Holidays to Brazil

Beating with a rhythm that envelopes the whole country, a holiday to Brazil is like opening the door to a world full of vibrant and exciting adventures. Expect dazzling landscapes, wondrous natural wonders and fabulous beaches.

Spend your days exploring the rainforest on narrow river boats, looking out in awe at the exotic birds and fauna and seeing the incredible 'meeting of the waters' where you'll see the dark waters of the River Negro merging with the Amazon Rainforest. Or trek through the dense vegetation of the Amazon, learning about the fragile ecosystem, listening to the chatter of the howler monkeys and meeting local tribes.  

Wander the sprawling streets of Rio de Janeiro under the protective eye of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. Take a cable car up to Sugarloaf Mountain and look out below at the beautiful city bound by the cobalt blue Atlantic Ocean. Visit at sunset for a truly breath-taking view. Catch a buzzing football match surrounded by some of the most football mad people you'll ever meet or scope out the energetic nightlife. 

For some colonial architecture, head to Salvador - one of the oldest cities in the Americas with a fascinating history.Drive for a few hours from the city, and you'll end up in Chapada Diamantina, a park full of gorgeous mountain peaks, blue water caves, lakes, and waterfalls. 

See the mighty Iguazu falls, the largest waterfall system in the world, so big that it spans over the Brazilian and Argentinian border. Spot wild animals like jaguars with a trip to one of Brazil's best kept secret the biodiverse Pantanal. 

 

 

 

Highlights

  • Explore the marshes around the unbelievably biodiverse Pantanal

  • See the incredible Amazon rainforest, known as the lungs of the Earth

  • Visit vibrant cities like Rio de Janeiro and Salvador

  • Relax on stunning beaches, some of which are quiet and remote, whilst others are booming with a party atmosphere

Key info

  • Capital city: Brasilia

  • Language: Portuguese

  • Currency: Brazilian Real

  • Time difference: GMT - 3hrs

  • Flight time: 12 hours to Rio de Janeiro

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Places to go in Brazil

Map of Brazil

When to go to Brazil

Being a tropical destination, Brazil is generally good to visit all year round. Some attractions and areas however are more enjoyable in different seasons. Need help deciding when to go? Just give our Travel Designers a call: 01483 319 333

January

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Summer holidays for locals where streets will be buzzing with festivities. Good time to visit the beaches in the South. May feel quite humid in the Amazon. Highs of 33°C and lows of 31°C.  

February

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Best time to hit the beaches. The streets will be alive and there'll be lots of festivities and fun. Amazon will be humid. Highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C.  

March

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Lots of festivities and fun. Good time for beach going and water sports. Chances of rain make it a good time to visit Iguazu Falls. Highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C.  

April

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Summer comes to an end, but still a good time to visit the cities, beaches and Iguazu Falls.. Amazon will still be humid. Highs of 32°C and lows of 27°C.  

May

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Excellent time to visit Pantanal, and southern Brazil. Also a good time to visit the cities. There's less festivities in May so it'll be nice and quiet. Highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C.  

June

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Spots of showers in Bahia but dry and pleasant in the Rio and Sao Paulo area. Also a great time to visit the Amazon, the Pantanal and the Lencois Maranhenses. Highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C.  

July

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Excellent month to go to the Amazon and visit the Pantanal. The tropical beaches in the north will be pleasant. It'll be winter in the South so beaches in Rio and Sao Paolo may not be ideal.  

August

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Excellent month to go to the Amazon and the Pantanal. Beaches in the north will be nice. Also a good time to see Iguazu Falls. Highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C  

September

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Good time to visit the Amazon and the Pantanal. Also a good time to visit Recife, Bahia, Fortaleza and the beaches around there. Highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C.  

October

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Nice time to hit the beaches, visit Rio, Sao Paulo and Iguazu Falls. Also a decent time to visit Amazon. Highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C.  

November

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Bright and pleasant in the south but rainy in the Amazon basin. Good time to visit southern Brazil. Highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C.  

December

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Festival season so lots of fun in the coastal cities. Very good time to hit the beaches but expect odd showers. Amazon will be pretty humid though. Highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C.