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Brazil is a legendary travel destination. Carnival, football, samba, Copacabana, Rio De Janeiro, the Amazon Jungle! Everything you have ever heard about the largest country in the Americas is there to capture your fantasy and put a huge smile on your face. As the World Cup approaches, it is the perfect time to book a cheap flight, get to Maracana Stadium in Rio and witness Brazil’s national obsession!
Flights to Brazil are handled by several international airports, which operate flights to local and international destinations with major airlines, charters and cargo carriers. The top five airports in Brazil in terms of passenger traffic are: the Guarulhos International Airport and the Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, the Galeão International Airport at Rio De Janeiro, the Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport at Brasilia and the Tancredo Neves International Airport in Belo Horizonte.
The Main Attractions
Rio De Janeiro is well-known for its tropical beaches and carnival. Ipanema and Copacabana are incomparable beaches, evoking tropical pleasure, while some of Rio’s best hotels are located along the beachfront. Learn to dance the samba by a local (they are always willing to teach visitors the moves) or go to a samba school a couple of months before Rio's Carnival. Enjoy the exciting pandemonium of one of the world's best parties!
Christ the Redeemer, the icon of Rio De Janeiro oversees the city from the Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park. 30 meters tall and 28 meters wide, Christ the Redeemer is a symbol of the Brazilian Christianity and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Take the tour train and climb up the highest Art Deco statue on the planet!
The Amazon Jungle, also known as Amazonia, is the world’s largest rainforest. Spreading among Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela, Amazon represents more than 50% of the planet’s remaining rainforests and it is crossed by ten of the world’s largest rivers, including the Amazon River. Explore the nature and visit Manaus, a colonial city on the Rio Negro, known for the Teatro Amazonas, the Opera House, and the Centro Cultural de Palacio Rio Negro. A few hour boat trip will take you into the heart of the jungle.
Iguazu Falls are a brilliant depiction of the gigantic forces of nature. Taller and wider than Niagara Falls but also South Africa's Victoria Falls, the Iguazu Falls are one of the great wonders of the Americas. 275 individual falls create a magnificent spectacle, with the highest, the Garganta do Diabo (Devil's Throat) falling from 70m (1.5 times higher than Niagara Falls). The Falls are seen both from the Brazilian and the Argentinian side and there is a huge dam, which is open to tours and which provides 12.6 million KW of power to satisfy 40% of Brazil’s and Argentina’s power needs.
Visit Sao Paulo, Brazil’s largest city, to enjoy a thriving nightlife with nice restaurants, live scene, and art galleries. Go to Salvador da Bahia, the first Portuguese colony and Brazil’s first capital to be in an atmosphere of colonial history at the epicenter of Afro-Brazilian culture. Bahia has also the second best carnival in Brazil after Rio. Visit Brasilia, Brazil’s capital, to admire the contemporary architecture of Oscar Niemeyer, the National Congress and the city’s Cathedral both UNESCO World Heritage sites.
At all major airports in Brazil you will find car rental services from leading car rental agencies. Hire a car with Travelstart.
Hotels and Accommodation
Brazil offers all types of accommodation, from luxury hotels to low-budget hostels. You may find low-price hotels in Copacabana, but, in general, Brazil is pricey. On the other hand, hotel prices are lower in areas close to Brazil’s favelas. Find Brazil hotels.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Brazil is anytime! The cooler months are between June and September, mostly in the southern parts of the country, while the rest has a tropical climate. The rainy season is from April to July and from October to January, but even during those months the weather is great for outgoing activities.