54 days in Brazil Itinerary

54 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Sao Paulo, Bus to Ubatuba
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Ubatuba
— 4 nights
Taxi to São Sebastião, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
— 3 nights
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Ferry to São Sebastião, Taxi to Ubatuba, Bus to Paraty, 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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Armacao dos Buzios
— 3 nights
Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to Porto Seguro
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Porto Seguro
— 5 nights
Drive
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Itacare
— 3 nights
Bus to Valença, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 3 nights
Ferry to Salvador, Fly to Maceio
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Maceio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maragogi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Porto de Galinhas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 8 nights
Fly
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Praia da Pipa
— 3 nights
Fly

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Ubatuba

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Relax by the water at Meio Beach and Prumirim Beach. Get in touch with nature at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco and Domingas Dias Beach. Go for a jaunt from Ubatuba to Trindade to see Praia do Cachadaco about 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Enseada and stroll through Itamambuca Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ubatuba road trip planner.

Nice, France to Ubatuba is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Nice to Ubatuba, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

3
nights
Ilhabela

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Get in touch with nature at Baia de Castelhanos Beach and Praia Do Bonete. Explore hidden gems such as Jabaquara Beach and Praia Da Feiticeira. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Grande, tour the pleasant surroundings at Curral Beach, zoom along the surf with Flyboard SP, and admire the sheer force of Gato Waterfall.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ilhabela trip builder tool.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Ubatuba to Ilhabela in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

6
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Ilha Grande

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lagoa Azul and Abraaozinho Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande and Praia Preta. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Aventureiro, kick back and relax at Lopes Mendes Beach, and take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and car from Ilhabela to Ilha Grande in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

6
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Get outdoors at Copacabana Beach and Praia de Ipanema. Parque Lage and Imaginarias Igreja N. Sra. do Carmo da Lapa do Desterro Museum will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, stroll through Mirante da Prainha, and hike along Pedra da Gavea.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro online vacation builder.

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. In October, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

3
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Armacao dos Buzios

Brazil's St Tropez

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Azedinha Beach and Joao Fernandinho Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Armacao Beach and Azeda Beach. Explore Armacao dos Buzios' surroundings by going to Praia Grande (in Arraial do Cabo) and Praia do Forte (in Cabo Frio). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ferradurinha Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ferradura Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Armacao dos Buzios online route planner.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

5
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Porto Seguro

In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Take a break from the city and head to Coroa Vermelha Beach and Praia dos Nativos. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia de Taipe and Recife de Fora. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Muta Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Coqueiros, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Porto Seguro online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Armacao dos Buzios to Porto Seguro takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In November in Porto Seguro, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Itacare

Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Concha Beach and Havaizinho Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Jeribucacu Beach and Praia da Tiririca. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Engenhoca Beach, stroll through Ribeira Beach, and admire the sheer force of Tijuipe Waterfall.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Itacare driving holiday planner.

Drive from Porto Seguro to Itacare in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Itacare are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
Explore hidden gems such as Gamboa Beach and Farol do Morro. Get outdoors at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) and Garapua Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Segunda Praia, and get interesting insight from Tiroleza.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Morro de Sao Paulo tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Itacare to Morro de Sao Paulo in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maceio.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure

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Maceio

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praia Dunas de Marapé. and Broken Car Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Barra de Sao Miguel Beach and Praia do Gunga. Go for a jaunt from Maceio to Paripueira to see Paripueira Beach about 46 minutes away. It doesn't end there: stroll through Praia de Ipioca and enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Verde Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maceio visit planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Maceio in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Maceio when traveling from Morro de Sao Paulo in November, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maragogi.

Things to do in Maceio

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

3
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Maragogi

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Explore hidden gems such as Praia Ponta de Mangue and Japaratinga Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Praia de Tamandare and Peroba Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Burgalhau Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Xareu Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Maragogi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maceio to Maragogi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Maragogi can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

3
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Porto de Galinhas

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Atelier Vilanova and Casa Jerimum will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Muro Alto Beach and Serrambi Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Porto de Galinhas with a short trip to Praia de Calhetas in Cabo de Santo Agostinho, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip maker.

Getting from Maragogi to Porto de Galinhas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Maragogi in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Porto de Galinhas, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

8
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Fernando de Noronha

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Baia do Sancho and Praia do Leão. Igreja Nossa Senhora dos Remedios and Fort of Nossa Senhora da Conceicao will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Meio Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Enseada da Caieira, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. November in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Praia da Pipa

Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Barra de Cunhau and then kick back and relax at Pipa Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Amor Beach, kick back and relax at Madeiro Beach, and then kick back and relax at Baia dos Golfinhos.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Praia da Pipa trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December in Praia da Pipa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.