57 days in Brazil Itinerary

57 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip itinerary planner

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Fortaleza
— 2 nights
Drive
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Canoa Quebrada
— 5 nights
Drive
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Natal
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 8 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 6 nights
Drive
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Marechal Deodoro
— 2 nights
Taxi to Maceio, Fly to Florianopolis
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Florianopolis
— 6 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Bus to Arraial do Cabo
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Winnipeg

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Fortaleza

— 2 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia de Morro Branco and Praia do Futuro. Bring the kids along to Beach Park and Ginasio Paulo Sarasate. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Iracema Beach and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitana Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Fortaleza trip itinerary planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Fortaleza is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Winnipeg to Fortaleza, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Winnipeg in March, with highs in Fortaleza at 35°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Praia de Canoa Quebrada and Barrinha Beach. Get outdoors at Ceara Beach and Star of Canoa Quebrada in the Dunes. Step out of Canoa Quebrada to go to Icapui and see Praia de Redonda, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Quixaba Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Retiro Grande Beach, visit Vila do Estevao, and don't miss a visit to Broadway de Canoa Quebrada.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Canoa Quebrada holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Fortaleza to Canoa Quebrada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Fortaleza in March, expect nights in Canoa Quebrada to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Natal.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Natal

— 5 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Bring the kids along to Dunas de Genipabu and Ponta Negra Beach. Get outdoors at Praia Da Pipa and Parrachos de Maracajau. Change things up with these side-trips from Natal: Praia da Pipa (Baia dos Golfinhos, Madeiro Beach, &more) and Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parque das Dunas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Reis Magos Fortress, and make a trip to Ponte Newton Navarro.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Natal online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Canoa Quebrada to Natal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Canoa Quebrada in March, with highs in Natal at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Fernando de Noronha

— 8 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Baia do Sancho and Praia do Sueste. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Conceicao Beach and Baia dos Golfinhos. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Leão, and get outside with Morro dois Irmaos.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Porto de Galinhas

— 6 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Take a break from the city and head to Muro Alto Beach and Praia dos Carneiros. Bring the kids along to Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach and Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas. Change things up with these side-trips from Porto de Galinhas: Campas Beach (in Tamandare) and Maragogi Beach (in Maragogi). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Cupe beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia De Maracaipe, and stop by Nata Artesanato.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas online holiday planner.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Marechal Deodoro.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Marechal Deodoro

— 2 nights
Marechal Deodoro is a municipality and an important tourist center of Alagoas, Brazil. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stroll through Frances Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Gunga. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Verde Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Pajucara.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marechal Deodoro day trip site.

Traveling by car from Porto de Galinhas to Marechal Deodoro takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Marechal Deodoro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Florianopolis

— 6 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Step out of the city life by going to Praia Mole and Joaquina Beach. Family-friendly places like Lagoinha do Leste and Jurere Beach will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florianopolis: Prainha Beach (in Guarda do Embau), Praia do Maco (in Palhoca) and Praia de Palmas (in Governador Celso Ramos). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Galheta, enjoy breathtaking views from Miorro da Lagoa, enjoy the sand and surf at Canasvieiras Beach, and take in the views from Hercilio Luz Bridge.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis travel app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Marechal Deodoro to Florianopolis in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Marechal Deodoro in March, plan for little chillier days in Florianopolis, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

Land of the Waterfalls

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 7th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Foz do Iguacu in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Arraial do Cabo

— 2 nights

Diving Capital

Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Farol Beach and Forno Beach. Get outdoors at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia and Prainha. Venture out of the city with trips to Armacao dos Buzios (Joao Fernandes Beach & Geriba Beach).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Arraial do Cabo trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Arraial do Cabo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Arraial do Cabo, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rio de Janeiro

— 7 nights

Marvelous City

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 Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer. Get outdoors at Praia de Ipanema and Pedra do Arpoador. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, get great views at Leblon Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 5 nights

Highland Paradise

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 Vale da Lua. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Abyss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, stroll through Sertao Zen, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.