31 days in South America Itinerary

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Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Maragogi
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Maceio
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Salvador
— 2 nights
Ferry
5
Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 3 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Praia da Pipa
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Praia da Pipa
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Natal
— 4 nights
Fly
8
Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly
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Canoa Quebrada
— 3 nights
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Porto de Galinhas — 4 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Relax by the water at Muro Alto Beach and Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. Attractions like Museu Cais do Sertao and Scuba & Snorkeling make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto de Galinhas: Recife (Pernambuco House of Culture & Recife Antigo). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Serrambi Beach, explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, stroll through Enseadinha Beach, and get a dose of the wild on Receptivo Up.

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New York City, USA to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Porto de Galinhas is 2 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Porto de Galinhas, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Maragogi.
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Maragogi — 3 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Family-friendly places like Patacho Beach and Barra Grande Beach will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Japaratinga Beach and Praia de Tamandare. Step out of Maragogi to go to Sao Miguel dos Milagres and see Toque Beach, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Peroba Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Gales de Maragogi, and kick back and relax at Antunes Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Maragogi trip planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Maragogi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Maragogi, with lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Maceio.
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Maceio — 3 nights

Paradise of Waters

Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Visiting Praia Dunas de Marapé. and Barra de Sao Miguel Beach will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Broken Car Beach and Ponta Verde Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Paripueira Beach in Paripueira (about 46 minutes away). There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Parque Shopping Maceio and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipioca.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Maceio online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maragogi to Maceio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Maceio can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to fly to Salvador.
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Salvador — 2 nights

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
On the 12th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra, and then stroll through Praia do Porto da Barra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take a stroll through Pelourinho and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Salvador online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Maceio to Salvador takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo.
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare — 3 nights

One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Gamboa Beach and Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto). Take a break from the city and head to Terceira Praia and Primeira Praia. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Garapua Beach, enjoy the sea views from Farol do Morro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Quarta Praia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Morro de Sao Paulo trip builder site.

Ride a ferry from Salvador to Morro de Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Praia da Pipa.
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Praia da Pipa — 2 nights

Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
On the 17th (Mon), kick back and relax at Praia Tibau do Sul and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barra de Cunhau. On the next day, kick back and relax at Baia dos Golfinhos, kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Amor Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Praia da Pipa visit site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Praia da Pipa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Praia da Pipa can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Natal.
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Natal — 4 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Get in touch with nature at Camurupim Beach and Lagoa de Carcara. Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Ponte Newton Navarro will thrill your kids. Take a break from Natal with a short trip to Cotovelo Beach in Parnamirim, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Barra de Tabatinga, identify plant and animal life at Parrachos de Maracajau, tour the pleasant surroundings at Morro do Careca, and admire the majestic nature at Parque das Dunas.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Natal trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Praia da Pipa to Natal in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Natal, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 6 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Baia do Sancho and Baia dos Porcos. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha. The adventure continues: stroll through Baia dos Golfinhos, kick back and relax at Praia do Cachorro, see the interesting displays at Shark Museum, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fernando de Noronha when traveling from Natal in July, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to fly to Canoa Quebrada.
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Canoa Quebrada — 3 nights

A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stroll through Retiro Grande Beach, then take a stroll through Vila do Estevao, and then make a trip to Broadway de Canoa Quebrada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Canoa Quebrada, then kick back and relax at Ceara Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Canoa Quebrada route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Canoa Quebrada takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Canoa Quebrada is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in July: highs in Canoa Quebrada hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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