31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Drive to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 1 night
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 4 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 1 night
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Torres
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Curitiba
— 1 night
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 3 nights
Drive to Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, Fly to Tangier

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Porto de Galinhas — 1 night

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 7th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip planning website.

Tangier, Morocco to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Tangier to Porto de Galinhas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tangier in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Porto de Galinhas: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:

Fernando de Noronha — 5 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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: head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, enjoy the sand and surf at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and stroll through Praia do Sueste.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.
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Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:

Rio de Janeiro — 3 nights

Marvelous City

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: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and see the interesting displays at Folclore Edison Carneiro Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip website.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro takes 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.
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Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:

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: see some colorful creatures with Aquamarina Mergulho, explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Acaia, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoa Azul.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. April in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paraty.
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Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:

Paraty — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): race across the water with a speed boat tour, contemplate the long history of Centro Historico, and then view the masterpieces at Galeria Aecio Sarti.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paraty online tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sao Paulo.
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Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

Sao Paulo — 2 nights

Land of Drizzle

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 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and then explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP. On the next day, take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, then stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sao Paulo online trip builder.

Drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. April in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Torres.
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Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:

Torres — 5 nights

Enticing beaches, bustling boardwalks, and top-notch surfing make a vacation in Torres one of the state's most popular seaside getaways.
Get out of town with these interesting Torres side-trips: Praia Grande (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Balloon Rides, &more), Sao Jose dos Ausentes (Canyon Monte Negro & Canion Boa Vista) and Cambara do Sul (Parque Nacional da Serra Geral, Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Estatua Jose Picoral, explore the fascinating underground world of Nossa Senhora Aparecida Grotto, kick back and relax at Paraiso Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual de Itapeva.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Torres itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Torres takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Torres can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gramado.
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Find places to stay Apr 22 — 27:

Gramado — 2 nights

Hydrangea Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Snowland, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Gram Bier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Rua Coberta, then explore the activities along Lago Negro, and then walk around Mini Mundo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Gramado trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Torres to Gramado by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.
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Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:

Foz do Iguacu — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu road trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. April in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Curitiba.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:

Curitiba — 1 night

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba.

Plan trip to Curitiba with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Foz do Iguacu, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Curitiba, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Find places to stay May 1 — 2:

Alto Paraiso de Goias — 3 nights

Highland Paradise

Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, take an unorthodox tour of Jardim de Maytreia, and stroll through Sertao Zen.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Curitiba to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Curitiba to Alto Paraiso de Goias due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay May 2 — 5:

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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