Overview for Brazil
Experience the exhilaration of Rio de Janeiro as the city gets set to celebrate the World Cup and Olympics, set against a backdrop of breathtaking beauty. Get lost in the rhythm and excitement of Brazil.
Best time to visit
As most of the country enjoys temperate weather year- round, there’s no bad time to visit Brazil. Cooler weather makes the country pleasant to visit from April to November, while treks to the Amazon and Pantanal are best experienced during the drier months from June to August.
For longer journeys, domestic flights booked as part of a South American airpass are the most convenient option. When travelling in cities, a private car and driver is the most recomended option. Adventure World specialises in itineraries with your own private car and driver. Providing a personalised and flexible experience, your English speaking guide will escort you in each town when you visit the sights and attractions and share their insight on local life, customs and culture.
Rio de Janeiro
Rio sits between the ocean and escarpment and is one of the most densely populated places on earth. Known as the 'Cidade Maravilhosa (the marvellous city) must see attractions include Christ the Redeemer with his outstretched arms; Sugarloaf with its cable cars and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. Our Essential Rio de Janeiro tour is the best way to explore the city’s museums, colonial buildings, churches and world famous sights.
The world famous Amazon Rainforest is home to over 2000 bird and mammal species and over 40,000 varieties of plants, making this one of the most bio-diverse areas on earth. The best time to visit the Amazon Jungle is when the water level is high from March to July. Stay at the Amazon Eco-park Lodge for activities including jungle walks, canoe excursions and a visit a private Monkey forest. For a complete different Amazon experience, spend 4 days cruising on board the M/V Desafio, a restored schooner accommodating just 24 guests.
Situated on the border of Brazil and Argentina, the Brazilian side of Iguazu offers an excellent overview of the falls. The best time to see them is from August to November when the waters are not at peak height. The Ponte Presidente Tancredo Neves bridges the Rio Iguazu and connects Brazil to Argentina. Visit this awe-inspiring sight on the Highlights of Brazil Tour.
The former colonial capital of Brazil, Salvador is a unique blend of magnificent history and African culture. The sounds of samba wafting through the cobbled streets make a visit to Salvador an unforgettable part of any trip to Brazil. Discover Salvador on our four day tour.
Brazil is famous for its yearly celebration of Carnival. This 5 day celebration occurs just before the commencement of Lent, when Catholics are supposed to abstain from luxuries. The Sambodrome is a purpose built venue consisting of a 700 metre long runway where competitive samba schools compete for the prestigious winning title. Adventure World can arrange your next Rio Carnival trip including tickets and accommodation.