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.

Things to do

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.

Horseback Riding at Fazenda Catucaba

Horseback Riding at Fazenda Catucaba

Southern Coast, Brazil

Whether you're an experienced rider or an absolute beginner, the countryside surrounding Fazenda Catucaba is best explored by horseback, and the expert guides will have you confident before you know it.

1 night & 2 day Sailing Expedition - Angra to Angra

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!

Sailing & surfing
Adventure tours from Catucaba

Adventure tours from Catucaba

Southern Coast, Brazil

Get your adrenaline pumping with a choice of exhilarating activities, perfect for thrill seekers! Suspend yourself from the forest canopy, abseil granite cliffs or speed along zip lines through invigorating waterfalls.

Arte Consciente Social Project in Salvador

Arte Consciente Social Project in Salvador

Bahia, Brazil

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.

Eco/ethical tourism Culture
Cook with a local in Rio

Cook with a local in Rio

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Uncover the secrets to Brazil's diverse and distinctive cuisine in this hands-on cookery class, learning how to prepare the perfect caipirinha, along with various other typical Brazilian dishes. Finish with an all important tasting session.

Culture
Cooking masterclass at Ponta dos Ganchos

Cooking masterclass at Ponta dos Ganchos

Southern Coast, Brazil

This fantastic foodie experience will give you the opportunity to cook alongside Ponta dos Ganchos' chef, José Nero, creating some mouthwatering seafood dishes and local Brazilian specialities.

Cristalino Rainforest activities

Cristalino Rainforest activities

Amazon, Brazil

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

Cycle to Itaquena Beach through Buffalo Valley

Bahia, Brazil

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

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.

Adventure
Discover Paraty - Historical Walking Tour

Discover Paraty - Historical Walking Tour

Paraty, Brazil

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.

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