South America’s giant, Brazil is a seductive country with dazzling beaches, tropical islands and picturesque colonial towns. Its verdant rain-forests boast an astounding array of wildlife, while its wildly energetic cities are home to a multitude of ethnic groups.
Join the mayhem in one of the world`s best parties at Rio de Janeiro`s Carnival. While Rio`s event is famed, Carnival is celebrated throughout Brazil. Salvador also holds a big city-wide carnival, as does Olinda, which throws the most traditional fest.
Explore the Amazon, the world`s largest rain forest. It contains one-third of all the living species on earth and is crossed by 10 of the world`s 20 largest rivers, including the River Amazon
Take Rio de Janeiro`s cog train to the top of Corcovado (Hunchback) mountain and enjoy one of the most beautiful views in the world from under the arms of the iconic Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) statue.