60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Pinto Martins International Airport, Drive to Canoa Quebrada
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Canoa Quebrada
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 8 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Drive
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Brasilia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Brotas
— 1 night
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 7 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 7 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Taxi to Petropolis
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Petropolis
— 1 night
Drive
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Tiradentes
— 5 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
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Canoa Quebrada — 5 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Praia de Morro Branco and Barrinha Beach. Get in touch with nature at Praia de Canoa Quebrada and Ceara Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Retiro Grande Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Redonda Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Canoa Quebrada trip itinerary planner.

Doha, Qatar to Canoa Quebrada is an approximately 27.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Doha to Canoa Quebrada. Traveling from Doha in July, things will get slightly colder in Canoa Quebrada: highs are around 40°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.
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Fernando de Noronha — 8 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha and Shark Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baia do Sancho and Baia dos Porcos. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia do Cachorro, examine the collection at Fundacao Projeto Tamar - Fernando de Noronha, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip builder app.

Getting from Canoa Quebrada to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 6 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Canoa Quebrada in July, you will find days in Fernando de Noronha are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
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Porto de Galinhas — 4 nights

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Get in touch with nature at Muro Alto Beach and Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Atelie Gilberto Carcara and Atelier Vilanova. Go for a jaunt from Porto de Galinhas to Recife to see Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Pontal de Maracaipe, sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, and view the masterpieces at Casa Jerimum.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas is minus 1 hour. In July in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Alto Paraiso de Goias — 5 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros and Sertao Zen. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua, get a taste of the local shopping with Feira do Produtor Rural, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Alto Paraiso de Goias day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Porto de Galinhas to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Brasilia.
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Brasilia — 2 nights

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): catch a live performance at Banco do Brasil Cultural Center - CCBB DF and then examine the collection at Espaco Lucio Costa. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo Nacional and then admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brasilia travel route builder app.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can fly to Foz do Iguacu.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the sheer force of Devil's Throat.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu holiday planner.

You can fly from Brasilia to Foz do Iguacu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Brasilia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Brotas.
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Brotas — 1 night

A gateway to nearby natural wonders, Brotas offers something special for lovers of the outdoors.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): look for gifts at Xique-Xique and then view the masterpieces at Anand Atelier.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Brotas route builder.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Brotas in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Brotas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 5 nights

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Do your shopping at Paulista Avenue and Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Appreciate the collections at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo and Afro Brazil Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, see the interesting displays at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, take a stroll around The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, and take in the exciting artwork at Espaco Olavo Setubal.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo travel route site.

You can drive from Brotas to Sao Paulo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Paraty.
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Casa da Cultura de Paraty and Centro Cultural Sesc Paraty. You'll explore and learn at Galeria Aecio Sarti and Atelier Marcio Franco. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Centro Historico, take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak, look for gifts at Cachacaria Cana Caiana, and take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Zoom de Fotografia.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paraty online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Paraty takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande — 7 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Get in touch with nature at Pico do Papagaio and Parnaioca Beach. Ecomuseu Ilha Grande and Dois Rios Beach are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Aracatibinha Beach, explore the ancient world of Ruinas do Lazareto, tour the pleasant surroundings at Feiticeira Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at Ilha Grande Yoga.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande trip builder.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Petropolis.
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Petropolis — 1 night

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), examine the collection at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Petropolis trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi from Ilha Grande to Petropolis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Petropolis are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Tiradentes.
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Tiradentes — 5 nights

Named after the revolutionary hero who was born here, Tiradentes has become known for its well-preserved colonial-era architecture and scenic mountain location.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Atelier do Arquiteto Sergio Ramos and Atelier Guido Boletti. Shop till you drop at Instituto Mario Mendonca and Atelier e Galeria Guido Boletti. Step out of Tiradentes with an excursion to Emporio Vertentes in Resende Costa--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Galeria e Fundacao Oscar Araripe, explore the galleries of Atelie Valin Branco, and admire the striking features of Paroquia da Catedral Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Pilar.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tiradentes route planner.

Traveling by car from Petropolis to Tiradentes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Petropolis in August, things will get little chillier in Tiradentes: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.
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Rio de Janeiro — 6 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll get in some beach time at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Grumari. Escape the urban bustle at Praia de Ipanema and Mirante da Prainha. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, admire all the interesting features of Pedra Bonita, and stroll through Barra da Tijuca Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro vacation builder.

You can drive from Tiradentes to Rio de Janeiro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tiradentes in August, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight 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.