Brazil is a wonderful destination to choose for a trip of a lifetime with it’s many options available to you. The country offers rugged scenery, stunning views and wonderful beaches as well as vibrant cities and many sporting activities. It is the fifth largest country in the world and is more than 5 times the size of the United Kingdom with over 170 million people resident in the country.
Brazil borders all of the South American countries with the exception of Equador and Chile and covers four time zones with Brazil being either 3 or 4 hours behind the UK.
Weather in Brazil – Best time to go
With 92% of the country between the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn the country is mainly Tropical. The seasons are the opposite to Europe with the temperatures reaching as high as 40c in Rio in the height of the summer and can drop below freezing in the winter. The average temperature however, is between 20 and 28 degrees.
Things to do in Brazil
The Amazon is one of the most popular attractions in Brazil and is always worth including on a tailor made itinerary.
Iguaçu Waterfalls has over 275 individual waterfalls and here you can go water rafting under the falls.
Rio is always worth a visit to the vibrant city but when it’s the Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival its definitely the place to be.
Brazilian Beaches – head out to the wonderfully chic resorts of Buzio a short drive from Rio de Janeiro.
Surfing is most popular at Joaquina Beach on Santa Catarina island and Alspo at Saquarema in Rio state.
Learn to Samba to the beat of the Brazilian music and return home to impress.
Honeymoons in Brazil
Visit the beaches of Brazil in particular Buzios which, became a firm favourite of Bridgett Bardot. Combine this wonderful beach destination with a visit to the lively city of Rio and then on to the Iguacu waterfalls to marvel at the spectacular view.
If you feel more energetic add on a trek into the Amazon or twin Brazil up with a stop in Argentina or Chile.
For more information, visit the official Brazil Tourist board site: Brazil Tourist Board
No Visa required for UK passport holders. Passport must have 6 months validity on date of return.