14 days in Brazil Itinerary

14 days in Brazil Itinerary

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14 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Arraial do Cabo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Visconde de Maua
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Sao Thome das Letras
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Conceicao da Ibitipoca
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h
6
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h
7
Trindade
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h
8
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, stroll through Parque Lage, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro tour website .

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 1.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in January: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar

1
night
Arraial do Cabo

Arraial do Cabo ©
Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
On the 5th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Farol Beach and then cruise along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Arraial do Cabo trip maker .

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Arraial do Cabo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Visconde de Maua.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Farol Beach ©
Farol Beach

1
night
Visconde de Maua

Visconde de Maua ©
Visconde de Maua serves as a series of three remote valley towns barely connected to the surrounding region.
On the 6th (Mon), trek along Vale do Alcantilado, then take in the exciting artwork at Centro Cultural Visconde de Maua, then take in the dramatic scenery at Escorrega Waterfall, and finally stop by Chez Marie.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Visconde de Maua trip app .

Traveling by car from Arraial do Cabo to Visconde de Maua takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Arraial do Cabo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Visconde de Maua, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sao Thome das Letras.

Things to do in Visconde de Maua

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Escorrega Waterfall ©
Escorrega Waterfall
Vale do Alcantilado ©
Vale do Alcantilado
Centro Cultural Visconde de Maua ©

1
night
Sao Thome das Letras

Sao Thome das Letras ©
A city set atop a mountain peak, Sao Thome Das Letras embraces its natural backdrop.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Gaviao and then head outdoors with Gruta do Sobradinho.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Thome das Letras journey planning app .

Getting from Visconde de Maua to Sao Thome das Letras by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Sao Thome das Letras can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Conceicao da Ibitipoca.

Things to do in Sao Thome das Letras

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Gruta do Sobradinho ©
Gruta do Sobradinho
Pico do Gaviao ©
Pico do Gaviao

1
night
Conceicao da Ibitipoca

Conceicao da Ibitipoca ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Cachoeirinha, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Conceicao, and then stroll around Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Conceicao da Ibitipoca day trip website .

You can drive from Sao Thome das Letras to Conceicao da Ibitipoca in 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Thome das Letras in January, expect nights in Conceicao da Ibitipoca to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Conceicao da Ibitipoca

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca
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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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, wildlife, outdoors, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, take some stellar pictures from Trilha Atalaia, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Conceicao Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha road trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Conceicao da Ibitipoca to Fernando de Noronha with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Conceicao da Ibitipoca to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Conceicao da Ibitipoca in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Fernando de Noronha, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Trindade.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

1
day
Trindade

Trindade ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Portal da Fe, then make a trip to Matriz do Divino Pai Eterno - Santuario Velho, and then don't miss a visit to Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Trindade day trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Fernando de Noronha to Trindade with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Trindade. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in January, plan for little chillier nights in Trindade, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.
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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 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, then meet the residents 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 next day: admire the engineering at Iguazu Falls.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Trindade to Foz do Iguacu. January in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) 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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