60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: Uruapan
Fly:  29​h
1
Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h 15​min
2
Gramado
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Florianopolis
— 5 nights
Shuttle:  1​h 45​min
4
Penha
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Ferry:  7​h 45​min
8
Ilha Grande
— 6 nights
+5
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
9
Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Maceio
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Porto de Galinhas
— 6 nights
+3
Shuttle + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6​h 45​min
12
Canoa Quebrada
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Uruapan

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
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.
On the 9th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary planning website .

Uruapan, Mexico to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Uruapan to Foz do Iguacu is 3 hours. Traveling from Uruapan in December, expect Foz do Iguacu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

4
nights
Gramado

Gramado ©
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.
Explore Gramado's surroundings by going to Zipline (in Tres Coroas), Vinicola Salvattore (in Flores Da Cunha) and Bento Goncalves (Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia & Vinicola Cainelli). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Black Lake, learn about winemaking at Casa Seganfredo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, and get in on the family fun at Snowland.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Gramado trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Bento Goncalves, Canela, Vinicola Salvattore
Highlights from your plan
Mini Mundo ©
Mini Mundo
Snowland ©
Snowland
Vinicola Salvattore ©
Vinicola Salvattore

5
nights
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Praia Mole and Praia da Galheta. Explore Florianopolis' surroundings by going to Prainha Beach (in Guarda do Embau), Praia do Rosa (in Praia do Rosa) and Praia de Morrinhos (in Garopaba). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Lagoinha do Leste, stroll through Praia do Santinho, take in the dramatic scenery at Praia da Solidao, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florianopolis tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Florianopolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Penha.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Praia de Morrinhos, Prainha Beach, Praia do Rosa
Highlights from your plan
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Lagoinha do Leste ©
Lagoinha do Leste
Praia da Galheta ©
Praia da Galheta

5
nights
Penha

Penha ©
A trip to Penha usually starts at the town's major point of interest: one of the largest theme parks in Latin America.
Attractions like Beto Carrero World and Praia da Armacao make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penha: Bombinhas (Bombinhas Beach, Praia De Quatro Ilhas, & more), Gaspar (Parque Aquatico Cascaneia & Parque Aquatico Cascata Carolina) and Balneario Camboriu (Praia das Laranjeiras & Barra Sul Playground). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Itapema Beach.

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Traveling by shuttle from Florianopolis to Penha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Penha, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Penha

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bombinhas, Balneario Camboriu, Gaspar, Itapema Beach
Highlights from your plan
Beto Carrero World ©
Beto Carrero World
Praia da Armacao ©
Praia da Armacao
Bombinhas Beach ©
Bombinhas Beach

5
nights
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kids will enjoy SESC Bertioga and Juquehy Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sao Paulo: Aparecida (Memorial da Devocao Nossa Senhora Aparecida & National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida). There's still lots to do: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, examine the collection at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, and get your game on at Pixel Realidade Virtual.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sao Paulo itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Penha to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Penha in December, Sao Paulo is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Aparecida, SESC Bertioga, Juquehy Beach
Highlights from your plan
Parque da Monica ©
Parque da Monica
Juquehy Beach ©
Juquehy Beach

6
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Family-friendly places like Copacabana Beach and Praia de Grumari will thrill your kids. Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Imperial Museum in Petropolis, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Bondinho Pao de Acucar, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, admire the striking features of Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro travel site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Imperial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro

2
nights
Arraial do Cabo

Arraial do Cabo ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Forno Beach and then kick back and relax at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Grande, kick back and relax at Farol Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Arraial do Cabo road trip app .

Traveling by car from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Arraial do Cabo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Farol Beach ©
Farol Beach
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia ©
Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia
Forno Beach ©
Forno Beach

6
nights
Ilha Grande

Ilha Grande ©
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lagoa Azul and Aracatibinha Beach. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Aventureiro and tour the pleasant surroundings at Caxadaco Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Arraial do Cabo to Ilha Grande takes 8 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Azul
Grumixama Beach ©
Grumixama Beach
Sitio Forte Beach ©
Sitio Forte Beach

6
nights
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Baia do Sancho and Fernado de Noronha Island. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia do Sueste, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta das Caracas, and head outdoors with Baia dos Porcos.

Plan a trip to Fernando de Noronha easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ilha Grande to Fernando de Noronha. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Fernando de Noronha Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Maceio.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Fernado de Noronha Island ©
Fernado de Noronha Island

4
nights
Maceio

Maceio ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Gunga Beach and Lages Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Maceio: Paripueira Beach (in Paripueira), Sao Miguel dos Milagres (Toque Beach & Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres) and Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles (in Porto de Pedras). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Pajucara and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Ipioca.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Maceio trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Maceio in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Maceio is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in January, Maceio is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maceio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sao Miguel dos Milagres, Porto de Pedras, Paripueira Beach, Praia do Gunga, Frances Beach
Highlights from your plan
Praia do Gunga ©
Praia do Gunga
Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres ©
Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres
Frances Beach ©
Frances Beach

6
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kids will enjoy Muro Alto Beach and Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto de Galinhas: Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare) and Xareu Beach (in Maragogi). There's much more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Toquinho Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Porto de Galinhas travel route app .

Traveling by car from Maceio to Porto de Galinhas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Xareu Beach, Praia dos Carneiros
Highlights from your plan
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros

4
nights
Canoa Quebrada

Canoa Quebrada ©
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
Kids will enjoy Praia de Canoa Quebrada and Retiro Grande Beach. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Barrinha Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Ceara Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Canoa Quebrada trip itinerary site .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Porto de Galinhas to Canoa Quebrada in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in January, you will find days in Canoa Quebrada are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Praia de Canoa Quebrada ©
Praia de Canoa Quebrada
Quixaba Beach ©
Quixaba Beach

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