15 days in Brazil Itinerary

15 days in Brazil Itinerary

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15 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Salvador
— 2 nights
3
Recife
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Brasilia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
End: Sao Paulo

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 Cervejaria Bohemia, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, get lost in a book at Real Gabinete Portugues Da Leitura, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra do Arpoador.

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If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport. In August in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cervejaria Bohemia
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Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

2
nights
Salvador

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Salvador is known for historic sites, beaches, shopping, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Pelourinho, take an in-depth tour of Misericordia Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Elevator Lacerda, and kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra.

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You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Recife.

Things to do in Salvador

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Mercado Modelo ©
Mercado Modelo
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim ©
Igreja de Nosso Senhor do Bonfim

3
nights
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.
On the 16th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Muro Alto Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Boa Viagem Beach, deepen your understanding at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, then see the interesting displays at Instituto Ricardo Brennand, and finally snap pictures at Ponte da Boa Vista.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Recife holiday site .

You can fly from Salvador to Recife in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Recife

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

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

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 19th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Congresso Nacional, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, then don't miss a visit to Torre de Televisao, and finally stroll around Parque da Cidade Sarah Kubitschek. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of JK Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, then take an in-depth tour of Memorial JK, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Templo da Boa Vontade.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brasilia journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Recife to Brasilia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Recife in August, plan for little chillier nights in Brasilia, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Santuario Dom Bosco ©
Santuario Dom Bosco
Memorial JK ©
Memorial JK

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, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, take in the architecture and atmosphere at São Paulo Cathedral, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Sao Paulo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Brasilia in August, you will find days in Sao Paulo are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

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