60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 2 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Florianopolis
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Florianopolis
— 5 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 7 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 8 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Armacao dos Buzios
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Fly
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Salvador
— 2 nights
Fly
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Natal
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 6 nights
Fly

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Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 6 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.
Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's lots more to do: get great views at Janela Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Raizama Waterfall, make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Alto Paraiso de Goias is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Alto Paraiso de Goias. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Foz do Iguacu

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Foz do Iguacu online itinerary planner.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Foz do Iguacu by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Foz do Iguacu is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Foz do Iguacu are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Gramado

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro and then walk around Mini Mundo.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gramado trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Florianopolis

— 5 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Step out of Florianopolis with an excursion to Beto Carrero World in Penha--about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia Mole and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Armacao.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florianopolis day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Florianopolis in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sao Paulo

— 3 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, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sao Paulo tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Florianopolis to Sao Paulo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Paraty

— 7 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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: visit Centro Historico, enjoy the sand and surf at Sono Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lula Beach, and get outside with Ilha do Cedro.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paraty travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Sao Paulo to Paraty in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Ilha Grande

— 8 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Caxadaco Beach, stroll through Dois Rios Beach, head outdoors with LiG Lanchas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip maker.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Armacao dos Buzios

— 2 nights

Brazil's St Tropez

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Rua das Pedras and then enjoy the sand and surf at Geriba Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Joao Fernandes Beach and then take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Armacao dos Buzios road trip tool.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Armacao dos Buzios in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Farol Beach, then kick back and relax at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, and then cruise along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Forno Beach and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Arraial do Cabo trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Armacao dos Buzios to Arraial do Cabo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Arraial do Cabo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro holiday planning website.

You can drive from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can fly to Salvador.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Salvador

— 2 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.
On the 20th (Sun), examine the collection at Casa do Rio Vermelho, then steep yourself in history at Santo Antonio da Barra Fort and Nautic Museum of Bahia, and then kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Pelourinho and then enjoy breathtaking views from Elevator Lacerda.

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

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Salvador in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Salvador are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly to Natal.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks · Beaches · Museums · Neighborhoods

Natal

— 2 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Parque das Dunas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu and then stroll through Parrachos de Maracajau.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Natal trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Salvador to Natal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Natal are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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.
Fernando de Noronha is known for beaches, wildlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Baia dos Porcos, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, step off the mainland to explore Morro Sao Jose Fernando de Noronha, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste.

Plan trip to Fernando de Noronha with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Natal to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha. In February, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Porto de Galinhas

— 6 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: Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Ricardo Brennand Institute). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muro Alto Beach, kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas visit planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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.