Overview for Brazil
Rio de Janeiro is said to be the most beautiful city in the world, with it stunning expanse of beautiful beaches, all overlooked by Sugarloaf Mountain.
Plan to visit during February when Carnaval fever takes over and witness the world’s biggest party. Or visit anytime of year and feel the rhythms of the samba in Copacabana, which also offers some of the best nightlife in the world.
Travel south to the natural splendour, Iguazu Falls, on the border with Brazil and Argentina.
Take a journey deep into the heart of the Amazon in Manaus and set sail along the Negro River to one of the last great frontiers still home to indigenous tribes.
Spend the night in an eco lodge and listen to the calls of the jungle while the next day you explore the rainforest with your very own naturalist guide.
Relax the Brazilian way in the charming beach resort town of Buzios, known for its historic Portuguese past and crystal clear waters.
Discover the former colonial capital of Salvador with its rich blend of African and European cultures and fascinating history.
When to go
Feb-May & Sep-Oct are the best times to visit. However, because the country is so large there are many different weather patterns. Generally winter is Jun-Aug, summer is Dec-Feb. Rio’s summers are hot and humid with temps in high 30’s and frequent short tropical rains. Rio in winter has average temperatures of mid 20’s with a slightly lower rainfall.