60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel planner

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Fly to Guararapes - Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Drive to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly
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Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly
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Brasilia
— 1 night
Drive
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
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Bus to Brasília, 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
— 8 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Fly
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Florianopolis
— 5 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Bento Goncalves
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Bento Goncalves
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 3 nights
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Porto de Galinhas

— 5 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Step out of Porto de Galinhas with an excursion to Praia dos Carneiros in Tamandare--about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary maker.

Joplin, USA to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Joplin in February, expect Porto de Galinhas to be much hotter, temps between 86°F and 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
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 Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and get engrossed in the history at Fernando de Noronha Memorial.

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Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time is 1 hour. February in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Salvador

— 2 nights

Black Rome

Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Elevator Lacerda, see the interesting displays at Afro Brasileiro Museum, and then take a stroll through Pelourinho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra, then steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, then see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Salvador trip planning app.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Salvador in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in February, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Salvador

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul, admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana, and then get a sense of history and politics at Itamaraty Palace.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brasilia trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Salvador to Brasilia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Brasilia when traveling from Salvador in February, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites

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 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Cachoeira Do Abismo, don't miss a visit to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, and take an unorthodox tour of Jardim de Maytreia.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 27th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Tartaruga Beach, kick back and relax at Geriba Beach, then take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk, and finally don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras.

Start your trip to Armacao dos Buzios by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Armacao dos Buzios takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February in Armacao dos Buzios, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, take some stellar pictures from Leblon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Tijuca Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Armacao dos Buzios to Rio de Janeiro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in February, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ilha Grande

— 8 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, stroll through Crena Beach, kick back and relax at Grumixama Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sao Goncalo Beach, and explore the activities along Paraty Bay.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Paraty travel route app.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · 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: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, stop by Jardins District, see the interesting displays at Afro Brazil Museum, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Sao Paulo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florianopolis: Escola de Oleiros Joaquim Antonio de Medeiros (in Sao Jose), Guarda do Embau (Prainha Beach & Pedra do Urubu) and Beto Carrero World (in Penha). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoinha do Leste, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, and admire the sheer force of Praia da Solidao.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis trip builder tool.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in March, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bento Goncalves

— 3 nights

Wine Capital of Brazil

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bento Goncalves: Flores Da Cunha (Viapiana Winery & Vinicola Salvattore), Dois Lajeados (Mula Preta Viaduct & Casa Recanto da Ferrovia) and Igreja Matriz de Nova Padua (in Nova Padua). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Cristo, go for a walk through Caminhos de Pedra, and learn about winemaking at Casa Fontanari.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bento Goncalves online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Florianopolis to Bento Goncalves takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gramado

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): find something for the whole family at Snowland, then walk around Mini Mundo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, make a trip to Rua Coberta, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gramado vacation builder.

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

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Foz do Iguacu

— 3 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 3rd (Sat), explore the activities along Iguacu River, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip planning 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. In April, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

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.