Start your adventure in Rio de Janeiro, known as the "Cidade Maravilhosa" (the Marvelous City). Explore the Floresta da Tijuca, the largest urban forest in the world, take a cable car to the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain and relax on Copacabana beach. Then head to the Amazon, where you will canoe through the watery forest of the Igapós, spot exotic wildlife in the jungle, and swim with pink dolphins.
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When is the best time to visit?
Travel to Brazil in April through June or August through October. In July, major tourist draws are often crowded since local schools are on vacation, and the summer months from December through February are often too warm for comfort.
Where to go in Brazil?
Learn how to truly celebrate something in the legendarily vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro or relax in the much slower-paced Santa Teresa. From the country twang of Sertanejo, the reggae of Maranhão, the carimbó music of the Amazon, Brazil is a country to be experienced through the rhythms of its people.
How many days do I need?
While travelers might be tempted to visit Brazil in less than a week, the variety of experiences and destinations within this large country should be experienced over at least twice that amount of time.
To visitors, Rio de Janeiro is an exotic city where color and music flourish. Although the Cariocas (residents of Rio) agree, they know there's much more to their "Wonderful City." Explore irresistible beaches, surf and wooded mountains, the world-famous landmarks of the Pão de Açúcar and Cristo Redentor, and more on this quick immersion into the magic of Rio.
Straddling the triple border between Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana, Mount Roraima is a perfect destination for adventurous travelers. Spend your days exploring the towering cliffs and unique landscapes of the mountain with the ultimate goal of climbing the summit — known to many as "The Lost World."
Experience a combination of city life and destinations in nature on this week-long Brazilian adventure. Begin in Rio de Janeiro, and embark on a full-day city tour to Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, and the best beaches in the area. Then, take a day trip to Ilha Grande to soak up the sun and explore a few of the many islands and beaches. Next, head to the Amazon to do some touring of Manaus before arriving in Careiro to enjoy activities in the Amazon rainforest, including canoeing, piranha fishing, and a nocturnal nature tour.
This journey is ideal for adventure seekers, nature lovers, and culture enthusiasts. Start in Rio de Janeiro, where you'll visit city highlights such as Sugarloaf and Corcovado peaks and learn what the "Carioca lifestyle" is. Impressive architecture and delicious food await you in a joyful atmosphere, followed by the magic of Iguaçu Falls—the most extensive waterfall system in the world. Then it is off to Manaus, the gateway to the Amazon, where you'll visit the jungle and observe wildlife.
Discover Rio de Janeiro: a vibrant and diverse city where emerald blue water, inky green forest, and rocky mountains meet. Explore the lush Costa Verde and the picturesque colonial town of Paraty and visit the island of Ilha Grande to relax on dreamy beaches and enjoy a private boat tour. Get up close to the magnificent Iguazu Falls in all their thundering glory.
Wondering how to get the most out of your trip to Brazil? First, it's essential to determine how many days you want to travel. If you are passing through, you can take short...
If you have a week to spend in Brazil, you can cover the country's highlights, from lively Rio de Janeiro to Manaus and the Amazon. Alternatively, head directly to your Amazon...
Spending 10 days in Brazil will give you a good overview of up to three distinct areas. You can check out the country's highlights, like Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls, and the...
Two weeks in Brazil affords plenty of time to combine active sightseeing with relaxation. Soak up the culture in cities like Rio or unwind on the idyllic beaches of Ilha Grande...
The weather is at its warmest in January, and it's a great time to visit if you want to spend time enjoying the country's many beaches. Visit the famous Copacabana beach in Rio...
February in Brazil means one thing: Carnival season. Colorful parades and street parties are held across the country, while cities like Rio de Janeiro put on spectacular...
March brings big crowds and a dynamic, joyful vibe to Brazil with Carnival season and Holy Week, along with quieter beach time and sightseeing. No matter if the festivities...
Easter brings parades and energy to Brazil from the beginning to the middle of the month. Mild weather makes this period excellent for hiking and city adventures, and it is the...
With 13 days in Brazil, you can visit 3-4 regions. First-timers can tour Rio de Janeiro's historic sites, witness the wonder of Iguaçu Falls, and observe wildlife in the Amazon. Travelers keen on outdoor activities can tackle the hiking trail at Morro do Pai Inácio and try snorkeling in the Sucuri River. Meanwhile, those craving a leisurely beach escape can sunbathe in Porto de Galinhas or cruise via catamaran to Tinharé Island. Foodies will appreciate sunset seafood dinners in Rio and street food tastings in Salvador.
In Brazil, you can visit three to five destinations in 11 days. Focus on outdoor adventures by visiting the coast and boating around Ilha Grande. To see wildlife, including the North Pantanal region, and for cultural experiences like Bahian music and cooking classes, venture to the east coast cities of Jericoacoara and Salvador. Eco-conscious travelers should visit the Amazon via a canoe tour, while active travelers should consider trekking in Chapada Diamantina National Park.
Over nearly two weeks, you'll explore a couple of Brazil's major highlights, plus enjoy leisure time on some of the country's finest beaches. First, dive into Carioca culture with a few days of sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro and a trip to Arraial do Cabo, the "Brazilian Caribbean." Then, fly north for expeditions into the legendary Amazon Rainforest before finishing the trip in style on the white-sand beaches of Pernambuco.
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Two amazing weeks in North East Brazil
Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2023
We had a wonderful trip to Brazil! Camille did an amazing job with our itinerary, hotel selection and all our guides were exceptional. It was the right balance of activities and relaxation. Everything was well organized and we never waited for anyone. When one of our internal flights were delayed the team was available to help us, even on a Sunday. Lencois was unforgettable and worth the effort to get there, Rio is a stunning city and Isla Grande was a highlight. Definitely recommend Camille for your trip!
Aug 3 - Aug 11, 2023
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10/10 -- Amazing Brazil Vacation!
Aug 12 - Aug 25, 2023
What an incredible trip! Tackling a huge country like Brazil in just two weeks was a daunting task, but Chadya made the whole process easy and enjoyable. Her itinerary was wonderful; we visited Rio, Foz de Iguacu, the Amazon, and Jericoacoara, and all were amazing experiences. The hotels (Copacabana Palace, Hotel das Cataratas, Villa Amazonia, Juma Amazon Lodge, and Huricane Jeri) were uniformly top notch. Our excursions were interesting and informative, with private guides able to help... read more