20 days in Brazil Itinerary

20 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
2
Florianopolis
— 2 nights
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
4
Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
5
Fernando de Noronha
— 3 nights
6
Porto Seguro
— 5 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jardins District and Estacao Pinacoteca. Head to Instituto Tomie Ohtake and Galeria Millanfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro De Sao Bento, see the interesting displays at Temple of Solomon, and get into the urban bustle at The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sao Paulo online trip builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Sao Paulo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sao Paulo, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
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Jardins District ©
Jardins District
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS ©
Museu da Imagem e do Som - MIS
Temple of Solomon ©
Temple of Solomon

2
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a stroll through Costa da Lagoa, kick back and relax at Lagoinha do Leste, and then kick back and relax at Matadeiro Beach. On the next day, explore the activities along Lagoa da Conceicao, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, and then kick back and relax at Barra da Lagoa Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florianopolis trip planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Florianopolis, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Costa da Lagoa ©
Costa da Lagoa
Matadeiro Beach ©
Matadeiro Beach
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Claudio Coutinho Trail and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, take in the pleasant sights at Avenida Atlantica, get great views at Morro da Urca, and brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro road trip app.

Getting from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florianopolis in April since evenings lows in Rio de Janeiro dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Claudio Coutinho Trail ©
Claudio Coutinho Trail

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia das Conchas and then stroll through Praia do Forte. On the next day, make a trip to Rua das Pedras, kick back and relax at Azeda Beach, thenkick back and relax at Azedinha Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Ferradura Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Armacao dos Buzios trip planner.

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. April in Armacao dos Buzios sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cabo Frio
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Praia das Conchas ©
Praia das Conchas
Azedinha Beach ©
Azedinha Beach
Praia do Forte ©
Praia do Forte

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Baia do Sancho and Praia do Cachorro. You'll get in some beach time at Praia do Sueste and Atalaia Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia do Leão, stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos, look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, and go for a walk through Trilha Atalaia.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha visit planner.

You can fly from Armacao dos Buzios to Fernando de Noronha in 9 hours. Traveling from Armacao dos Buzios to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Armacao dos Buzios in April, Fernando de Noronha is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baia dos Golfinhos ©
Baia dos Golfinhos
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

5
nights
Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro ©
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Visiting Coroa Vermelha Beach and Praia dos Nativos will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda and Praia dos Coqueiros. Take a break from Porto Seguro with a short trip to Barra do Sul Beach in Santo Andre, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Taipe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Taperapua Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Quadrado, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Porto Seguro tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Porto Seguro by flight takes about 12 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in April since evenings lows in Porto Seguro dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Santa Cruz Cabralia
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Praia dos Coqueiros ©
Praia dos Coqueiros
Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Muta Beach ©
Muta Beach

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