60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil trip planner

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Bento Goncalves
— 3 nights
Drive
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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
— 2 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 7 nights
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Bus to Brasília, Fly to Fortaleza, Bus to Canoa Quebrada
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Canoa Quebrada
— 4 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly to Belo Horizonte Confins, Bus to Ouro Preto
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Ouro Preto
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 5 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Itatiaia
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Itatiaia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Campos Do Jordao
— 4 nights
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Sao Paulo
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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.
Explore Bento Goncalves' surroundings by going to Vinicola Valmarino (in Pinto Bandeira), Cristo (in Guapore) and Flores Da Cunha (Viapiana Winery & Vinicola Salvattore). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Cristofoli Vinhos de Familia, go for a walk through Caminhos de Pedra, and awaken your taste buds at Fabian.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bento Goncalves online visit planner.

Sao Paulo to Bento Goncalves is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Gramado.

Things to do in Bento Goncalves

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gramado: Igreja matriz Imaculada Conceicao (in Morro Reuter) and Porto Alegre (Enigma Escape Game & Chave-Mestra). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lago Negro, make a trip to Rua Coberta, do a tasting at Casa Seganfredo, and test your problem-solving skills at Chave-Mestra Escape Game.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gramado travel route planner.

Drive from Bento Goncalves to Gramado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Gramado

Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 4:

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.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Itaipu Dam, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Buddhist Temple, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Foz do Iguacu trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Curitiba.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, then explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, and then walk around Tangua Park. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Tabor Magnificat, then examine the collection at Memorial da Seguranca no Transporte, and then see the interesting displays at Museu Paranaense.

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You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Foz do Iguacu, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Curitiba, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Curitiba

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

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 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's much more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with Balonismo na Chapada, admire the sheer force of Cachoeira dos Cristais, contemplate the waterfront views at Vale da Lua, and stroll through Sertao Zen.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Alto Paraiso de Goias trip planner.

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. Traveling from Curitiba to Alto Paraiso de Goias, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Canoa Quebrada.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 15:

Canoa Quebrada

— 4 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: kick back and relax at Praia de Canoa Quebrada, tour the pleasant surroundings at Redonda Beach, don't miss a visit to Broadway de Canoa Quebrada, and take a stroll through Vila do Estevao.

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Getting from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Canoa Quebrada by combination of bus and flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Canoa Quebrada is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Canoa Quebrada

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:

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: stroll through Baia do Sancho, head outdoors with Morro dois Irmaos, kick back and relax at Fernado de Noronha Island, and hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha online trip maker.

You can fly from Canoa Quebrada to Fernando de Noronha in 6 hours. Traveling from Canoa Quebrada to Fernando de Noronha, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Canoa Quebrada in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Fernando de Noronha, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 26:

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 (Ricardo Brennand Institute & Escape Out). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muro Alto Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, examine the collection at Museu das Tartarugas - ONG Ecoassociados, and enjoy the sand and surf at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas road trip planner.

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. In April, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Ouro Preto.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:

Ouro Preto

— 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.
Explore Ouro Preto's surroundings by going to Congonhas (Doze Profetas De Aleijadinho & Praca Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek). And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with Nefelibatas Expedicoes & Aventuras, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sao Francisco de Assis, get engrossed in the history at Museu da Inconfidencia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Largo do Rosario.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ouro Preto trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Porto de Galinhas to Ouro Preto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in May, things will get little chillier in Ouro Preto: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Ouro Preto

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 1 — 4:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Rio de Janeiro side-trips: Petropolis (Cervejaria Bohemia, Imperial Museum, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema, take a stroll through Santa Teresa, and take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rio de Janeiro trip builder website.

Drive from Ouro Preto to Rio de Janeiro in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 10:

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Parnaioca Beach, stroll through Tapera Beach, get outside with Adventure Boat, and take in the awesome beauty at Pico do Papagaio.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande travel planner.

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. May in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Itatiaia.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay May 10 — 15:

Itatiaia

— 3 nights
Nestled among green mountains, the small town of Itatiaia serves as a gateway Brazil's oldest national park of the same name.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Itatiaia: Aparecida (National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida & Passarela da Fe), Cancao Nova (in Cachoeira Paulista) and Elbers Bier Cerveja Artesanal (in Resende). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Pico das Prateleiras and take some stellar pictures from Ultimo Adeus Viewpoint.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Itatiaia trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Itatiaia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Ilha Grande in May, Itatiaia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Campos Do Jordao.

Things to do in Itatiaia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 18:

Campos Do Jordao

— 4 nights

Brazilian Switzerland

Pointed roofs, wooden alpine houses, and mountain views typify Campos do Jordao, which at 1,628 m (5,341 ft) above sea level comes in as Brazil's highest city.
Take a break from Campos Do Jordao with a short trip to Climbing Tours in Sao Bento do Sapucai, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Amantikir Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Sao Benedito, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Campos Do Jordao day trip website.

Drive from Itatiaia to Campos Do Jordao in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Itatiaia to Campos Do Jordao. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Campos Do Jordao

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 18 — 22:

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, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, see the interesting displays at Museu De Arte Sacra De Sao Paulo, and stop by Liberdade.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sao Paulo travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Sao Paulo are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:

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.