Incredible things to do in Brazil
There are some things you must do in Brazil and there are other things which fewer people will consider doing but which are nevertheless wonderful experiences for those in the know. Here are some of our favourite things to do in Brazil.
When to go to Brazil
March to November are the best months to visit Brazil for most people as these are the drier months. However, beaches are popular from about December to February/March as although it’s rainy, it's still hot. If you’re looking for specific wildlife, or want advice about different regions, read on for more details.Read more
13 days from £5200pp plus international flights.
Rio, the Amazon the Pantanal - a fantastic wildlife odyssey in Brazil.
- Watch jaguars in the wild
- Explore on foot, by canoe and horseback in the Pantanal
- Follow walking trails deep in the Amazon jungle
- Gaze over the forest canopy from a 50-metre tower
- Live it up in the party city of Rio!
Places to go in Brazil
Read about the highlights of this incredible country in our short summary guides to the main places to go.View more
The Amazon is one of Earth’s most biodiverse places. A tropical wilderness, home to incredible flora and fauna.
Brazil’s Pantanal is a vast and important ecosystem of tropical wetland with amazing wildlife including jaguars.
The sight, sound and sheer force of Iguazu Falls coupled with the flora and fauna of the nearby rainforest make this a prime attraction.
Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is one of the world's most famous cities. Don't miss Christ the Redeemer, Copacabana & Ipanema beaches and Sugarloaf Mountain.
Places we love to stay in Brazil
Here you’ll find a small collection of our favourite places to stay in Brazil, though as an independent tour operator specialising in tailor-made holidays, we actually sell a much wider choice of Brazilian properties than we show.View more
Caiman Ecological Refuge
Hotel das Cataratas
Hotel Santa Teresa
Motor yacht Tucano
SouthWild Jaguar Flotel
Uakari Floating Lodge
Facts and information
Most flights go to Sao Paulo but some airlines have direct flights to Rio de Janeiro, and to North-eastern Brazil. British Airways and TAM have direct flights from London and many European carriers also offer flights to Brazil.
Portuguese is the official language. Spanish and English are understood quite widely.
GMT -3 hours
Not required for British nationals.
There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if you are coming from an infected area. Malaria prophylactics are recommended in the rainforest.
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The Amazon is a great place to go spotting wildlife if you know what you’re looking for or you have a good guide.
Best place to see jaguars in the wild
Jaguars are the largest cats in the Western hemisphere, the third biggest of the cats after tigers and lions, and can be found across a range of habitats in South and Central America.
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