60 days in South America Itinerary

60 days in South America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South America visit planner

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 12 nights
Fly
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Fortaleza, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Sao Luis, Brazil
— 4 nights
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Belem, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly
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Macapa, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 6 nights
Fly
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Paramaribo, Suriname
— 5 nights
Fly
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Georgetown, Guyana
— 6 nights
Drive
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Boa Vista, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly
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Manaus, Brazil
— 7 nights

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

— 12 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.
Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, look and learn at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, and meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha travel planning site.

In May, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Fortaleza.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Fortaleza, Brazil

— 6 nights

Brazilian Miami

They don't call Fortaleza "Brazilian Miami" for nothing.
Venture out of the city with trips to Beberibe (Praia de Morro Branco & Praia das Fontes), Cumbuco (Lagoa Azul, Praia de Cumbuco, &more) and Aquiraz (Beach Park, Porto das Dunas Beach, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Futuro, pause for some serene contemplation at Metropolitana Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Espaco Cultural Unifor, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Iracema Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fortaleza trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza takes 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Fortaleza due to the time zone difference. In May in Fortaleza, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Sao Luis.

Things to do in Fortaleza

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sao Luis, Brazil

— 4 nights

City of Tiles

Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Sao Luis is known for historic sites, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Centro Histórico, browse the different shops at Sao Luis Shopping, explore the historical opulence of Forte Santo Antonio da Barra, and browse the fresh offerings at Feirinha Sao Luis.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Luis trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Fortaleza to Sao Luis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Belem.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Belem, Brazil

— 6 nights

City of Mango Trees

With its roots as the first European colony on the Amazon River, Belem has played an important part in the history of northern Brazil.
Belem is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Estacao das Docas, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare, see the interesting displays at Museu do Cirio de Nazare, and contemplate the long history of Forte do Presepio.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Belem vacation maker site.

You can fly from Sao Luis to Belem in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Belem can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Macapa.

Things to do in Belem

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Macapa, Brazil

— 2 nights

The Capital of the Middle of the World

The equator cuts right through Macapa, giving the town the playful moniker of "The Capital of the Middle of the World." The city is accessible by air and sea; it sits along the Amazon River very near where it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Jardim Marco Zero, then don't miss a visit to Fortaleza de Sao Jose de Macapa, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Jose de Macapa Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Macapa trip tool.

You can fly from Belem to Macapa in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Macapa

Museums · Historic Sites

Cayenne, French Guiana

— 6 nights
The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cayenne: Jardin Botanique de Guyane (in Macouria) and Kourou (Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre) & Les Iles du Salut). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Ilet la Mere, delve into the distant past at Site archeologique Habitation Loyola, browse the exhibits of Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie, and admire all the interesting features of Fort Ceperou.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Cayenne vacation builder tool.

Drive from Macapa to Cayenne in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daytime highs in Cayenne are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Paramaribo, Suriname

— 5 nights

Wooden City

With the chance to visit a World Heritage-listed inner city, tours of Paramaribo remain among the most culturally enriching things tourists can do in Suriname.
Step out of Paramaribo to go to Nieuw Amsterdam and see Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Thu) in the pleasant surroundings of Tafelberg Nature Preserve. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Basilica, explore the galleries of Ready Tex Art Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace, and take in the views from Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paramaribo travel route builder app.

Explore your travel options from Cayenne to Paramaribo with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Georgetown.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Georgetown, Guyana

— 6 nights

Garden City of the Caribbean

Guyana's capital and main urban area, Georgetown represents the starting point for many visits to the country.
Georgetown is known for parks, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Pandama Retreat & Winery, take in the views from Kissing Bridge, get your bearings at Guyana National Library, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Georgetown trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paramaribo to Georgetown takes 5 hours. The time zone changes from Suriname Time to Guyana Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Boa Vista.

Things to do in Georgetown

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Museums

Boa Vista, Brazil

— 3 nights
The capital of the state of Roraima, and home to roughly half its population, the planned city of Boa Vista was established in 1890 and designed according to an innovative radial shape.
Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional do Monte Roraima. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Praca da Bandeira, head outdoors with Praia Grande, stop by Roraima Garden Shopping, and pause for some photo ops at Monumento Ao Garimpeiro.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Boa Vista tour itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Georgetown to Boa Vista. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Manaus.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Manaus, Brazil

— 7 nights

Paris of the Tropics

It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Make the 25th (Sat) an awe-inspiring day at Amazon Rainforest. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Meeting of Waters, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arquipelago de Anavilhanas, contemplate the long history of Palacio Rio Negro, and don't miss a visit to Monumento de Abertura dos Portos.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Manaus online route planner.

Explore your travel options from Boa Vista to Manaus with the Route module. In June in Manaus, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip