Things to Do in Brazil
Brazil is a truly hypnotic nation of heady Afro-Caribbean rhythms, sensual samba, exotic flora and fauna, caipirinhas and passionate people. There are so many things that you could do that it is hard to decide what to see in Brazil in a single trip. Our tours to Brazil have been designed around different interests, from wildlife, to water sports, to active adventure, to luxury R&R, to a combination of them all. If you’re trying to decide where to holiday in Brazil then some of these highlights may help.
The beaches of Brazil are undoubtedly a highlight. The warm golden sand that adorns the Southern Coast tickles your toes as you stroll alongside the turquoise gemstone that is the South Atlantic Ocean. The perfect setting for unforgettable Brazil beach holidays, whether you intend to surf, stand up paddle board, go fishing, swimming or simply relax. Rio de Janeiro is home to many highlights of Brazil from the awe-inspiring statue of Christ the Redeemer to the infamous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches of Brazil. Not to mention the wonder of immersing yourself into the hustle and bustle of this vibrant City where outstanding architecture, food and drink or street events can be stumbled across at any moment. There is, of course, the world’s largest rainforest and accompanying wetlands to explore – the Amazon and Pantanal! A nature and wildlife lovers paradise there are so many species of flora, fauna, birdlife and animals to look out for. The extremely rare pink river dolphins are most definitely a highlight of Brazil. Iguazu Falls and the pretty cobbled colonial streets of Bahia are two more things to see in Brazil. See the best time to visit Brazil to see which places are best to visit when you are in Brazil.
1 night & 2 day Sailing Expedition - Angra to Angra
Southern Coast, Brazil
Depart and arrive back into Angra dos Reis, a 2-day sail takes you to deserted coves for sundowners, the jaw-droppingly beautiful beach of Lopez Mendez on Ilha Grande, with the chance to get back to nature snorkelling, surfing, meditating and star gazing!
Arte Consciente Social Project in Salvador
Set up in one of Salvador's poorest communities, Arte Consciente is a grassroots social project which was founded by three young men, each with a vision to improve the area & a talent for various arts, from playing percussion to circus skills and boxing.
Authentic Bahian Cuisine
Be captivated by Salvador's extraordinary culinary scene on a half day gastronomic tour of the city's markets, followed by a delicious local lunch. Be sure to try a mouthwatering seafood moqueca.
Candomblé: Religion in Salvador
Candomblé is an amalgamation of African religions and beliefs which were brought to Brazil with the slaves and has now become a prevalent part of the Bahian culture. Candomblé means 'dance in honour of the Gods' and remains a huge part of daily life here.
Contemporary Art in Salvador
The melting pot of cultures and ethnicities in Bahia is evident everywhere, from its festivities right through to its art. Discover some of Salvador's main centres for artistic expression on this full-day tour.
Cristalino Rainforest activities
Experience the rainforest which surrounds Cristalino Lodge and discover the fascinating array of flora and fauna as you enjoy a selection of guided excursions from the lodge.
Cycle to Itaquena Beach through Buffalo Valley
Explore the stunning Bahian coastline to the south of Trancoso on bicycle. enjoying a scenic coastal ride from Trancoso to Itaquena Beach, passing through Buffalo Valley.
Discover Jericoacoara's Lagoons by Buggy
Jericoacoara, Northeast Coast
Take a dune buggy tour from Jericoacoara to explore the most spectacular lagoons in the area and appreciate the true beauty this quieter corner of Brazil has to offer. Concentrated mainly within the National Park, this region is an unspoilt paradise.
Discover Paraty - Historical Walking Tour
Paraty is a charming town on Brazil's Emerald Coast, the centre of which has remained virtually unchanged since its heyday as a port for gold passing through from the mines of Minas Gerais. Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of this world heritage site.
Drumming in Salvador
Bahia is the percussive heart of Brazil. The rhythms and the techniques used by the percussion musicians until nowadays have their roots in the African tradition.