Brazil is known not only for spectacular beaches and parties. Now, as the host of the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016, it has increased the number of visitors even more. Even if you are not attracted to the idea of sport or encouragement, Brazil will definitely enchant you. We bring you the best from Brazil that you definitely must not miss!
Rio de Janeiro
You won’t find another place in the world where you can find more natural beauty per square meter - and with more flip-flops per head - like Rio. Its urban environment is dramatically tucked between the mountains and the sea and in the middle of them is in itself a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The informal beach atmosphere that fills street life reflects the people of Rio.
Statue of Christ the Redeemer
The 40 meter high statue of Christ the Redeemer on top of Corcovado overlooking Rio de Janeiro is one of the most famous monuments of the city. Jump on a gear wheel that will take you through the dense rainforest to the top, where spectacular views are guaranteed.
A Princesinha do Mar or Princess of the Sea - is a paradise with stunning beaches, lively streets where parties never end. Copacabana Beach is more than 5 km away and attracts everyone to its inviting waters. The sun, the sea and beautiful bodies are what represent the pleasing aspects of the surroundings. The beautiful Sugar Loaf Mountain and Morro do Leme look beautiful in the background and represent the image of a perfect country that attracts tourists from all over the world. When it comes to hospitality, you can always expect the best in Copacabana, with hotels, bars and restaurants known for their exemplary service.
Roraima, Table Mountain
Mount Roraima, in Spanish Cerro Roraima, in Portuguese Monte Roraima, is a huge mountain with a flat roof in the Pakaraima Mountains in the Guyanese Highlands, where the borders of Brazil, Venezuela and Guyana meet. It is about 14 km long and 2,072 meters high. It is the source of many Guyana rivers and the Amazon and Orinoco river systems. Mount Roraima is the highest point in Guyana.
Iguazu Falls are located on the border between Brazil and Argentina and are among the most amazing natural monuments in the world. Imagine more than 275 waterfalls crashing into the Iguazu River from a height of three kilometers - and you will begin to understand what we mean. You can engage in various activities, such as kayaking, hiking and rafting.
Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
Lencois Maranhenses National Park in northeastern Brazil will enchant every visitor with its dramatic ecology of alternating sand dunes and freshwater lakes. This park covers 150 square kilometers and may look like a desert, but there is a lot of rainfall during the rainy season from January to May. This water collects in the valleys between the dunes and creates unique blue lagoons.
Manaus, the city and river port, the capital of the Amazonas estado is located in northwestern Brazil. It lies along the north bank of the river Negro, 18 km above the tributary of this river into the Amazon River. Manaus is located in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, 1,400 km from the Atlantic coast. Several side canals called igarapés pass through the city, which are bridged by bridges and divide them into separate sections.
Rio is beauty. But São Paulo - São Paulo is a city, “said Marlene Dietrich of the cosmopolitan city of Brazil. The city is Brazil’s cultural and financial driving force, with a live music scene, great shopping and excellent cuisine, not to mention museums and galleries comparable to any other world city. All this combined with the vibrant local life of Paulistanov, with whom it will certainly be easy to make friends.
The highest mountain in Brazil - Pico da Neblina
The Portuguese name for the highest mountain in Brazil is Pico da Neblina. It is a peak in the Imeri Mountains, the Amazonas estado in northern Brazil, near the Venezuelan border. It is the highest point in Brazil, reaching a height of 3101 meters. Until the discovery of Neblin in 1962, Bandeira was considered the highest mountain in Brazil.