60 days in Brazil & Peru Itinerary

60 days in Brazil & Peru Itinerary

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 6 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Gramado, Brazil
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Lima, Peru
— 5 nights
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 7 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Salvador
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Salvador, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Natal, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 5 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 sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra da Gavea, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Tijuca, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Singapore to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Rio de Janeiro reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande, Brazil — 6 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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, kick back and relax at Lagoa Azul, stroll through Praia Preta, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ilha Grande road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. October in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paraty.
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Paraty, Brazil — 5 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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Centro Historico, stroll through Saco do Mamangua Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Penha, and relax in the rural setting at Fazenda Bananal.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paraty trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo, Brazil — 3 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario e Convento Sao Francisco de Assis.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip planner.

Getting from Paraty to Sao Paulo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Gramado.
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Gramado, Brazil — 2 nights

Hydrangea Garden

Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, the small city of Gramado charms visitors with its alpine European-style architecture and blossoming flowers.
On the 22nd (Sat), get in on the family fun at Snowland, try out the rides at Mundo a Vapor, then learn about winemaking at Vitivinicola Jolimont, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Rua Coberta, then explore the activities along Lago Negro, and then stroll around Mini Mundo.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Gramado trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Gramado takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.
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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil — 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In October in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly to Lima.
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Lima, Peru — 5 nights

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Lima is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), don't miss a visit to Circuito Magico Del Agua, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas.

For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Lima trip planner.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Lima in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Lima. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in October, expect nights in Lima to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly to Machu Picchu.
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Machu Picchu, Peru — 2 nights

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at Centro de Masajes Samay and then delve into the distant past at Winay Wayna. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Lima to Machu Picchu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Cusco.
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Cusco, Peru — 7 nights

Imperial City

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Venture out of the city with trips to Maras (Moray & Salinas de Maras). On the 7th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, take a memorable excursion with exploor, and stop by San Blas.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cusco online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Machu Picchu to Cusco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. November in Cusco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Alto Paraiso de Goias, Brazil — 5 nights

Highland Paradise

Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take some stellar pictures from Janela Lookout, and trek along Sertao Zen.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cusco to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cusco to Alto Paraiso de Goias due to the time zone difference. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salvador.
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Salvador, Brazil — 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 14th (Mon), walk around Jardim dos Namorados Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Do Senhor Do Bonfim, and then wander the streets of Pelourinho. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, enjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda, and then examine the collection at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salvador trip planner.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Salvador by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas, Brazil — 4 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto de Galinhas: Recife (Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe.

For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

Fly from Salvador to Porto de Galinhas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil — 7 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.
Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Boldro Beacch, and stroll through Buraco da Raquel.

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Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Natal.
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Natal, Brazil — 3 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Parque das Dunas and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Natal day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Natal takes 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal due to the time zone difference. In November in Natal, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Brazil travel guide

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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.
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Peru travel guide

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Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.
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