60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Sao Paulo
— 2 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 3 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Florianopolis
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Florianopolis
— 5 nights
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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 8 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 7 nights
Drive
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly
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Natal
— 3 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
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Sao Paulo — 2 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, wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and examine the collection at Latin America Memorial.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo day trip tool.

Brasilia to Sao Paulo is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can fly to Foz do Iguacu.
Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:

Foz do Iguacu — 2 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.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sao Paulo in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Foz do Iguacu, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gramado.
Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 25:

Gramado — 3 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.
Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Tres Coroas (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, find something for the whole family at Snowland, learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, and walk around Mini Mundo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gramado online itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Florianopolis.
Parks · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:

Florianopolis — 5 nights

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Florianopolis is known for beaches, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Praia Mole, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Santinho, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

For more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Florianopolis in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 2:

Ilha Grande — 8 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: kick back and relax at Caxadaco Beach, stroll through Itaguacu Beach, identify plant and animal life at LiG Lanchas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Florianopolis to Ilha Grande takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Paraty.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 10:

Paraty — 7 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, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Ilha do Pelado, and kick back and relax at Sono Beach.

Before you visit Paraty, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Armacao dos Buzios.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 17:

Armacao dos Buzios — 2 nights

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk and then enjoy the sand and surf at Geriba Beach. On your second day here, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then make a trip to Rua das Pedras.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Armacao dos Buzios day trip planning app.

Getting from Paraty to Armacao dos Buzios by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Arraial do Cabo.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:

Arraial do Cabo — 2 nights

Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Farol Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, and then take a memorable drive along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Forno Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Arraial do Cabo route planning website.

You can drive from Armacao dos Buzios to Arraial do Cabo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Arraial do Cabo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rio de Janeiro.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:

Rio de Janeiro — 7 nights

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: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Tijuca.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro vacation maker app.

You can drive from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 28:

Porto de Galinhas — 5 nights

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 (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Ricardo Brennand Institute). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, browse the exhibits of Atelie Gilberto Carcara, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Porto de Galinhas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, daily temperatures in Porto de Galinhas can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:

Fernando de Noronha — 7 nights

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Porcos, step off the mainland to explore Morro Sao Jose Fernando de Noronha, tour the pleasant surroundings at Conceicao Beach, and trek along Trilha do Piquinho.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fernando de Noronha road trip tool.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Natal.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 12:

Natal — 3 nights

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Natal is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu, see the interesting displays at Museu Camara Cascudo, see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Natal tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Natal in 3 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Natal are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:

Alto Paraiso de Goias — 6 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 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's much more to do: get great views at Janela Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Vale do Rio Macaco waterfall, head outdoors with Cachoeira Do Abismo, and hike along Sertao Zen.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Natal to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 21:

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.