26 days in Brazil Itinerary

26 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
2
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
3
Natal
— 3 nights
4
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night
6
Ilha Grande
— 2 nights
7
Paraty
— 2 nights
8
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
9
Curitiba
— 2 nights
10
Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Copacabana Beach and Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro. We've included these beaches for you: Praia de Ipanema and Leblon Beach. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, look for gifts at Shopping Leblon, get into the urban bustle at Centro Cultural Carioca, and catch a live event at Maracanã.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. Visit Praia do Cacimba do Padre and Conceicao Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachorro, and explore the activities along Buraco do Galego.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fernando de Noronha, with lows around °C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Natal.

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
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

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Natal

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Reis Magos Fortress and Museu Camara Cascudo. Step out of the city life by going to Ponta Negra Beach and Genipabu Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Natal: Praia da Pipa (Pipa Beach & Baia dos Golfinhos). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Morro do Careca, see the interesting displays at Museum Pampano, and explore the striking landscape at Falesias de Cacimbinhas.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Natal attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Natal in 3 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Natal can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Pipa, Falesias de Cacimbinhas
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Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach

2
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Visit Muro Alto Beach and Cupe beach for some beach relaxation. Let the collections at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados and Casa Jerimum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro, look for gifts at Nata Artesanato, and browse the exhibits of Atelie Gilberto Carcara.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Natal to Porto de Galinhas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro
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Praia De Maracaipe ©
Praia De Maracaipe
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

1
night
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip website.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Rio de Janeiro in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around °C. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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2
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Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dois Rios Beach and Caxadaco Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Lopes Mendes Beach and Praia Preta. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Feiticeira Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Meros Beach, enjoy the sea views from Castelhanos Lighthouse, and examine the collection at Ecomuseu Ilha Grande.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Ilha Grande road trip tool.

Take a bus from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Abraaozinho Beach ©
Abraaozinho Beach
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Lopes Mendes Beach ©
Lopes Mendes Beach

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Paraty

Paraty ©
Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stop by Atelier de Ceramica Lulu Silva Telles, take a stroll through Centro Historico, kick back and relax at Meio Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachadaco, thentake in the natural beauty of Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Aecio Sarti.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, use the Paraty trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Praia do Cachadaco ©
Praia do Cachadaco
Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Meio Beach ©
Meio Beach

2
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Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro De Sao Bento, and then take a stroll through Liberdade. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, thensteep yourself in history at Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at São Paulo Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo road trip planning app.

You can drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In October in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

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Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Tabor Magnificat, take a stroll through Bairro de Santa Felicidade, thencontemplate the long history of Ukranian Memorial, and finally explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Curitiba sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Curitiba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in October: high temperatures in Curitiba hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Curitiba

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Ukranian Memorial ©
Ukranian Memorial
Museu Oscar Niemeyer ©
Museu Oscar Niemeyer
Santuario Tabor Magnificat ©
Santuario Tabor Magnificat

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nights
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.
Museu de Cera Dreamland and Vale dos Dinossauros will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Kapadokya and Cataratas JL Shopping. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, see the interesting displays at Ecomuseu de Itaipu, contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Curitiba to Foz do Iguacu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Curitiba in October, things will get a bit warmer in Foz do Iguacu: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Devil's Throat ©
Devil's Throat
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple

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