60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil journey planner

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Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 8 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 4 nights
Fly
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Florianopolis
— 4 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 4 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Curitiba
— 3 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 5 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly
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Natal
— 4 nights
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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 beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, kick back and relax at Praia de Grumari, get great views at Leblon Beach, and delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro road trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Rio de Janeiro due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in December: high temperatures in Rio de Janeiro hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 24:

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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest, enjoy the sand and surf at Dois Rios Beach, and soothe aching muscles at Namaste Terapias Corporais.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande journey planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Rio de Janeiro to Ilha Grande in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 24 — Jan 1:

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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sono Beach, kick back and relax at Iriri Beach, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paraty online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 7:

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 Latin America Memorial, shop like a local with Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and wander the streets of Paulista Avenue.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Sao Paulo trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Sao Paulo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:

Florianopolis

— 4 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Florianopolis is known for beaches, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, stroll through Praia da Galheta, and take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florianopolis itinerary planner.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:

Gramado

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Gramado to Tres Coroas to see River Rafting & Tubing about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, walk around Mini Mundo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, and find something for the whole family at Snowland.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Florianopolis to Gramado takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:

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 20th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Devil's Throat.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Foz do Iguacu trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Curitiba.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:

Curitiba

— 3 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Take a break from Curitiba with a short trip to Familia Fardo Vinicola in Quatro Barras, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, see the interesting displays at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte, walk around Parque Barigui, and explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Curitiba attractions planning app.

Fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in January, expect Curitiba to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 5 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 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, wander the wide-open spaces of Morada do Sol, and trek along Sertao Zen.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Alto Paraiso de Goias day trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Curitiba to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:

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: Praia dos Carneiros (in Tamandare) and Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Ricardo Brennand Institute). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Muro Alto Beach, explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, and take a tour by water with Experiencing Porto.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:

Fernando de Noronha

— 7 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Sueste, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trilha Costa Esmeralda, don't miss a visit to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios, and step off the mainland to explore Morro Sao Jose Fernando de Noronha.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip maker site.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Fernando de Noronha can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Natal.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 10:

Natal

— 4 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Natal is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, kick back and relax at Camurupim Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Negra Beach, and see Off-Road Tours.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Natal trip simple and quick.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Natal by flight takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal is minus 1 hour. In February in Natal, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:

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.