Top Things To Do in Brazil

Brazil could be the dream destination for many.  Anyone can be overwhelmed with the thought of traveling to a country like that. Whether you stay there for a day, a month, or even a whole year, you will always find something new to visit, to explore, and to experience. Although people of brazil say they are living incontinent not in a country. Brazil doesn’t have mountains if we compare the country to its massif neighbors. But this factor didn’t let anyone ignore the variety of scenic beauty and culture that Brazil has. Check out this list of exciting and top things to do in Brazil, which awakes the real traveling spirit in you:

  1. Enjoy Rio Carnival festival

One of the most awaited and popular festivals around the world- Rio Carnival held every year in Brazil. The festival has taken place since 1723. From heart throbbing music to incredible performers, in this carnival numerous samba schools, dancers, floats, revelers participated. Experiencing such kind of a festival is a lifetime opportunity for travelers and this is the reason why it is listed amongst one of the top 10 things to do in Rio Brazil.

2. Christo Redentor and Corovado, Rio de Janeiro

With a height of 709m and arm outstretched 28m, the colossal Art Deco statue of Christ, known as Cristo Redentor, stands is the part of Tijuca National Park. The area around there is popular to celebrate weddings. This is one of the most popular places to visit in Brazil that you must add to your itinerary. The highest mid-point of the park leads to the scenic beauty of a huge forest around the attraction which enhances the beauty of the place even more.

3. Get marinate in Iguacu Falls

The waterfalls drop from the Iguacu river gloriously in a semicircle, from more than a height of 100 m. The tourist point lies where Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay meet. To make the force of the waterfall even more the river is constricted to one-fourth of its usual width. UNESCO acclaimed the Iguacu waterfalls, where more than a thousand species settled in the subtropical area around the falls, includes birds, mammals, deer, and capybaras. All these reasons make it one of the fun things to do in Brazil with your family or friends.

4. Must-visit local Portugal colonial town

Taking a tour of their local colonial town is one of the most doing and fun activities for backpackers. The architecture and the historic vibe of these colonies are conserved and maintained amazingly, which is a treat for explorers and antiquarians. Pastel detailing on doors and windows, saffron roofs add charm to these towns. Cobblestone street should be the center of attraction. Ouro Preto, Salvador, Olinda, Mariana are called some of the prettiest colonies in Brazil.

5. Shake your leg on Samba

To get deeply engaged with the culture of Brazil, try Samba which is a kind of classical dance form of Brazil with an African tint. You do not need to be very precise or to follow any classes because Samba is all about to shake your feet and booty, hence it is not complicated at all. This is such a merrymaking activity and it will be more fun if you enjoy dancing it in their local bars while slurping their traditional beers.

6. Spend some night in a lodge of Amazon Rainforests

Imagine, having some time in a place with a smell of flora, a view of nature, and the company of pink dolphins, Jaguar and Macaws. Spending some days in the heart of the world’s largest rainforest- Amazon is a lifetime experience for nature lovers. Different lodge proposes tour packages be decided by the amount of time you stay. But spending your night in Amazon is true, one of the most audacious thing to do in Brazil.

7. Glide on the dunes of Lenco’s Maranhenses

Lencos Maranhenses is a national park situated in, northeast of Brazil. It is a home for many species including endangered ones. More than 60000 visitors travel there in a year, making it a popular attraction for eco lovers. Night sky observing, bicycle touring, canoeing, surfing, camping, riding, and water tours are the common activities people love to do there. For the fun fact, the park is used in several movies such as the Avenger infinity war as the planet of Vormir.

8.  Experiencing wildlife in Pantanal

So, placing it first on the list has some reasons. Pantanal is the destination for a large amount of exotic flora and fauna. It is the largest wetland in the world. Not only this, it is almost half of the size of France. Summers are the best time to visit this spectacular place, although it doesn’t matter at what season or time you visit, you surely get to find hyacinth macaws, mischievous monkeys, giant anteaters, jaguars and much more.

9. Be at a football match in Rio

Football is considered a religion here. The amount of excitement and craze people have during the match is infectious. Also, Rio de Janeiro has the largest stadium in the world- Maracana with a capacity of 100,000 audiences. The tickets aren’t that expensive. You can easily get them through their official website. These matches are full of cheering, singing, dancing, and leg-pulling, so the fun is guaranteed. 

10. Take a chill pill in Recife

Recife is famed for its rivers, bridges, and peninsulas. Also, one of the largest urban areas in Brazil. People love to visit Recife to relax and enjoy some quality time with their families. The scenic beauty of their beaches is spectacular yet soothing. Normally tourists lined up for restaurants and bars to enjoy food with such a heart-warming view. Other than this, in the city of Recife tourists love to experience city tours, half-day boat visits, explore museums, shopping, visiting amusement parks, and much more. Many of the travel websites offer 4-5 days package to explore the city, so people can profoundly know the city.

11. Visit Arraial De Cabo

A coastal town in south-eastern Brazil, also known for its white-sand beaches framed by majestic mountains. The place is worth spending some quality time with friends and family. People enjoy seafood and their cultural cuisines by the beach. Apart from this find locals diving, surfing, chilling, and even boat tours which are the specialty of the place, also called “Brazilian Caribbean”.

12. Doing some adventure in Rio star wheel

One of the largest Ferris wheels in Latin-America. The 88m tall Rio star of 54 air-conditioned cabins, with a capacity of 6 people each, takes 18-20 minutes to complete its ride. The Ferri wheel is so popular in Rio, as on the first day of opening, more than 5000 tickets were sold. Visitors enjoy the view of iconic landmarks, from the top of the Rio star wheel like the statue of Christ, Sugarloaf mountain, and city aquarium. It is the major attraction of Rio with the ticket cost of 12 euros for Rio residents and 17 Euros for tourists.

What’s next waiting for you?

Whether you are looking for the best things to do in Sao Paulo Brazil or fun things to do in Rio Brazil, the above travel guide covers everything. Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Belo Horizonte are the most populated and largest cities of Brazil, which are situated in the southern part of the country. These three big cities form a triangle in which the economy axis. Now you know what to do in Brazil, you can plan your tour with total enthusiasm.

The center of the country is called, the Planalto Central, because it is influenced by a variety of plateau of savanna and rock cliffs. The Northern part of the country bent into the Atlantic Ocean, occupied by Portuguese colonies. Most European visitors can be seen there, in the northern part of the country. If you are planning to visit some other countries next to Brazil then don’t forget to check our South America travel guide.

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