Brazil 9-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 9 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Brazil.

Let us simplify the planning process with our 9-day itineraries to make the most of your time in Brazil. If you're interested in a mix of city environments and natural landscapes, consider a trip like this Brazilian adventure, which takes you from Río de Janeiro to the biodiverse Amazon rainforest. If an itinerary filled with cascading waterfalls, captivating cities, and sun-soaked beaches sounds fun, opt for something similar to this Iguazú National Park, Río de Janeiro, and Búzios journey. For those drawn to Brazil's northeast coast's historical and coastal charm, consider an itinerary like this culture, islands, and beaches trip, where you'll visit colonial landmarks, wade in natural pools, and enjoy scenic boat rides.

See our itineraries below or read our guide to the best 9-day trips in Brazil.

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Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio
Map of A Brazilian Adventure, from Rio to the Amazon – 9 Days
A Brazilian Adventure, from Rio to the Amazon – 9 Days

Start your adventure in Rio de Janeiro, known as the "Cidade Maravilhosa" (the Marvelous City). Explore the Floresta da Tijuca, the largest urban forest in the world, take a cable car to the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain and relax on Copacabana beach. Then head to the Amazon, where you will canoe through the watery forest of the Igapós, spot exotic wildlife in the jungle, and swim with pink dolphins.

Mount Roraima Trekking
Map of  Mount Roraima Trek  - 9 Days
Mount Roraima Trek - 9 Days

Straddling the triple border between Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana, Mount Roraima is a perfect destination for adventurous travelers. Spend your days exploring the towering cliffs and unique landscapes of the mountain with the ultimate goal of climbing the summit — known to many as "The Lost World."

Iguazú Falls on the border of Argentina and Brazil
Explore Iguazú National Park, Rio de Janiero & Búzios- 9 Days

In just nine days, this exciting itinerary introduces you to some of Brazil's most awe-inspiring landscapes, from massive waterfalls to pristine beaches. The itinerary starts in Argentina — Iguazú Falls span the border between Argentina and Brazil — with a few days of hiking and boating around the spectacular cascades. Then you'll catch a flight to Rio de Janeiro, where world-famous sights like Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain await. Detour to Búzios for a few days of sailing, sunbathing, and fun on the beach. Then wrap up the itinerary with one more full day in Rio before catching a flight out.

Blue skies and sea breezes on Natal's many beaches
Map of Uncover Brazil's Coastal Cities & Towns: São Paulo, Natal, Praia de Pipa & Salvador - 9 Days
Uncover Brazil's Coastal Cities & Towns: São Paulo, Natal, Praia de Pipa & Salvador - 9 Days

Discover some of Brazil's lesser-known coastal wonders with this beach-heavy, nine-day getaway. Touch down in São Paulo before heading north to the shifting sand dunes and pristine beaches of Natal. It's on to the laid-back surf town of Praia de Pipa for outdoor adventures by dune buggy, bike, and kayak, then continue to Salvador, where you'll learn about its unique Afro-Brazilian culture and history through music, dance, and a flavorful cooking class.

See Iguaçu Falls from both sides of the Brazil and Argentina border
Map of Brazil's Great Outdoors: Amazon, Iguaçu Falls & Rio de Janeiro - 9 Days
Brazil's Great Outdoors: Amazon, Iguaçu Falls & Rio de Janeiro - 9 Days

Immerse yourself in some of Brazil's most extraordinary natural sites during this nine-day tour. Start in Manaus, the gateway to the Amazon, and take part in various excursions on foot and by canoe. Next, get drenched under the many waterfalls at Iguazú—in both Brazil and Argentina—before viewing it all overhead by helicopter. Finally, fly to Rio de Janeiro and discover the mountainous viewpoints, famous beaches, and stunning botanical gardens to complete the trip.

Stop for swim breaks in remote lagoons and lakes surrounded by dunes, Lençóis Maranhenses NP
Map of Brazil's Ultimate 4WD & Sand Dune Adventure - 9 Days
Brazil's Ultimate 4WD & Sand Dune Adventure - 9 Days

Enjoy this action-packed, off-road itinerary as you traverse the Brazilian states of Ceará, Maranhão, and Piau. Starting from the colonial city of São Luis, hop in a 4WD vehicle to see lakes and lagoons on your way to Lençois Maranhenses. Then barrel along sandy roads to discover Lagoa Bonita and observe exotic birds like the scarlet ibis flying as you cross the Delta of Parnaiba. Finish the nine-day trip by soaking in the kitesurfing vibes and glorious beaches of Barra Grande and Jericoacoara.

End your trip to Brazil on the beaches of Ilha Grande
Map of Brazil City, Waterfall & Island Escape: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 9 Days
Brazil City, Waterfall & Island Escape: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 9 Days

Dip your toe into the diverse landscapes and cultures of Brazil on this nine-day city-to-islands adventure. Start in Rio and see the city like a real "Carioca" as you cook local dishes, explore off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods, and watch the sunset from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. It's off to Iguaçu Falls next to see this wonder of nature up close, then back to the coast to hike along the Gold Trail in colonial Paraty. Cap off your trip with two nights on the quiet island paradise of Ilha Grande.

Visit Sancho Bay during a boat tour on Fernando de Noronha
Map of Culture, Islands & Beaches on Brazil's Northeast Coast - 9 Days
Culture, Islands & Beaches on Brazil's Northeast Coast - 9 Days

This relaxing nine-day adventure hones in on the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeast coast. Start in its capital city, Recife, and sail on a catamaran for coastal views. Then fly to Fernando de Noronha for beachcombing, swimming, snorkeling, and hiking before heading back to the mainland, where you'll explore the UNESCO-listed colonial city of Olinda. Finish the trip with more beaches and boat trips near Porto de Galinhas—a pretty town known for year-round nightlife.

Spend three nights surrounded by nature in Brazil's  North Pantanal
Map of Brazil Safari: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls & North Pantanal - 9 Days
Brazil Safari: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls & North Pantanal - 9 Days

Experience a slice of Brazil's magnificent nature and wildlife opportunities on this nine-day tour. Start in Rio de Janeiro and climb Mount Corcovado for the best views of the city. Then fly inland to Foz do Iguaçu and discover epic waterfalls in both Brazil and Argentina. From here, head north to the Pantanal Wetlands to explore wildlife—including monkeys and jaguars—by Jeep, boat, and on foot. Finally, return to Rio to visit the botanical garden, followed by some relaxing beach time to end the adventure.

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