Check out these historic and exciting sites to see in Brazil.
Inside the magnificent sunsets, the lush Amazon Rain Forest and the high-speed city streets, there's something special about Brazil. This South-American country is home to over 200 million people and has been described as one of the most exotic and exciting places known to man. With cities like Sao Paulo and Rio de Janiero, traveling in Brazil never slows down, especially during the FIFA World Cup this year.
Beautiful people, even better beaches and samba music blaring in the background. All these sites can be witnessed in Brazil.
3 Quick Tips For Smooth Travel
- Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for all travelers heading to Brazil. This must be done ten days prior to your vacation.
- New Years and Carnaval show the highest spike in tourism for Brazil. This can make the trip more exciting, but it also includes a price hike.
- Just because you have money does not mean you will be treated well. Brazilians look for a sense of respect and positivity when you visit their country.
Now that you know a little more about etiquette and travel expectations, check out this list of places to see.
Brazilian Hot Spots
Fernando de Noronha
Tucked inside an archipelago of pristine beaches and one-of-a-kind wildlife, Fernando de Noronha lies off the northeastern coast of Brazil. The semi-secluded location was founded by Amerigo Vespucci in 1503 before it was settled by Portugal in 1737. Currently, Fernando de Noronha is the largest island and Brazil with an inhabitants of 3,500. If you have a passion for snorkeling, Fernando de Noronha is the place for you.
As the second longest river in the world, the Amazon River has over 3,000 recognized species of fish and about a tenth of the world's 10 million species lives inside the forest that lines its banks. Jungle tours are popular among tourists, but can also detract from the natural environment of the Amazon river and make it hard for animals.
As the largest wetland in the world, Pantal lies in Western Brazil and extends into Bolivia and Paraguay. Famous for its vast number of species, it's also one of the most popular tourist attractions. You are guaranteed to spot a wild Capybara or Yacare Caiman splashing in the landscape. The Pantal is also home to one of the worlds biggest jaguar populations.