60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil journey planner

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Porto de Galinhas
— 6 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 8 nights
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Natal
— 3 nights
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 Salgado Filho Airport, Drive to Praia Grande
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Praia Grande
— 2 nights
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Gramado
— 2 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
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Paraty
— 6 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
— 1 night
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro
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Porto de Galinhas

— 6 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Porto de Galinhas is known for beaches, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, stroll through Gamboa Beach, hike along River Maracaipe tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary app.

Amritsar, India to Porto de Galinhas is an approximately 28.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amritsar to Porto de Galinhas, you'll gain 8.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amritsar in November, Porto de Galinhas is warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Fernando de Noronha

— 8 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 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boldro Beacch, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha online trip planner.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Natal.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Natal

— 3 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Go for a jaunt from Natal to Maracajau to see Maracajau Diver about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu, see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parrachos de Maracajau, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Natal trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Natal by flight takes about 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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 1st (Wed) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, get outside with Morro Da Baleia, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and stroll through Sertao Zen.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Alto Paraiso de Goias day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Natal to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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 7th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Foz do Iguacu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Foz do Iguacu, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Foz do Iguacu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Praia Grande.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Praia Grande

— 2 nights
On the 9th (Thu), trek along Vale da Pedra Branca Trail and then get a dose of the wild on Tribo dos Canyons. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Trilha Do Rio Do Boi and then explore the stunning scenery at Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Praia Grande trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Foz do Iguacu to Praia Grande. December in Praia Grande sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gramado.

Things to do in Praia Grande

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

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 11th (Sat): walk around Mini Mundo and then explore the activities along Lago Negro. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gramado itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Praia Grande to Gramado takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Skydiving in Boituva (about 1h 45 min away). And it doesn't end there: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, look for gifts at Bom Retiro, wander the streets of Paulista Avenue, and see the interesting displays at Museu da Lingua Portuguesa.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip planner.

You can fly from Gramado to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Sao Paulo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping · Museums · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Paraty

— 6 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: wander the streets of Centro Historico, kick back and relax at Ilha da Cotia Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Paraty Bay, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paraty trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Sao Paulo to Paraty in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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 Camiranga Beach, stroll through Lagoa Azul, take a peaceful walk through Tropical Forest, and get a dose of the wild on LiG Lanchas.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip planning website.

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 December, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Armacao dos Buzios

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to Rua das Pedras and then take in the waterfront at Orla Bardot Boardwalk.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Armacao dos Buzios road trip planner.

You can 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 December in Armacao dos Buzios, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Arraial do Cabo.

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Farol Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, and then take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Forno Beach and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Arraial do Cabo road trip app.

You can drive from Armacao dos Buzios to Arraial do Cabo in 1.5 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Rio de Janeiro

— 7 nights

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Take a break from Rio de Janeiro with a short trip to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi in Niteroi, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Copacabana Beach, make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rio de Janeiro tour site.

Drive from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Brazil travel guide

4.4
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.