37 days in Brazil Itinerary

37 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
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Manaus
— 3 nights
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Campo Grande
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
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Florianopolis
— 5 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
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Paraty
— 4 nights
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Drive to Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport, Fly to Coronel Horácio de Mattos Airport, Drive to Chapada Diamantina National Park
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Chapada Diamantina National Park
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Salvador
— 3 nights
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Sao Paulo
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Sao Paulo — 3 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Temple of Solomon. Get some cultural insight at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP and Liberdade. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro De Sao Bento, make a trip to Paulista Avenue, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at São Paulo Cathedral.

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Istanbul, Turkey to Sao Paulo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Istanbul in July; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Manaus.
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Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:

Manaus — 3 nights

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Escape the urban bustle at Meeting of Waters and Ponta Negra Beach. Visit Museu do Seringal Vila Paraiso and Palacio Rio Negro for their historical value. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Arquipelago de Anavilhanas, learn more about the world around you at Museu da Amazonia (MUSA), and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Getting from Sao Paulo to Manaus by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in July: high temperatures in Manaus hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Campo Grande.
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Campo Grande — 2 nights

Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Jose Church, examine the collection at Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lago do Amor and then head outdoors with Orla Morena.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Campo Grande trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Manaus to Campo Grande takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Manaus in July, with highs in Campo Grande at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Foz do Iguacu.
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Itaipu Ecomuseu and Itaipu Natureza. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buddhist Temple and Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, look for all kinds of wild species at Centro de Falcoaria, and examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu online route planner.

You can fly from Campo Grande to Foz do Iguacu in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Campo Grande to Foz do Iguacu is 1 hour. Traveling from Campo Grande in July, expect Foz do Iguacu to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Florianopolis.
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Florianopolis — 5 nights

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Visiting Jurere Beach and Praia do Campeche will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santo Antonio de Lisboa and Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florianopolis: EcoCulture Center Adventure House (in Porto Belo) and Praia das Laranjeiras (in Balneario Camboriu). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia Brava, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, see the interesting displays at Planetarium at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, and stroll through Joaquina Beach.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florianopolis online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Florianopolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can fly to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro — 5 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Visit Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema for some beach relaxation. You'll explore and learn at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro and Folclore Edison Carneiro Museum. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, and take some stellar pictures from Pedra Bonita.

For maps and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro online trip planner.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Florianopolis in July: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paraty.
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Paraty — 4 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.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Forte Defensor Perpetuo de Paraty and Galeria Aecio Sarti. Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Historico and Galeria Zoom de Fotografia. Go for a jaunt from Paraty to Cunha to see Cachoeira do Mato Limpo about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Paraty Religious Arts Museum, explore the galleries of Fabio Marqui Arte, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Gold Path, and don't miss a visit to Mini Royal Road.

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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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chapada Diamantina National Park.
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Chapada Diamantina National Park — 4 nights

Do some cultural sightseeing at Museu Historico de Mucuge and Galeria Arte & Memoria. Escape the urban bustle at Vale do Capao and Gruta da Lapa Doce. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chapada Diamantina National Park: Mucuge (Atelier Silvio Jesse, Parque Natural Municipal de Mucuge, &more).

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chapada Diamantina National Park trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Paraty to Chapada Diamantina National Park. In August, daytime highs in Chapada Diamantina National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Salvador.
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Salvador — 3 nights

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pelourinho and Basilica Do Senhor Do Bonfim. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Beach Tour and Praia Farol da Barra. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Praca Orungan, and contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

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Getting from Chapada Diamantina National Park to Salvador by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Salvador, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, get curious at Museu Catavento, and then take a stroll through Jardins District.

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Traveling by flight from Salvador to Sao Paulo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salvador in August, expect Sao Paulo to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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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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State of Mato Grosso do Sul travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Caves · Parks
Crossed by the many tributaries of the Parana River, State of Mato Grosso do Sul encompasses a large swath of land in the central-western section of Brazil. Though the area makes most of its money from cattle ranching and agriculture, State of Mato Grosso do Sul tourism represents an important industry thanks to a growing number of international visitors who wish to experience the rural side of Brazil. Characterized by forests, savannahs, open pastures, cultivated fields, rivers, waterfalls, and mountain ranges, the state also features several mid-sized cities that serve as ideal bases for exploring the surrounding natural scenery.
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