New York City, USA to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from New York City to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. September in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

1
night
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sao Paulo online journey builder.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Sao Paulo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks Museums Shopping
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

3
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu holiday builder.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. September in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

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