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Tours in Brazil

Tours in Brazil take you to world heritage sights, lively cities, golden beaches and beautiful countryside. From the majestic Iguazu Falls to the diverse Amazon rainforest to golden Copacobana Beach and the glorious views from the Christ the Redeemer statue, we’ll show you it all.

Speak to our Destination Specialists and we’ll plan your bespoke holiday. Choose one of our short Brazil tours and add it to a wider holiday, or spend two weeks exploring the area with an expert guide. Book a private tour and travel at your own pace, or choose to explore with a small group of likeminded travellers. Our Rio Culinary Tour allows you to spend five days discovering the lively flavours of Brazil. Begin with a sunset cocktail as you overlook the city, before visiting mother daughter restaurants, Michelin starred establishments, markets and cookery schools. Our Iguazu Waterfalls from Brazil tour takes you to both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of these spectacular falls and adds stunning natural attractions to your holiday itinerary.

Book a Brazil tour which includes other beautiful destinations in South America. Our The Best of Argentina & Brazil allows you to see Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Iguazu Falls. Alternatively, book our Highlights of South America Tour and immerse yourself in Peru’s history and culture before seeing the Inca ruins and heading into the Andes. Next, visit Iguazu Falls, Buenos Aires and finish in Rio de Janeiro. Here you can visit bars and restaurants, relax on the beach or take in the views from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain.

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Rio Culinary Tour

Guide Price  £2,299  pp  

Get a true taste of Brazilian culture on our Rio Culinary tour, which takes you to all of the city’s top sights, including Sugarloaf Mountain, Santa Teresa and Samba city. You’ll have the opportunity to tour downtown Rio and see...

Couples Holidays

Rio Culinary Tour
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Puerto Maldonado Tour

 

Journey into the wild Amazon rainforest and make Posada Amazonas Lodge your home for four incredible days. Immerse yourself in the spectacular wildlife that thrives in the Tambopata Jungle and take in the otherworldly surroundings in the depths of the...

Adventure holidays

Puerto Maldonado Tour
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Scenic South America

 

Packed full of fascinating and beautiful cities, jaw dropping natural scenery and exciting activities, there’s a lot to see and do on a South America tour. From postcard perfect beaches to verdant rainforests to sprawling wine growing regions, the continent...

Iconic journeys

Scenic South America
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Pantanal Discovery Tour

 

Our Pantanal Discovery Tour provides an introduction to the incredible biodiversity of the Pantanal, the world’s largest wetland. The bulk of the region is located in Matto Gross do Sol, a state in southeastern Brazil. The Amazon Rainforest may be...

Wildlife holidays

Pantanal Discovery Tour
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Adventure in the Amazon Tour

Guide Price  £1,099  pp  

Head in to the Amazon by boat ride along the mighty Amazon river to your jungle lodge. Cruise into the Amazon and experience the wonder of the rainforest in an unsurpassed way. You will have the chance to spot caiman...

Adventure holidays

Adventure in the Amazon Tour
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Iguazu Waterfalls from Brazil

Guide Price  £599  pp  

The magnificent Iguazu Falls straddling the border of Brazil and Argentina are one of the most impressive and wonderful waterfalls to witness in the world. With 275 individual drops it is three times wider than Niagara Falls, in fact First...

Couples Holidays

Iguazu Waterfalls from Brazil
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Highlights of South America Tour

Guide Price  £5,799  pp  

From the ancient mountain ruins of Machu Picchu to the dazzling beaches of Rio de Janeiro, South America has it all when it comes to outstanding natural beauty and fascinating sights. There’s much to see and do in this fascinating...

Cultural holidays

Highlights of South America Tour
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Highlights of Brazil Tour

Guide Price  £3,299  pp  

Our Highlights of Brazil tour takes in three of Brazil’s most important attractions, while giving you ample time to enjoy each. Rio de Janeiro will be your first destination. This vibrant global city is known for its culture, art and...

Cultural holidays

Highlights of Brazil Tour
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The Best of Argentina & Brazil

Guide Price  £2,499  pp  

Our tour featuring Tango and Samba takes you to the two fascinating cities of Buenos Aires in Argentina and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Both are famous for their love of dance and music, as raw and exciting as the...

