60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly
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Porto Seguro
— 4 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
— 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
Fly
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Natal
— 4 nights
Drive
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Praia da Pipa
— 3 nights
Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Shuttle to Armacao dos Buzios
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Armacao dos Buzios
— 3 nights
Drive
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Arraial do Cabo
— 2 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 2 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ubatuba
— 4 nights
Taxi to São Sebastião, Ferry to Ilhabela
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Ilhabela
— 3 nights
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Ferry to São Sebastião, Bus to Sao Paulo, Fly to Navegantes
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Bombinhas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florianopolis
— 5 nights
Fly
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Bonito
— 4 nights
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Porto Seguro

— 4 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Coroa Vermelha Beach and Praia de Taipe. Do some cultural sightseeing at Igreja Matriz Nossa Senhora D'Ajuda and Igreja de Sao Joao Batista. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Parracho Beach, stroll through Praia dos Coqueiros, get to know the fascinating history of Quadrado, and look for all kinds of wild species at Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Porto Seguro planner.

Sydney, Australia to Porto Seguro is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Porto Seguro is minus 13 hours. In February, daytime highs in Porto Seguro are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Itacare.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 4:

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.
Sao Sebastiao Cathedral and Itacare Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Concha Beach and Havaizinho Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Itacare: Barra Grande (Ilha do Sapinho & Barra Grande Beach), Marau (Taipus de Fora Beach & Lagoa Azul) and Ilheus (Praia dos Milagres, Praia Dos Milionarios, &more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jeribucacu Beach, kick back and relax at Ribeira Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Tijuipe Waterfall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Itacare holiday planning app.

You can drive from Porto Seguro to Itacare in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Morro de Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Itacare

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:

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.
Get outdoors at Gamboa Beach and Primeira Praia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Farol do Morro and Igreja Da Nossa Senhora Da Luz. Get out of town with these interesting Morro de Sao Paulo side-trips: Ilha de Boipeba (Boca da Barra & Morere). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Garapua Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Terceira Praia, get interesting insight from Companhia do Mergulho, and take a stroll through Boca de Valeria Village.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Morro de Sao Paulo trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Itacare to Morro de Sao Paulo in 5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Morro de Sao Paulo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maragogi.

Things to do in Morro de Sao Paulo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 12:

Maragogi

— 3 nights

Paradise in Alagoas

Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beach Patacho - Ecological Route Miracles and Toque Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Praia Ponta de Mangue and Piscina Natural de São Miguel dos Milagres. When in Maragogi, make a side trip to see Praia de Tamandare in Tamandare, approximately Tamandare away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Barra Grande Beach, stroll through Japaratinga Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Gales de Maragogi.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Maragogi tour builder tool.

You can 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. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:

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 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Praia De Maracaipe, stroll through Pontal de Maracaipe, then see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cupe beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Praia de Calhetas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Benedito, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Serrambi Beach, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Porto de Galinhas trip builder app.

You can drive from Maragogi to Porto de Galinhas in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. March in Porto de Galinhas sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) 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 Mar 15 — 17:

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Conceicao Beach and Baia dos Porcos. Step out of the city life by going to Praia do Cachorro and Porto de Santo Antonio Beach. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Fernado de Noronha Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Forte Sao Pedro do Boldro, kick back and relax at Baia dos Golfinhos, and make a trip to Fortaleza N S dos Remedios.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha online trip builder.

Fly from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto de Galinhas to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Natal.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 21:

Natal

— 4 nights

City of the Sun

The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Get outdoors at Camurupim Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cotovelo Beach and Lagoa de Carcara. Step out of Natal to go to Parnamirim and see Pirangi do Norte Beach, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Praia de Barra de Tabatinga, kick back and relax at Barra De Punau, identify plant and animal life at Morro do Careca, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa de Pitangui.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Natal online holiday builder.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Natal in 3 hours. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Natal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Praia da Pipa.

