Brazil Tours and Holidays

Experience the best of Brazil with On The Go Tours

The sprawling country of Brazil has captivated travellers for centuries. Powdery white sand beaches stretch for more than 7000km along palm tree lined coast, fronting the deep blue Atlantic with many pristine colonial towns to be discovered along the way. Add to this vibrant and dynamic cities, diverse ecosystems and magnificent waterfalls and you have the perfect holiday destination.

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Our tour of Brazil over the main highlights from Brazil's capital, Rio de Janeiro, Pantanal National Park and the magnificent Iguazu Falls. Most of our tours are multi-country itineraries visiting other countries in South America on the same tour. Every year Rio de Janeiro is home to the legendary Rio Carnival, when thousands of people flock to the city to celebrate and we offer special tours over this time as well.

Upcoming Brazil Trips

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom USDDealMap
Buenos Aires to Rio Express - 9 days Buenos Aires 16 Dec 2016 USD $2,885 Buenos Aires to Rio Express - 9 days Map
South America Coast to Coast - 32 days Lima, Peru 22 Dec 2016 USD $8,365 South America Coast to Coast - 32 days Map
South American Express - 11 days Santiago, Chile 31 Dec 2016 USD $3,415 South American Express - 11 days Map

Brazil Group Tours

Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro | Brazil | South AmericaRio Carnival Beach Break - 5 days MapActive Days, Rustic Nights

Rio Carnival Beach Break

5 days | FROM USD $2,695

Join the revellery of Rio Carnival in 2017, famed as the world's Shack...

Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro | Brazil | South AmericaRio Carnival City Break - 5 days MapActive Days, Rustic Nights

Rio Carnival City Break

5 days | FROM USD $2,095

Witness the world's largest street party in Rio de Janeiro in 2017. in...

Visit Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on our tours to Brazil in South AmericaBuenos Aires to Rio Express - 9 days MapActive Days, Rustic Nights

Buenos Aires to Rio Express

9 days | FROM USD $2,640

Travel from Buenos Aires - the Paris of South America, to Rio de - the...

Vineyards in Mendoza | Argentina | South AmericaSouth American Express - 11 days MapActive Days, Rustic Nights

South American Express

11 days | FROM USD $3,135

Departing Santiago visit Argentina's premier wine region before Buenos...

View of Rio de Janeiro | Brazil | South AmericaSouth America Coast to Coast - 32 days MapActive Days, Rustic Nights

South America Coast to Coast

32 days | FROM USD $8,065

Take in the highlights of South America in just 32 days on this tour...

We offer a selection of small group tours of Argentina with an average of 12 travellers. Tour leaders accompany you throughout, and they help with useful tips on interesting things to do and where to shop and eat too. We get around on local public transport and stay in a range of locally owned accommodation, so you'll get a good feel of the local way of life in Argentina too.

Brazil Private Tours

View of Rio de Janeiro | Brazil | South AmericaWay to Rio - 8 days MapTailored To Suit You

Way to Rio

8 days | FROM USD $2,429

Set out from Iguazu on an 8 day adventure that takes you to the city a...

Our 8-day private tour is a classic itinerary of Brazil taking in mighty Igauzu Falls, beautiful city of Curibita, historic Morretes, buzzing Sao Paulo and the legendary Rio de Janeiro.

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All eyes on Brazil
This year's busiest sporting hosts

After hosting the 2016 Olympic Games and Paralympics, the captivating city of Rio is fresh in everyone's mind. Like the World Cup in 2014, once again all attention has been on Brazil this year and the city will continue to live up to its title as the world's best party destination as 2017's carnival draws ever nearer. There's more to Brazil than sports and parties with natural beauty galore and that intoxicating tropical rhythm so come and see what all the fuss is about.

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Recommended places to visit in Brazil

Famous for its raucous street parties and sizzling hot beaches, Brazil has plenty more beside from mighty waterfalls to fashionable cities and is a top holiday destination for urban dwellers and nature lovers alike. Take a look at our favourite picks to get you inspired:

Curitiba

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The chic, modern city of Curitiba is home to the rather futuristic-looking glass tube bus stations that revolutionised inner city transport in Brazil. The quality of life in this incredibly efficient city is second to none and has green areas in abundance, making it one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the entire country. Points of interest include the dazzling botanical gardens and crystal palace, and the Rua 24 Horas – a street where everything is open 24 hours a day.

Iguazu Falls

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The awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, consisting of 275 cascades, sits on the border between Brazil and Argentina and is truly one of the most breathtaking sights in the world. The streams of water that tumble down the cliff sides are powerful and create heavy jet sprays, giving the entire area a misty and mysterious look. The region surrounding the falls is covered in thick rainforest, inhabited by all kinds of exotic wildlife, including ocelots and caymans.

Rio de Janeiro

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As the host of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, Rio de Janeiro has been in the public eye more than any other city so far this decade. With its world famous Copacabana beach and Christ the Redeemer looking out over the city, there is no end to the reasons why a visit to this magnificent city is a must, sporting events aside. Nestled between towering mountains, which offer some stunning views, it's a city with ample natural beauty to boot.

Sao Paulo

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At first glance Sao Paulo might seem overwhelming with its towering skyscrapers and sprawling urban landscape, but this city is a melting pot of different cultures, each one contributing something to Sao Paulo’s exciting atmosphere. There are endless dining options scattered throughout the area, including popular rodizio and the city is also home to some of the best museums in all of South America.

Brazil Travel Guide

Prepare for your Brazil adventure with our useful travel guide resources from what to see and do, to what to expect when travelling.

Christ the Redeemer | Rio de Janeiro | Brazil | South America

Best Places to Visit

Places on our must-see list of any visit to Brazil

Best Time to Visit

Information on climatic and weather conditions in Brazil

Top Travel Tips

Money, shopping, transport, food, health advice & more

Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for Brazil and info on getting your visa

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Style of Travel

More about our tours to Brazil

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Multi-Country Tours

Available touring combinations in South America

Get to know Brazil

Recommended Reading

  • The Violent Land
    by Jorge Amado
  • A Death in Brazil
    by Peter Robb
  • Pele: The Autobiography
    by Pele
Did you know...?

Facts about Brazil

  • Brazil is home to the statue of Christ the Redeemer, one of the modern Seven Wonders of the World.
  • From an aerial perspective, the state of Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, looks like an airplane.
  • In Laguna, located in southern Brazil, fishermen have used dolphins to help them catch fish for centuries.

Brazil Travel Advice:

We keep informed of the latest travel updates for Brazil and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.

Online travel resources for Brazil:

REFER TO: Rough Guides, Fodors, Bradt, Frommers, Footprints, CN Traveller and World Travel Guide.

ALSO SEE: The official Brazil Tourist Organisation site and the latest Brazil Weather Updates from the BBC.

BRAZIL TRAVEL BLOGS: Inspire your travel plans with these interesting blogs on Brazil - Celebrate Brazil and Eat Rio.

Highlights of our Brazil Tours

City dwellers will feel right at home in Brazil's capital of Rio de Janeiro, with its historic buildings and the famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, whilst the fast growing metropolis of Sao Paulo will keep you busy for days. History buffs will enjoy wandering the cobblestone streets of Parati, an old colonial pirate town. Beyond Brazil's cities, the vast wetlands of the Pantanal National Park are home to amazing wildlife. And of course, one of Brazil's main draw cards are the mighty Iguazu Falls that stretch for over one and a half miles with 275 separate falls!

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