60 days in Uruguay & Brazil Itinerary

60 days in Uruguay & Brazil Itinerary

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60 days in Uruguay & Brazil Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly + bus:  19​h 45​min
1
Punta del Este, Uruguay
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  8​h
2
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Florianopolis, Brazil
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Balneario Camboriu, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
5
Ubatuba, Brazil
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Paraty, Brazil
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Arraial do Cabo, Brazil
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
9
Porto Seguro, Brazil
— 5 nights
10
Maceio, Brazil
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
13
Natal, Brazil
— 9 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom


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1
night
Punta del Este, Uruguay

Punta del Este ©
With plenty of modern casinos, well-developed beaches, chic restaurants, and upscale hotels, Punta del Este vacations draw visitors from Argentina, Brazil, and beyond.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): make a trip to Puerto de Punta del Este, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Brava, and then kick back and relax at Playa Mansa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Punta Ballena, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Montoya.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Punta del Este trip itinerary builder tool .

London, UK to Punta del Este is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Punta del Este. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Punta del Este reach 30°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Punta del Este

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Maldonado
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Playa Brava ©
Playa Brava
Playa Mansa ©
Playa Mansa
Playa Montoya ©
Playa Montoya

1
day
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
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 9th (Thu): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Foz do Iguacu visit planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Punta del Este to Foz do Iguacu in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Punta del Este, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Nature Parks Tours
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Helicopter Tours

5
nights
Florianopolis, Brazil

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Get outdoors at Ferrugem Beach and Praia do Campeche. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Matadeiro Beach and Barra da Lagoa Beach. Explore Florianopolis' surroundings by going to Guarda do Embau Beach (in Palhoca) and Praia do Rosa (in Praia do Rosa). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Lagoinha do Leste, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia Mole, get great views at Mirante Ponto de vista, and don't miss a visit to Ciclovia Beira Mar Norte.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florianopolis journey maker tool .

Getting from Foz do Iguacu to Florianopolis by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in January: highs in Florianopolis hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Balneario Camboriu.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Praia do Rosa, Guarda do Embau Beach, Ferrugem Beach
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Barra da Lagoa Beach ©
Barra da Lagoa Beach
Praia do Rosa ©
Praia do Rosa
Guarda do Embau Beach ©
Guarda do Embau Beach

3
nights
Balneario Camboriu, Brazil

Balneario Camboriu ©
A resort town located just 10 km (6.2 mi) south of the city of Itajai, Balneario Camboriu is sometimes called the Brazilian Dubai--a reference to its dominant skyscrapers, sandy coastline, and jet-set appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Itapema Beach and Lagoinha Beach (Trapiche). Step out of the city life by going to Meia-Praia Beach and Praia De Quatro Ilhas. Get out of town with these interesting Balneario Camboriu side-trips: Bombinhas (Bombinhas Beach & Praia de Mariscal). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Praia das Laranjeiras.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Balneario Camboriu vacation maker tool .

Traveling by car from Florianopolis to Balneario Camboriu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Balneario Camboriu sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ubatuba.

Things to do in Balneario Camboriu

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bombinhas, Itapema
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Lagoinha Beach (Trapiche) ©
Lagoinha Beach (Trapiche)
Praia de Mariscal ©
Praia de Mariscal
Praia De Quatro Ilhas ©
Praia De Quatro Ilhas

4
nights
Ubatuba, Brazil

Ubatuba ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praia do Lazaro and Prumirim Beach. Visit Toninhas Beach and Domingas Dias Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Ubatuba side-trips: Juquehy Beach (in Sao Sebastiao) and Maresias Beach (in Maresias). There's lots more to do: stroll through Itamambuca Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Felix Beach, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Corcovado Peak.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ubatuba attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Balneario Camboriu to Ubatuba in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Balneario Camboriu to Ubatuba due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Paraty.

Things to do in Ubatuba

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Sao Sebastiao
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Maresias Beach ©
Maresias Beach
Juquehy Beach ©
Juquehy Beach
Domingas Dias Beach ©
Domingas Dias Beach

5
nights
Paraty, Brazil

Paraty ©
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.
Visit Vermelha Beach and Sono Beach for some beach relaxation. Church of Our Lady of Remedies and Centro Historico will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco, kick back and relax at Iriri Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lula Beach, and hike along Pao de Acucar Peak.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Paraty road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Ubatuba to Paraty takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Ubatuba to Paraty, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Arraial do Cabo.

