5 days in State of Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

5 days in State of Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

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5 days in State of Rio de Janeiro Itinerary

Start: Recife
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Armacao dos Buzios
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Recife

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, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bondinho Pao de Acucar, see a show at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, and kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro road trip site .

Recife to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Recife in October, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Rio de Janeiro. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Bondinho  Pao de Acucar ©
Bondinho Pao de Acucar
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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 20th (Sun): kick back and relax at Geriba Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Orla Bardot Boardwalk, then don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Armacao dos Buzios vacation builder website .

Getting from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

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