60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, Drive to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Curitiba
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Curitiba
— 3 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Campos Do Jordao
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 6 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Drive
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Petropolis
— 2 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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Canoa Quebrada
— 6 nights
Drive to Pinto Martins International Airport, Fly to Newark

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Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 6 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 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take an unorthodox tour of Jardim de Maytreia, and don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Alto Paraiso de Goias visit planner.

Newark, USA to Alto Paraiso de Goias is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Newark to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Curitiba

— 3 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Go for a jaunt from Curitiba to Quatro Barras to see Familia Fardo Vinicola about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Tabor Magnificat, and walk around Tangua Park.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Curitiba trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Curitiba takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Curitiba is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in July, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

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Foz do Iguacu

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

You can fly from Curitiba to Foz do Iguacu in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
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Gramado

— 4 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.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and see the interesting displays at Museu dos Beatles.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gramado road trip planning app.

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

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Sao Paulo

— 4 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: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Afro Brazil Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, and take a stroll through Paulista Avenue.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip planning site.

Getting from Gramado to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Campos Do Jordao

— 2 nights

Brazilian Switzerland

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): gear up at Zoom Bike Park and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park and then admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual de Campos do Jordão - Horto Florestal.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Campos Do Jordao trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Campos Do Jordao takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to Campos Do Jordao due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Paraty

— 6 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 historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pao de Acucar Peak, make a trip to Trilha Do Ouro, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Engenho D'Ouro, and view the masterpieces at Casa da Cultura de Paraty.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paraty trip maker site.

You can drive from Campos Do Jordao to Paraty in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Paraty due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Ilha Grande

— 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, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Sebastiao, soothe aching muscles at Ilha Grande Yoga, and delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Rio de Janeiro

— 6 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 beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal, and stroll through Praia de Grumari.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Petropolis.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

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Petropolis

— 2 nights

The Imperial City

Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): steep yourself in history at La Grande Vallee, then examine the collection at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Museum. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara and then don't miss a visit to Centro Historico de Petropolis.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Petropolis trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Petropolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Petropolis can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Petropolis

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Porto de Galinhas

— 5 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Explore Porto de Galinhas' surroundings by going to Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Ricardo Brennand Institute). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas day trip planning website.

You can fly from Petropolis to Porto de Galinhas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Porto de Galinhas when traveling from Petropolis in August, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Fernando de Noronha

— 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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, hike along Trilha do Piquinho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachorro, and see the sky in a new way at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha road trip planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
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Canoa Quebrada

— 6 nights
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
When in Canoa Quebrada, make a side trip to see Praia de Morro Branco in Beberibe, approximately Beberibe away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Praia de Canoa Quebrada, enjoy the sand and surf at Barrinha Beach, make a trip to Broadway de Canoa Quebrada, and take in the dramatic natural features at Por-do-Sol Dune.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Canoa Quebrada online travel route planner.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Canoa Quebrada by flight takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Canoa Quebrada, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in September, expect nights in Canoa Quebrada to be about the same, around 81°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 97°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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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.