Portuguese is the official language of Brazil with many transformations. It’s recommended to learn some basic language since finding English-speaking locals can sometimes be hard.
Unlike what people see in media about kidnapping and murders in major cities of Brazil like Rio, these crimes are incredibly rare. However, there are some crimes like pick-pocketing at nights are not unusual in Brazil, and you need to beware of that.
👩 Single Woman Travelers
Brazil is generally safe for single woman travelers. However, women who look like foreigners may attract some stares and lewd comments, but they don’t lead to something serious.
Major cities in Brazil have a lot of Wi-Fi spots, especially in restaurants, cafes, hotels, bars, and some plazas. In rural areas, you may find Wi-Fi, but it’s rare, and the speed would be lower.
🦟 Mosquito Repellent
Make sure to have Mosquito Repellent in Brazil, since some mosquitos can bring some gifts for you such as dengue, zika, and chikungunya.
📄 Have Documents Copies
Having proof of your identity is necessary in Brazil. In this case, having your passport is not necessary, but having copies of your documents will be very helpful.
Having sunscreen is a must in Brazil since the weather can get very hot and the sun would be extreme, especially in summer. Also, make sure to drink lots of water.
If you are planning to visit the Amazon rainforest, vaccination is highly recommended, including Hepatitis A, Typhoid, and Yellow Fever. The Malaria vaccine is also recommended.
10% of the tip is included in the restaurant bills in restaurants. However, tipping for taxi drivers, hotel staff, and tour guides is appreciated as well. For taxi drivers, just round up the cost, and for hotel staff, one or two dollars per day is enough.
The voltage in Brazil is either 110V or 220V, and the types of plugs are either a US-style flat 2 pin plug or a European round 2 pin plug. However, having a universal adaptor can be very helpful.
💧 Tap Water
Tap water in Brazil is unsafe. Therefore, you need to drink only bottled water and avoid ice cubes in drinks and salads.
Ouro Preto: Visit the Colonial Mining Town of Ouro Preto, which used to be a mining town in the 17th and 18th century remained in that time with very little change.
Sao Paulo: Explore the Beautiful City of Sao Paulo, a city that most people neglect to explore without knowing about the marvelous Museum of Arts of Sao Paulo.
Paraty: Discover the History, Culture, and Fun Activities of Paraty, another place that existed in the Brazilian Gold Rush that was founded in the last years of the 16th century.
Sugar Loaf Mountain: Get the Best View Over Rio de Janeiro at Sugar Loaf Mountain, The best experience is to hike to the top of Sugar Loaf mountain, a place with the first settlements of Brazil at its foot.
Rio de Janeiro: Start at Rio de Janeiro and Visit Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer Statue). It is necessary to climb up to the base of the Cristo Redentor statue when visiting Brazil.
Carnival: Attend the Carnaval (Carnival) at Rio de Janeiro. Without a doubt, many travelers would say attending the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro is one of the best things to do in Brazil.
Amazon Rainforest: Go on an adventure in the Amazon Rainforest, since Brazil will give you the chance to meet the richest biodiversity of the Earth in the Amazon Rainforest.
Iguaçu Falls (Iguazu Falls): Enjoy Iguaçu Falls (Iguazu Falls), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located at the border of Brazil and Argentina, with its best views and tours on the Brazilian side.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.