Brazil is a diverse nation both through its land and the locals. Although Brazil has many beaches which are famous all over the world, there are many other locations that you can visit with many things to do which will make your stay memorable.
Top five hidden gems in Brazil
This is a perfect place to see wildlife than the famous Amazon while in Brazil. It homes the largest Jaguar population on the planet, you will also get to see some other wildlife like aardvarks and caiman on your trip here. There are many guided tours which will help you to explore this wetland safari if you are prepared to travel there.
Try out Brazilian cuisine in Aprazivel
This is one of a unique spot that you must visit while in Brazil, and you will fall in love with its one of its kind setting which is a tree house, and you will get mind-blowing views of Rio de Janeiro from here. The highlight of this place is that they serve a delicious menu of Brazilian, fusion, and vegetarian dishes here. You should try to make a reservation here as it is situated on a windy road up in Santa Teresa.
Escape the city at Petrópolis
Petropolis has a distinctly European feel due to its arching bridges over the canals, and it homes fun parks. This is the best place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city as you will be mesmerized by the stunning views and cascading waterfalls.
Have a refreshing time at Bonito
This is a small coastal town in south-western Brazil which is getting famous due to its natural beauty. Some of the highlights of this town are that it is home to clear rivers that is surrounded by forests, caves with lakes, magnificent waterfalls, stalactite formations, and many places where divers can get close to schools of fish.
Visit Parque das Ruínas
If you are a fan of history and culture one of the best places that you can visit is the ruins park which features remnants of the mansion which belongs to Brazilian heiress Laurinda Santos Lobo. This is a perfect place to take Instagram good pictures and see scenic views of Rio.
Weather of Brazil
Some part of Brazil snow like in the southern tip of Brazil as the temperatures can go below freezing point in the winter. The north of the country gets tropical climate all year round so you should try not to pack only shorts, shirts, and flip-flops.
Don’t do a jungle trek alone
Some jungles like Amazon and Pantanal are, and it is quite dangerous to try and explore it alone. You should try to use a qualifies guide who knows the paths and risks that can happen in the forest.
Don’t hang your bag over the back of the chair
Mugging and theft do occur in Brazil and tourist should try and be cautious of this. It is not advisable to hand your bag over the back of the chair, and it can be quickly grabbed by thieves, you should try to keep it on your lap.
Book a taxi through the airport agencies
It is better to book a cab through the agencies than to take an unofficial cab. It may be costly, but you will rest assured that you will not pay additional charges, and you will get to your destination with taking a long way around.
Don’t flash your cash (or swing your bling)
You should try not to go out with any of your belongings that you cannot afford to lose like flashy jewelry, expensive watch, etc. to keep safe from thieves.
Use sunscreen and drink lots of water
The sun and heat in Brazil in summer is kind of steady as some cities like Rio de Janeiro can reach a temperature up to 500C. It is advisable to apply sunscreen to avoid skin damage and drink a lot of water to stay hydrated.
Make copies of your documents
You are required to take along proof of identity in Brazil, and instead of taking your original passport, driving license and so on, you can opt for clear photocopies of your identification and make sure it is a photo ID.