60 days in Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Brazil Itinerary

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Fly to Pinto Martins International Airport, Drive to Canoa Quebrada
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Canoa Quebrada
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha
— 7 nights
Fly
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Porto de Galinhas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro
— 6 nights
Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande
— 6 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty
— 6 nights
Drive
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Campos Do Jordao
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sao Paulo
— 3 nights
Fly
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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
— 3 nights
Fly
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Petropolis
— 2 nights
Fly to Brasilia, Bus to Alto Paraiso de Goias
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Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 6 nights
Drive to Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, Fly to Algiers

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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, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Canoa Quebrada and stroll through Retiro Grande Beach.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Canoa Quebrada online vacation planner.

Algiers, Algeria to Canoa Quebrada is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Algiers to Canoa Quebrada is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Algiers in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Canoa Quebrada. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Fernando de Noronha.
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Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Fernando de Noronha — 7 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cachorro, hike along Trilha Costa Esmeralda, and see the sky in a new way at Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fernando de Noronha travel planner.

You can fly from Canoa Quebrada to Fernando de Noronha in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Fernando de Noronha Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Canoa Quebrada in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Fernando de Noronha: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to fly to Porto de Galinhas.
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Find places to stay Aug 4 — 11:

Porto de Galinhas — 5 nights

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). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Cachacaria e Pimentaria Tio Gilson, contemplate the waterfront views at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and stroll through Muro Alto Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Porto de Galinhas trip planner.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Standard Time (FNT) to Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to fly to Rio de Janeiro.
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Find places to stay Aug 11 — 16:

Rio de Janeiro — 6 nights

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 sightseeing, beaches, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal, take in the awesome beauty at Pedra Bonita, and enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Ipanema.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rio de Janeiro route planner.

Traveling by flight from Porto de Galinhas to Rio de Janeiro takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Porto de Galinhas in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Ilha Grande.
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Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:

Ilha Grande — 6 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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Papagaio, kick back and relax at Aracatibinha Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at LiG Lanchas, and soothe aching muscles at Ilha Grande Yoga.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande trip builder.

You can 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. August in Ilha Grande sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paraty.
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Find places to stay Aug 22 — 28:

Paraty — 6 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.
Paraty is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Centro Historico, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Saco do Mamangua Beach, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Alambique Engenho D'Ouro.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paraty trip website.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Paraty by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Campos Do Jordao.
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 3:

Campos Do Jordao — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Zoom Bike Park and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Amantikir Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Parque Estadual de Campos do Jordão - Horto Florestal.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Campos Do Jordao road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Campos Do Jordao takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sao Paulo.
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Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Sao Paulo — 3 nights

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, take a stroll through Paulista Avenue, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sao Paulo trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Campos Do Jordao to Sao Paulo takes 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 September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can fly to Bento Goncalves.
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Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

Bento Goncalves — 3 nights

Founded in 1875, the young city of Bento Goncalves boasts a rich recent history and attractions that tastefully complement its surrounding natural features.
Bento Goncalves is known for wineries, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Casa Fontanari and take in the pleasant sights at Caminhos de Pedra.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bento Goncalves day trip site.

Getting from Sao Paulo to Bento Goncalves by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gramado.
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Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Gramado — 4 nights

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 sightseeing, parks, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Negro, don't miss a visit to Rua Coberta, admire the majestic nature at Parque Estadual do Caracol, and walk around Mini Mundo.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gramado trip website.

You can drive from Bento Goncalves to Gramado in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:

Foz do Iguacu — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque das Aves Bird Park, and then admire the sheer force of Devil's Throat.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Gramado to Foz do Iguacu in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Curitiba.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Curitiba — 3 nights

The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
When in Curitiba, make a side trip to see Familia Fardo Vinicola in Quatro Barras, approximately Quatro Barras away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Tabor Magnificat, stroll around Tangua Park, and explore the world behind art at Museu Oscar Niemeyer.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Curitiba trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Curitiba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Foz do Iguacu in September, expect nights in Curitiba to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to fly to Petropolis.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Petropolis — 2 nights

Once the summer getaway of Brazilian emperors, the "imperial city" of Petropolis serves as a tribute to the lavish lifestyles of Brazil's 19th-century elite.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de Sao Pedro de Alcantara. On your second day here, sample the tasty concoctions at Cervejaria Bohemia.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Petropolis trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Curitiba to Petropolis in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Curitiba in September, things will get a bit warmer in Petropolis: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.
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Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Alto Paraiso de Goias — 6 nights

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 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sertao Zen, make a trip to Gota Kaliandra - Espaco de Musica e Silencio, and contemplate the waterfront views at Vale da Lua.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alto Paraiso de Goias road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Petropolis to Alto Paraiso de Goias takes 7.5 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 Petropolis to Alto Paraiso de Goias. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 28:

Brazil travel guide

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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.
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