16 days in Brazil Itinerary

16 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
2
Fortaleza
— Few hours
3
Jericoacoara
— 4 nights
4
Fortaleza
— Few hours
5
Recife
— 1 night
6
Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
7
Rio de Janeiro
— 1 night

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
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 beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, tour or see a show at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, catch a live event at Maracanã, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema.

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Geneva, Switzerland to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Geneva to Rio de Janeiro, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Geneva in May: highs in Rio de Janeiro hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
On the 17th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Morro Branco.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fortaleza holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Fortaleza takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, with highs in Fortaleza at 35°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Jericoacoara.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Praia de Morro Branco
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Praia de Morro Branco ©
Praia de Morro Branco

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Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara ©
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.
Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lagoa do Paraiso, visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Serrote, don't miss a visit to Tree Sloth, and enjoy the sand and surf at Jericoacoara Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Jericoacoara, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara by shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Jericoacoara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
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Duna do Por do Sol ©
Duna do Por do Sol
Lagoa do Paraiso
Lagoa do Paraiso
Pedra Furada ©
Pedra Furada

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza ©
On the 21st (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitana Cathedral and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Iracema Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fortaleza itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Jericoacoara to Fortaleza in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Iracema Beach ©
Iracema Beach
Metropolitana Cathedral ©
Metropolitana Cathedral

1
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Recife

Recife
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.
For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Recife trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fortaleza to Recife by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Recife, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Recife

Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife
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Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, take in panoramic vistas at Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha travel route planner.

You can fly from Recife to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Traveling from Recife to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. May in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro route planner.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Fernando de Noronha in May, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 31°C and lows at 24°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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