11 days in Fortaleza, Jericoacoara & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

11 days in Fortaleza, Jericoacoara & Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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Fortaleza
— 2 nights
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Jericoacoara
— 3 nights
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Fortaleza
— 1 night
4
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see where the action happens at Arena Castelao and then kick back and relax at Praia de Morro Branco.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fortaleza trip website.

Geneva, Switzerland to Fortaleza is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Geneva to Fortaleza. While traveling from Geneva, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Fortaleza, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Praia de Morro Branco ©
Praia de Morro Branco
Beach Park ©
Beach Park
Arena Castelao ©
Arena Castelao

3
nights
Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara

Jeri

A charming coastal retreat known for its unspoiled natural landscape, laid-back atmosphere, and remote location, Jericoacoara offers plenty for visitors in search of a relaxing break in Brazil.
On the 17th (Wed), explore the activities along Lagoa do Paraiso, then take in the dramatic natural features at Duna do Por do Sol, and then make a trip to Tree Sloth. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra Furada, kick back and relax at Jericoacoara Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Serrote.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jericoacoara trip planner.

Getting from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara by shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
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Lagoa do Paraiso
Lagoa do Paraiso
Duna do Por do Sol ©
Duna do Por do Sol
Pedra Furada ©
Pedra Furada

1
night
Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©

Brazilian Miami

On the 19th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Morro Branco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): cool off at Beach Park.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fortaleza trip site.

You can take a shuttle from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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Praia de Morro Branco ©
Praia de Morro Branco
Beach Park ©
Beach Park

3
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 21st (Sun), kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, then stroll through Praia de Ipanema, and finally walk around Parque Lage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see a show at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and then pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Fortaleza to Rio de Janeiro takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fortaleza in May; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 31°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nightlife
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

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