60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 4 nights
Drive
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Brasilia
— 1 night
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Curitiba
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florianopolis
— 5 nights
Drive
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Praia Grande
— 1 night
Drive
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Gramado
— 5 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 7 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 7 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
— 1 night
Shuttle to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Fly to Recife
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 8 nights
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Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 4 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 26th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, get outside with Cachoeira do Garimpao, indulge in some personalized pampering at Morada Do Sol, and trek along Sertao Zen.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias holiday planner.

Madrid, Spain to Alto Paraiso de Goias is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Alto Paraiso de Goias is minus 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brasilia.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Brasilia

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional, then admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, and finally take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Brasilia trip site.

Traveling by car from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Brasilia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Museums

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 31st (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Iguacu River, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Brasilia to Foz do Iguacu in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Curitiba side-trips: Quatro Barras (Familia Fardo Vinicola & Serra da Baitaca State Park). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, take a stroll through Bairro de Santa Felicidade, walk around Tangua Park, and see the interesting displays at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Curitiba trip builder website.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in January, things will get slightly colder in Curitiba: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Florianopolis

— 5 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 Florianopolis to go to Penha and see Beto Carrero World, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jurere Beach, explore the striking landscape at Dunas da Joaquina, and step off the mainland to explore Campeche Island.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florianopolis trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Curitiba to Florianopolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Curitiba in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Florianopolis, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Praia Grande.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Praia Grande

— 1 night
On the 10th (Sun), trot along with a tour on horseback and then get a dose of the wild on Tribo dos Canyons.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Praia Grande trip maker.

Traveling by car from Florianopolis to Praia Grande takes 3.5 hours. January in Praia Grande sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Praia Grande

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Gramado

— 5 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.
Step out of Gramado with an excursion to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Tres Coroas--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, make a trip to Rua Coberta, walk around Mini Mundo, and admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gramado road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Praia Grande to Gramado takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Theme Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and examine the collection at Latin America Memorial.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sao Paulo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Gramado to Sao Paulo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Paraty

— 7 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: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sono Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ilha da Cotia Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Paraty trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Sao Paulo to Paraty takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, kick back and relax at Dois Rios Beach, stroll through Parnaioca Beach, and delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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.
Step out of Rio de Janeiro with an excursion to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi in Niteroi--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, get outside with Leblon Beach, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk and then don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Armacao dos Buzios trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Armacao dos Buzios in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Porto de Galinhas

— 5 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Get out of town with these interesting Porto de Galinhas side-trips: Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, Ricardo Brennand Institute, &more). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at 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 get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas travel planning site.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Armacao dos Buzios to Porto de Galinhas in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste, trek along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, and kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In February in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.