60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil travel route planner

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Fly to Pinto Martins International Airport, Drive to Canoa Quebrada
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Canoa Quebrada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Natal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 6 nights
Fly
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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
— 5 nights
Drive
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Brasilia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Curitiba
— 4 nights
Fly
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Foz do Iguacu
— 2 nights
Fly to Porto Alegre, Bus to Gramado
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Gramado
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bento Goncalves
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sao Paulo
— 5 nights
Drive
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Itatiaia
— 2 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro
— 7 nights
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Canoa Quebrada

— 3 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.
Canoa Quebrada is known for beaches, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Canoa Quebrada, stroll through Retiro Grande Beach, wander the streets of Vila do Estevao, and take in the dramatic natural features at Por-do-Sol Dune.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Canoa Quebrada trip planner.

Bhubaneswar, India to Canoa Quebrada is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is minus 8.5 hours. Traveling from Bhubaneswar in August, expect nights in Canoa Quebrada to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Natal.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:

Natal

— 3 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Step out of Natal to go to Pirangi do Norte and see Cajueiro de Pirangi, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Dunas de Genipabu, admire the majestic nature at Parque das Dunas, see the vivid underwater world at Parrachos de Maracajau, and don't miss a visit to Jacumã Lagoon.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Natal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canoa Quebrada to Natal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, Natal is a bit cooler than Canoa Quebrada - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Natal

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:

Fernando de Noronha

— 6 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, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Baia do Sancho, get outside with Morro dois Irmaos, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha route planner.

Traveling by flight from Natal to Fernando de Noronha takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Natal to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Traveling from Natal in August, Fernando de Noronha is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 14:

Porto de Galinhas

— 5 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto de Galinhas: Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand, Ricardo Brennand Institute, &more). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, enjoy the sand and surf at Muro Alto Beach, hike along River Maracaipe tour, and stroll through Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porto de Galinhas trip builder tool.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:

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.
Alto Paraiso de Goias is known for nature, outdoors, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, and delve into the mystery of Jardim de Maytreia.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Porto de Galinhas to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Brasilia.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 24:

Brasilia

— 3 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.
Step out of Brasilia with an excursion to Flona - Floresta Nacional de Brasilia in Taguatinga--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana, admire the landmark architecture of Itamaraty Palace, examine the collection at Espaco Lucio Costa, and take in the waterfront at Pontao do Lago Sul.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brasilia trip app.

Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Brasilia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Brasilia sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Curitiba.

Things to do in Brasilia

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

Curitiba

— 4 nights

Ecological Capital of Brazil

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Change things up with these side-trips from Curitiba: Quatro Barras (Serra da Baitaca State Park & Familia Fardo Vinicola). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, examine the collection at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte, admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, and browse the fresh offerings at Feira do Largo da Ordem.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Curitiba route site.

Traveling by flight from Brasilia to Curitiba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Brasilia, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Curitiba, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

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 1st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and then meet the residents at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

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Getting from Curitiba to Foz do Iguacu by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Curitiba in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Gramado.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

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 parks, nature, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Negro, stroll around Mini Mundo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, and find something for the whole family at Snowland.

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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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bento Goncalves.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

Bento Goncalves

— 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bento Goncalves: Vinicola Valmarino (in Pinto Bandeira), Cristo (in Guapore) and Flores Da Cunha (Vinicola Luiz Argenta, Vinicola Salvattore, &more). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Casa Fontanari, view the masterpieces at Vidraria Madelustre - Mundo do Vidro, take in the pleasant sights at Caminhos de Pedra, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Santo Antonio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bento Goncalves day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Gramado to Bento Goncalves takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to fly to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:

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.
Sao Paulo is known for shopping, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Parque Ibirapuera, get a taste of the local shopping with Paulista Avenue, get your game on at Pixel Realidade Virtual, and pick up some local products at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sao Paulo trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Bento Goncalves to Sao Paulo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. In September in Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Itatiaia.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:

Itatiaia

— 2 nights
Nestled among green mountains, the small town of Itatiaia serves as a gateway Brazil's oldest national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Pico das Agulhas Negras, then explore the striking landscape at Pico das Prateleiras, and then take a memorable drive along Trilhando Penedo Ecoturismo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the venue of Cancao Nova and then take some stellar pictures from Ultimo Adeus Viewpoint.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Itatiaia day trip site.

Drive from Sao Paulo to Itatiaia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Itatiaia are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Itatiaia

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Ilha Grande

— 5 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: examine the collection at Ecomuseu Ilha Grande, kick back and relax at Grumixama Beach, explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, and take a peaceful walk through Tropical Forest.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ilha Grande holiday planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Itatiaia to Ilha Grande takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 21:

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.
Rio de Janeiro is known for beaches, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, stroll through Praia de Ipanema, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, and make a trip to Escadaria Selaron.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Rio de Janeiro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In September in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 28:

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.