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From Corcovado's iconic Christ the Redeemer to Sugar Loaf mountain, the white sand beaches, lush scenery, delectable cuisine, dance, and nightlife, the list goes on, Rio is a spectacular city to explore, kick back, and dive into the heart of Brazil. Spend 3 days, or spend 10 days, there's plenty to do (or not do!) among one of the world's most dramatic backdrops. Keep up with the city's infectious rhythms, beautiful people, and 24/7 soundtrack as you take in the captivating collection of parks, beaches, and architecture with an ever-present joie de vivre that makes you long more.
The legendary river that plays such a vital role in the planet we all call home. With towering trees, flooded forests, wildlife, and a nap in a hammock, the Amazon is a recipe for a legendary holiday. Stay in a jungle lodge, gain insight from naturalist guides, slowly cruise upriver, and just sit-back and immerse yourself in your own personal Nat Geo mini-series.
Hugging the border with Argentina, the Iguazu Falls are Brazil's Pyramids or Great Wall per se, and they certainly do not disappoint. With an abundance of nature, activities and sites to behold, the Foz do Iguacu are a must-see and among the world's greatest wonders.
Take a walking tour of one of the most genuinely beautiful cities in Brazil, and arguably the world, with a colonial past, the buildings, plazas and heritage along with nearby coastline make this a recommendation worth heeding. She's beautiful, but unembellished, spiritual but energetic, and artsy yet genuine, Salvador is Brazil's gem that marches to an extremely catchy rhythm.
One of the world's biggest and most extravagant parties, Rio's carnival, held every year about 40 days before Easter, is an artistic, musical and undoubtedly entertaining celebration that sets the bar for festivals, parades and parties the world over. With over 2 million people attending, 500,000 of which are travelers, if you can make it, you will be glad you did. Brazilians indeed know how to have fun, and Carnival is their way of letting you know it.
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An entry visa is required for travel to Brazil. Passports must be valid for at least six months beyond the expected date of your departure from Brazil.
The official currency is the Real (R$).
The voltage used in Brazil varies between 110V and 220V depending on region. This system may differ from the one you use at home. We suggest purchasing an adapter to take with you.
The official language is Portuguese. English is widely spoken in tourist facilities.
Vaccination certificates are not required unless coming from an infected area. Yellow Fever vaccination may be recommended depending on your itinerary. For all health requirements and recommendations, travellers should check with their health authority for the most up to date information.
Brazil offers a great variety for shopping from boutiques to markets to shopping malls with everything from precious and semi-precious stones to other jewellery, creative handicrafts, hammocks, and more. Both Rio de Janeiro and Salvador specialize in excellent handicrafts, art, musical instruments, ceramics and jewellery.
The Brazilian cuisine is rich and varied with Portuguese and African influences. The most typical Brazilian dish is the "feijoada": served in big casseroles of black beans with a tick juice cooked together with salty pork meat. It is garnished with manioc flour, rice and slices of fresh orange. There is also the famous Brazilian barbecue, usually served in restaurant in a "rodízio" system, where several kinds of grilled meats are brought to the tables and cut directly on the plates of the costumers. The national drink is the
famous "Caipirinha": made with an alcohol called cachaca, mixed with lemon, sugar and ice.