60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Bonito
— 6 nights
Shuttle to Campo Grande, Fly to Bento Goncalves
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Bento Goncalves
— 4 nights
Fly to Sao Paulo, Bus to Campos Do Jordao
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Campos Do Jordao
— 5 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 8 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rodoviaria, Fly to Ouro Preto
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Ouro Preto
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tiradentes
— 3 nights
Bus to Belo Horizonte Confins, Fly to Brasilia
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Brasilia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Fernando de Noronha
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
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Maragogi
— 4 nights
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Porto Seguro
— 6 nights
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Bonito

— 6 nights

Ecotourism Capital

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Explore hidden gems such as Lagoa Misteriosa and Parque Ecologico Rio Formoso. Gruta Sao Mateus and Casa da memoria Raida are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Bonito, make a side trip to see Buraco das Araras Ecoturismo in Jardim, approximately Jardim away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo - Cachoeiras em Bonito, MS, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquario de Bonito, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the activities along Rio Sucuri.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bonito holiday planner.

Sao Paulo to Bonito is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sao Paulo to Bonito due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Bento Goncalves on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Bento Goncalves

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Aurora Winery and Lidio Carraro Vinicola Boutique. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vale dos Vinhedos and Vinicola Salton. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Vinicola Torcello, savor the flavors at Cave De Pedra Winery, relax in the rural setting at Parque da Ovelha, and make a trip to Parque Cultural Epopeia Italiana.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bento Goncalves itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Bonito to Bento Goncalves in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bonito to Bento Goncalves. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Campos Do Jordao

— 5 nights

Brazilian Switzerland

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Matriz Basilica Nossa Senhora Aparecida and Museu Felicia Leirner. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pico Agudo and Vila Capivari. Change things up with these side-trips from Campos Do Jordao: Pedra do Bau (in Sao Bento do Sapucai) and Aparecida (National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida & Passarela da Fe). There's much more to do: walk around Jardim dos Pinhais Ecco Parque, don't miss a visit to Mosteiro de Sao Joao, see Off-Road Tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Boa Vista Palace.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Campos Do Jordao trip tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bento Goncalves to Campos Do Jordao in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bento Goncalves to Campos Do Jordao. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Paraty

— 8 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.
Get some cultural insight at Speed Boats Tours and Lula Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pedra da Macela and Cachoeira do Toboga. Explore Paraty's surroundings by going to Cunha (Lavandario & Contemplario) and Ubatuba (Felix Beach & Prumirim Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sono Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Meio Beach, witness a stunning natural landmark at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, and explore the activities along Paraty Bay.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paraty day trip website.

Traveling by car from Campos Do Jordao to Paraty takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Ilha Grande

— 3 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande. Explore hidden gems such as Aventureiro and Dois Rios Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Abraaozinho Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lopes Mendes Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande road trip planner.

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 July in Ilha Grande, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ouro Preto

— 4 nights
Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar and Doze Profetas De Aleijadinho. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas and Igreja Nossa Senhora do Carmo. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Casa dos Contos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Passo de Antonio Dias, and contemplate the long history of Largo Marilia de Dirceu.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ouro Preto planner.

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilha Grande to Ouro Preto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tiradentes.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Tiradentes

— 3 nights
Named after the revolutionary hero who was born here, Tiradentes has become known for its well-preserved colonial-era architecture and scenic mountain location.
Get some cultural insight at Igreja de Sao Francisco de Assis and Museu da Liturgia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museu de Sant'Ana and Bernardo David Atelie. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Tiradentes Historic Center and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario dos Pretos.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tiradentes, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Ouro Preto to Tiradentes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ouro Preto in July; daily highs in Tiradentes reach 24°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Tiradentes

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Brasilia

— 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Templo da Boa Vontade and Jardim Botanico de Brasilia. Explore hidden gems such as Parque Nacional de Brasilia and Ermida Dom Bosco. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lago Paranoa, get to know the fascinating history of Biblioteca Nacional de Brasilia, don't miss a visit to Praca dos Orixas, and look for gifts at Terraco Shopping.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brasilia trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Tiradentes to Brasilia takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tiradentes in August, you will find days in Brasilia are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Catarata dos Couros and Jardim de Maytreia. Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Almecegas I Waterfalls and take in the dramatic natural features at Vale da Lua.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Alto Paraiso de Goias trip builder.

Drive from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso de Goias is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Nature · Parks

Fernando de Noronha

— 6 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Baia dos Porcos and Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Shark Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia dos Golfinhos, enjoy the sand and surf at Fernado de Noronha Island, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Maragogi.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Maragogi

— 4 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia de Tamandare and Capela de Sao Benedito. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maragogi: Porto de Galinhas (Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas & Scuba & Snorkeling). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Praia Ponta de Mangue, stroll through Antunes Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Gales de Maragogi.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maragogi vacation builder site.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Maragogi takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fernando de Noronha in August since evenings lows in Maragogi dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista and Centro Historico. Discover out-of-the-way places like Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda and Muta Beach. Take a break from Porto Seguro with a short trip to Coroa Vermelha Beach in Santa Cruz Cabralia, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia dos Coqueiros, get to know the fascinating history of Quadrado, kick back and relax at Taperapua Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Maragogi to Porto Seguro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Porto Seguro, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

4.5
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.