The largest country in South America and home of the world's largest rainforest. Brazil has so much to offer it is hard to choose where to go first. Here are some of our favorite places, get in touch with us to know more. Private guiding available upon request.
The southern section is one of the best destinations in the Amazon to observe birds, mammals and butterflies due to the exceptional number of species. Because of the altitude of this region, the surrounding rivers do not generally flood, allowing unparalleled viewing all year round. With its close proximity to the Pantanal, this makes the southern Amazon the perfect stop to round off your safari in Brazil.
Far lesser known and visited than Brazil's other big natural wonder, Iguaçu Falls, yet in many ways more dramatic and extraordinary. The Lençóis Maranhenses national park is a protected area on the North Atlantic coast of Brazil. It is known for its vast desert landscape, white sand dunes and seasonal lagoons. The best times to visit this natural wonder is between June and September, while the lakes are full and the sun is less intense. If you feel adventurous this is also a great spot for kitesurfing.
This unique slice of Brazilian ecotourism heaven is found in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The area is best known for its crystal-clear rivers which makes it possible to swim amongst hundreds of fish. There are caves, lakes, picturesque waterfalls and lush forests which are inhabited by numerous flocks of macaws. Its close proximity to the Pantanal makes it the perfect destination to add onto your itinerary.
Fernando de Noronha
If you're looking for a romantic getaway or a fantastic diving experience a visit to Fernando de Noronha will be worth every second spent getting there. Its volcanic formation lies 350km (271 miles) off Brazil's north east coast. This archipelago is in a league of its own, an oasis in the Atlantic that almost seems fake with its pearly white beaches, turquoise waters and dramatic rock drop-offs. The island is home to the largest concentration of tropical seabirds in the Western Atlantic, extremely large pods of dolphins and the atolls provide waters that are teaming with fish.
Foz do Iguaçu which is situated in the state of Paraná, was at one stage the second biggest tourist attraction in Brazil, after Rio de Janeiro. The falls are surrounded by a lush low level rain forest. It is home to a large array of birds and mammals, and even odd sightings of Jaguars have been recorded over the last years. You are able to experience the falls from both the Argentinian side, which offers an up-close encounter of the waterfalls, as well as the Brazilian side where you are treated to a panoramic views of the falls.
As the world's largest tropical wetland the Pantanal which is about 42 million acres, spans across three South American countries - Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay. The open marsh areas are home to an immense variety of life. 3500 plant species, 656 bird species and 159 mammals. The northern parts of the Pantanal has the highest concentration of Jaguars in the world, making it the best place to spot and photograph Jaguars. Also home to the world's largest parrot, the hyacinth macaw. The Pantanal is an unmissable destination.
If you think New York City is a concrete jungle you obviously haven't been to São Paulo. The 4th largest city in the world is also the home of our co-partner Thais, AKA, T. Touristically speaking São Paulo is not the favorite destination in Brazil, but it can be an amazing experience. The city works 24/7 and it's filled with history and culture. Besides having hundreds of restaurants, parks, museums, food markets, and shops. If you choose to spend time in São Paulo, Thais will guarantee you have the best time ever.
Rio de Janeiro
Rio, as it is more commonly known, is a vibrant city that bursts with beauty and happiness. With its laid back beach culture, you are able to enjoy a caipirinha on Copacabana while marveling at the sheer scale of the statue of Christ the Redeemer as it overlooks the city. Rio is as unique as it gets. Beautiful beaches, beautiful people, an incredible nightlife, you name it! With some of the most luxurious hotels in Brazil, you will be well looked after when you are not exploring this beautiful city. Rio is perfect anytime of the year, but if you choose to visit during Carnaval it could be an experience of a lifetime.