31 days in Brazil Itinerary

31 days in Brazil Itinerary

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31 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  9 h 15 min
3
Armacao dos Buzios
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
5
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Bento Goncalves
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Brasilia
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h 30 min
10
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Newark

3
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto de Galinhas: Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Ricardo Brennand Institute). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, and see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas holiday planning tool .

Newark, USA to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in April, expect Porto de Galinhas to be much hotter, temps between 85°F and 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Recife
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©

4
nights
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Fernando de Noronha Time is 1 hour. In April in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

1
day
Armacao dos Buzios

Armacao dos Buzios ©
Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Geriba Beach, then take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk, and then don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

To find reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Fernando de Noronha to Armacao dos Buzios in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Time (FNT) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in April, Armacao dos Buzios is slightly colder at night with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Geriba Beach ©
Geriba Beach
Rua das Pedras ©
Rua das Pedras
Orla Bardot Boardwalk ©
Orla Bardot Boardwalk

4
nights
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.
Step out of Rio de Janeiro to go to Petropolis and see Imperial Museum, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, wander the streets of Santa Teresa, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra da Gavea, and explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Tijuca.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Armacao dos Buzios to Rio de Janeiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
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Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

3
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, examine the collection at Latin America Memorial, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and ponder the world of politics at Antigo Banco de Sao Paulo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sao Paulo tour itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in April, with highs in Sao Paulo at 78°F and lows at 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

3
nights
Bento Goncalves

Bento Goncalves ©
Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bento Goncalves: Flores Da Cunha (Vinicola Luiz Argenta & Vinicola Salvattore) and Cristo (in Guapore). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia and contemplate the long history of Caminhos de Pedra.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bento Goncalves sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Bento Goncalves takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flores Da Cunha, Cristo
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Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore
Cristo ©
Cristo
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia ©
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia

2
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
On the 21st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, explore the activities along Lago Negro, and then stroll around Mini Mundo. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, then pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, then learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, and finally get in on the family fun at Snowland.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Gramado trip planning app .

You can drive from Bento Goncalves to Gramado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Canela
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Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo ©
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Devil's Throat ©
Devil's Throat

2
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana, and then admire the landmark architecture of Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, then get engrossed in the history at Memorial JK, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brasilia trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Brasilia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. April in Brasilia sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco

5
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Alto Paraiso de Goias is known for nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Loquinhas, get great views at Janela Lookout, and head outdoors with Cachoeira do Garimpao.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Amazon Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cachoeira Santa Barbara
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Cachoeira Loquinhas ©
Cachoeira Loquinhas

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