26 days in Brazil Itinerary

26 days in Brazil Itinerary

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26 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Saint-Denis
Fly:  23​h
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 1 day
2
Porto Seguro
— 4 nights
3
Rio de Janeiro
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Nova Iguacu
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Paraty
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Saint-Denis

1
day
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.
For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip app .

Saint-Denis, Reunion Island to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint-Denis to Rio de Janeiro is minus 7 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to Sao Joao De Meriti.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Tours Nightlife Outdoors
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4
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.
Get outdoors at Rio da Barra Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena and Espaco Coral Vivo Mucuge. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Macuco Artesanato, enjoy breathtaking views from Quadrado, go for a walk through Sitio Arqueologico das Ruinas da Igreja do Outeiro Da Gloria, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Porto Seguro itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Seguro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Porto Seguro can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for Rio de Janeiro on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Historic City
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Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora da Pena ©
Rio da Barra Beach ©
Rio da Barra Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jerusalem Cultural Center and Praia de Ipanema. Visiting Copacabana Beach and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. Enjoy Rio de Janeiro some more: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, stroll through Praia Da Joatinga, take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Rio de Janeiro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nova Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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

3
nights
Nova Iguacu

Nova Iguacu ©
Nova Iguaçu is a municipality in Rio de Janeiro state in Brazil.LocationThe city is named after the Iguaçu River that runs through it and empties into Guanabara Bay (not to be confused with the Iguaçu River in Paraná state, which forms the Iguaçu Falls). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Anna Marcia Mixo Cultural Space and then have fun at Sniper Nova Iguacu.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nova Iguacu trip planner.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Nova Iguacu in an hour. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nova Iguacu, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Nova Iguacu

Outdoors Museums Fun & Games
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Espaco Tucano ©
Espaco Tucano

10
nights
Paraty

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
You've added Raul Sampaio Horses4u, Gladiador - O Barco de Paraty, Kayaking & Canoeing, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Catedral Santo Antonio and Morro do Cruzeiro. Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja Matriz and Igreja de Santa Rita. Get out of town with these interesting Paraty side-trips: Cachoeira Grande (in Lagoinha), Armeg Guaratingueta (in Guaratingueta) and Ubatuba (Fazenda Beach, Bonete Grande Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Brava or Joatinga Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Capela Nossa Senhora das Dores, head outdoors with Ilha do Cedro, and don't miss a visit to Morro do Presépio - Santuário de Nossa Senhora Aparecida.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paraty trip itinerary site .

Drive from Nova Iguacu to Paraty in 4 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aparecida, Ubatuba, Guaratingueta, Igreja Matriz, Cachoeira Grande
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Morro do Cruzeiro ©
Morro do Cruzeiro
Fazenda Beach ©
Fazenda Beach

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