15 days in State of Parana Itinerary

15 days in State of Parana Itinerary

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Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
Fly to Afonso Pena Airport, Drive to Guaratuba
— 2 nights
Ilha do Mel
— 3 nights
— 5 nights


Foz do Iguacu — 3 nights

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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Foz do Iguacu, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in February, with highs in Foz do Iguacu at 89°F and lows at 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Guaratuba.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Guaratuba — 2 nights

With golden sands, bright blue sea, and mountains framing the picturesque city of Guaratuba, it seems as though it were made for tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Bom Sucesso and then kick back and relax at Caieiras Beach. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Barra do Sai Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Natural Municipal Lagoa do Parado.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Guaratuba online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Foz do Iguacu to Guaratuba with the Route module. In March in Guaratuba, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha do Mel.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Ilha do Mel — 3 nights

Situated in the mouth of the Baia de Paranagua, scenic and tranquil Ilha do Mel boasts many natural and man-made attractions.
Ilha do Mel is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Fora Beach, kick back and relax at Farol Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual Ilha do Mel.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilha do Mel road trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Guaratuba to Ilha do Mel. In March, daily temperatures in Ilha do Mel can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Curitiba.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 7:

Curitiba — 5 nights

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Get out of town with these interesting Curitiba side-trips: Estrada do Central (in Morretes) and Familia Fardo Vinicola (in Quatro Barras). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, examine the collection at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte, explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, and stroll around Parque Barigui.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Curitiba journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ilha do Mel to Curitiba. Traveling from Ilha do Mel in March, things will get slightly colder in Curitiba: highs are around 75°F and lows about 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Museums · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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State of Parana travel guide

Waterfalls · Zoos · Gardens
Featuring a strong European heritage, State of Parana represents one of Brazil's most surprising regions, delighting visitors with its coastal cities boasting Mediterranean atmosphere and innovative architecture. Often overlooked by foreign tourists who flock to its northern neighbor, the state remains one of Brazil's wealthiest and most developed regions. Beach lovers and surfers vacation in State of Parana to take advantage of good weather and warm Atlantic waters, while nature-lovers prefer the region's largely unspoiled swathes of rainforest. No State of Parana tour is complete without a visit to the region's World Heritage-listed national park, celebrated worldwide for its jaw-dropping waterfalls.