58 days in Brazil Itinerary

58 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Natal
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 6 nights
Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Shuttle to Armacao dos Buzios
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 1 night
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 7 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive
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Campos Do Jordao
— 1 night
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Fly
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Gramado
— 3 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Curitiba
— 3 nights
Fly
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Brasilia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Prague

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Natal

— 2 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Parque das Dunas and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museu Camara Cascudo, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Morro do Careca.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Natal itinerary maker tool.

Prague, Czech Republic to Natal is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Prague in April: high temperatures in Natal hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Fernando de Noronha

— 7 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.
Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Atalaia Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Air France Beach.

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You can fly from Natal to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · 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.
Explore Porto de Galinhas' surroundings by going to Recife (Capela Dourada, Kahal Zur Israel Synagogue, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia De Maracaipe, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Atelie Gilberto Carcara.

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Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April in Porto de Galinhas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Armacao dos Buzios

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): kick back and relax at Joao Fernandes Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Orla Bardot Boardwalk, then don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Armacao dos Buzios trip maker site.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Armacao dos Buzios by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in April, Armacao dos Buzios is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Rio de Janeiro

— 6 nights

Marvelous City

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, kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Leblon Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Armacao dos Buzios to Rio de Janeiro in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or 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 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Ilha Grande

— 7 nights
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: surround yourself with nature on LiG Lanchas, enjoy the sand and surf at Mangues Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoa Azul, and delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande journey planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Paraty

— 6 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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Centro Historico, admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Poco da Laje, take in the awesome beauty at Pao de Acucar Peak, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Saco do Mamangua Beach.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paraty online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Campos Do Jordao

— 1 night

Brazilian Switzerland

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
On the 10th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park, see Off-Road Tours, and then wander the streets of Vila Capivari.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Campos Do Jordao trip maker tool.

You can drive from Paraty to Campos Do Jordao in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paraty to Campos Do Jordao due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours

Sao Paulo

— 4 nights

Land of Drizzle

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: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and make a trip to Espaco Cultural Porto Seguro.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Gramado

— 3 nights

Hydrangea Garden

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, learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, walk around Mini Mundo, and get in on the family fun at Snowland.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gramado tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Gramado in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu tour website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. May in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Curitiba

— 3 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Change things up with these side-trips from Curitiba: Quatro Barras (Familia Fardo Vinicola & Morro do Anhangava). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Imaculado Coracao de Maria, walk around Tangua Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Tabor Magnificat.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Curitiba travel planner.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in May, you will find days in Curitiba are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brasilia

— 2 nights

Capital of Hope

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 23rd (Sun): take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, and then ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Flona - Floresta Nacional de Brasilia, then stroll around Parque da Cidade Sarah Kubitschek, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brasilia trip planner.

Getting from Curitiba to Brasilia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Curitiba, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Brasilia, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 6 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.
Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Cachoeira Do Abismo, take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua, and trek along Sertao Zen.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Spas

Brazil travel guide

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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.