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Brazil is the largest country in South and Central America and the fifth largest in the world. Because of its size, it is a very diverse country in many aspects. The terrain includes mountains, hills, plains, rainforests and scrublands. Portuguese is the official language. The population of Brazil is a melting pot of races, including indigenous people, African and European. This variety is reflected in the food, architecture, music and culture of Brazil.

It is this assortment of places, people and traditions that makes it such an unforgettable place to visit. It is certainly known for its music and its fanatic interest in soccer. Musically, it has produced the Samba, the Bossa Nova, the Forro (both music and a dance) and the Capoeira (which involves dancing and martial arts). Brazil’s soccer team has won the World Cup five times and the world’s largest soccer stadium is in Rio.

Rio de Janeiro is known for its breathtaking and stunning landscapes as well as its excellent and popular beaches. It is Brazil’s second largest city, the inhabitants of which are known as Cariocas. It has a laid back beach culture which can be found at Copacabana, Ipanema, Leblon and Sao Conrado, all well known beaches. But beaches are not all that Rio has to offer. The most amazing sights can be seen from the top of the large hill known as Corcovado, dominated by the statue of Christ the Redeemer and provides spectacular panoramic views.  Sugarloaf Mountain closer to the city does the same and the view at sunset is exceptional. There are many other aspects to get excited about here. One is the annual Carnival where the Cariocas display not only their enthusiasm for life but also their colourful costumes and rhythmic music.

Brasilia is the capital of the country. It is a man-made planned city built as late as 1960. The structures here are architecturally modernistic. Examples are the 3 Powers Square and the futuristic looking cathedral.

Salvador, situated on the coast in the Province of Bahia, shows an interesting African influence in its culture. It is reputed that the art of Voodoo originated here. It is a colourful city with good beaches and an old centre which is a UNESCO world heritage site with its old colonial architecture.

Recife, in the very north of the country, is known as “the Brazilian Venice” due to the many waterways that meander through the heart of the city. It boasts one of the world’s best urban beaches. It is also a city of interesting churches and has an abundance of museums and art galleries.

Fortaleza, the fifth largest city in Brazil is also blessed with attractive beaches.

Iguassu Falls in the very south is an amazing spectacle being taller than Niagara Falls and twice as wide. The view from the Brazilian side is the most panoramic and there are helicopter rides over the falls. The light is at its best in the morning.

The Pantanal is one of the world’s largest wetlands and biologically divers spread over an extensive area. It is an excellent place to see wildlife which includes 1000 species of birds, 400 fish and 1000 animals.

Manaus is a sprawling city in the heart of the Amazon region with a population of around 2 million and is a busy port with an exciting nightlife. The ornate renaissance style Opera House built in 1896 is an interesting landmark. It is from Manaus that one can take a short cruise down the Amazon to see the “Meeting of the Waters” where two important tributaries of the Amazon collide.

The Amazon region itself represents half of the world’s existing rainforest. Its biodiversity is mind-boggling as it has over 2.5 million species of insects, 200 species of birds (this is one in five of the entire world’s birds) and a wide variety of animals including the jaguar and the cougar.

Brazil – a large country with so many possibilities. Book your Brazil vacation today!

 

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Brazil Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Brazil.

Learn about the history and culture of Brazil, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Brazil's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Brazil for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Brazil tours today!

 

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  • Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires & Rio de Janeiro (Starts in Brazil)

    This Latin Classic offers the most popular places to see in Argentina and Brazil by combining a tour of Buenos Aires’ highlights, Iguassu Falls and then Rio, the jewel in Brazil’s crown.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,946
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • A Blast of Brazilian Luxury: VIP

    Goway’s VIP Brazil experience sees you dining at the chefs table at the Cipriani Restaurant in Rio, to flying over Iguassu Falls in a helicopter to searching for Puma in the Pantanal.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,031
    Trip Type:
    VIP Luxury Touring
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Amazon Cruise: Iberostar River Boat

    One of the many natural peculiarities of Brazil is the confluence of the Solimões River and the Negro River, a meeting of waters after which the Amazon river is called by its own name until it reaches its outpouring on the Atlantic coast of Brazil.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,288
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, VIP Luxury Touring
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Amazon Cruise: M/V Desafio

    Spend 4 days cruising along the Amazon River. Learn about local flora, visit a village and enjoy a fishing expedition to catch one of the many hundreds of species found in the river.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,821
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Amazon River Cruise: Clipper Premium

    Spend 4 days cruising along the Amazon River on the 4 star Clipper Premium. Learn about local flora, visit a village and enjoy a fishing expedition to catch one of the many hundreds of species found in the river.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,179
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Best of Belmond Brazil & Peru

