60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil attractions planner

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Rio de Janeiro
— 8 nights
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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
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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
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Porto Seguro
— 6 nights
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Petropolis (Cervejaria Bohemia, Imperial Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Copacabana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Leblon Beach, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro holiday planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Rio de Janeiro. In January, daytime highs in Rio de Janeiro are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Vitoria side-trips: Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceicao (in Viana) and Guarapari (Bacutia Beach, Morro Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the history at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, tour the pleasant surroundings at Itapua Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja De Nossa Senhora Do Rosario, and see the interesting displays at Museu Vale.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vitoria trip maker app.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Vitoria

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Belo Horizonte side-trips: Casa da Cultura Josefina Bento (in Betim), Inhotim (in Brumadinho) and Matriz de Santo Antonio Igarape (in Igarape). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, take an in-depth tour of Museu da Inconfidencia, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Central de Belo Horizonte.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Belo Horizonte trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vitoria to Belo Horizonte takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Belo Horizonte when traveling from Vitoria in January, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can 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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro, stroll around Parque das Nacoes Indigenas, head outdoors with Orla Morena, and take an in-depth tour of Museu de Arqueologia da UFMS.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Campo Grande tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Campo Grande can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Goiania.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Goiania: Pirenopolis (Cachoeira do Abade, Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle, &more) and Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno (in Trindade). There's still lots to do: stroll around Areiao Park, have fun at Mutirama Park, see the interesting displays at Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, and get to know the resident critters at Parque Zoologico.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Goiania day trip app.

Getting from Campo Grande to Goiania by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Goiania can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Brasilia.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · 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.
Step out of Brasilia to go to Taguatinga and see Flona - Floresta Nacional de Brasilia, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Catedral Metropolitana, walk around Parque da Cidade Sarah Kubitschek, ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace, and make a trip to Praca dos Tres Poderes.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Brasilia visit site.

You can fly from Goiania to Brasilia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chapada dos Guimaraes (Alto do Ceu Lookout, Veu da Noiva Waterfall, &more). The adventure continues: stroll around Mae Bonifacia Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo, don't miss a visit to Parque das Aguas Seo Fiote, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capela Santa Rita de Cassia Centro.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cuiaba, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Brasilia to Cuiaba in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Cuiaba due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brasilia in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Cuiaba: highs are around 37°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Palmas.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

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: get a dose of the wild on Safari Dourado - Ecoturismo e Aventura, head off the coast to Ilha Canela, get a sense of history and politics at Araguaia Palace, and take in the dramatic natural features at Pedra Pedro Paulo.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Palmas trip builder.

Getting from Cuiaba to Palmas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cuiaba to Palmas is 1 hour. In February in Palmas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Palmas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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: make a trip to Mucuge Street, tour the pleasant surroundings at Taperapua Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Recife de Fora, and meet the residents at Ilha dos Aquarios.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Porto Seguro trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Palmas to Porto Seguro takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Porto Seguro can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ilheus.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ilheus: Itacare (Jeribucacu Beach, Itacarezinho Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dos Milionarios, don't miss a visit to Praca Rui Barbosa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Sebastiao Cathedral, and wander the wide-open spaces of Fazenda Yrere.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilheus day trip tool.

Drive from Porto Seguro to Ilheus in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Ilheus can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C.

Things to do in Ilheus

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · 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.