60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Brazil sightseeing planner

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Bonito
— 5 nights
Fly
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Florianopolis
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bombinhas
— 3 nights
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Fly to Sao Paulo, Bus to São Sebastião, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
— 4 nights
Ferry to São Sebastião, Taxi to Paraty
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Paraty
— 4 nights
Drive to Angra dos Reis, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 2 nights
Ferry to Conceição de Jacareí, Bus to Arraial do Cabo
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Arraial do Cabo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 3 nights
Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to Porto Seguro
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Porto Seguro
— 5 nights
Drive
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Itacare
— 3 nights
Bus to Valença, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Salvador, Fly to Recife
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Maragogi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
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Praia da Pipa
— 3 nights
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Brasilia
— 4 nights
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Bonito

— 5 nights

Ecotourism Capital

A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Visiting Cachoeira Boca da Onca and Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo - Cachoeiras em Bonito, MS will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Parque das Cachoeiras and Parque Ecologico Rio Formoso. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bonito: Jardim (Balneario do Seu Assis & Buraco das Araras Ecoturismo). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Rio do Peixe, stroll around Balneario Municipal, explore the fascinating underground world of Grutas de Sao Miguel, and identify plant and animal life at Lagoa Misteriosa.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bonito road trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Bonito is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Bonito is minus 14 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 5:

Florianopolis

— 6 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lagoinha do Leste and Forte Sao Jose da Ponta Grossa. Get in touch with nature at Praia do Santinho and Guarda do Embau Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Florianopolis side-trips: Praia do Rosa (in Praia do Rosa) and Ferrugem Beach (in Garopaba). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia da Lagoinha da Ponta das Canas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cachoeira Do Bom Jesus Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas da Joaquina, and visit Costa da Lagoa.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florianopolis tour planner.

You can fly from Bonito to Florianopolis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bonito to Florianopolis due to the time zone difference. In March in Florianopolis, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bombinhas.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 11:

Bombinhas

— 3 nights
A municipality geared towards seaside tourism, tiny Bombinhas makes up for its diminutive size with ample opportunities off its shores, including snorkeling, diving, and boat tours.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Praia de Mariscal and Praia De Quatro Ilhas. Step out of the city life by going to Morro do Macaco and Meia-Praia Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bombinhas: Balneario Camboriu (Praia das Laranjeiras & Morro do Careca). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Tainha, stroll through Bombinhas Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Mirante Eco 360.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bombinhas itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Florianopolis to Bombinhas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bombinhas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:

Ilhabela

— 4 nights

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Explore hidden gems such as Baia de Castelhanos Beach and Praia Da Feiticeira. Visiting Jabaquara Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ilhabela: Maresias Beach (in Maresias) and Sao Sebastiao (Juquehy Beach & Praia da Baleia). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Juliao Beach, stroll through Curral Beach, step off the mainland to explore Cabras Island, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gato Waterfall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ilhabela trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bombinhas to Ilhabela in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In March in Ilhabela, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:

Paraty

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Paraty Bay and Sao Goncalo Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Meio Beach and Praia das Toninhas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paraty: Ubatuba (Itamambuca Beach, Praia da Enseada, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Saco do Mamangua Beach, admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Toboga, witness a stunning natural landmark at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lula Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paraty online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Ilhabela to Paraty takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:

Ilha Grande

— 2 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Dois Rios Beach, kick back and relax at Caxadaco Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Abraaozinho Beach, then stroll through Lopes Mendes Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoa Azul, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aventureiro, and then kick back and relax at Meros Beach.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ilha Grande trip maker app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Paraty to Ilha Grande in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Ilha Grande can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:

Arraial do Cabo

— 3 nights

Diving Capital

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.
Visiting Gruta Azul and Farol Beach will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Prainha and Pedra Perfil do Gorila. When in Arraial do Cabo, make a side trip to see Lake View Beach in Araruama, approximately Araruama away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia, Head underground at Gruta do Amor, see the interesting displays at Almirante Paulo Moreira Oceanographic Museum, and stroll through Praia Grande.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Arraial do Cabo online travel route builder.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Arraial do Cabo in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Arraial do Cabo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 27:

Armacao dos Buzios

— 3 nights

Brazil's St Tropez

Perched on the tip of a peninsula about 175 km (109 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro, the coastal town of Armacao dos Buzios attracts visitors looking to enjoy a beachside getaway without the crowds and chaos of the big city.
Visiting Azedinha Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia das Conchas and Mirante de Joao Fernandes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Armacao dos Buzios: Cabo Frio (Praia do Forte, Praia das Dunas, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Joao Fernandinho Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Azeda Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Armacao dos Buzios holiday planner.

