21 days in Brazil Itinerary

21 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil holiday maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Paraty
— 3 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Avenida Vinte De Janeiro próximo ao 290, Fly to Cairo

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Porto de Galinhas

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Cupe beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muro Alto Beach, then sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, and finally kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, and then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary site.

Cairo, Egypt to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Porto de Galinhas is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Cairo in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Porto de Galinhas: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:

Fernando de Noronha

— 4 nights

Emerald of the Atlantic

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, trek along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha travel planner.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 6:

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

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.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Foz do Iguacu in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in February, plan for little chillier nights in Foz do Iguacu, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:

Rio de Janeiro

— 3 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, get great views at Leblon Beach, pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:

Paraty

— 3 nights
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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Centro Historico, kick back and relax at Meio Beach, stroll through Lula Beach, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

Plan my day in Paraty using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Paraty takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:

Ilha Grande

— 5 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Lagoa Azul, tour the pleasant surroundings at Caxadaco Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ilha Grande tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 19:

Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.