60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Sao Paulo
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ubatuba
— 4 nights
Drive
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Campos Do Jordao
— 4 nights
Drive
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Brotas
— 5 nights
Bus to Campinas, Fly to Gramado
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Gramado
— 6 nights
Drive
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Flores Da Cunha
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bento Goncalves
— 5 nights
Drive
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Porto Alegre
— 5 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 5 nights
Fly
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Curitiba
— 7 nights
Fly
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Rio Quente
— 1 night
Drive
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 8 nights
Drive to Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, Fly to Copenhagen

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Sao Paulo — 6 nights

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 da Lingua Portuguesa, wander the streets of Liberdade, and bet on your favorite at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sao Paulo day trip website.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Sao Paulo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Sao Paulo is minus 4 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in December; daily highs in Sao Paulo reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ubatuba.
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Ubatuba — 4 nights

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Venture out of the city with trips to Morro De Santo Antonio (in Caraguatatuba) and Juquehy Beach (in Sao Sebastiao). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Corcovado Peak, trek along Trilha 7 Praias Desertas, step off the mainland to explore Prumirim Island, and enjoy the sand and surf at Itamambuca Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ubatuba planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Ubatuba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Campos Do Jordao.
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Campos Do Jordao — 4 nights

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Take a break from Campos Do Jordao with a short trip to National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida in Aparecida, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: walk around Amantikir Park, get outside with Outdoor Activities, get great views at Morro do Elefante, and examine the collection at Museu Felicia Leirner.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Campos Do Jordao attractions app.

Traveling by car from Ubatuba to Campos Do Jordao takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brotas.
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Brotas — 5 nights

A gateway to nearby natural wonders, Brotas offers something special for lovers of the outdoors.
Get out of town with these interesting Brotas side-trips: Paroquia Nossa Senhora do Patrocinio (in Jau) and Cachoeira Saltao (in Itirapina). Pack the 16th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Territorio Selvagem Canoar. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the exciting artwork at Anand Atelier, stroll through Areia que Canta, and stop by Casa da Cachaca.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Brotas trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Campos Do Jordao to Brotas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Brotas. In December in Brotas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gramado.
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Gramado — 6 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Gramado to Tres Coroas to see River Rafting & Tubing about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll around Mini Mundo, admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and get in on the family fun at Aldeia do Papai Noel.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gramado route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Brotas to Gramado takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Flores Da Cunha.
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Flores Da Cunha — 2 nights

On the 27th (Tue), indulge your senses at Fabian and then learn about winemaking at Viapiana Winery. On the next day, do a tasting at Casa Gazzaro and then do a tasting at Vinicola Salvattore.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Flores Da Cunha driving holiday site.

Drive from Gramado to Flores Da Cunha in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bento Goncalves.
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Bento Goncalves — 5 nights

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Bento Goncalves is known for wineries, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take in the pleasant sights at Caminhos de Pedra.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bento Goncalves trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Flores Da Cunha to Bento Goncalves in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Porto Alegre.
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Porto Alegre — 5 nights

On your holiday to Porto Alegre, affectionately nicknamed "Smile City," you can expect a warm welcome from locals.
Porto Alegre is known for sightseeing, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: engage your brain at Museu de Ciencias e Tecnologia da PUCRS, don't miss a visit to Chave-Mestra, take in the pleasant sights at Mercado Publico Porto Alegre, and take an in-depth tour of Memorial Immigration and Japanese Culture of UFRGS.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Porto Alegre driving holiday site.

You can drive from Bento Goncalves to Porto Alegre in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. January in Porto Alegre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Foz do Iguacu.
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Foz do Iguacu — 5 nights

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.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, stroll through Climbing in the Iguacu Canyon, admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Porto Alegre to Foz do Iguacu in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Curitiba.
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Curitiba — 7 nights

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Curitiba: Estrada do Central (in Morretes) and Familia Fardo Vinicola (in Quatro Barras). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, wander the streets of Bairro de Santa Felicidade, examine the collection at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte, and stroll around Parque Barigui.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Curitiba road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in January: high temperatures in Curitiba hover around 31°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Rio Quente.
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Rio Quente — 1 night

Famous throughout Brazil for its natural thermal springs, the small town of Rio Quente welcomes vastly more than its population of about 3,000 every year.
On the 20th (Fri), make a splash at Hot Park.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rio Quente online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Curitiba to Rio Quente takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Curitiba to Rio Quente due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Alto Paraiso de Goias — 8 nights

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 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, take some stellar pictures from Janela Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sertao Zen, and get outside with Morro Da Baleia.

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Traveling by car from Rio Quente to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Brazil travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
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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State of Rio Grande do Sul travel guide

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Theme Parks · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
In the southernmost section of the country, State of Rio Grande do Sul developed under a heavy influence of its sizable German and Italian immigrant communities. Most travelers know this area for its pristine national parks, cascading rivers, alpine villages, and dramatic canyons blanketed by forests, yet an increasing number of vacations in State of Rio Grande do Sul incorporate nature adventures with tours of outstanding wineries. Long known for its cattle ranches and distinct cowboy culture, the area increasingly rivals its neighbor Argentina as one of South America's top winemaking regions. Sightseeing in State of Rio Grande do Sul leads many visitors to small towns populated by hard-working and fiercely proud Gauchos (cowboys), easily recognized by their traditional dress and wide-brimmed hats.
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State of Parana travel guide

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Waterfalls · Zoos · Gardens
Featuring a strong European heritage, State of Parana represents one of Brazil's most surprising regions, delighting visitors with its coastal cities boasting Mediterranean atmosphere and innovative architecture. Often overlooked by foreign tourists who flock to its northern neighbor, the state remains one of Brazil's wealthiest and most developed regions. Beach lovers and surfers vacation in State of Parana to take advantage of good weather and warm Atlantic waters, while nature-lovers prefer the region's largely unspoiled swathes of rainforest. No State of Parana tour is complete without a visit to the region's World Heritage-listed national park, celebrated worldwide for its jaw-dropping waterfalls.
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State of Goias travel guide

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Water Parks · Waterfalls · Parks
As a sprawling region in the middle of Brazil, State of Goias boasts a thriving economy resting squarely on soya, ethanol, and biodiesel production, which combine to make this area one of the wealthiest in the country. A tour of State of Goias reveals a wild land of deep valleys, lush hills, and large plateaus dividing some of the country's biggest river systems. To appreciate the natural beauty of this area, most visitors on vacation in State of Goias explore the awe-inspiring national parks, which preserve the unspoiled landscape and shelter staggeringly diverse plant and animal species. A series of colonial towns provide plenty of urban places to visit in State of Goias and serve as ideal places for discovering the region's celebrated cuisine.
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