60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel planner

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Rio de Janeiro
— 8 nights
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Vitoria
— 7 nights
Fly
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Belo Horizonte
— 6 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
— 4 nights
Fly
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Porto Seguro
— 6 nights
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Ilheus
— 6 nights
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Salvador
— 7 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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirante da Prainha, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, and pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Rio de Janeiro. In January in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to fly to Vitoria.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vitoria: Anchieta (Balanco Beach & Praia de Ubu) and Guarapari (Morro Beach, Tres Praias, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Nossa Senhora da Penha Convent, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Recanto da Sereia, get outside with Parque Ilha do Papagaio, and kick back and relax at Costa Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vitoria online road trip planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Belo Horizonte.

Things to do in Vitoria

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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: Matriz de Santo Antonio Igarape (in Igarape), Inhotim (in Brumadinho) and Casa da Cultura Josefina Bento (in Betim). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Praca da Liberdade, take an in-depth tour of Casa dos Contos, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, and see the interesting displays at Oratory Museum (Museu Do Oratorio).

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Belo Horizonte trip maker site.

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, plan for slightly colder nights in Belo Horizonte, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Belo Horizonte

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro, examine the collection at Image and Sound Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arautos do Evangelho, and stroll around Parque dos Poderes.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Campo Grande holiday website.

You can fly from Belo Horizonte to Campo Grande in 4 hours. Other options are to 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 in Campo Grande, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly 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 Goiania's surroundings by going to Pirenopolis (Cachoeira do Abade, Wheels of Time Antique Motorcycle, &more) and Trindade (Santuario Basilica do Divino Pai Eterno & Matriz do Divino Pai Eterno - Santuario Velho). There's still lots to do: walk around Areiao Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira da Lua, look for gifts at Flamboyant Shopping Center, and see the interesting displays at Museu Pedro Ludovico Teixeira.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Goiania trip app.

Fly from Campo Grande to Goiania in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in Goiania can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to fly to Brasilia.

Things to do in Goiania

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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.
Brasilia is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana, take a leisurely stroll along Pontao do Lago Sul, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Dom Bosco, and stroll around Parque da Cidade Sarah Kubitschek.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brasilia tour builder tool.

Fly from Goiania to Brasilia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Brasilia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to fly to Cuiaba.

Things to do in Brasilia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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.
Explore Cuiaba's surroundings by going to Chapada dos Guimaraes (Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimaraes & Veu da Noiva Waterfall). There's much more to do: stroll around Mae Bonifacia Park, stop by Espaco Magnolia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque das Aguas Seo Fiote, and make a trip to Parque Tia Nair.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cuiaba travel tool.

Getting from Brasilia to Cuiaba by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasilia to Cuiaba. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brasilia in February; daily highs in Cuiaba reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Mucuge Street, stroll through Pitinga Beach, get in on the family fun at Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Porto Seguro attractions planner.

You can fly from Cuiaba to Porto Seguro in 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. While traveling from Cuiaba, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Porto Seguro, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive 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.
Explore Ilheus' surroundings by going to Pe de Serra Beach (in Serra Grande) and Itacare (Jeribucacu Beach, Itacarezinho Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Dos Milionarios, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nossa Senhora das Vitorias Church, relax and rejuvenate at Meu Querido Spa, and look for gifts at Avatim Cheiros Da Terra.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ilheus trip planner.

You can 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 in Ilheus, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Salvador.

Things to do in Ilheus

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Salvador

— 7 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salvador: Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba) and Praia do Forte (Forte Beach & Projeto Tamar). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Pelourinho, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Farol da Barra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, and don't miss a visit to Elevator Lacerda.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salvador tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ilheus to Salvador in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Salvador are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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.