Looking to see only the best of the best in your holiday in Brazil? Then visit the country perhaps 3 major cities where the sun shines, the people are nice, and the food is tastier than any place.
Rio de Janeiro
For many, this is the end all and be all of Brazil. The city is the star and the highlight of almost all tour packages in Brazil, and hundreds of thousands of travelers who are nationally or internationally to experience its famous Carnival celebrations in February. Rio de Janeiro Ipanema and Copacabana beaches are known worldwide for their lust spell, and markets in the back streets contain many details of a colourful and lively culture immensely. Take a visit to the great white Christ the Redeemer overlooking the city, as if protecting the whole of its territory and population. The statue, completed in 1931, has become the definitive icon of Rio de Janeiro. Finally, there is the nightlife of Rio unmatched in almost any other place in South America.
12 hours north of Rio de Janeiro, but only 2 short hours of flight, Salvador feels a world away from the most famous city in Brazil. Their incredibly vibrant streets make wonderful pictures, but people watch that could become the most captivating activity. The population here is very Afro-Brazilian as a result of the slaves who were imported for many years. Today, their descendants have merged with Brazilian society, but their traditions live on in the form of music, food and clothing. Be sure to try the street food to experience unique flavors Salvador.
If you want to go on a cruise Brazilian Amazon, Belem is the place for you. Located near the mouth of the Amazon River, the city is the gateway to the things down even more. However, do not be fooled: although near the Amazon rain forest, Belem has all the offers and facilities of a modern city. A cruise to Santarem takes 2 to 3 days, while a full trip to Manaus, in the heart of the forest averages about 5 days in total. The river landscape along the way is fantastic, and small towns on the coast observed from Santarem to Manaus are fascinating. In any case, you will be able to find jungle excursions that will take you to get glimpses of some of the most elusive species in the world. Bask in the symphony of animal sounds as they pass the night in a hammock or bed!