55 days in Brazil Itinerary

55 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ouro Preto
— 1 day
2
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
3
Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
4
Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
5
Bento Goncalves
— 4 nights
6
Gramado
— 3 nights
7
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
8
Curitiba
— 3 nights
9
Brasilia
— 4 nights
10
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
11
Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
12
Porto de Galinhas
— 4 nights
13
Manaus
— 3 nights

1
day
Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto ©
Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, examine the collection at Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio), thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario, and finally make a trip to Largo de Coimbra.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ouro Preto online vacation builder.

Manchester, UK to Ouro Preto is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Ouro Preto, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, things will get a bit warmer in Ouro Preto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario
Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio) ©
Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio)
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis ©
Church of Sao Francisco de Assis

6
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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, get great views at Leblon Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Ilha Fiscal.

Start your trip to Rio de Janeiro by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Parque Nacional Tijuca ©
Parque Nacional Tijuca

5
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.
Ilha Grande is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest, kick back and relax at Itaguacu Beach, stroll through Passaterra Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Castelhanos Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ilha Grande trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tropical Forest ©
Tropical Forest
Parnaioca Beach ©
Parnaioca Beach
Castelhanos Lighthouse ©
Castelhanos Lighthouse

5
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo is known for museums, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, take a stroll around The Julio Prestes Cultural Center - Sala Sao Paulo, see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, and have some family-friendly fun at Pixel Realidade Virtual.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ilha Grande to Sao Paulo takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, Sao Paulo is a bit cooler than Ilha Grande - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo ©
Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bento Goncalves side-trips: Mula Preta Viaduct (in Dois Lajeados), Flores Da Cunha (Vinicola Luiz Argenta, Vinicola Salvattore, &more) and Cristo (in Guapore). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia, go for a walk through Caminhos de Pedra, Head underground at Itapuca Grotto, and contemplate the long history of Aurora Winery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bento Goncalves itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Bento Goncalves takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Flores Da Cunha, Mula Preta Viaduct, Itapuca Grotto, Cristo, Vinhos Fae
Highlights from your plan
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia ©
Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia
Cristo ©
Cristo
Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore

3
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.
Gramado is known for parks, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Lavender Park, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, and get in on the family fun at Snowland.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Gramado using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bento Goncalves to Gramado takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Canela
Highlights from your plan
Lago Negro ©
Lago Negro
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo ©
Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu journey planner.

Getting from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

3
nights
Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Curitiba: Quatro Barras (Serra da Baitaca State Park & Familia Fardo Vinicola). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, stroll around Tangua Park, examine the collection at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte, and visit Bairro de Santa Felicidade.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Curitiba trip planner.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in June: highs in Curitiba hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Quatro Barras
Highlights from your plan
Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte ©
Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba ©
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba
Familia Fardo Vinicola ©
Familia Fardo Vinicola

4
nights
Brasilia

Brasilia ©
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.
Brasilia is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco, get engrossed in the history at Memorial JK, and identify plant and animal life at Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Brasilia planning app.

You can fly from Curitiba to Brasilia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Curitiba in June, things will get a bit warmer in Brasilia: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Flona - Floresta Nacional de Brasilia
Highlights from your plan
Catedral Metropolitana ©
Catedral Metropolitana
Itamaraty Palace ©
Itamaraty Palace
Pontao do Lago Sul ©
Pontao do Lago Sul

6
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.
Alto Paraiso de Goias is known for nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, get outside with Cachoeira do Garimpao, take some stellar pictures from Janela Lookout, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Almecegas II.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Alto Paraiso de Goias tour planner.

Getting from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cachoeira do Segredo
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Cachoeira Almecegas II ©
Cachoeira Almecegas II

7
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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, stroll through Fernado de Noronha Island, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha day trip planning site.

You can fly from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Morro dois Irmaos ©
Morro dois Irmaos

4
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, trek along River Maracaipe tour, see the interesting displays at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados, and stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe.

Make your Porto de Galinhas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manaus.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas ©
Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas

3
nights
Manaus

Manaus ©
It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
On the 15th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Galeria Amazonica, browse the different shops at Manauara Shopping, thenexplore the activities along Meeting of Waters, and finally don't miss a visit to Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at CIGS Zoo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Negra Beach, thenmake a trip to Ponte Do Rio Negro, and finally enjoy some diversion at Shot In The Dark.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Manaus trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Manaus takes 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Manaus due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Porto de Galinhas in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Manaus: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks Beaches Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Meeting of Waters ©
Meeting of Waters
Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao ©
Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach

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