21 days in Brazil Itinerary

21 days in Brazil Itinerary

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21 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Quito
Fly:  13​h
1
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Registro
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Santos
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Florianopolis
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Curitiba
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
7
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Quito

2
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Let the collections at Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Catavento Cultural e Educacional and Mosteiro De Sao Bento. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ibirapuera Park and wander the streets of Paulista Avenue.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip generator.

Quito, Ecuador to Sao Paulo is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Quito to Sao Paulo. August in Sao Paulo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Registro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Mosteiro De Sao Bento ©
Mosteiro De Sao Bento
Jardins District ©
Jardins District
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

4
nights
Registro

Registro ©
Registro is a city near the Atlantic coast of São Paulo, Brazil. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica do Bom Jesus de Iguape and Templo Honpa Hongwanji de Registro. Get outdoors at Juruvauva Beach and Pedrinhas Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Registro: Viareggio Beach (in Ilha Comprida) and Cananeia (Igreja Matriz & Museu Municipal de Cananeia).

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Registro trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sao Paulo to Registro in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santos.

Things to do in Registro

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ilha Comprida, Cananeia, Basilica do Bom Jesus de Iguape
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Templo Budista Hongwanji de Registro ©
Basilica do Bom Jesus de Iguape ©
Basilica do Bom Jesus de Iguape
Museu Municipal de Cananeia ©
Museu Municipal de Cananeia

1
night
Santos

Santos ©
A lively coastal city, Santos has become known for its sea, soccer, and sand.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Museu do Café and then stroll through Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Santos travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Registro to Santos takes 3 hours. August in Santos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Santos

Parks Museums
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Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos ©
Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos
Coffee Museum ©
Coffee Museum

4
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
You'll get in some beach time at Guarda do Embau Beach and Barra da Lagoa Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ribeirao da Ilha and Bateria de Sao Caetano da Ponta Grossa. When in Florianopolis, make a side trip to see Praia do Maço in Palhoca, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lagoinha do Leste, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceicao da Lagoa, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Santinho, and wander the streets of Costa da Lagoa.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Santos to Florianopolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Florianopolis sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Palhoca
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Barra da Lagoa Beach ©
Barra da Lagoa Beach
Guarda do Embau Beach ©
Guarda do Embau Beach
Matadeiro Beach ©
Matadeiro Beach

4
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.
Ilha Fiscal and Avenida Atlantica will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Praia de Ipanema and Praia de Grumari. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, admire the natural beauty at Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, contemplate the long history of Parque Lage, and brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Florianopolis in August: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Grumari ©
Praia de Grumari

3
nights
Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Centro Historico de Curitiba, see the interesting displays at Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao, then examine the collection at The Pope Woods and Polish Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Senhor Bom Jesus do Cabral. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, steep yourself in history at Ukranian Memorial, then admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuário Nossa Senhora do Perpétuo Socorro.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Curitiba travel planner.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Curitiba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Curitiba is a bit cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Curitiba

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao ©
Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao
the Polish Immigration Memorial ©
the Polish Immigration Memorial
Ukranian Memorial ©
Ukranian Memorial

1
night
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see human ingenuity at work at Iguazu Falls.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu custom trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Curitiba to Foz do Iguacu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Curitiba in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Museu de Cera Dreamland ©
Museu de Cera Dreamland
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park

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