What are the best places to visit in Brazil? Well it depends on what your interests are. I’m not going to presume that if I pick my favorite 10 places, they will appeal to everyone. So I will let you decide.
If you are interested in big, modern cities, then there is the huge Sao Paulo, the romantic Rio, African-influenced Salvador and cities such as Curitiba, which has been called things like the "gold standard in sustainable urban planning", the “green capital”, the “greenest city on Earth”, and the “most innovative city in the world”.
The Bonito area has been one of the most popular ecotourism destinations in Brazil for years. Below are descriptions of some of the most popular attractions and here is a map of the region
When studying options for Pantanal tours, people sometimes wonder if it is better to go to the northern Pantanal (accessed via Cuiaba) or the Southern Pantanal (accessed via Campo Grande).
In recent years, Jaguar tours in the Pantanal in Brazil have become more and more popular. Due to conservation efforts, the number of jaguar sightings in the Meeting of the Waters park area has increased and word has gotten out, so tourism has also grown.
Many people want to do an Amazon cruise in Brazil. What are the choices and how do they differ?
One consideration is the frequency of operation
For an agent who has been sending people to Bonito and the Pantanal in Brazil for years, it is interesting to find out what other agents think about places such as that, which have not been on the mainstream radar. I just read an article from the Adventure Travel Trade Association, talking about a visit that some of their members made. Here are some excerpts from that article:
Jim has been an agent for over 20 years and has specialized in South America for much of that time