45 days in Brazil Itinerary

45 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
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Campos dos Goytacazes
— 7 nights
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Salvador
— 4 nights
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
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Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 16 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia de Grumari and Camboinhas Beach. Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Parque Estadual da Serra da Tiririca (in Niteroi) and Pedra do Elefante (in Marica). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport. In January, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Campos dos Goytacazes.

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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Grumari ©
Praia de Grumari

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Campos dos Goytacazes

Campos dos Goytacazes ©
Campos dos Goytacazes is a municipality located in the northern area of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, with a population of 472,300 inhabitants.LocationCampos dos Goytacazes has an area of 4,032 km², which makes it the largest municipality in the state by area, and its elevation is 14 m. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fazenda Quissamã-Museu and Museu Ferroviario de Campos. Step out of the city life by going to Grussai Beach and Atafona Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Campos dos Goytacazes: Guriri Beach (in Sao Francisco De Itabapoana), Antiga Casa de Camara e Cadeia (in Sao Joao Da Barra) and Praca As Primaveras (in Barra de Sao Joao). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Barra do Furado Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroba Beach, take a peaceful walk through Manoel Cartucho Forest, and ponder the world of politics at Palacio Nilo Pecanha.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Campos dos Goytacazes tour itinerary planning website.

Drive from Rio de Janeiro to Campos dos Goytacazes in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Campos dos Goytacazes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Grussai Beach ©
Grussai Beach
Maroba Beach ©
Maroba Beach
Atafona Beach ©
Atafona Beach

4
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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.
Casa do Rio Vermelho and Museu de Energia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Praia do Lord and Itacimirim Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Vilas do Atlantico Beach (in Lauro de Freitas) and Praia da Espera (in Camacari). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Misericordia Museum, admire the striking features of Church of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Black People, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja da Ordem Terceira de Sao Francisco.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Salvador trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Campos dos Goytacazes to Salvador. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Arraial do Cabo.

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Vilas do Atlantico Beach ©
Vilas do Atlantico Beach
Casa do Rio Vermelho ©
Casa do Rio Vermelho
Misericordia Museum ©
Misericordia Museum

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Arraial do Cabo

Arraial do Cabo ©

Diving Capital

Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): kick back and relax at Forno Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Arraial do Cabo travel route planner.

Fly from Salvador to Arraial do Cabo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Arraial do Cabo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Praia Grande ©
Praia Grande
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia ©
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia
Forno Beach ©
Forno Beach

5
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Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lagoa Azul and Caxadaco Beach. Visiting Lopes Mendes Beach and Praia Preta will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: stroll through Santo Antonio Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Aventureiro, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Arraial do Cabo to Ilha Grande in 8 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

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Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Aventureiro ©
Aventureiro
Caxadaco Beach ©
Caxadaco Beach

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis, then take a stroll through Batman Alley, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then admire the striking features of Edificio Martinelli.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo route planner.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Sao Paulo by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ilha Grande in February, with highs in Sao Paulo at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
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Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS ©
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS
Shark Diving
Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco ©
Igreja Chagas do Serafico Pai Francisco

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Devil's Throat and Poco Preto trail. Astronomy Polo Casimiro Montenegro Filho and Magarancho Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Foz do Iguacu's surroundings by going to Catedral Nossa Senhora Aparecida (in Cascavel), Sao Miguel do Iguacu Historic Municipal Museum (in Sao Miguel do Iguacu) and Missal Municipal Museum (in Missal). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Bela Vista Biological Refuge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

Find out how to plan Foz do Iguacu trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Bela Vista Biological Refuge ©
Bela Vista Biological Refuge
Devil's Throat ©
Devil's Throat
Skydiving

3
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Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©

Marvelous City

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach and Praia Da Joatinga. Get some cultural insight at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer and Lapa e Arte. Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Costao de Itacoatiara in Niteroi, about 58 minutes away. See some other sides of Rio de Janeiro: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Leme, stroll through Reserva Beach, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

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Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach ©
Recreio dos Bandeirantes Beach
Reserva Beach ©
Reserva Beach
Praia Da Joatinga ©
Praia Da Joatinga

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