Couples Holidays

The Best of Argentina & Brazil
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The Best of South America Tour

Guide Price  £5,199  pp  

For an insight into South America in just two weeks, take our Highlights of South America tour. Visit the very different cities of Lima and Cuzco in Peru, Buenos Aires in Argentina and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Be amazed...

Multi centre holidays

The Best of South America Tour
12 days a waterfall in a forest

The Best of Brazil and The Amazon

Guide Price  £4,499  pp  

Our Best of Brazil and the Amazon tour gives you the chance to explore several of Brazil’ s most important sights. In Rio de Janeiro you’ll experience the vibrant street life and party atmosphere of South America’s most breathlessly exciting...

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The Best of Brazil and The Amazon
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Pearls of South America

Guide Price  £8,999  pp  

Our Pearls of South America tour takes you on a highlights journey through Colombia, Peru and Brazil. You’ll visit iconic landmarks, marvel at places of outstanding natural beauty, and immerse yourself in the different cultures and fascinating histories of these...

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Pearls of South America

Expert Tips

Nick

Senior Destination Manager

“While many people associate Brazil with the tropical climate of its northern region, they tend to forget that the southernmost temperate regions actually experience light snowfall during the winter months. Though rare, even Rio de Janeiro has had its share of snow – if you intend on visiting southern Brazil, come prepared.”

Christie

Destination Executive

“Copacabana is known the world over, and referenced in song and film. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that this city beach draws crowds of people every year. If you’re after a beach holiday, consider veering away from the city, either north to historic Salvador or south-east to the secluded sands of picturesque Paraty.”

Martyn

Destination Manager

“Wildlife lovers should head to the wetlands of the Pantanal, where you’ll discover an abundance of exotic animals, like the muscular jaguar, the roaring howler monkey, green anacondas and giant anteaters.”

Frequently Asked Questions

The official currency of Brazil is the Brazilian real, divided into 100 centavos. The real is steadily recovering, and in 2016 it was the 19th most traded currency worldwide. ATMs are widely available across Brazil, but please remember that many are locked behind a security door overnight - make sure to draw out any cash you may need for the night during the day. Exchanging cash in one of Brazil's banks is easy, and generally offers better rates than you would find in the UK. 

Unlike the majority of Latin America, the dominant language of Brazil is Portuguese. Naturally, Portuguese spoken in Brazil has its own dialect that varies from European Portuguese - ensure you come equipped with a Brazilian Portuguese phrasebook.

Brazil’s world famous Carnival of Brazil is held between the Friday before Ash Wednesday, and continues until noon on Ash Wednesday. A huge event that brings the people of Brazil together, this explosion of colour and sound sees samba schools lead enormous parades through the nation’s streets, singing and dancing all throughout the day and night.

Despite the focus of the majority of visitors being the bustling streets of Rio de Janeiro, stepping outside of the culture capital presents you with a whole new world to explore. From the thick jungles of the Amazon, teeming with its kaleidoscopic flora and fauna, and the expansive Pantanal wetlands with its plethora of rare wildlife, to the latticed windows and cobbled walkways of Paraty and its tranquil coastal vistas, Brazil has something for everyone.

Why you'll love Brazil...

• Trekking through Iguaçu National Park for spellbinding views of Iguazu Falls
• Traversing the dense rainforests of the Amazon
• Witnessing Pantanal’s exotic wildlife such as the blue macaw, giant anteater and howler monkey
• Cruising across Paraty Bay by schooner at sunset
• People-watching on Copacabana beach
• Practising your dance moves at one of Rio’s samba schools
• Riding a cable car to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain
• Gazing down at Brazil from atop Corcovado Mountain
• Iconic selfies of Christ the Redeemer statue
• Exploring the lively streets of Rio de Janeiro
• Getting drenched at the thundering Iguazu Falls

Did you know?

• Approximately 21 miles from Sao Paulo lies Ilha da Queimada Grande – otherwise known as Snake Island. It’s estimated that there’s at least five snakes per square metre. As such, access to the island is strictly prohibited to civilians.
• Though you would think it be Brazil, the main exporter of Brazil nuts is actually Bolivia. Additionally, the Brazil nut is not actually a nut, and is in fact a seed.
• There is a municipality in Brazil called Não-Me-Toque – this literally translates to ‘don’t touch me’.