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Our Latin America specialist Grant tells us why his heart lies in Brazil, a country defined by its natural beauty, exotic wildlife, spectacular landscapes and legendary beach hot spots. Brazil is simply made for travel and has something to offer even the most discerning traveller.
Carpeted with dense, wildlife-rich jungles and lined with a dazzling coast, combine the jungle and beach in Latin America for a memorable holiday.
Brazil’s teeming flora and fauna make it one of the world’s best destinations for nature lovers. Dominated by the Amazon basin and home to the world’s largest wetland – the Pantanal – as well as numerous national parks, Brazil is bursting with biodiversity, making it the perfect destination for anyone with a love of wildlife. The list is endless, but the Imagine Latin America team has put together a guide to some of the wildlife you can expect to see during a trip to Brazil.
Brimming with activities to keep the whole family entertained, this exhilarating itinerary takes you to some of Brazil’s most iconic attractions, ending with some beach time to leave you feeling truly refreshed.
It’s on everyone’s bucket list; it’s one of the biggest and most extravagant carnival parades in the world and it’s time for you to see what all the fuss is about. Our Latin America Specialist Grant gives an overview of when and where it is, and most importantly why you should go!
Football is ingrained in Brazilian culture and it is a strong passion of the entire nation. Our Brazil specialist and football enthusiast, Sam, gives us the lowdown on why Brazil is one of the most successful footballing nations in the world, and what makes this passion so deep-rooted in Brazilian culture.
Our Latin America specialist Sinead knows her cocktails, and on a recent trip to Brazil she became very accustomed to their national drink, the Caipirinha. This cocktail is rooted in Brazilian culture, so what better way get under the skin of Brazil than with one (or two) cheeky Caipirinhas. Read on to find out why it’s so popular and have a go at perfecting your own...
The Latin America team have put together 14 weird and wonderful facts we bet you didn’t know about Brazil. They are nearly as diverse and whacky as the country itself!
Pimpolhos da Grande Rio Samba School (Kids of Grande Rio Samba School) is a non-governmental and non-profit organisation for children, whose vision is focused on promoting social inclusion through art and culture. We spoke to Camilla, who works for Pimpolhos to find out more…
Katherine, our Latin America specialist, couldn’t get enough of the Pantanal during her recent visit. A huge wilderness of swamps and marshes, this region is one of the best places to view wildlife on the continent.
In Brazil, colonial gems are found scattered throughout the country. Full of fascinating history, beautifully preserved architecture and cobbled stone streets, they leave culture-hungry travellers awe-inspired. For those wanting to see the best of colonial Brazil, the Latin America team have listed the top five places for you to keep in mind when planning your trip to Brazil.
Rio de Janeiro is undoubtedly South America’s most iconic city. It’s a city so full of life, samba beats, iconic landmarks, golden sand beaches and party people. It’s a city that has it all and here the Latin America team tell you the top six things that are not to be missed in Rio de Janeiro.
Meike, our Latin America guru has voted Trancoso as Brazil’s number one beach destination, which is a bold move when you think about the vast coastline Brazil has to offer. Read her lowdown on Trancoso’s stunning beaches, laid-back charm and stunning properties to find out more…
Iguazu Falls, Amazon, Salvador & Rio de Janeiro
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This exciting itinerary takes you on a memorable adventure through Brazil. Full of culture, natural wonders, exotic wildlife and city exploration - this trip really allows you to get under the surface of Brazil's highlights.
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This unforgettable two week holiday to Brazil is a real favourite of ours and our clients. Start at the magnificent Iguazu Falls, before heading into the lush Amazon Rainforest for jungle adventures aplenty. Next, head to the colourful city of Salvador, the heart of Afro-Brazilian culture. Your trip will conclude in the vibrant and iconic city of Rio de Janeiro where you can sight-see and relax on the famed Copacabana Beach.
Days 1 - 3 : Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Stay at La Aldea de la Selva Lodge for 2 nights
Fly straight into Iguazu to begin your South American adventure with a stay at the mighty Iguazu Falls. These impressive falls are on the border separating Brazil and Argentina. Made up of 275 separate waterfalls the Iguazu Falls are arguably the most dramatic waterfalls in the world! A couple of days here is a must on any Brazil or Argentina holiday. Take a guided tour to the Argentine and Brazilian sides of the waterfalls. Add-on a zodiac boat tour which takes you on a thrilling ride upstream up close to some of the falls, guaranteeing a soaking! Ask us for even more ideas on how to get the best from your visit to the falls.
Day 3 - 4 : Manaus, Brazil
From Iguazu, fly to Manaus where you will begin your Amazon adventure!
Days 4 - 7 : The Amazon, Brazil
Stay at Juma Lodge for 3 nights
From Manaus, you will take a road and speedboat transfer to your Amazon lodge. The Amazon has the world's highest diversity of birds and freshwater fish. It is home to some of the world's most distinct species, and many of its sights and sounds cannot be found elsewhere, including: poison dart frogs, jaguars, and howler monkeys. Explore this fascinating area with a guide, on hikes or on boat trips along the rivers. Included in your stay here is an alligator spotting tour, jungle treks, fishing trips and a visit to native village.
Days 7 - 10 : Salvador, Brazil
Stay at Casa do Amarelindo for 3 nights
Your final stop will be the stunning colonial city of Salvador. Often described as the country's Afro-Brazilian jewel, travellers flock to this part of Brazil due to its thriving and vibrant culture, as well as its beautiful and unique architecture. In the evenings, plazas come alive with regional music and festivities and in the daytime, gentle strolls around the cobbled streets of Barra are ideal. Gorgeous coastline lies just beyond the city and a day spent on the tropical paradise of Bahia is an absolute must.
Days 10 - 13 : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Stay at Arena Ipanema Hotel for 3 nights
Fly to Rio for the final stop on your trip and spend the last few days exploring this iconic city or relaxing on the sands of Ipanema beach. Discover the highlights on a guided city tour, taking the funicular railway up to the statue of Christ the Redeemer to soak in incredible views and taking the cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain. Make the most of Rio's fantastic nightlife or partake in cookery classes; however much you want to do here we can arrange a number of different tours to and help maximise your time in this incredible city.
Day 13 - 14 : Flight Home.
Overnight flight back to the UK.
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