21 days in Brazil Itinerary

21 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
2
Registro
— 4 nights
3
Santos
— 1 night
4
Florianopolis
— 4 nights
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 4 nights
6
Curitiba
— 3 nights
7
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP. Do some cultural sightseeing at Jardins District and Mosteiro De Sao Bento. It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Paulista Avenue and walk around Parque Ibirapuera.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo trip planning site.

Quito, Ecuador to Sao Paulo is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Quito to Sao Paulo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Registro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
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Jardins District ©
Jardins District
Mosteiro De Sao Bento ©
Mosteiro De Sao Bento
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue

4
nights
Registro

Registro ©
Registro is a city near the Atlantic coast of São Paulo, Brazil. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica do Bom Jesus de Iguape and Igreja Matriz. Discover out-of-the-way places like Templo Budista Hongwanji de Registro and Viareggio Beach. Explore Registro's surroundings by going to Museu Municipal de Cananeia (in Cananeia) and Ilha Comprida (Juruvauva Beach & Pedrinhas Beach).

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Registro online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Registro in 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to Registro due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Santos.

Things to do in Registro

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ilha Comprida, Cananeia, Basilica do Bom Jesus de Iguape
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:
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Templo Budista Hongwanji de Registro ©
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): take an in-depth tour of Coffee Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Santos trip planner.

Getting from Registro to Santos by car takes about 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Registro to Santos. August in Santos sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Santos

Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Matadeiro Beach and Guarda do Embau Beach. Visit Ribeirao da Ilha and Bateria de Sao Caetano da Ponta Grossa for their historical value. Step out of Florianopolis to go to Palhoca and see Pinheira Beach, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Praia do Santinho, contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa da Conceicao, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste, and visit Costa da Lagoa.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florianopolis online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Santos to Florianopolis in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Palhoca
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
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Matadeiro Beach ©
Matadeiro Beach
Guarda do Embau Beach ©
Guarda do Embau Beach
Barra da Lagoa Beach ©
Barra da Lagoa 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. Explore hidden gems such as Praia de Grumari and Parque Lage. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, pause for some serene contemplation at The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, and take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro travel planner.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florianopolis in August, expect Rio de Janeiro to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral, take a stroll through Centro Historico de Curitiba, then examine the collection at Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao, then examine the collection at the Polish Immigration Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Senhor Bom Jesus do Cabral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, then steep yourself in history at Ukranian Memorial, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Curitiba online tour planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Curitiba in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August; daily highs in Curitiba reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Curitiba

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba ©
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba
Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao ©
Deutscher Wald / Bosque Alemao
the Polish Immigration Memorial ©
the Polish Immigration 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Curitiba to Foz do Iguacu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Curitiba, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
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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