16 days in South America, Europe, United States & Caribbean Itinerary

16 days in South America, Europe, United States & Caribbean Itinerary

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16 days in South America, Europe, United States & Caribbean Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
1
Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
3
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  21​h 15​min
4
Mackinac Island, United States
— 1 night
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  17​h 15​min
5
Havana, Cuba
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, and then indulge your taste buds at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, then admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and then get your game on at Pixel Realidade Virtual.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo online travel route planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Congonhas Airport, Guarulhos - Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport and Viracopos International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Parks
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Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

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nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
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, nature, parks, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar, take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and stroll through Copacabana Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip planning site .

Getting from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro by combination of bus and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, expect Rio de Janeiro to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Pao de Acucar ©
Pao de Acucar
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

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nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Miniatur Wunderland, meet the residents at Tierpark Hagenbeck, appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and take in nature's colorful creations at Planten un Blomen.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Hamburg in 17.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Hamburg, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July since evenings lows in Hamburg dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

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Mackinac Island, United States

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Mackinac, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Hamburg to Mackinac Island with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Hamburg to Mackinac Island is minus 6 hours. In July in Mackinac Island, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

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nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Havana is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Malecon, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba, contemplate the long history of El Morro, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion).

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Havana trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Mackinac Island to Havana with the Route module. Traveling from Mackinac Island in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Havana: highs are around 38°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Havana ©
Old Havana
El Malecon ©
El Malecon
Plaza de la Catedral ©
Plaza de la Catedral

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