    Brazil offers the spectacular and colourful Rio de Janeiro and the awe-inspiring Iguassu Falls. In Peru, enjoy the interesting capital, Lima and discover the Inca Civilization in its ancient capital, Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Plus experience the amazing Inca site of Machu Picchu.
    Duration:
    14 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,848
    Trip Type:
    VIP Luxury Touring
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Brazil Complete

    Experience the delights of beautiful and exotic Rio de Janeiro, the thrill of the mighty Iguassu Falls, marvel at the Meeting of the Waters on a short 3 night cruise on the Amazon River and stay at the city in the jungle, Manaus.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,534
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries, Independent Travel Modules
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Buzios Beach Escape

    Just 2.5 hours from Rio is a small and sophisticated paradise. Once a fishing village, Buzios is famous for its blend of rustic charm, architecture, stylish boutiques and restaurants.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 260
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Caiman Eco Lodge: Pantanal

    Enjoy Brazil’s natural wilderness at its finest, returning each nights to luxurious lodge accommodation.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,920
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Game Lodges, Special Interest Groups
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Cities of South America

    The ultimate South America tour for culture vultures, this itinerary focuses on the continent’s most exciting cities, from pulsing Rio, to rapidly emerging Bogota, via Iguassu Falls and Machu Picchu.
    Duration:
    19 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,462
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Classic Itineraries, Independent Travel Modules
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Colonial Salvador

    Discover unique Salvador, the first capital of Brazil. With an option to stay in the heart of the Colonial Town or on the amazing coastline, this tour is an essential Brazilian experience.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 372
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Copacabana Palace: Stay of Distinction

    This glamorous landmark is pre-eminent among the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Crossing Argentina

    This Argentina tour uniquely departs from Lima, giving you a chance to sample Peru and Brazil before taking in the exquisite natural sights of Argentina, and sizzling Buenos Aires.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,918
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries, Independent Travel Modules
    Argentina See Trip Details
  • Das Cataratas: Stay of Distinction

    The only hotel located within the Iguassu National Park, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas enjoys an unrivalled location just a short stroll from the sensational waterfalls.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Explore Rio, Iguassu & Buenos Aires: Super Special

    A wonderful combination of two of South America’s major cities, colourful Rio de Janeiro, home to the samba and sophisticated Buenos Aires, the land of the tango with one of nature’s most fantastic sites, the remarkable and spectacular Iguassu Falls.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,269
    Trip Type:
    Locally Escorted Tours
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • F1 in Brazil: VROOM VROOM!

    The ultimate rush for Formula 1 fans, experience all the thrills of the big event in Sao Paulo.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,540
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Special Interest Groups
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Iguassu Falls Complete Tour: Iguassu to Iguassu Falls

    Feel the epic rush of the world’s most spectacular waterfall system, visiting both the Brazilian and Argentinean Falls. Stay in first class accommodation for the ultimate Iguassu experience.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 802
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Classic Itineraries, Independent Travel Modules
    Argentina See Trip Details
  • Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires & Rio with International & domestic air.

    This air-inclusive South America tour includes the continent’s two most popular city destinations, plus one of its most impressive natural wonders. Explore Rio, Buenos Aires, and magnificent Iguassu Falls.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,671
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Manaus: Heart of the Amazon

    Manaus is the capital of Brazil’s massive Amazonas state. During the 1880s, Manaus became one of the world’s most prosperous cities, and the opulence of those days can still be seen today.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 495
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • New Year’s in Rio

    Blessed with a wonderful natural setting, watched over by Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain, and surrounded by tropical forests, Rio is one of the world’s most beautiful cities and the perfect place to ring in the new year.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 679
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Rio Carnaval

    The allure of Rio has attracted visitors since the 16th century. For one week in February, you can have the ultimate taste of what Carnaval is all about - music, rhythm and costumes.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,483
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Rio in Depth

    Blessed with a wonderful natural setting, watched over by Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Mountain, and surrounded by tropical forests, Rio is one of the world’s most beautiful cities.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 933
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Rio: Jewel in the Crown

    Spend time in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Marvel at the spectacular coastline with its magnificent beaches and colourful mountain backdrop. Enjoy iconic Rio sites such As Sugar 
Loaf Mountain and Corcovado.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 648
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Samba, Tango, & Waterfalls: Holiday of a Lifetime

    Experience two distinctly different countries with their many amazing attractions, Brazil and Argentina. Start off in Brazil’s most colourful city, Rio de Janeiro, the Samba capital.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,399
    Trip Type:
    Fully Escorted Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime
    Brazil See Trip Details
  • Signature South America: Holiday of a Lifetime

    Experience three distinctly different countries with their many amazing attractions, Brazil, Argentina and Peru. Start off in Brazil’s most colourful city, Rio de Janeiro, the Samba capital.
    Duration:
    17 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,999
    Trip Type:
    Fully Escorted Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime
    Brazil See Trip Details
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