8 days in Brazil Itinerary

8 days in Brazil Itinerary

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8 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Rio de Janeiro
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sao Conrado's Tandem Flight Rio, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, and other attractions. Take a break from the city and head to Pao de Acucar and Barra da Tijuca Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Copacabana Beach and Pedra do Arpoador. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana and stop by Shopping Leblon.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro travel route planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Brasilia Time (BRT) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, Rio de Janeiro is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Pedra do Arpoador ©
Pedra do Arpoador

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.
You've added Escape Time Brasil, Adventurous Friends, Sao Paulo Aquarium, and other attractions to your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Paulista Avenue and Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. The adventure continues: get curious at Catavento Cultural e Educacional.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo tour app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Sao Paulo is a bit cooler than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo
Catavento Cultural e Educacional ©
Catavento Cultural e Educacional

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