60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 7 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
Fly
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Penha
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 3 nights
Bus to Porto Alegre, Fly to Foz do Iguacu
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 7 nights
Bus to Brasília, Fly to Porto de Galinhas
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Porto de Galinhas
— 6 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 8 nights
Fly
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Canoa Quebrada
— 6 nights
Drive to Pinto Martins International Airport, Fly to London

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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.
Family-friendly places like Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Copacabana Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, delve into the lush surroundings at Parque Nacional Tijuca, and take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary maker website.

London, UK to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Brasilia Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rio de Janeiro, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 17:

Ilha Grande

— 7 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Family-friendly places like Pico do Papagaio and LiG Lanchas will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Aracatibinha Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Parnaioca Beach, enjoy the sea views from Castelhanos Lighthouse, and delve into the lush surroundings at Tropical Forest.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ilha Grande trip maker.

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 July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 24:

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.
Bring the kids along to Pao de Acucar Peak and Horseback Riding Tours. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saco do Mamangua Beach, head outdoors with Praia do Cepilho, kick back and relax at Praia Brava, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Paraty trip tool.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Paraty by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Paraty

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30:

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.
Kids will enjoy Parque Ibirapuera and Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, get in on the family fun at Parque da Monica, shop like a local with Mercado Municipal de São Paulo, and get to know the resident critters at Zoológico de São Paulo.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo trip planner.

You can drive from Paraty to Sao Paulo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Penha.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:

Penha

— 2 nights

National Seafood Capital

A trip to Penha usually starts at the town's major point of interest: one of the largest theme parks in Latin America.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Morro da Aguada and then find something for the whole family at Parque Unipraias Camboriu. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Beto Carrero World and then don't miss a visit to Paroquia Santissimo Sacramento.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Penha vacation planner.

You can fly from Sao Paulo to Penha in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Penha are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Penha

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Transportation

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

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.
Bring the kids along to Lago Negro and Parque Estadual do Caracol. There's still lots to do: walk around Mini Mundo, make a trip to Rua Coberta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paroquia Nossa Senhora de Lourdes, and get in on the family fun at Snowland.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gramado trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Penha to Gramado in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

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 10th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Devil's Throat and then get to know the resident critters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu road trip tool.

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 August, daily temperatures in Foz do Iguacu can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

Alto Paraiso de Goias

— 7 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 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Catarata dos Couros, make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sertao Zen.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 18:

Porto de Galinhas

— 6 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Muro Alto Beach and Pontal de Maracaipe. There's lots more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Camboa Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and stroll through Enseadinha Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Porto de Galinhas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 24:

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.
Bring the kids along to Baia do Sancho and Fernado de Noronha Island. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha, kick back and relax at Atalaia Beach, get outside with Baia dos Porcos, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3 hours. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 24 — Sep 1:

Canoa Quebrada

— 6 nights
A small fishing village backed by impressive sand dunes and red sandstone cliffs, Canoa Quebrada entices a growing number of foreign visitors with its near-perfect tropical weather and sun-kissed beaches.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Praia de Canoa Quebrada and Retiro Grande Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Praia de Morro Branco in Beberibe (about 1h 35 min away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ceara Beach, stroll through Redonda Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Por-do-Sol Dune.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Canoa Quebrada day trip website.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Canoa Quebrada by flight takes about 6 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Canoa Quebrada due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Fernando de Noronha, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Canoa Quebrada, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 7:

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.