19 days in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo & Natal Itinerary

19 days in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo & Natal Itinerary

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19 days in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo & Natal Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
3
Natal
— 6 nights
Fly:  33 h
End: Pune

6
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.
Explore Rio de Janeiro's surroundings by going to Petropolis (Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara, Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and contemplate the long history of Parque Lage.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro day trip planning website .

Pune, India to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Brasilia Time (BRT) is minus 8 hours. In February, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Petropolis
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

5
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: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, and take a stroll through Liberdade.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Natal.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Tours
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

6
nights
Natal

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Natal: Praia da Pipa (Pipa Beach, Baia dos Golfinhos, &more) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Parnamirim). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, kick back and relax at Ponta Negra Beach, make a trip to Jacumã Lagoon, and see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Natal in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in March, with highs in Natal at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Praia da Pipa, Cajueiro de Pirangi, Falesias de Cacimbinhas
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Dunas de Genipabu ©
Dunas de Genipabu
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Pipa Beach ©
Pipa Beach

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