60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil tour planner

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Sao Paulo
— 6 nights
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Fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 9 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to Maceio
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Maceio
— 14 nights
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Brasilia
— 7 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
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Florianopolis
— 15 nights
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Sao Paulo
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Sao Paulo

— 6 nights

Land of Drizzle

Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sao Paulo: Parque Portugal (in Campinas), Tombo Beach (in Guaruja) and Aparecida (Capela do Batismo, Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, take in nature's colorful creations at Orla e Jardins da Praia de Santos, see the interesting displays at Museu do Futebol, and pause for some serene contemplation at São Paulo Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sao Paulo sightseeing planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Sao Paulo is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 2 hours. In January, Sao Paulo is much warmer than Toronto - with highs of 33°C and lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Ilha Grande

— 9 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Caxadaco Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Meros Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ilha Grande journey maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Sao Paulo to Ilha Grande in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. While traveling from Sao Paulo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ilha Grande, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Maceio.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Maceio

— 14 nights

Paradise of Waters

Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maceio: Roteiro (Mirante do Gunga, Praia do Gunga, &more), Barra de Sao Miguel (Barra de Sao Miguel Beach, Bonita Beach, &more) and Sao Miguel dos Milagres (Piscina Natural de São Miguel dos Milagres & Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Frances Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Verde Beach, and explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais de Pajucara.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Maceio road trip website.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Maceio in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Maceio can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Brasilia

— 7 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 Abadiania and see Casa Dom Inacio de Loyola, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana, ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, and examine the collection at Espaco Lucio Costa.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Brasilia trip app.

Traveling by flight from Maceio to Brasilia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maceio in February, Brasilia is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte Internacional da Amizade, look for gifts at Artesanato Chocolate Caseiro Tres Fronteiras, then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, then see the interesting displays at Museu de Cera Dreamland, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Foz do Iguacu takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brasilia in February, with highs in Foz do Iguacu at 37°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Florianopolis

— 15 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guarda do Embau (Pedra do Urubu & Prainha Beach), Bombinhas (Nossa Senhora Imaculada Conceicao Chapel, Bombinhas Beach, &more) 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 Praia do Santinho, and wander the streets of Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis online trip builder.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Florianopolis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Sao Paulo

— 5 nights

Land of Drizzle

Explore Sao Paulo further: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, examine the collection at Latin America Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at São Paulo Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Sao Paulo tour app.

Fly from Florianopolis to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.