60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil holiday planner

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

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Rio de Janeiro

— 7 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 (Museu de Cera de Petropolis, Imperial Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipanema, admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro attractions planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Rio de Janeiro. January in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vitoria.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vitoria: Guarapari (Bacutia Beach, Morro Beach, &more) and Igreja Nossa Senhora da Conceicao (in Viana). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, don't miss a visit to O Convento De Nossa Senhora Do Monte Do Carmo, take some stellar pictures from Morro do Moreno, and kick back and relax at Camburi Beach.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vitoria trip planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Vitoria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Vitoria are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Vitoria

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Belo Horizonte

— 6 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: Brumadinho (Igreja Batista Nacional Ebenezer & Inhotim), Ouro Preto (Praca Tiradentes, Centro Historico de Ouro Preto, &more) and Capela Nossa Senhora do Rosario (in Itabirito). The adventure continues: make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, walk around Parque das Mangabeiras, get outside with Magrela's Life Style, and get engrossed in the history at Memorial Minas Gerais Vale.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Belo Horizonte road trip website.

Getting from Vitoria to Belo Horizonte by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vitoria in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Belo Horizonte. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Campo Grande

— 4 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, deepen your understanding at Palace Popular of Culture, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arautos do Evangelho, and get outside with Orla Morena.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Campo Grande visit website.

Traveling by flight from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande. In January, daytime highs in Campo Grande are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Goiania.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

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). There's much more to do: stroll around Areiao Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana de Goiania, look for gifts at Flamboyant Shopping Center, and hunt for treasures at Feira da Lua.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Goiania attractions website.

Traveling by flight from Campo Grande to Goiania takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Campo Grande to Goiania, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. January in Goiania sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Brasilia.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Brasilia

— 5 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.
When in Brasilia, make a side trip to see Flona - Floresta Nacional de Brasilia in Taguatinga, approximately Taguatinga away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral Metropolitana, ponder the world of politics at Congresso Nacional, admire the landmark architecture of Itamaraty Palace, and take in the views from Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Brasilia trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Goiania to Brasilia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Brasilia sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can fly to Cuiaba.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Cuiaba

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cuiaba: Chapada dos Guimaraes (Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimaraes & Veu da Noiva Waterfall). There's lots more to do: stroll around Mae Bonifacia Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basílica do Senhor Bom Jesus de Cuiabá, admire all the interesting features of Parque das Aguas Seo Fiote, and look for gifts at Espaco Magnolia.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cuiaba trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Brasilia to Cuiaba in 3.5 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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brasilia in February, with highs in Cuiaba at 37°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ilha dos Aquarios, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quadrado, and kick back and relax at Praia de Taipe.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Porto Seguro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cuiaba to Porto Seguro takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cuiaba to Porto Seguro, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cuiaba in February, plan for little chillier days in Porto Seguro, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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.
Explore Ilheus' surroundings by going to Itacare (Tijuipe Waterfall, Prainha Beach, &more) and Sargi Beach (in Serra Grande). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dos Milionarios, contemplate the waterfront views at Baia da Sapetinga, soothe aching muscles at Meu Querido Spa, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora das Vitorias Church.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilheus trip planner.

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, daytime highs in Ilheus are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Salvador.

Things to do in Ilheus

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salvador

— 6 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.
Explore Salvador's surroundings by going to Praia do Forte (Forte Beach & Projeto Tamar) and Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pelourinho, don't miss a visit to Elevator Lacerda, examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum, and contemplate the long history of Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salvador day trip planning app.

Fly from Ilheus to Salvador in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Salvador can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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.