Travel to Brazil, a country of astonishing geographic diversity. From the world’s largest flood plains to the Amazon rainforest to white sandy beaches and teeming metropolis. From rugged mountainous landscapes to baroque colonial architecture, Brazil’s natural and man-made wonders draw visitors from all over the world. Travel to Brazil and visit some of the incredible seventeen UNESCO World Heritage listed sites such as Ouro Preto or Iguazu Falls.
– Brazil, and especially Rio de Janeiro, experiences a huge surge in visitors over New Year’s Eve and Carnival – plan well ahead for travel over these dates.
– The weather for coastal Brazil is generally warm and pleasant and rarely experiences extreme hot or cold temperatures.
– The Pantanal dry season from June to September is the best time to see mammals; the wetter months are wonderful for birdwatching.
– May to September are the driest months in the Brazilian Amazon but rainfall is common all year round.
– For wildlife enthusiasts, a trip to the world’s largest wetland region, the Pantanal, is hard to beat. See blue hyacinth macaws, giant anteaters, toucans and more with a stay in a traditional fazenda.
– A stay in the picture-perfect colonial town of Paraty is the perfect way to wind down after the frenetic pace of Rio de Janeiro.
Venture into Bahia’s interior to explore the stunning tabletop mountain scenery of Chapada Diamantina.
– Stroll the stunning historic centre of Salvador de Bahia and experience the vibrant African influence evident in local music, dance, food and religion.