Brazil

With its extraordinary landscapes, abundant wildlife, extravagant festivals and energetic cities throbbing with culture and rhythm, Brazil is an incredible all-in-one destination that's hard to beat. Occupying the bulk of South America, this is an exciting, expansive country begging to be explored.

Head to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's thrilling heartland of culture, cuisine and football, and fall in love with its incredible art and architecture, lively music and impossibly photogenic location fringed with jungle-clad mountains and sparkling beaches. It won't take you long to see why Rio is revered as one of the world's most exhilarating cities!

Explore the beautiful colonial city of Salvador and see why this former capital is renowned for its Afro-Brazilian culture and candy-coloured architecture; relax on the gorgeous beaches of the Marau Peninsula; or snorkel the hidden caves and azure waters of the Rio de Prata, arguably Brazil's finest ecotourism destination.

Grab your camera and visit the thundering Iguaçu Falls, one of the world's largest and most spectacular waterfalls; explore striking table-top mountains in the 'Lost World' of Chapada Diamantina; or take an unforgettable safari through the Pantanal, the world's largest tropical wetland, discovering a rich ecosystem that's home to caimans, capybaras, jaguars and more.

There's so much to see and do here that the hardest part of your trip will be narrowing down an itinerary. Take a look at our range of unique adventures and start planning your Brazilian trip of a lifetime!


 

Ultimate value

Our adventures offer exceptional value for money featuring good quality, centrally located accommodation and private transportation. We aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost such as most meals, entrance and permit fees, transfers and excursions.

Experienced local guides

We employ professional and passionate local guides who are eager to take you off the beaten track to gain genuine insight into their homeland. Their extensive local knowledge and willingness to present it to you will leave you enlighted with a true sense of Brazil.

Authentic experiences

Our diverse range of active itineraries encapsulate the cultural heart of Brazil and all that its natural beauty has to offer. Whether you are soaking up Rio de Janeiro's buzzing beaches or the thundering Iguaçu Falls, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, our adventures are sure to impress even the most seasoned traveller.

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of every program that we offer in Brazil. When you book one of our adventures you're supporting true sustainability in the protection of local communities, natural environments and wildlife.


 

Culutural preservation

Cultural exchange encourages understanding and appreciation, which is why we incorporate cultural exepriences into our itineraries. While these prove important to travellers, Brazilians are proud to share their customs and traditions with visitors.

Support of local economies

Where possible we use local accommodation and avoid big hotel chains, encouraging local communities to develop and benefit from tourism.

Employment of local guides

We employ local guides and office staff and provide good working conditions and training to ensure their development.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.



A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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