29 days in Brazil Itinerary

29 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner
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Fly
1
Florianopolis
— 1 night
Fly
2
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
4
Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly
6
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
8
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 3 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Melbourne

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Florianopolis — 1 night

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, and then kick back and relax at Praia do Campeche.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florianopolis sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Florianopolis is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Florianopolis, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Sao Paulo.
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Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:

Sao Paulo — 2 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
On the 25th (Sun), examine the collection at Latin America Memorial, walk around Parque Ibirapuera, and then examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, then take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, and then pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo online trip maker.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.
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Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:

Paraty — 3 nights

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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Centro Historico, take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak, enjoy the sand and surf at Ilha da Cotia Beach, and make a trip to Trilha Do Ouro.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Paraty trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Paraty takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

Ilha Grande — 4 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio, take a peaceful walk through Tropical Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Abraao Beach, and kick back and relax at Tapera Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ilha Grande trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December in Ilha Grande, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.
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Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:

Rio de Janeiro — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, and get great views at Leblon Beach.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In January in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
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Find places to stay Jan 2 — 6:

Porto de Galinhas — 2 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 7th (Sat), ride a horse along Haras Maracaipe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Cupe beach, then kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira de Artesanato.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas holiday planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:

Fernando de Noronha — 5 nights

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, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Praia do Sueste, kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, make a trip to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Fernando de Noronha trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can fly to Foz do Iguacu.
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Find places to stay Jan 8 — 13:

Foz do Iguacu — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Foz do Iguacu takes 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Foz do Iguacu is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Foz do Iguacu. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gramado.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:

Gramado — 3 nights

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
Go for a jaunt from Gramado to Tres Coroas to see River Rafting & Tubing about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, and walk around Mini Mundo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gramado trip builder app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Jan 15 — 18:

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.
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