29 December 2020

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Brazil is the fifth largest country in the World, it occupies approximately half of the land of South America. Discover the colourful city of Rio de Janeiro with its famous beaches, the magical Iguassu Falls, the lush Amazon rainforest, the Pantanal with its incredible wildlife or the explore the Atlantic Forest with its abundant birdlife.    


The country is divided into five different topographic locations:


Guiana Highlands

The highlands are shared by the Neighbouring countries like Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana. The region is characterised by forested mountain ranges, waterfalls and clear white-water rivers. Brazil’s highest point, the Neblina can be found here.

Amazon Lowlands

The region is determined by the Amazon River, which is the most extensive river system in the World. The area features a vast rainforest, undulating hills, wetlands and oxbow lakes.


The Pantanal is an extension to the Grand Chaco plain. The land of marshes and swamps which were created and kept alive by the overflow of the upper Paraguay River during the rainy season. It is probably the best place to see jaguars in the wild and it is also an excellent birding destination.

Brazilian Highlands

The Brazilian Highlands cover around half of the country’s territories. The region includes steep cliffs, rolling hills, rock outcrops and flat-topped plateaus. The maximum elevations of the region are below 3,000 metres.

Coastal Lowlands

The Atlantic lowlands are covering only a tiny part of Brazil. The area is covered by floodplains, sand dunes, swamps, and lagoons and beautiful white sandy beaches.


8,515,767 Sq Km

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Hyacinth Macaw, Toco Toucan, Brazilian Ruby, Chestnut-eared Aracari, Yellow-faced parrot, Chestnut-backed Tanager,  Wattled Curassow, Grey-bellied Antbird, Crowned Eagle,


209 Million


Brazilian Real


Jaguar, Maned Wolf, Giant Anteater, Capybara, Crab-eating Fox, Giant Otter,  Brown-throated Sloth, Southern Tamandua, Six-banded Armadillo, Golden Lion Tamarin,  Bald Uakari, Ocelot, Oncilla,

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is one of the most characteristic cities in Brazil. It is also the second-largest city in the country by population. The combination of mile-long beaches, lively streets, and historic buildings make Rio an excellent travel destination. Discover the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer, the Maracana Stadium, the Sugarloaf Mountain and many other interesting places.


The Atlantic Forest

The Atlantic Rainforest of Brazil is extended on 3,000 km along the Atlantic coast, although sadly only around 10% of the original forest remains. The forests hold some amazing biodiversity, they are heaven for bird-lovers and reptile-enthusiasts. Some of the best examples of these forests can be found in Parana and Sao Paulo States. These 25 protected areas belong to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls are one of the most impressive waterfalls on Earth, they are one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. The falls are located on the border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. They are in the heart of the Paranaense Rainforest and belong to the 67,720 hectares large Iguazu Falls National Park. 275 waterfalls can be found on the site. It is also a perfect place to discover the tropical rainforest of Argentina and Brazil.


The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon rainforest is the largest in the World. Brazil contains 60% of the entire rainforest. It holds amazing biodiversity, it is home to every one in ten known species on Earth. 1,300 species of birds live in the forest including macaws, toucans, hummingbirds, parrots and many more. The rivers are home to Amazon River Dolphins, Manatees, Caimans and some other unique animals. Explore this delicate destination either from the comfort of a lodge or on a sustainable river cruise.


The Pantanal is the World’s largest tropical wetland and flooded grassland. Its total area is around 140,000 sq km, but only around 5% of it is protected. It is located in Mato Grosso do Sul and Mato Grosso States. The wetland has incredible biodiversity, over 200 species of mammals, nearly 500 species of birds and around 2,000 species of plants have been identified. It is probably one fo the best places in the World to spot Jaguars. It is also said that around 10 Millon caimans live in the marshes.


The Cerrado

The Cerrado is the largest savanna in South America and one of the biologically diverse among the tropical savannas of the World. It is one of the most threatened biomes as only 30% of its original vegetation remains and only 8% of its area is protected by National Parks. Around 200 species of mammals and 900 species of birds inhabit this region which makes it an excellent place for wildlife-lovers. Some of the National Parks are Emas National Park, Serra do Cipo National Park or Chapada dos Guimaraes.



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Brazil is a year-round destination. Most of Brazil has a humid tropical and subtropical climate. As the country is large and very diverse, the weather patterns are also changing.



The Pantanal has a tropical climate with only two seasons. It has rainy and hot summers and dry and sunny winters. The rainy season starts in October and lasts until April. The dry season starts from May till September.

The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon covers a vast area. Due to its humid tropical climate, there are only 2 seasons, a dry and a wet. In general, the wet season starts in January and lasts until June, while the dry season starts in July and ends in December. As it is a tropical rainforest, high level of humidity and daily showers can be expected during the dry season as well.

The Atlantic Forest

The climate of the Atlantic Forest is mainly influenced by the Atlantic Ocean.  The driest and coolest season runs from April till the end of August, the wetter and warmer season runs from September till March.

The Cerrado

The Cerrado has a semi-humid tropical climate. The weather patterns are very similar to the Pantanal’s. The dry season is from April to September and the wet season is from October to March.

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