You can drive from Arraial do Cabo to Armacao dos Buzios in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Armacao dos Buzios, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:

Porto Seguro

— 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.
Visiting Coroa Vermelha Beach and Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda and Praia de Taipe. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Muta Beach, kick back and relax at Praia dos Nativos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Quadrado, and make a trip to Largo da Ajuda.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Porto Seguro online trip builder.

Getting from Armacao dos Buzios to Porto Seguro by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 4:

Itacare

— 3 nights
Most visitors remember their Itacare vacation by the area's wide beaches, lapped by breakers ideal for both experienced surfers and novice wave riders still perfecting their skills.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sao Sebastiao Cathedral and Itacare Lighthouse. Step off the beaten path and head to Jeribucacu Beach and Prainha Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ilheus (Centro Cultural Bataclan, Praia Dos Milionarios, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Tijuipe Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Itacarezinho Beach, and kick back and relax at Ribeira Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Itacare online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Porto Seguro to Itacare in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April in Itacare, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:

Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare

— 4 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Gamboa Beach and Morere. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto) and Garapua Beach. Go for a jaunt from Morro de Sao Paulo to Ilha de Boipeba to see Boca da Barra about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Farol do Morro, go for a stroll along the water at Praia Porto De Cima, see some colorful creatures with Companhia do Mergulho, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Terceira Praia.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Morro de Sao Paulo day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Itacare to Morro de Sao Paulo takes 5 hours. In April in Morro de Sao Paulo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Maragogi.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:

Maragogi

— 3 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Explore hidden gems such as Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles and Praia Ponta de Mangue. Get outdoors at Xareu Beach and Peroba Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maragogi: Sao Miguel dos Milagres (Toque Beach & Piscina Natural de São Miguel dos Milagres) and Praia de Tamandare (in Tamandare). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Burgalhau Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Barra Grande Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi.

To find photos and tourist information, read Maragogi online driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Morro de Sao Paulo to Maragogi in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Maragogi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Porto de Galinhas

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Cupe beach, explore the activities along Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, then kick back and relax at Pontal de Maracaipe, and finally stroll through Praia De Maracaipe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Calhetas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Benedito, then stroll through Serrambi Beach, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Maragogi to Porto de Galinhas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Porto de Galinhas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

Fernando de Noronha

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Conceicao Beach and Baia dos Porcos. Get outdoors at Praia do Cachorro and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Baia dos Golfinhos, stroll through Atalaia Beach, examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Fernando de Noronha trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha takes 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April in Fernando de Noronha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:

Praia da Pipa

— 3 nights
Some of Brazil's finest beaches stand among top Praia de Pipa tourist attractions, though the area also features lively nightlife and a big selection of cafes, restaurants, bars, art galleries, and artisan workshops.
Visiting Barra de Cunhau and Madeiro Beach will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santuario Ecologico de Pipa and Sao Sebastiao Church. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tibau do Sul Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praias Do Amor E Do Moleque, and take some stellar pictures from Chapadao Hill.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Praia da Pipa trip maker site.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Praia da Pipa in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Praia da Pipa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Brasilia.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:

Brasilia

— 4 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.
Get outdoors at Parque Nacional de Brasilia and Lago Paranoa. Explore hidden gems such as Templo da Boa Vontade and Ermida Dom Bosco. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botanico de Brasilia, pause for some serene contemplation at Igrejinha N.S. De Fatima church, don't miss a visit to Praca do Cruzeiro, and stop by Parkshopping.

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You can fly from Praia da Pipa to Brasilia in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Praia da Pipa in April, expect Brasilia to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brasilia

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 27:

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.