9 days in Brazil Itinerary

9 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil attractions planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly
1
Fortaleza
— 2 nights
Shuttle
2
Jericoacoara
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Lencois Maranhenses National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Sao Luis
— 1 night
Fly

S M T W T F S
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

2
nights
Fortaleza

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fortaleza: Praia de Cumbuco (in Cumbuco) and Beach Park (in Aquiraz). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Futuro.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Fortaleza attractions website.

Paris, France to Fortaleza is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Fortaleza is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Paris in December, things will get much warmer in Fortaleza: highs are around 36°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Beaches · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

2
nights
Jericoacoara

Jeri

A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Paraiso, then stroll through Ciclo Jeri, and then explore the striking landscape at Duna do Por do Sol.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jericoacoara trip planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lencois Maranhenses National Park.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

2
nights
Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa da Esperanca.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lencois Maranhenses National Park online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jericoacoara to Lencois Maranhenses National Park. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Lencois Maranhenses National Park can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sao Luis.

Things to do in Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Nature · Parks

1
night
Sao Luis

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios, explore the world behind art at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Se, and finally explore the historical opulence of Forte Santo Antonio da Barra. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Palacio dos Leoes, steep yourself in history at Centro Histórico, then explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Vale Maranhao - CCVM, and finally examine the collection at Casa da Festa.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Luis online route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lencois Maranhenses National Park to Sao Luis. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Museums

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.