60 days in Thailand, Indonesia & Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Thailand, Indonesia & Brazil Itinerary

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Fly to Krabi, Bus to Ao Nang, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Thalang Temple, Fly to Labuan Bajo
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Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 6 nights
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Arraial do Cabo, Brazil
— 3 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 7 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty, Brazil
— 7 nights
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Bus to São Paulo - Tietê, Fly to Campo Grande, Shuttle to Bonito
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Bonito, Brazil
— 5 nights
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Shuttle to Campo Grande, Fly to Belo Horizonte Confins, Bus to Ouro Preto
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Ouro Preto, Brazil
— 3 nights
Bus to Belo Horizonte Confins, Fly to Porto Seguro
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Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 5 nights
Fly to Salvador, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Salvador, Fly to Maragogi
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Maragogi, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand — 4 nights

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and Wat Chiang Man. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum. When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Wang, approximately Mae Wang away. Spend the 15th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning tool.

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Chiang Mai. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Bangkok.
Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips

Bangkok, Thailand — 3 nights

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Pho and Historic City of Ayutthaya. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip maker app.

Fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bangkok, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.
Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Side Trip

Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand — 3 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and Ko Phi Phi Le. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok, and stroll through Long Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip website.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry. In January in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Ko Lanta, Thailand — 3 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 22nd (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Ko Lanta online itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Labuan Bajo.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Labuan Bajo, Indonesia — 2 nights

A trip to Labuan Bajo, an idyllic fishing village at the northwestern tip of Flores, offers the chance to unwind and experience traditional life without sacrificing comfort.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Labuan Bajo online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Ko Lanta to Labuan Bajo in 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Rio de Janeiro.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 6 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Get some cultural insight at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer and Praia de Grumari. Explore hidden gems such as Mirante da Prainha and Leblon Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Copacabana Beach, kick back and relax at Pedra do Arpoador, contemplate the long history of Parque Lage, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

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You can fly from Labuan Bajo to Rio de Janeiro in 31 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Indonesia Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 11 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Arraial do Cabo.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Arraial do Cabo, Brazil — 3 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Farol Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Grande.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Arraial do Cabo trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Rio de Janeiro to Arraial do Cabo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Arraial do Cabo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Ilha Grande, Brazil — 7 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pico do Papagaio and Abraaozinho Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Caxadaco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Itaguacu Beach, and get a new perspective on things with LiG Lanchas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ilha Grande trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Arraial do Cabo to Ilha Grande in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paraty.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Paraty, Brazil — 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praia do Cachadaco and Sono Beach. Get some cultural insight at Centro Historico and Cachoeira do Toboga. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Saco do Mamangua Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Conceicao Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Paraty Bay.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paraty trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bonito.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Bonito, Brazil — 5 nights

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gruta Sao Mateus and Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo - Cachoeiras em Bonito, MS. There's still lots to do: walk around Parque Ecologico Rio Formoso, contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Sucuri, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and meet the residents at Aquario Natural.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bonito trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Paraty to Bonito in 13.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paraty to Bonito. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ouro Preto.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trip

Ouro Preto, Brazil — 3 nights

Designated a World Heritage Site because of its well-preserved Baroque architecture, the city of Ouro Preto served as the state capital until local governance outgrew the scale of this pleasant valley settlement.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Centro Historico de Ouro Preto and Casa dos Contos. Museu da Inconfidencia and Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Pilar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ouro Preto online trip builder.

Getting from Bonito to Ouro Preto by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bonito to Ouro Preto. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Porto Seguro.
Historic Sites · Museums

Porto Seguro, Brazil — 5 nights

In a sense, Porto Seguro is where Brazil as a country began, marking the spot where Portuguese explorers first arrived in the 16th century.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira and Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda. Get some cultural insight at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista and Centro Historico. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Eco Parque Arraial d'Ajuda, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quadrado, enjoy the sand and surf at Taperapua Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Taipe.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro journey site.

Getting from Ouro Preto to Porto Seguro by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.
Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Morro de Sao Paulo, Brazil — 3 nights

One of the island of Tinhare's five villages, Morro de Sao Paulo stands as an old, charming settlement, with plenty of natural attractions and all the facilities to make visitors feel at home.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz and Gamboa Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Quarta Praia, tour the pleasant surroundings at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto), and enjoy the sea views from Farol do Morro.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Morro de Sao Paulo day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Porto Seguro to Morro de Sao Paulo in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Maragogi.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Maragogi, Brazil — 3 nights

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll through Antunes Beach and then see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Maragogi Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Maragogi trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Maragogi in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Thailand travel guide

3.7
Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.

Indonesia travel guide

4.2
Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.

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.