12 days in Brazil Itinerary

12 days in Brazil Itinerary

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12 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 15 min
2
Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Fernando de Noronha
— 5 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Kuwait City

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Step out of the city life by going to Pedra do Arpoador and Flamengo Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia de Grumari, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Brasilia Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in August: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

2
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and then sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August since evenings lows in Porto de Galinhas dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

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

5
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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.
Visit Baia do Sancho and Fernado de Noronha Island for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Praia do Sueste and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Enseada da Caieira.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fernando de Noronha, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Fernando de Noronha Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

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Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre

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