60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel planner
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Natal
— 2 nights
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Fernando de Noronha
— 8 nights
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
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Brasilia
— 2 nights
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Curitiba
— 2 nights
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 3 nights
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Bento Goncalves
— 3 nights
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 7 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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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
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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 16th (Fri): make a trip to Cajueiro de Pirangi, then see Off-Road Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Genipabu Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas de Genipabu.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Natal sightseeing planner.

Doha, Qatar to Natal is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Natal is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Doha in September, you will find days in Natal are much colder (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.
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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 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Pedro, and stroll through Praia do Cacimba do Padre.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha day trip site.

Getting from Natal to Fernando de Noronha by flight takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Porto de Galinhas.
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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: Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Ricardo Brennand Institute). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, explore by horseback at Haras Maracaipe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach, and identify plant and animal life at Projeto Hippocampus.

You can plan Porto de Galinhas trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas. September in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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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 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, wander the wide-open spaces of Morada do Sol, and get great views at Janela Lookout.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alto Paraiso de Goias attractions site.

Getting from Porto de Galinhas to Alto Paraiso de Goias by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Brasilia.
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Brasilia — 2 nights

Capital of Hope

Although it lacks the cultural flair of Rio de Janeiro and the massive urban sprawl of Sao Paulo, Brasilia holds a fascinating place in the tapestry of Brazil.
On the 7th (Fri), take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul, then admire the landmark architecture of Catedral Metropolitana, then ponder the world of politics at Itamaraty Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional. Keep things going the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Dom Bosco, and then snap pictures at Juscelino Kubitschek Bridge.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Brasilia day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time (AMT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Brasilia can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Curitiba.
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Curitiba — 2 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, see the interesting displays at Museu da Vida, and then admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Tabor Magnificat, then walk around Tangua Park, then learn about winemaking at Familia Fardo Vinicola, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinhos do Italiano.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Curitiba trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Curitiba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brasilia in October, expect Curitiba to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Foz do Iguacu.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu road trip planner.

Getting from Curitiba to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Curitiba in October: high temperatures in Foz do Iguacu hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gramado.
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Gramado — 3 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.
Gramado is known for sightseeing, parks, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, make a trip to Rua Coberta, immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gramado trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bento Goncalves.
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Bento Goncalves — 3 nights

Wine Capital of Brazil

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Get out of town with these interesting Bento Goncalves side-trips: Fabian (in Nova Padua), Flores Da Cunha (Viapiana Winery & Vinicola Salvattore) and Cristo (in Guapore). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Casa Fontanari, look for gifts at Itallinni Biscotteria, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Union Distillery Maltwhisky do Brasil.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bento Goncalves day trip planning app.

Drive from Gramado to Bento Goncalves in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Sao Paulo.
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Sao Paulo — 4 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: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, see the interesting displays at Museu de Arte Brasileira - FAAP, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sao Paulo Brazil Temple, and admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sao Paulo route maker website.

Getting from Bento Goncalves to Sao Paulo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Paraty.
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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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Centro Historico, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Gold Path, enjoy the sand and surf at Ilha da Cotia Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of Our Lady of Penha.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paraty tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Paraty by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
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Ilha Grande — 7 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: discover the deep blue sea with Aquamarina Mergulho, indulge in some personalized pampering at Namaste Terapias Corporais, stroll through Camiranga Beach, and explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 23°C. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Armacao dos Buzios.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Joao Fernandinho Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Orla Bardot Boardwalk, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Joao Fernandes Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante de Joao Fernandes, then make a trip to Rua das Pedras, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Armacao dos Buzios trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Armacao dos Buzios takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Rio de Janeiro.
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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 sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, take a peaceful walk through Parque Nacional Tijuca, stroll through Copacabana Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Leblon Beach.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Armacao dos Buzios to Rio de Janeiro by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Brazil travel guide

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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.
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