35 days in Brazil Itinerary

35 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner
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Recife
— 1 night
Drive
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Porto de Galinhas
— 1 night
Drive
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Maragogi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sao Miguel dos Milagres
— 1 night
Fly
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Vila Velha
— 4 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Bus
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Paraty
— 3 nights
Bus
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Ubatuba
— 2 nights
Drive
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Itatiaia National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Fly
11
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Curitiba
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bonito
— 1 night
Shuttle to Campo Grande, Fly to Brasilia
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Brasilia
— 1 night
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Recife — 1 night

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
On the 1st (Mon), kick back and relax at Boa Viagem Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Recife trip itinerary builder website.

Natal to Recife is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.
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Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:

Porto de Galinhas — 1 night

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Recife to Porto de Galinhas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In November in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Maragogi.
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Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

Maragogi — 2 nights

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Gales de Maragogi, kick back and relax at Maragogi Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Barra Grande Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Cabanos.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Maragogi online day trip planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Maragogi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Maragogi when traveling from Porto de Galinhas in November, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sao Miguel dos Milagres.
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Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:

Sao Miguel dos Milagres — 1 night

A tranquil enclave of the Coral Coast, Sao Miguel Milagres offers postcard-worthy scenes of white sand, swaying palm trees, and clear waters.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lages Beach, then stroll through Associacao Peixe-Boi, and finally stroll through Patacho Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Miguel dos Milagres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maragogi to Sao Miguel dos Milagres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Sao Miguel dos Milagres are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Vila Velha.
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Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:

Vila Velha — 4 nights

Founded in the 1530s, Vila Velha features a modern skyline of tall buildings pressed against the curved coastline of the Atlantic Ocean.
You'll get in some beach time at Camburi Beach and Morro Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vila Velha: Guarapari (Castanheiras Beach & Areia Preta Beach). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museu Vale and ponder the world of politics at Palacio Anchieta.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vila Velha trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Sao Miguel dos Milagres to Vila Velha in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly to Rio de Janeiro.
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Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sugarloaf Mountain. Relax by the water at Copacabana Beach and Barra da Tijuca Beach. Praia de Ipanema and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in the pleasant sights at Avenida Atlantica, get curious at Museu do Amanha, and admire the striking features of Carioca Aqueduct.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro road trip tool.

You can fly from Vila Velha to Rio de Janeiro in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.
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Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Historico and Jabaquara Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Praia do Cachadaco and Meio Beach. And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, view the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Sesc Paraty, explore the activities along Paraty Bay, and browse the exhibits of Galeria Aecio Sarti.

Plan my day in Paraty using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ubatuba.
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Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:

Ubatuba — 2 nights

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
On the 17th (Wed), stroll through Praia das Toninhas, steep yourself in history at Ruinas do Presidio da Ilha Anchieta, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Domingas Dias Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Felix Beach, then stroll through Itamambuca Beach, and then get outside with Barquario.

Find out how to plan Ubatuba trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Paraty to Ubatuba in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paraty to Ubatuba due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Itatiaia National Park.
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Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:

Itatiaia National Park — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Serra do Condado and then stop by Queijo d'Alagoa MG. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Marambaia, don't miss a visit to Ponte de Queluz, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Veu de Noiva.

Plan my day in Itatiaia National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Ubatuba to Itatiaia National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Itatiaia National Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sao Paulo.
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Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:

Sao Paulo — 4 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Paulista Avenue and Liberdade. Step out of Sao Paulo to go to Guaruja and see Enseada Beach, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at São Paulo Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Itatiaia National Park to Sao Paulo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Foz do Iguacu.
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Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Buddhist Temple and Museu de Cera Dreamland. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and identify plant and animal life at Bela Vista Biological Refuge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Sao Paulo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly to Curitiba.
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Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:

Curitiba — 2 nights

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Get some cultural insight at Familia Fardo Vinicola and Bairro de Santa Felicidade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Curitiba: Reserva Ambiental Serelepe (in Quatro Barras) and Mananciais da Serra (in Piraquara). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, examine the collection at Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao, and walk around Tangua Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Curitiba road trip website.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Foz do Iguacu in November, with highs in Curitiba at 27°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Bonito.
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Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:

Bonito — 1 night

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Gruta Sao Mateus, walk around Parque Ecologico Rio Formoso, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquario Natural. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquario de Bonito, enjoy the sand and surf at Figueira Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sucuri, and finally take an in-depth tour of Casa da memoria Raida.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bonito trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Curitiba to Bonito takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Curitiba to Bonito due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Brasilia.
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Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:

Brasilia — 1 night

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul, then admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Parque Nacional de Brasilia and then take an in-depth tour of Memorial JK.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brasilia planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Bonito to Brasilia in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Brasilia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

Brazil travel guide

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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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