60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel route builder

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Aracaju
— 6 nights
Fly
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Petrolina
— 2 nights
Fly
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Maceio
— 7 nights
Drive
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Caruaru
— 5 nights
Drive
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Recife
— 9 nights
Drive
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Joao Pessoa
— 7 nights
Drive
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Campina Grande
— 5 nights
Drive
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Juazeiro do Norte
— 5 nights
Drive
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Teresina
— 4 nights
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Natal
— 8 nights

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Aracaju

— 6 nights

Cashew Tree of the Parrots

The capital of the state of Sergipe, Aracaju has developed a reputation as one of the most active, modern, and healthiest cities in the country.
Venture out of the city with trips to Estancia (Saco beach & Praia do Saco Dunes). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Orla de Atalaia, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanario de Aracaju, head outdoors with Parque Augusto Franco (Sementeira), and kick back and relax at Atalaia Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aracaju trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Aracaju. March in Aracaju sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Petrolina.

Things to do in Aracaju

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Petrolina

— 2 nights
Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
Petrolina is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sao Francisco, don't miss a visit to Bododromo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral - Igreja Sagrado Coracao de Jesus, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque Zoo-botanico da Caatinga.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Petrolina trip website.

Getting from Aracaju to Petrolina by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Aracaju in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Petrolina, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Maceio.

Things to do in Petrolina

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

Maceio

— 7 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maceio: Barra de Sao Miguel (Atalaia Beach & Barra de Sao Miguel Beach), Roteiro (Mirante do Gunga & Praia do Gunga) and Lages Beach (in Porto de Pedras). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Pajucara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paripueira Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais de Pajucara.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Maceio trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Petrolina to Maceio by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Petrolina in March, you will find days in Maceio are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Caruaru.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Caruaru

— 5 nights

Little Princess of Agreste

Developing from what was once a single cattle ranch, the city of Caruaru has grown to become the most populous city in the interior of the state of Pernambuco.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caruaru: Garanhuns (Mosteiro de Sao Bento & Santuario Mae Rainha), Serra do Para (in Santa Cruz Do Capibaribe) and Bezerros (Museu do Centro de Artesanato de Pernambuco & J.Borges Memorial). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Memorial da Cidade de Caruaru, view the masterpieces at Centro de Artesanato Tareco e Mariola, browse the different shops at Caruaru Shopping, and take an in-depth tour of Memorial Mestre Galdino.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Caruaru journey website.

Getting from Maceio to Caruaru by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Recife.

Things to do in Caruaru

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Recife

— 9 nights

Brazilian Venice

Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Recife side-trips: Porto de Galinhas (Nata Artesanato, Cupe beach, &more) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ricardo Brennand Institute, get to know the fascinating history of Recife Antigo, take an in-depth tour of Museu da Cidade do Recife - Forte das Cinco Pontas, and kick back and relax at Boa Viagem Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Recife online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Caruaru to Recife by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Caruaru to Recife due to the time zone difference. In March in Recife, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Recife

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Joao Pessoa

— 7 nights

City Where the Sun Rises First

Situated at the very eastern tip of the Americas, Joao Pessoa is indeed, as its nickname suggests, "the city where the sun rises first." Known for its exceptional integration with nature, the city ranks as the greenest capital in Brazil, with countless parks and even an Atlantic rainforest reserve within its bounds.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Joao Pessoa: Conde (Praia de Tambaba, Coqueirinho Beach, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cabo Branco Beach, head off the coast to Picaozinho, stroll through Tambau Beach, and ponder the world of politics at Palacio da Redencao.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Joao Pessoa road trip planning tool.

Drive from Recife to Joao Pessoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April in Joao Pessoa, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Campina Grande.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Campina Grande

— 5 nights
Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Change things up with these side-trips from Campina Grande: Cabaceiras (Saca de La, Lajeado Manuel de Souza, &more), Praca do Meio do Mundo (in Boa Vista) and Lajedo do Marinho (in Boqueirao). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Acude Velho, take in the exciting artwork at Salao de Artesanato da Paraiba, get engrossed in the history at Jackson do Pandeiro Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Engenho Martiniano.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Campina Grande attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Joao Pessoa to Campina Grande takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Campina Grande are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Juazeiro do Norte.

Things to do in Campina Grande

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Juazeiro do Norte

— 5 nights
The second-largest city in the state, Juazeiro do Norte sits in the semiarid Sertao subregion, offering well-maintained city parks, cultural attractions, and architectural highlights across a pleasant urban area.
Go for a jaunt from Juazeiro do Norte to Crato to see Geopark Araripe about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Araripe Plateau, see the interesting displays at Cultural Center Banco do Nordeste Cariri, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, and appreciate the history behind Estatua de Padre Cicero.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Juazeiro do Norte fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Campina Grande to Juazeiro do Norte in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Teresina.

Things to do in Juazeiro do Norte

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Teresina

— 4 nights

Capital of Sun and Light

Prepare for some hot and sticky weather as you head to Teresina, a city of nearly a million people perched between the Parnaiba and Poti rivers.
Teresina is known for shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario, examine the collection at Teresina House of Culture Museum, admire the architecture and history at Convento Sao Benedito, and stop by Teresina Shopping.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Teresina online attractions planner.

Drive from Juazeiro do Norte to Teresina in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Teresina can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Natal.

Things to do in Teresina

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Natal

— 8 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Get out of town with these interesting Natal side-trips: Praia da Pipa (Sao Sebastiao Church, Praia Da Pipa, &more), Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte) and Vila da Pipa Shopping (in Tibau). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu, immerse yourself in nature at Parque das Dunas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Natal tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Teresina to Natal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Natal sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.