60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Seattle
+3
Fly + bus + subway + bus:  22​h 15​min
1
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
+4
bus + subway + foot + bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
2
Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly + shuttle:  3​h 30​min
3
Porto de Galinhas
— 6 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Aquiraz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Canoa Quebrada
— 5 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
6
Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Bento Goncalves
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Gramado
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Florianopolis
— 5 nights
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
11
Penha
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  4​h
13
Ilha Grande
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Seattle

5
nights
Alto Paraiso de Goias

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Santa Barbara Waterfall in Cavalcante (about 1h 25 min away). Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Santa Barbara Falls, get outside with Cachoeira do Garimpao, admire all the interesting features of Jardim de Maytreia, and take some stellar pictures from Janela Lookout.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias online holiday planner .

Seattle, USA to Alto Paraiso de Goias is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Amazon Time (AMT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, Santa Barbara Waterfall
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Catarata dos Couros ©
Catarata dos Couros
Cachoeira do Segredo ©
Cachoeira do Segredo

6
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Baia do Sancho and Praia do Cacimba do Padre. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Praia do Sueste and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernando de Noronha.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha takes 11 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha

6
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Muro Alto Beach and Pontal de Maracaipe. Take a break from Porto de Galinhas with a short trip to Carneiros Beach in Tamandare, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, stroll through Praia De Maracaipe, take in the exciting artwork at Atelie Gilberto Carcara, and examine the collection at Museu das Tartarugas - Ecoassociados.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas visit planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Aquiraz.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praia dos Carneiros
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros

1
night
Aquiraz

Aquiraz ©
A popular destination with outdoor adventurers, the coastal city of Aquiraz offers plenty of attractions--both man-made and natural--along its lengthy, lively coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a splash at Beach Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Aquiraz trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Aquiraz in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in Aquiraz sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Aquiraz

Theme Parks
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Beach Park ©
Beach Park

5
nights
Canoa Quebrada

Canoa Quebrada ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Praia de Canoa Quebrada and Lagoa do Mato Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Retiro Grande Beach, stroll through Redonda Beach, make a trip to Broadway de Canoa Quebrada, and take a stroll through Vila do Estevao.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Canoa Quebrada road trip planning site .

Drive from Aquiraz to Canoa Quebrada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Aquiraz in June: highs in Canoa Quebrada hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Casa da Camara
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Praia de Canoa Quebrada ©
Praia de Canoa Quebrada
Quixaba Beach ©
Quixaba Beach
Vila do Estevao ©
Vila do Estevao

4
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parque da Monica and Catavento Cultural e Educacional. There's still lots to do: walk around Ibirapuera Park, see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, get your game on at Pixel Realidade Virtual Arcade VR, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo attractions planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Canoa Quebrada to Sao Paulo takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Canoa Quebrada in June: high temperatures in Sao Paulo hover around 72°F and lows are around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Theme Parks Shopping
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Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo
Parque da Monica ©
Parque da Monica
Catavento Cultural e Educacional ©
Catavento Cultural e Educacional

2
nights
Bento Goncalves

Bento Goncalves ©
Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
On the 17th (Mon), do a tasting at Casa Fontanari, then do a tasting at Vale dos Vinhedos, and then do a tasting at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Vinicola Cainelli, do a tasting at Casa Valduga Winery, do a tasting at Angheben Vinhos Finos, learn about winemaking at Vinicola Torcello, then admire the striking features of Ermida, and finally steep yourself in history at Caminhos de Pedra.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bento Goncalves sightseeing planning site .

Getting from Sao Paulo to Bento Goncalves by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ermida
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Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia ©
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia
Vale dos Vinhedos ©
Vale dos Vinhedos
Vinicola Torcello ©
Vinicola Torcello

4
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Snowland and GramadoZoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Sao Francisco de Paula (Miragem Livraria & Lago Sao Bernardo). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Black Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Pedra, make a trip to Caro Watson Escape Game, and examine the collection at Mundo a Vapor.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gramado trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Bento Goncalves to Gramado takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Canela, Sao Francisco de Paula
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Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland
GramadoZoo ©
GramadoZoo

1
night
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
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 23rd (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Hydroelectric Dam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Iguazu Falls and then have fun at Wake Iguassu Cable Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. June in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

5
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Bring the kids along to Praia Mole and Lagoinha do Leste. Explore Florianopolis' surroundings by going to Prainha Beach (in Guarda do Embau) and Guarda do Embau Beach (in Palhoca). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Galheta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Campeche, and pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia Santo Antonio.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florianopolis route planning site .

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Florianopolis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Penha.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Prainha Beach, Guarda do Embau Beach
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Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Praia da Galheta ©
Praia da Galheta

2
nights
Penha

Penha ©
A trip to Penha usually starts at the town's major point of interest: one of the largest theme parks in Latin America.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Beto Carrero World. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Armacao and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Grande.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Penha journey planner .

You can drive from Florianopolis to Penha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Penha are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Penha

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Praia da Armacao ©
Praia da Armacao
Praia Grande ©
Praia Grande

7
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Copacabana Beach and Praia de Grumari. Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Museu Casa de Santos Dumont & Imperial Museum). There's still lots to do: stroll through Sugarloaf Mountain, explore and take pictures at Maracanã, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Penha to Rio de Janeiro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Penha in July, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 78°F and lows at 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Petropolis
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Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

6
nights
Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Family-friendly places like Grumixama Beach and Sitio Forte Beach will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Itaguacu Beach and kick back and relax at Morcego Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ilha Grande attractions planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Grumixama Beach ©
Grumixama Beach
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Sitio Forte Beach ©
Sitio Forte Beach

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