60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip itinerary planner

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Foz do Iguacu
— 1 night
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 4 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Florianopolis
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Florianopolis
— 4 nights
Drive
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Penha
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 6 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Arraial do Cabo
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
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Natal
— 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
— 5 nights
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Foz do Iguacu

— 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls and then enjoy some diversion at Wake Iguassu Cable Park. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Devil's Throat and then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Foz do Iguacu route planner.

Montreal, Canada to Foz do Iguacu is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Foz do Iguacu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Montreal in April: high temperatures in Foz do Iguacu hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Gramado

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gramado: Flores Da Cunha (Vinicola Luiz Argenta & Vinicola Salvattore) and Cascata das Andorinhas (in Rolante). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lago Negro, get in on the family fun at Snowland, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Florianopolis

— 4 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Change things up with a short trip to Prainha Beach in Guarda do Embau (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoinha do Leste, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Mole, trek along Trilha do Morro das Aranhas, and tour in harmony with nature at Aventura Zen.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Florianopolis tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Florianopolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Penha.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Penha

— 2 nights

National Seafood Capital

A trip to Penha usually starts at the town's major point of interest: one of the largest theme parks in Latin America.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Beto Carrero World. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Praia da Armacao and then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Grande.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Penha trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Florianopolis to Penha in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Penha, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Penha

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Sao Paulo

— 5 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 shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, get curious at Museu Catavento, and admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Penha to Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

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, nature, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Sugarloaf Mountain, trek along Pedra da Gavea, catch a live event at Maracanã, and kick back and relax at Leblon Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in May, with highs in Rio de Janeiro at 31°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ilha Grande

— 6 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Tropical Forest, stroll through Morcego Beach, kick back and relax at Grande das Palmas Beach, and see the interesting displays at Ecomuseu Ilha Grande.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Ilha Grande holiday website.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Arraial do Cabo

— 2 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Farol Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Grande, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and take a memorable drive along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia.

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You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Arraial do Cabo in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Arraial do Cabo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Porto de Galinhas

— 5 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto de Galinhas: Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare) and Ricardo Brennand Institute (in Recife). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Arraial do Cabo to Porto de Galinhas takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Arraial do Cabo in May, with highs in Porto de Galinhas at 34°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Natal.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Natal

— 5 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Natal: Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Pirangi do Norte), Pirangi do Norte Beach (in Parnamirim) and Praia Da Pipa (in Praia da Pipa). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu, see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau, kick back and relax at Genipabu Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Parque das Dunas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Natal trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Natal by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, kick back and relax at Praia do Bode, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, and have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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 find plenty of places to visit near Alto Paraiso de Goias: Cavalcante (Santa Barbara Waterfall & Cachoeira Santa Barbara). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, hike along Sertao Zen, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Fernando de Noronha to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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.