60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Florianopolis
— 4 nights
Drive
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Praia Grande
— 1 night
Drive
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bento Goncalves
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 8 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Drive
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Arraial do Cabo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Salvador
— 2 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
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Florianopolis

— 4 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florianopolis: Palhoca (Pinheira Beach & Praia do Maco), Prainha Beach (in Guarda do Embau) and Beto Carrero World (in Penha). There's much more to do: stroll through Praia Mole, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste, and step off the mainland to explore Campeche Island.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis driving holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Florianopolis is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Florianopolis is minus 13 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Florianopolis dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Praia Grande.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Praia Grande

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on Tribo dos Canyons and then trek along Trilha Do Rio Do Boi.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Praia Grande online vacation planner.

You can drive from Florianopolis to Praia Grande in 3.5 hours. In March in Praia Grande, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Gramado.

Things to do in Praia Grande

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Trails

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 7th (Sun): stroll around Mini Mundo, then immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and finally make a trip to Rua Coberta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Snowland, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gramado trip builder.

Traveling by car from Praia Grande to Gramado takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bento Goncalves

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): do a tasting at PIZZATO Vinhas e Vinhos, learn about winemaking at Vinhos Larentis, do a tasting at Casa Postal, then do a tasting at Vinicola Cainelli, then learn about winemaking at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinicola Torcello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): do a tasting at Vinicola Valmarino, do a tasting at Casa Fontanari, and then learn about winemaking at Vinicola Dom Candido.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bento Goncalves road trip site.

Traveling by car from Gramado to Bento Goncalves takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries

Side Trip

Sao Paulo

— 3 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, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo, don't miss a visit to Memorial Santa Paulina e Capela Sagrada Familia, and pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo planner.

Fly from Bento Goncalves to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

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 interesting insight from Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Fora Beach (Ranchos), wander the streets of Centro Historico, and head outdoors with Praia do Cepilho.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paraty trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Paraty in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Meros Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Abraaozinho Beach, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ilha Grande journey builder website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In March in Ilha Grande, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, and explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro journey planning app.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro by combination of ferry and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. March in Rio de Janeiro sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Arraial do Cabo

— 3 nights

Diving Capital

Located on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, the municipality of Arraial do Cabo has become a popular tourist destination because of its pristine beaches and relaxing atmosphere.
Arraial do Cabo is known for beaches, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Farol Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brava Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and take a memorable drive along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia.

Make your Arraial do Cabo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Arraial do Cabo, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

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 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Casa do Rio Vermelho, then examine the collection at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, and then wander the streets of Pelourinho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Francisco Church and Convent, then examine the collection at Afro Brasileiro Museum, then make a trip to Elevator Lacerda, and finally see the interesting displays at MAM Museu de Arte Moderna.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Salvador itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Arraial do Cabo to Salvador takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arraial do Cabo in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Salvador, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Salvador

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Porto de Galinhas

— 5 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Take a break from Porto de Galinhas with a short trip to Praia dos Carneiros in Tamandare, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and walk around Projeto Hippocampus.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas driving holiday website.

You can fly from Salvador to Porto de Galinhas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · 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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Bode, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and take an in-depth tour of Fernando de Noronha Memorial.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha journey builder site.

You can fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's lots more to do: get outside with Cachoeira Do Abismo, relax and rejuvenate at Morada Do Sol, take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, and delve into the mystery of Jardim de Maytreia.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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 26th (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then explore the activities along Iguacu River. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Foz do Iguacu takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Foz do Iguacu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time 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.