Top 5 holidays in BrazilBarbara Zanotelli Rodrigues - Former Travel Expert
Samba, carnival, football and beaches – this is the popular image of Brazil. But behind its endless palm-fringed coastline lies a huge variety of scenery from steaming tropical rainforests to the sunlit slopes of the southern vineyard. We offer a variety of holidays throughout this vast country catering for all interests meaning it can be quite daunting finding the perfect one for you. To aid your decision we share our top 5 holidays:
If you’re dreaming of a short tropical getaway, this is the holiday one for you. Based in Brazil’s Emerald coast you’ll get the opportunity to explore glamorous Rio de Janeiro’s iconic landmarks before heading off to exotic beaches, fringed by tumbling forest vegetation and historic towns.
Our 9-day Value Brazil: the emerald coast holiday starts from £1,071 per person.
Our group tour will take you to a selection of Brazil’s diverse landscapes letting you absorb the country’s natural beauty. Starting off with a few days ‘ in Rio de Janeiro, nicknamed marvellous city’ the tour heads on to the unspoilt beaches of the Emerald coast, Iguazú Falls – considered to be one of the world’s most magnificent waterfalls – and the Pantanal wetlands where you’ll get the opportunity to observe thousands of aquatic, forest and grassland birds as well as exotic mammals.
Our Trogon: Natural Brazil escorted group journey starts from £2,338 per person.
Designed for wildlife enthusiasts, we take you on the trail of the elusive jaguar, the most majestic creature inhabiting Brazil’s heartland. The Pantanal and southern Amazon is where wildlife is at its most prolific, with an enormous variety of mammals, reptiles and birds. As with some other big-ticket wildlife experiences there is no guarantee of seeing jaguars but the excited accounts of sightings suggest that, for most, it is well worth the time, expense and hardship.
Our 11-day Brazil Wildlife: Jaguars of the Pantanal holiday starts from £4,891 per person.
4. Family Brazil: Waterfalls, rivers and rainforest
We think you can’t find better in the world than Brazil for a fun, adventurous and educational family holiday. Perfect for the outdoor and nature enthusiasts this holiday will take you on a thrilling journey through Brazil’s most famous attractions from exotic Rio de Janeiro, thundering and wild Iguazú Falls, Amazon jungle and ending up in the stunning Emerald coast. Your family will take part in exhilarating activities such as horse-riding and snorkelling, come face to face with incredible wildlife all the while learning about South America’s largest country and all it has to offer.
Our Family Brazil: Waterfall, rivers and rainforest holiday starts from £3,394 per person.
Discover Brazil in style while staying in some of Brazil’s finest hotels. Explore Rio de Janeiro, the city of fun-loving people, music on every street corner, football on the beach and the world famous Belmond Copacabana Palace where you will be staying while in the city. From there fly to the majestic Iguazú Falls where you’ll get a chance to discover both the Brazilian and Argentine side of the waterfalls, each providing spectacular views. You’ll be staying in the exclusive Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas, the only property in the sub-tropical national park in which the falls are situated, giving practically private access to this monumental natural wonder throughout the out of hours period. Finally the holiday ends in the upmarket and popular beach retreat of Búzios.
Our Luxury Brazil: Rio, Iguazú Falls and Búzios holiday starts from £3,360 per person.
See all our holidays to Brazil here.
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