Destination

Brazil Holidays

A celebration of life

Visit the intoxicating land of Brazil, bursting with samba sounds, carimbo drumbeat and carnival atmosphere.

A vast and diverse country, expect sun-kissed beaches, vibrant street life and natural wonders. Sip a caipirinha while enjoying the view of Copacabana beach, take in the amazing atmosphere of a football match in the Maracaña Stadium and explore the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the Iguazú Falls. Explore quaint towns such as Paraty, trek through the Amazon jungle  or search for Jaguars in the Pantanal. It’s a trip you won’t forget in a hurry. 

A holiday to Brazil can be combined with any other South American country, partner with Peru and see the incredible Inca ruins at Macchu Picchu or twin with Argentina for everything from cowboy experiences to stunning glaciers. You can also pair a Brazilian adventure with Easter Island or Ecuador to experience the unforgettable Galapogos Islands

 

 

Destination Highlights
  • Experiencing the city of Rio
  • Staying in a jungle lodge deep in the might Amazon Rain Forest
  • Watching the water fall at Iguazu
  • Lazing on the famous Copacabana beach
  • Horse riding in the Pantanal
  • Sipping a caipirinha as you watch the sunset
Essential Information
See Practical Information
  • Time Zone GMT -3 hours and GMT -5 hours, depending on area visiting
  • Currency BRL - Brazilian Real
  • Visa Information British citizens aren’t required to obtain a visa for travel to Brazil.
  • Language Portuguese
  • Flight Time 11–12 hours; direct flights are available from London Heathrow to Rio and Sao Paulo. Indirect flights are available from other UK airports
  • Health Information No specific vaccines are required for travel to Brazil, though if visiting the Amazon or Pantanal areas it is advised to speak to your doctor about malaria protection.

Top Tips from our Experts

Nick

Senior Destination Manager

“My best experience in Brazil was taking a boat trip into the ‘Devil’s Throat’ in Iguazu Falls where I got an up-close view of this immense waterfall.”

Mark

Destination Manager

“Due to the sheer size and diversity of Brazil, it makes for an exciting destination to explore with older children. Whether it’s relaxing on the beaches of Salvador, wildlife spotting in the Panatal or simply showing off your football skills on Copacabana Beach, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.”

Gina

Destination Specialist

“Once you’ve had enough of the hustle and bustle of Rio, head north to the seaside resort of Buzios where you will find a range of upscale boutiques and fine restaurants.”

Our Brazil destinations

Brazil

Buzios

Buzios

Brazil

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
Praia do Forte beach

Brazil

Praia do Forte

Praia do Forte

Brazil

Salvador

Salvador
The Amazon

Brazil

Manaus

Manaus
Iguazu Falls

Brazil

Iguazu Falls - The Brazilian side

Iguazu Falls - The Brazilian side

Types of Brazil holidays

Brazil has many places to visit and we offer many different holidays to help you discover the country. Personalise your holiday by selecting the areas you want to see and we can tailor make it or select a scheduled tour taking in the key areas.

Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

Frequently Asked Questions

Brazil is a huge country, the 5th largest in the world and therefore there can be vast distances to travel. The easiest and quickest way is to fly from place to place as there is a big network of domestic flights. 

When planning your Brazilian holiday be sure to consider flying times.

Flights to Brazil take between 11 hours and 12 hours. British Airways and LATAM Airways currently offer direct flights from London Heathrow to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. There are also indirect flights with Iberia, TAP Portugal and Air France.

Having hosted the football world cup in 2014 and the Olympics in 2016, Brazil has improved its safety dramatically over the past few years. Whislt no country can claim to be 100% safe, providing you are sensible (i.e - Do ot have lots of jewellery on show etc) and stick to the main areas that toursits visit, then you should not have any problems. 

Brazil uses Type N plug in two types of voltage. The 10-amp plug has two rounded pins that are 4mm thick, plus a grounding pin. The 20-amp plug has two rounded pins that are 4.8mm in diameter, with a grounding pin. 

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Unique

Belmond Copacabana Palace

Rio de Janeiro

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Belmond Copacabana Palace
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Porto Bay Rio Internacional

Rio de Janeiro

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Porto Bay Rio Internacional

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