60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip itinerary planner

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Salvador
— 7 nights
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Aracaju
— 5 nights
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Petrolina
— 3 nights
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Maceio
— 7 nights
Drive
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Caruaru
— 6 nights
Drive
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Recife
— 9 nights
Drive
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Joao Pessoa
— 6 nights
Drive
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Campina Grande
— 5 nights
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Juazeiro do Norte
— 5 nights
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Teresina
— 5 nights

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salvador: Praia do Forte (Forte Beach & Projeto Tamar) and Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pelourinho, hunt for treasures at Mercado Modelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Francisco Church and Convent, and make a trip to Elevator Lacerda.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salvador road trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Salvador. In March in Salvador, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can fly to Aracaju.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Aracaju

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Aracaju: Estancia (Praia do Saco Dunes & Saco beach). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Orla de Atalaia, head outdoors with Parque Augusto Franco (Sementeira), see the interesting displays at Cultural Space Yazigi, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Croa do Gore.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Aracaju trip planner.

Getting from Salvador to Aracaju by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Aracaju sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly to Petrolina.

Things to do in Aracaju

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Petrolina

— 3 nights
Originally built as a sister city to neighboring Juazeiro, Petrolina has grown to become Pernambuco’s largest municipality.
Step out of Petrolina to go to Sobradinho and see Barragem de Sobradinho, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Rio Sao Francisco, don't miss a visit to Bododromo, snap pictures at Presidente Dutra Bridge, and enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante do Serrote do Urubu.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Petrolina road trip planner.

Getting from Aracaju to Petrolina by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Aracaju in March, expect nights in Petrolina to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly to Maceio.

Things to do in Petrolina

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to 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). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Pajucara, kick back and relax at Frances Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais de Pajucara.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Maceio holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Petrolina to Maceio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Petrolina in March, you will find days in Maceio are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Caruaru.

Things to do in Maceio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Caruaru

— 6 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 Caruaru's surroundings by going to Garanhuns (Mosteiro de Sao Bento, Parque Euclides Dourado (Parque dos Eucaliptos), &more) and J.Borges Memorial (in Bezerros). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Memorial da Cidade de Caruaru, stroll around Ecological Park Professor Joao Vasconcelos Sobrinho, hunt for treasures at Feira de Caruaru, and buy something for everyone on your list at Caruaru Shopping.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Caruaru online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Maceio to Caruaru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Maceio to Caruaru, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Recife.

Things to do in Caruaru

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Porto de Galinhas (Nata Artesanato, Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, &more) and Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Ricardo Brennand Institute, browse the exhibits of Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, kick back and relax at Boa Viagem Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Museu da Cidade do Recife - Forte das Cinco Pontas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Recife trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Caruaru to Recife takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Caruaru to Recife is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Recife can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Joao Pessoa.

Things to do in Recife

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Joao Pessoa

— 6 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.
Explore Joao Pessoa's surroundings by going to Conde (Praia de Tambaba, Coqueirinho Beach, &more) and Baia dos Golfinhos (in Praia da Pipa). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cabo Branco Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais do Seixas, don't miss a visit to Academia Paraibana de Letras, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bessa Beach.

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You can drive from Recife to Joao Pessoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Joao Pessoa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Campina Grande.

Things to do in Joao Pessoa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Campina Grande

— 5 nights
Arguably northeastern Brazil’s most important city, Campina Grande represents a thriving hub of industry, technology, and education.
Venture out of the city with trips to Praca do Meio do Mundo (in Boa Vista), Engenho Goiamunduba (in Bananeiras) and Cabaceiras (Saca de La, Lajeado Manuel de Souza, &more). And it doesn't end there: walk around Acude Velho, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual Mata do Pau-Ferro, let little ones run wild at Parque da Crianca, and see the interesting displays at Northeast Museum of Minerals and Gems.

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Drive from Joao Pessoa to Campina Grande in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Juazeiro do Norte.

Things to do in Campina Grande

Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Juazeiro do Norte: Santana do Cariri (Geossitio Pontal da Santa Cruz & Museu de Paleontologia Placido Cidade Nuvens) and Geopark Araripe (in Crato). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Araripe Plateau, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Foundation Museum Father Cicero, and appreciate the history behind Estatua de Padre Cicero.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Juazeiro do Norte route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Campina Grande to Juazeiro do Norte takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Campina Grande to Juazeiro do Norte. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Teresina.

Things to do in Juazeiro do Norte

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Teresina

— 5 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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia de Sao Jose Operario, see the interesting displays at Centro de Ciencias Interativo Casa de Sao Jose, get outside with Nova Potycabana, and take in the views from Ponte Estaiada.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Teresina road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Juazeiro do Norte to Teresina takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Juazeiro do Norte to Teresina, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C.

Things to do in Teresina

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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.