15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
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Vitoria
— 3 nights
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Brasilia
— 4 nights
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Manaus
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Rio de Janeiro

— 4 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Step out of Rio de Janeiro with an excursion to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi in Niteroi--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, admire the landmark architecture of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and stroll through Praia de Ipanema.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro online sightseeing planner.

Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in November since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Vitoria.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Vitoria

— 3 nights

Sun City

Located on a riverine island surrounded by Vitoria Bay, Vitoria serves as the state capital of Espirito Santo.
Vitoria is known for beaches, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the history at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, pause for some serene contemplation at Metropolitana Cathedral, kick back and relax at Camburi Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio Anchieta.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Vitoria online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Brasilia.

Things to do in Vitoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Brasilia

— 4 nights

Capital of Hope

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Brasilia is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul, ponder the world of politics at Congresso Nacional, and view the masterpieces at Banco do Brasil Cultural Center - CCBB DF.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brasilia road trip tool.

You can fly from Vitoria to Brasilia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vitoria in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Brasilia, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Manaus.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Manaus

— 3 nights

Paris of the Tropics

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Manaus is known for nightlife, shopping, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Meeting of Waters, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Manauara Shopping.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Manaus trip tool.

Getting from Brasilia to Manaus by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Manaus due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brasilia in November, Manaus is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Manaus

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure
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Brazil travel guide

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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.