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Brazil itineraries

"Brazil is one of the most expensive countries in South America."bemytravelmuse.com
"Brazil is high on my list - there's so much culture, nature, and vibrancy."talesofabackpacker.com
"Brazil is one of the cheapest visa-free destinations in South America for South Africans."wanderlustmovement.org
"Brazil is one of the few countries that have mastered the work-life balance to the T."theblogabroad.com
"Brazil is supposed to be quite expensive overall, too, so my food and miscellaneous expenses will probably rise accordingly."ndoherty.com
"Brazil is one of the most beautiful countries I've ever seen."thebarefootnomad.com

Brazil location

South America

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Land borders

Argentina

Bolivia

Colombia

Guyana

Paraguay

Brazil at a glance

Brazil (BRL)

Currency

Portuguese

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

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Tourism trend change

Safe (53 / 100)

Safety index

Emerging (76 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Brazil in South America. Fernando de Noronha (Natal) is the highlight.
Often you can take a bath. Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy
Salvador (more about Salvador). Many cities are hot in December. There are two flight connections. These are Salvador - Natal and Do Casquinha - Salvador (more about Salvador). You can pay with Brazil everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Portuguese but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Brazil. Most popular part is Sao Paulo (Sao Paulo in detail).
If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Manaus,
Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (see itineraries). Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy Manaus and Rio de Janeiro. The climate is warm. These flight connections are taken during this route: Manaus - Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (see itineraries) - Manaus. During your travel you have to speak Portuguese but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
At Brazil in South America you will begin your route. Most popular part is Sao Paulo.
Mainly very big cities are destinations. Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy Curitiba,
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. At Rio de Janeiro you can enjoy nightlife. Many cities are warm in December. During your travel you have to speak Portuguese but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Brazil everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are Curitiba - Rio de Janeiro.
At Brazil in South America you will begin your route.
Mainly very big cities are destinations. Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy Curitiba,
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. If you love to make party you will be happy at Rio de Janeiro. Many cities are warm in December. You can pay with Brazil everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Portuguese but english should be enough for communication everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are Curitiba - Rio de Janeiro.
This itinerary brings you through South America, more precisely Brazil.
You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at Recife,
Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. At Recife and Rio de Janeiro you can enjoy nightlife. Many cities are warm in December. These flight connections are taken during this route: Recife - Sao Paulo (visit Sao Paulo itineraries) and Rio de Janeiro - Recife. During your travel you have to speak Portuguese. English should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Brazil in South America. Most popular part is Sao Paulo.
If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Fortaleza,
Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. If you love to make party you will be happy at Rio de Janeiro. Many cities are warm in December. These flight connections are taken during this route: Fortaleza - Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro - Fortaleza. You can pay with Brazil everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Portuguese but english should be enough for communication everywhere.

Things to do

Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro in detail), Brazil is one of the most amazing cities in the world, and in this blog, I’m going to tell you exactly why that is with 19 AMAZING things to do in Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro is one of the most famous cities in the world, and to me, visiting was a dream come true! The sheer number of amazing things ...

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3 Places to see in Brazil that ARE NOT Rio3 PLACES TO SEE IN BRAZIL THAT ARE NOT RIO So stop reducing Brazilian tourism to three cities in a place BIGGER THAN THE CONTINENTAL US! ...

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. for travelers. As we ventured to the northeast of Brazil we were a little wary. We hadn’t heard many amazing things, and we read that this region was more dangerous than the south. After experiencing everything we did, I must say that Natal (see itineraries) is one of my favorite places I traveled to in Brazil.

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Dying to visit Brazil, experience some kick-ass adventures and cross visiting Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro itineraries) off your travel bucketlist? Moreover, Brazil is bigger than some other continents, making it the perfect place to explore for some weeks. It can satisfy every type of traveler and adventure thirst.

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10. Fernando do Noronha

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Eat & drink

Brazil is a huge country, larger than the United States if you exclude Alaska. Brazil also has a very relaxed and open attitude to sexuality, both gay and straight, that appeals to many travellers. This guide covers the most popular tourist destinations in Brazil and ..

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Brazil Guide – Where to Go and what to Do

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One of the pleasures of traveling to different countries is that you get to try out new foods. Brazil is a huge country covering half of the South American continent and with varying cuisine. However, we gave it a go and here is our list of best Brazilian foods to try while on your trip.

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Driving out to Goiástakes about two hours total. The blue sky is glowing, the roads are clear, its the right amount of time to build up a serious appetite for Brazilian food. ...

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Finding the Infamous Fruit at ‘Restaurante Braseiro‘

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No trip to Bahia is complete without tasting the African blended flavors. Acarajé, moqueca, caruru, and vatapá are some of the delicacies passed from generation to generation as part of the heritage. The key ingredients for the cuisine are shrimp, fish, coconut milk, peppers, cilantro, onions, and ..

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Worth to visit

Most people can easily claim the weather as one of the main reasons to visit Brazil and its attractions. ...

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At 4hoursfrom Fortaleza there is the incredible city of Jericoacoara ! If you're looking for having funin an atypical place you must go there : city in the dunes, warm sea water, palm trees, lot of activities, many ways to party and ..

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General

I spent one year living and working in Brazil. During this time, I travelled all over Brazil but ended up being drawn to Florianópolis and living there for three months. Florianópolis is not a city that’s on many foreigners’ radars. I think it is one of the most underrated destinations for visitors to Brazil, and ..

