60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Salvador
— 7 nights
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Aracaju
— 5 nights
Fly
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Petrolina
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maceio
— 7 nights
Drive
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Caruaru
— 6 nights
Drive
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Recife
— 9 nights
Drive
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Joao Pessoa
— 6 nights
Drive
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Campina Grande
— 5 nights
Drive
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Juazeiro do Norte
— 5 nights
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Teresina
— 5 nights

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Salvador — 7 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salvador: Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba) and Praia do Forte (Forte Beach & Projeto Tamar). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pelourinho, hunt for treasures at Mercado Modelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent, and make a trip to Elevator Lacerda.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salvador road trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Salvador. In March in Salvador, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can fly to Aracaju.
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Aracaju — 5 nights

Cashew Tree of the Parrots

The capital of the state of Sergipe, Aracaju has developed a reputation as one of the most active, modern, and healthiest cities in the country.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aracaju: Estancia (Praia do Saco Dunes & Saco beach). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Orla de Atalaia, walk around Parque Augusto Franco, see the interesting displays at Cultural Space Yazigi, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oceanario de Aracaju.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aracaju trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Salvador to Aracaju by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In March in Aracaju, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Petrolina.
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Petrolina — 3 nights

Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
Step out of Petrolina to go to Sobradinho and see Barragem de Sobradinho, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Rio Sao Francisco, get to know the resident critters at Parque Zoo-botanico da Caatinga, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Nossa Senhora Rainha dos Anjos Matriz, and don't miss a visit to Orla de Petrolina.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Petrolina trip maker website.

You can fly from Aracaju to Petrolina in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Aracaju in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Petrolina: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly to Maceio.
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Maceio — 7 nights

Paradise of Waters

Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Venture out of the city with trips to Roteiro (Mirante do Gunga & Praia do Gunga), Barra de Sao Miguel (Atalaia Beach & Barra de Sao Miguel Beach) and Lages Beach (in Porto de Pedras). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Pajucara, kick back and relax at Frances Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais de Pajucara.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Maceio holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Petrolina to Maceio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Petrolina in March, you will find days in Maceio are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Caruaru.
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Caruaru — 6 nights

Little Princess of Agreste

Developing from what was once a single cattle ranch, the city of Caruaru has grown to become the most populous city in the interior of the state of Pernambuco.
Explore Caruaru's surroundings by going to J.Borges Memorial (in Bezerros) and Garanhuns (Mosteiro de Sao Bento, Parque Euclides Dourado (Parque dos Eucaliptos), &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Memorial da Cidade de Caruaru, hunt for treasures at Feira de Caruaru, stroll around Ecological Park Professor Joao Vasconcelos Sobrinho, and buy something for everyone on your list at Caruaru Shopping.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Caruaru online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Maceio to Caruaru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Maceio to Caruaru, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Recife.
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Recife — 9 nights

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Recife side-trips: Porto de Galinhas (Nata Artesanato, Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, &more) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, take an in-depth tour of Museu da Cidade do Recife - Forte das Cinco Pontas, gain insight at Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boa Viagem Beach.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Recife vacation planner.

Getting from Caruaru to Recife by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Caruaru to Recife, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Recife are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Joao Pessoa.
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Joao Pessoa — 6 nights

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
Explore Joao Pessoa's surroundings by going to Conde (Praia de Tambaba, Coqueirinho Beach, &more), Baia dos Golfinhos (in Praia da Pipa) and Camboinha Beach (in Cabedelo). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cabo Branco Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Piscinas Naturais do Seixas, walk around Parque da Lagoa, and make a trip to Academia Paraibana de Letras.

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You can drive from Recife to Joao Pessoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Joao Pessoa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Campina Grande.
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Campina Grande — 5 nights

Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cabaceiras (Saca de La, Lajeado Manuel de Souza, &more), Engenho Goiamunduba (in Bananeiras) and Praca do Meio do Mundo (in Boa Vista). And it doesn't end there: walk around Acude Velho, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual Mata do Pau-Ferro, see the interesting displays at Northeast Museum of Minerals and Gems, and let little ones run wild at Parque da Crianca.

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Drive from Joao Pessoa to Campina Grande in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Juazeiro do Norte.
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Juazeiro do Norte — 5 nights

The second-largest city in the state, Juazeiro do Norte sits in the semiarid Sertao subregion, offering well-maintained city parks, cultural attractions, and architectural highlights across a pleasant urban area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Juazeiro do Norte: Geopark Araripe (in Crato) and Santana do Cariri (Geossitio Pontal da Santa Cruz & Museu de Paleontologia Placido Cidade Nuvens). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Araripe Plateau, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Foundation Museum Father Cicero, and appreciate the history behind Estatua de Padre Cicero.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Juazeiro do Norte route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Campina Grande to Juazeiro do Norte takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Campina Grande to Juazeiro do Norte. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Teresina.
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Teresina — 5 nights

Capital of Sun and Light

Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.
Teresina is known for sightseeing, shopping, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Potycabana Park, see the interesting displays at Centro de Ciencias Interativo Casa de Sao Jose, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario, and take in the views from Ponte Estaiada.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Teresina road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Juazeiro do Norte to Teresina takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Juazeiro do Norte to Teresina, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C.
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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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