Brazil Travel Guide

Plan ahead for your trip to Brazil with our handy travel guide resources. Here you'll find a wealth of information on all the essentials you'll need to know before you go. There's a guide to the best time to go as well as top sights to see so you can plan the ideal itinerary around attractions and the perfect weather conditions. There's also info on voltage, solo travel, tipping etiquette and more in our Top Travel Tips as well as info on tourist visas and how to obtain one. If you're looking to explore more of South America, have a look at our multi-country tour combos that feature Brazil and its neighbours with a section on the style of travel in Brazil.

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Best Places to Visit

Don't miss these top attractions that include cities, waterfalls and wetlands

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Best Time to Visit

Plan when to go with our overview of the seasons, weather and festivals in Brazil

Currency

Top Travel Tips

Plenty of info on everything you need to know from health to money, food to voltage

Visas

Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for travellers to Brazil and details on getting your visa

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Multi-Country Tours

Available touring combinations in South America that feature Brazil & its neighbours

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About Overlanding

Find out what to expect on our overland tours of Brazil with this guide

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Visiting the Amazon Rainforest

Find out about visiting the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil from the city of Manaus

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.

Useful Online Resources:

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