19 days in Brazil Itinerary

19 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Recife
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Paraty
— 3 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Salvador
— 2 nights

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Recife

Recife ©

Brazilian Venice

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 2nd (Sat), kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, see the interesting displays at Ricardo Brennand Institute, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church and Monastery of Sao Bento. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Recife Antigo, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Capela Dourada.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Recife trip maker website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Recife is an approximately 37-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Recife is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Jakarta in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Recife: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 27°C at night. You'll set off for Sao Paulo on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Recife

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute

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Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©

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 4th (Mon): wander the streets of Paulista Avenue. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Tombo Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Enseada Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Recife to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Recife in September, Sao Paulo is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

3
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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.
Visiting Copacabana Beach and Parque Nacional Tijuca will get you outdoors. Visit Parque Lage and The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, make a trip to Boticario Square, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sao Paulo in September since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

3
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Paraty

Paraty ©
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 outdoors at Centro Historico and Paraty Bay. Change things up with a short trip to Itamambuca Beach in Ubatuba (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, don't miss a visit to Mini Royal Road, and kick back and relax at Praia do Cachadaco.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paraty online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Centro Historico ©
Centro Historico
Paraty Bay ©
Paraty Bay
Praia do Cachadaco ©
Praia do Cachadaco

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Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls, and then examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Paraty to Foz do Iguacu takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple
Marco Das Tres Fronteiras ©
Marco Das Tres Fronteiras

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Salvador

Salvador ©

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, and then wander the streets of Pelourinho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): stroll through Praia do Porto da Barra, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, and then kick back and relax at Flamengo Beach.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salvador route planner.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Salvador in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salvador, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Praia Farol da Barra ©
Praia Farol da Barra
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho

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