Brazil is one of the world’s most famous holiday destinations and it’s to see whay with its wide range of tours.
Brazil is one of the most diverse countries in the world and is the largest country in South America.
Travel from jungle to plain, to Amazon rainforest to huge cities, and enjoy relaxing on some of the most famous beaches in the world.
This is a country that has the world’s largest tropical rainforest and is also home to more than 7,000km of white beaches.
Brazil has superb landscapes, a rich culture and the greatest varieties of flora and fauna on the planet.
Rio de Janeiro is the gateway to Brazil. It is a vibrant city, located in a spectacular geographical setting.
Choose to bathe on its famous beaches, taking in the sights, sounds and sunshine, or head to Ilha Grande, an island with no roads where you can really enjoy the wonders of nature.
Further afield, the state of Bahia in the north east of the country is another strong draw, as is the wildlife-rich Pantanal.
The colonial capital, Salvador, with its colourful architecture, history and fiery culture is a great place to explore.
Inland, Chapada Diamantina is ideal for trekkers, who head to with its plains, table topped mountains, rivers, waterfalls and natural pools.
Remote, with palm lined beaches lapped by turquoise waters, Praia do Forte is an idyllic place in which to to put up your feet and relax.
Brazil shares a border with every country in South America except for Ecuador and Chile.
It has great transportation links so can easily be combined with one or more other countries.
Below you will find a few of the many attractions Brazil has to offer for your holiday.
The Chapada Diamantina is a National Park in the interior of the state of Bahia in North Eastern Brazil.
It covers an area larger than that of the Netherlands and is a series of flat-topped mountains interlinked by forested valleys, rivers, waterfalls and swimming holes.
The park can be explored on day trips from Lençois or on several day trekking itineraries.
The rainy season is December to March and a great time to see the waterfalls.
If you want to beat the crowds then go in April / May or August to October.
The best way to get a feel for the famous Amazon rainforest region is aboard a river cruise.
From these comfortable boats, you will be able to explore the mighty Amazon and Negro rivers. There are also jungle lodge options, so you can immerse yourself in nature.
The city of Manaus in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon and is the gateway to the rainforest.
Boasting its famous opera house, built at the end of the 19th Century on the back of the rubber boom, the city itself is well worth a day of exploration, too.
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I just wanted to say thanks for the fine organisation on this trip.
We learned a lot on how to make future trips out of this experience.
The bare-foot dune crossing was tough but something to be remembered for a lifetime ;)
Everything else was just tip top organised from accommodations to timing of events, guides etc...
G van Balen, Netherlands, 2018
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