9 days in State of Minas Gerais & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

9 days in State of Minas Gerais & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+3
Subway + Train + Fly + Bus:  16 h 15 min
1
Belo Horizonte
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  2 h
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  13 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
day
Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ©
Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte, make a trip to Mirante Mangabeiras, then admire the masterpieces at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale, then see the interesting displays at MM Gerdau - Museu das Minas e do Metal, and finally don't miss a visit to Praca da Liberdade.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Belo Horizonte online trip planner.

New York City, USA to Belo Horizonte is an approximately 16- hour combination of subway, train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from New York City to Belo Horizonte, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Belo Horizonte is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 86°F and lows of 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums Shopping
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Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte ©
Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte
Praca da Liberdade ©
Praca da Liberdade
Mirante Mangabeiras ©
Mirante Mangabeiras

6
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Tijuca.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Belo Horizonte to Rio de Janeiro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Belo Horizonte in February since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

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