Things to do in Natal

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 25:

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Barra de Cunhau and Santuario Ecologico de Pipa. Step off the beaten path and head to Madeiro Beach and Tibau do Sul Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Madeiro Beach, kick back and relax at Baia dos Golfinhos, pause for some serene contemplation at Sao Sebastiao Church, and get great views at Chapadao Hill.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Praia da Pipa trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Natal to Praia da Pipa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Praia da Pipa can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Armacao dos Buzios.

Things to do in Praia da Pipa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:

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 Praia do Pero will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Praia das Conchas and Joao Fernandinho Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Armacao dos Buzios: Cabo Frio (Praia do Forte & Praia das Dunas). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Mirante de Joao Fernandes, kick back and relax at Armacao Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Ferradurinha Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Armacao dos Buzios trip itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Praia da Pipa to Armacao dos Buzios in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Armacao dos Buzios

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:

Arraial do Cabo

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll through Praia Grande, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Farol Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Prainha, then take a memorable drive along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Arraial do Cabo day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Armacao dos Buzios to Arraial do Cabo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ilha Grande.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:

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 3rd (Sat), kick back and relax at Praia Preta, explore the activities along Lagoa Verde, Ilha Grande, then kick back and relax at Lopes Mendes Beach, and finally stroll through Lagoa Azul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Aventureiro, stroll through Caxadaco Beach, then kick back and relax at Abraaozinho Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Dois Rios Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ilha Grande travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Arraial do Cabo to Ilha Grande in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April in Ilha Grande, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paraty.

Things to do in Ilha Grande

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

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 Lula Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Meio Beach and Saco do Mamangua Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Ilha do Pelado, admire the sheer force of Cachoeira do Toboga, Head underground at Pedra Que Engole, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sono Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Paraty using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ilha Grande to Paraty in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 8:

Ubatuba

— 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Juquehy Beach and Felix Beach. Get outdoors at Itamambuca Beach and Praia das Toninhas. Change things up with these side-trips from Ubatuba: Sao Sebastiao (Praia da Baleia & Camburi Beach). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Prumirim Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ubatuba Aquarium, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Projeto Tamar, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Enseada.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ubatuba day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Ubatuba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Ilhabela.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 12:

Ilhabela

— 3 nights

Capital of Sailing

Translated as "beautiful island," Ilhabela has the natural landscape to live up to its name.
Get outdoors at Baia de Castelhanos Beach and Praia Da Feiticeira. Discover out-of-the-way places like Jabaquara Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Praia Grande, stroll through Praia Do Bonete, and step off the mainland to explore Cabras Island.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Ilhabela vacation planning app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Ubatuba to Ilhabela takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Ubatuba to Ilhabela is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Bombinhas.

Things to do in Ilhabela

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:

Bombinhas

— 2 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.
On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Mariscal, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia De Quatro Ilhas, and then stroll through Bombinhas Beach. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Morro do Macaco, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Tainha, then kick back and relax at Meia-Praia Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Praia de Bombas.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bombinhas trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ilhabela to Bombinhas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Bombinhas can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Bombinhas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:

Florianopolis

— 5 nights

Magic Island

Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Take a break from the city and head to Lagoinha do Leste and Guarda do Embau Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Costa da Lagoa and Praia do Campeche. Explore Florianopolis' surroundings by going to Brava Beach (in Itajai), Balneario Camboriu (Praia das Laranjeiras & Avenida Atlantica) and Praia do Rosa (in Praia do Rosa). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Forte Sao Jose da Ponta Grossa, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Santinho, step off the mainland to explore Campeche Island, and stroll through Daniela's Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florianopolis trip planner.

You can drive from Bombinhas to Florianopolis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Florianopolis can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 22:

Bonito

— 4 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cachoeira Boca da Onca and Zipline. Step out of the city life by going to Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo - Cachoeiras em Bonito, MS and Buraco das Araras Ecoturismo. There's still lots to do: walk around Parque das Cachoeiras, look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Ecologico Rio Formoso, meet the residents at Aquario Natural, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Espaco Nomade De Massagem E Terapia Holistica.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bonito trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Florianopolis to Bonito in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 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.