60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Rio de Janeiro
— 8 nights
Fly
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Vitoria
— 7 nights
Fly
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Belo Horizonte
— 7 nights
Fly
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Campo Grande
— 3 nights
Fly
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Goiania
— 6 nights
Drive
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Brasilia
— 6 nights
Fly
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Cuiaba
— 5 nights
Fly
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Palmas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Porto Seguro
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ilheus
— 6 nights

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Rio de Janeiro

— 8 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Cervejaria Bohemia, Imperial Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip site.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major aiport is Rio Galeão – Tom Jobim International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Vitoria.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vitoria

— 7 nights

Sun City

Located on a riverine island surrounded by Vitoria Bay, Vitoria serves as the state capital of Espirito Santo.
Venture out of the city with trips to Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceicao (in Viana) and Guarapari (Bacutia Beach, Morro Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, get great views at Morro do Moreno, examine the collection at Museu Vale, and walk around Parque Pedra da Cebola.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vitoria online travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Vitoria sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to fly to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Vitoria

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Belo Horizonte

— 7 nights

Garden City

Named for its spectacular mountain views, and known locally as the "Garden City," Belo Horizonte has historically fostered a connection with nature since its inauguration in 1897.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belo Horizonte: Casa da Cultura Josefina Bento (in Betim), Matriz de Santo Antonio Igarape (in Igarape) and Inhotim (in Brumadinho). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Minas Gerais Vale, admire the striking features of Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Belo Horizonte visit planner.

Getting from Vitoria to Belo Horizonte by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Belo Horizonte, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Campo Grande

— 3 nights

Swarthy City

Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
Campo Grande is known for parks, shopping, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Parque das Nacoes Indigenas, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Jose Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arautos do Evangelho, and get engrossed in the history at Museu de Arqueologia da UFMS.

Before you visit Campo Grande, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Campo Grande can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly to Goiania.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Goiania

— 6 nights

Capital of the Cerrado

A planned city offering more green space for each inhabitant than any other urban center in the country, Goiania was established as the state capital in 1933.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pirenopolis (Cachoeira do Abade, Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle, &more) and Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno (in Trindade). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Vaca Brava Park, examine the collection at Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, stop by Flamboyant Shopping Center, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira da Lua.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Goiania trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Campo Grande to Goiania in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Campo Grande to Goiania. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Brasilia.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Brasilia

— 6 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.
Go for a jaunt from Brasilia to Taguatinga to see Flona - Floresta Nacional de Brasilia about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, see the interesting displays at Espaco Lucio Costa, get a sense of history and politics at Congresso Nacional, and appreciate the history behind Memorial JK.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brasilia sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Goiania to Brasilia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Goiania in September, with highs in Brasilia at 35°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to fly to Cuiaba.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Cuiaba

— 5 nights

Capital of the Southern Amazon

Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cuiaba is now a modern state capital boasting an impressive skyline of modern buildings and serving as a major commercial center in this part of Brazil.
Get out of town with these interesting Cuiaba side-trips: Chapada dos Guimaraes (Alto do Ceu Lookout, Veu da Noiva Waterfall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Espaco Magnolia, pause for some serene contemplation at Chuurch of Nossa Senhora da Guia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela Santa Rita de Cassia Centro.

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Getting from Brasilia to Cuiaba by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brasilia in September: high temperatures in Cuiaba hover around 41°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Palmas.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Palmas

— 3 nights
A freshly founded city in the state of Tocantins, Palmas finds itself nestled between Amazon rainforest and seaside savanna, giving the city a varied landscape.
Palmas is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Safari Dourado - Ecoturismo e Aventura, walk around Cesamar Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Brejo da Lagoa waterfall, and get great views at Pedra da Neura.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Palmas online day trip planner.

You can fly from Cuiaba to Palmas in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuiaba to Palmas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Palmas, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Palmas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Porto Seguro

— 6 nights
In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Porto Seguro is known for beaches, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Mucuge Street, explore the gorgeous colors at Recife de Fora, stroll through Taperapua Beach, and kick back and relax at Pitinga Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Palmas to Porto Seguro takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Porto Seguro is little chillier than Palmas - with highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ilheus.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Ilheus

— 6 nights

Little Princess of the South

Nestled in the heart of Brazil's cacao-producing region, Ilheus offers a blend of attractive architecture, coastal scenery, and intriguing history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ilheus: Itacare (Jeribucacu Beach, Itacarezinho Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at Meu Querido Spa, admire the striking features of Palacete Misael Tavares, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora das Vitorias Church, and don't miss a visit to Praca Rui Barbosa.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ilheus trip maker.

Getting from Porto Seguro to Ilheus by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ilheus are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C.

Things to do in Ilheus

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

4.5
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.