60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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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 Ubatuba
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Ubatuba
— 5 nights
Drive
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Paraty
— 5 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
— 4 nights
Bus to Rio de Janeiro, Fly to Porto Seguro
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Porto Seguro
— 5 nights
Drive
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Itacare
— 4 nights
Bus to Valença, Ferry to Morro de Sao Paulo
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Salvador, Fly to Recife
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Maragogi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Porto de Galinhas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Praia da Pipa
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 4 nights
Fly to Eduardo Gomes International Airport, Drive to Manacapuru
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Manacapuru
— 1 night
Drive to Eduardo Gomes International Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Florianopolis

— 6 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
We've included these beaches for you: Lagoinha do Leste and Praia do Campeche. Get some cultural insight at Costa da Lagoa and Ribeirao da Ilha. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florianopolis: Guarda do Embau Beach (in Palhoca), Praia do Rosa (in Praia do Rosa) and Garopaba (Garopaba Beach & Ferrugem Beach). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Fundacao Projeto TAMAR - Florianopolis, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Santinho, take in the dramatic natural features at Dunas da Joaquina, and stroll through Forte Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Florianopolis driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Florianopolis is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Florianopolis, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Bombinhas.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 6:

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.
Relax by the water at Praia de Mariscal and Praia De Quatro Ilhas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia de Bombas and Da Lagoa. Get out of town with these interesting Bombinhas side-trips: Balneario Camboriu (Estaleirinho Beach & Praia das Laranjeiras) and Meia-Praia Beach (in Itapema). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Tainha and stroll through Bombinhas Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bombinhas sightseeing planning website.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:

Ilhabela

— 4 nights

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jabaquara Beach and Praia Do Bonete. You'll get in some beach time at Juliao Beach and Praia Da Feiticeira. Change things up with these side-trips from Ilhabela: Pauba Beach (in Pauba), Maresias Beach (in Maresias) and Toque Toque Pequeno Beach (in Sao Sebastiao). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia Pedra do Sino, stroll through Praia Grande, step off the mainland to explore Cabras Island, and take in the dramatic scenery at Gato Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ilhabela travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bombinhas to Ilhabela in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Find places to stay Mar 9 — 13:

Ubatuba

— 5 nights

Surf Capital

Ubatuba, a municipality with great swathes of lush, green forest and over 100 beaches, offers plenty of excitement and relaxation to suit a range of itineraries.
Take a break from the city and head to Juquehy Beach and Felix Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Itamambuca Beach and Prumirim Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Campos Do Jordao (Boa Vista Palace, Museu Felicia Leirner, &more) and Sao Sebastiao (Praia da Baleia & Camburi Beach). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Ilha Anchieta, kick back and relax at Fortaleza Beach, stroll through Praia da Enseada, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Projeto Tamar.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ubatuba day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Ilhabela to Ubatuba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ilhabela to Ubatuba is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Paraty.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 18:

Paraty

— 5 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Paraty Bay and Meio Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Sono Beach and Praia Ilha do Pelado. Explore Paraty's surroundings by going to Cunha (Contemplario & Fazenda Aracatu). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira do Toboga, immerse yourself in nature at Ilha Grande State Park, witness a stunning natural landmark at Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachadaco.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paraty trip itinerary site.

Drive from Ubatuba to Paraty in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ubatuba to Paraty. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 23:

Ilha Grande

— 2 nights
A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
On the 24th (Wed), stroll through Aventureiro, then stroll through Lagoa Azul, then stroll through Lopes Mendes Beach, and finally explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Caxadaco Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Abraaozinho Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dois Rios Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ilha Grande day trip planner.

You can 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, daytime highs in Ilha Grande are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Prainha and Farol Beach. Get outdoors at Gruta Azul and Lake View Beach. Take a break from Arraial do Cabo with a short trip to Areal Beach in Araruama, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Almirante Paulo Moreira Oceanographic Museum, and kick back and relax at Praia Grande.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Arraial do Cabo sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Ilha Grande to Arraial do Cabo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daytime highs in Arraial do Cabo are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:

Armacao dos Buzios

— 4 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.
Get outdoors at Praia das Conchas and Praia do Pero. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Joao Fernandinho Beach and Praia das Dunas. Venture out of the city with trips to Cabo Frio (Praia do Forte, Foguete Beach, &more). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Mirante de Joao Fernandes, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ferradurinha Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Azedinha Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Armacao dos Buzios tour planner.

Traveling by car from Arraial do Cabo to Armacao dos Buzios takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Armacao dos Buzios are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

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Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista and Centro Historico. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia de Taipe and Praia dos Nativos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Porto Seguro: Coroa Vermelha Beach (in Santa Cruz Cabralia) and Belmonte Beach (in Santo Andre). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Rio da Barra Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Taperapua Beach, identify plant and animal life at Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira, and explore the gorgeous colors at Recife de Fora.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Porto Seguro road trip planner.

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 33°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Apr 1 — 6:

Itacare

— 4 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Taipus de Fora Beach and Barra Grande Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jeribucacu Beach and Tijuipe Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Ilheus (Sao Sebastiao Cathedral, Praia Dos Milionarios, &more), Ilha do Sapinho (in Barra Grande) and Taipu de Dentro Beach (in Marau). The adventure continues: stroll through Engenhoca Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha Beach, and look for gifts at Loja e Atelier E IDEIA.

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Traveling by car from Porto Seguro to Itacare takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Itacare sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:

Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare

— 3 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Farol do Morro and Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz. Get in touch with nature at Primeira Praia and Quinta Praia (Praia do Encanto). When in Morro de Sao Paulo, make a side trip to see YBA ecoturismo in Garapua, approximately Garapua away. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Garapua Beach and stroll through Segunda Praia.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Morro de Sao Paulo online trip maker.

Getting from Itacare to Morro de Sao Paulo by combination of bus and ferry takes about 5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maragogi.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:

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 Toque Beach. Visit Praia Ponta de Mangue and Burgalhau Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maragogi: Piscina Natural de São Miguel dos Milagres (in Sao Miguel dos Milagres) and Praia de Tamandare (in Tamandare). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Barra Grande Beach, stroll through Xareu Beach, and see the vivid underwater world at Gales de Maragogi.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Maragogi vacation planner.

Getting from Morro de Sao Paulo to Maragogi by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:

Porto de Galinhas

— 2 nights

Hawaii of the Atlantic

You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
On the 17th (Sat), kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, then kick back and relax at Pontal de Maracaipe, then identify plant and animal life at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cupe beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Calhetas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capela de Sao Benedito, then kick back and relax at Serrambi Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can drive from Maragogi to Porto de Galinhas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Barra de Cunhau and Madeiro Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Cotovelo Beach and Tibau do Sul Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Pirangi do Norte Beach in Parnamirim (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Amor Beach, browse the different shops at Vila da Pipa Shopping, and enjoy the sand and surf at Madeiro Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Praia da Pipa trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Porto de Galinhas to Praia da Pipa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. April in Praia da Pipa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

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Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:

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 Baia dos Porcos and Atalaia Beach. Get in touch with nature at Conceicao Beach and Fernado de Noronha Island. Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cachorro, get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Praia do Leão, and enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro.

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You can fly from Praia da Pipa to Fernando de Noronha in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Manacapuru.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:

Manacapuru

— 1 night
Manacapuru is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.PopulationThe population of Manacapuru was 92,996 and its area is 7,329 km². You've now added Amazon River to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Manacapuru Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Amazon River.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Manacapuru travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fernando de Noronha to Manacapuru. The time zone changes from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manacapuru

Museums · Nature · Parks

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Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

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.