8 days in Brazil Itinerary

8 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Start: Porto Alegre
Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 45 min
2
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Fly + Foot:  3 h 30 min
End: Porto Alegre

1
night
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 12th (Sun), catch a ride on Sugarloaf Mountain and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Barra da Tijuca Beach, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, and then appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

Porto Alegre to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rio de Janeiro when traveling from Porto Alegre in January, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

2
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Nata Artesanato, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and then stroll through Muro Alto Beach. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Feira de Artesanato, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia De Maracaipe, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe.

Start your trip to Porto de Galinhas by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Porto de Galinhas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Pontal de Maracaipe ©
Pontal de Maracaipe

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. Relax by the water at Praia do Cacimba do Padre and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. The adventure continues: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, steep yourself in history at Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and kick back and relax at Fernado de Noronha Island.

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

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre

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 19th (Sun): pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, make a trip to Paulista Avenue, then look for gifts at Livraria Cultura, and finally get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip website.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Sao Paulo. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in January, Sao Paulo is little chillier at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

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