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It really is a seaside vacation: there you are in the heart of nature right in the middle and the dunes. It is a peaceful place, perfect to relax, there are also spots to practice kitesurf / windsurf / surf. But if you’re also a party animal the heart of the city is very animated at night.

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Traveling to South America? Then don’t forget to add these essential items to your Brazil packing list. Tickets and accommodation are booked. Nice. You’re traveling to Brazil. You have an exciting trip to look forward to. Now you have come to a point where you have to pack, but you don’t really know what to take with ...

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Packing list for Brazil

Men’s Packing List for Brazil

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Brazil Facts: 20+ Points About the Country, Culture, History & More 2 comments Summary: Brazil facts: A collection of interesting points about the country, including history, geography, its culture, cuisine, cities, flag, people and more. Traveling to Brazil? Keep these little tidbits of information handy to gain a ...

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Brazil Facts: Agriculture

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Itinerary

Depending on how much research you’ve already done, 3 weeks in Brazil can seem like an instant or an eternity. On one hand, the country is massive, the destinations and experiences on offer there almost infinite in scope. On the other hand, if you have a relatively ...

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Birds eye view - BRAZIL - Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas day trip from Belo Horizonte Congonhas is a colonial city in Brazil and known for the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas. It’s a beautiful Portuguese colonial basilica with soapstone statues and ..

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Maybe you’ve already booked your flight and now looking for ideas on how to get yourself acquainted with the country? Let’s suppose you’ve heard about the street parties in Rio de Janeiro or the famous carnival. What more can you get up to in this mammoth of a country? I have returned back to Brazil more than twice to ...

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Aerial view of Rio de Janeiro and Sugarloaf from behind Jesus statue with overlay text that says Best of Brazil in 2 Weeks Brazil, the 5th largest country in the world, occupies almost half of the South American continent. Not only is it rich in both culture and ..

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Two weeks in Brazil itinerary

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Costs

When I visited Brazil, a rush of emotions invaded my body as soon as I got out of the airport. While riding to Copacabana, I was faced with favelas, intricate graffiti, rough streets and terrible traffic at the Centro. Everything looked very different from what I have seen in other South ...

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Visiting the Valley of Viñales was definitely the highlight of our time in Cuba, but we can’t think of many other experiences that would beat our visit to Iguazu Falls. ...

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–For R$150 you can get a standard suite room for two people. This hotel is located right in town, has a pool, and includes breakfast! ...

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(mid-range budget)

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Bolivia (see itineraries) is another South American country with a lot to offer adventurous tourists. It is known as the cheapest country in South America and is thus great to travel if you are on a budget. If you love to get your adrenaline pumping there are some unique opportunities in Bolivia, one of the easiest 6000m peaks to ...

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COLOMBIA travel cost

Travel Budget for Argentina

ECUADOR travel cost

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Accommodation

Considering a trip to the land of caipirinhas? Consider accommodation where you’ll have a kitchen in which to whip up your own. Airbnb exploded in popularity Airbnb has its perks everywhere around the world, but in Brazil in particular I found it had quite a few advantages over traditional hotels.

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Booking.com is a reliable source for hotel bookings. It is just especially important to check the reviews. If there are none or only a few available, we would advise not to stay there. Just to be double safe. ...

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With a large range of hotels, guest houses, homestays, it’s not difficult to find the perfect Brazil accommodation for your trip. ...

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Rio de Janerio is a massive city, and with a ton of neighbourhoods to choose from, how are you supposed to know where to stay? Here’s a brief rundown of the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Rio, located downtown and in the South Zone. ...

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More about Brazil

Why should anyone travel to Brazil? Brazil is a enormous country with a colourful mix of cultures and a large variety of flora and fauna, like the Amazone, the many tropical islands and beaches, waterfalls like Iguaçu and mountains. Brazil also has many cities with a rich cultural and history like Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Recife. The country has a lot of tourism destinations, from beach vacations and cultural excursions to jungle expeditions. You can travel Brazil for months without ever seeing the same thing twice.

Beaches
With a coastline of almost 8000 km you won’t have any difficulty in finding a nice spot at the beach in Brazil. The more popular beaches like Copacabana in Rio or Boa Viagem in Recife can be overcrowded during high season and Brazilian holidays. Lots of Brazilian people like to visit the beaches a couple of miles outside the big cities.
Amazone
With an area of 4 million km2, the Amazone is the world’s largest and most important tropical rainforest. A large part of the Amazone is located in Brazilian states Amazonas, Pará, Amapá, Roirama and Acre. The Amazone continues in other countries: Suriname, Bolivia, Colombia (more about Colombia itineraries), Venezuela French Guiana and Guyana. About a million indians live in the Amazone area and even today new tribes are being discovered. The Amazon river (also named Marañon of Solimões) has a total length of 7025 kilometers and the part of Amazon river in Brazil is 3000 kilometer.
Geography
The Federal Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil) is the largest country in South America and is independent since 1822. With a size of 8,5 million km2 it’s almost half the size of South America and after
Russia (more about Russia itineraries), Canada (see itineraries), the United States (visit United States itineraries) and China, the largest country in the world. About two-third of the population (184 million) lives in rural areas and the largest city is São Paulo with over 17 million inhabitants.