16 days in Sao Paulo & Foz do Iguacu Itinerary

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Sao Paulo
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Foz do Iguacu
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Sao Paulo
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Sao Paulo — 5 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Change things up with a short trip to Juquehy Beach in Sao Sebastiao (about 2 hours away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro De Sao Bento, get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Sao Paulo.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo vacation website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Sao Paulo is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. December in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can fly to Foz do Iguacu.
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Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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Foz do Iguacu — 6 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

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: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, don't miss a visit to Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Venture out of the city with trips to Guaruja (Ilha Pompeba, Tombo Beach, &more). See even more of Sao Paulo: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sao Paulo: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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