Things to do in Paraty

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cachoeira do Toboga ©
Cachoeira do Toboga
Sono Beach ©
Sono Beach
Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco ©
Piscina Natural da Caixa d'Aco

2
nights
Arraial do Cabo, Brazil

Arraial do Cabo ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Prainha and Speed Boats Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Praia Grande and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Farol Beach, stroll through Prainhas do Pontal do Atalaia, and cruise along Mirante do Pontal do Atalaia.

To plan Arraial do Cabo vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Arraial do Cabo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Arraial do Cabo

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Prainha ©
Prainha
Farol Beach ©
Farol Beach
Speed Boats Tours

5
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia de Ipanema and Leblon Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Copacabana Beach and Praia de Grumari. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sugarloaf Mountain, explore the historical opulence of Ilha Fiscal, appreciate the history behind Corcovado Christ the Redeemer, and take some stellar pictures from Pedra Bonita.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro journey planner .

Traveling by car from Arraial do Cabo to Rio de Janeiro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly to Porto Seguro.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Barra da Tijuca Beach ©
Barra da Tijuca Beach

5
nights
Porto Seguro, Brazil

Porto Seguro ©
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 Praia dos Coqueiros and Recife de Fora will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nossa Senhora da Ajuda Church and Quadrado. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Muta Beach, stroll through Coroa Vermelha Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja de Sao Joao Batista, and identify plant and animal life at Reserva Pataxo da Jaqueira.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Seguro vacation tool .

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Porto Seguro takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February, expect nights in Porto Seguro to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Maceio.

Things to do in Porto Seguro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Coroa Vermelha Beach
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Muta Beach ©
Muta Beach
Coroa Vermelha Beach ©
Coroa Vermelha Beach
Taipe Beach ©
Taipe Beach

3
nights
Maceio, Brazil

Maceio ©
Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
Relax by the water at Praia de Sonho Verde and Tabuba Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Barra de Sao Miguel Beach and Parque Shopping Maceio. Venture out of the city with trips to Paripueira Beach (in Paripueira) and Gunga Beach (in Roteiro). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ponta Verde Beach and stroll through Praia de Ipioca.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maceio route planner .

Traveling by flight from Porto Seguro to Maceio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Maceio can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maceio

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Paripueira, Gunga Beach, Barra de Sao Miguel Beach
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Praia de Sonho Verde ©
Praia de Sonho Verde
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach ©
Barra de Sao Miguel Beach
Tabuba Beach ©
Tabuba Beach

5
nights
Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praia Ponta de Mangue and Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro. Relax by the water at Praia De Maracaipe and Pontal de Maracaipe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto de Galinhas: Maragogi (Gales de Maragogi, Antunes Beach, & more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, explore the activities along Natural Pools of Porto de Galinhas, admire the striking features of Massangana Sugar Cane Mill, and take in the dramatic natural features at Outeiro church and panoramic view.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto de Galinhas road trip app .

Getting from Maceio to Porto de Galinhas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Maragogi, Capela Nossa Senhora do Desterro
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Antunes Beach ©
Antunes Beach
Praia De Maracaipe ©
Praia De Maracaipe
Praia Ponta de Mangue ©
Praia Ponta de Mangue

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nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Boldro Beacch and Praia do Leão. Take a break from the city and head to Baia dos Golfinhos and Fernando de Noronha. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachorro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capela de Sao Pedro, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fernando de Noronha trip maker website .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight 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. February in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Natal.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Praia do Cacimba do Padre ©
Praia do Cacimba do Padre
Conceicao Beach ©
Conceicao Beach
Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha

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Natal, Brazil

Natal ©
The promise of sun, sand, and surf generates plenty of tourism in Natal.
Visit Cotovelo Beach and Camurupim Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Madeiro Beach and Amor Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Natal: Cajueiro de Pirangi (in Parnamirim), Praia da Pipa (Pipa Beach, Guarairas Beach, & more) and Barra de Cunhau (in Canguaretama). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Barra De Punau, look for all kinds of wild species at Parrachos de Maracajau, stroll through Genipabu Beach, and walk around Dunas Park.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Natal road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Fernando de Noronha to Natal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Fernando de Noronha Time to Brasilia Time is minus 1 hour. February in Natal sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Natal

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia da Pipa, Parnamirim, Madeiro Beach, Barra de Cunhau
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Barra De Punau ©
Barra De Punau
Barra de Cunhau ©
Barra de Cunhau
Amor Beach ©
Amor Beach

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