Select the region of your interest
Customize the trip with your favourite destinations
You’re looking to see the best places in Brazil and to have a well deserved vacation that you can fully enjoy. This is why, Brazil Selection, the specialist in customized vacations in Brazil since 2003 (Home page – Brazil a la carte), has chosen a set of exceptional destinations associated with the most interesting places to create a vacation specifically adapted to your wishes.
In this section, you will find our mini-formulas. We have designed these mini packages so that you can group them together any way you want to. This way you can build your ideal vacation easily adapting it to your goals, constraints, wishes and dreams.
Travelling to Brazil with us and our « a la carte » formula, means you can create your own adventure, customized to meet your own desires.
Optimize your Brazilian adventure with our highly flexible packages
To make it easier to navigate through all our possible destinations, we have listed them by region. You can therefore discover each region of Brazil, at your own pace and in complete freedom.
Why suggest packages for a vacation a la carte? Because each one takes into account the potential of each place so staying just the right length of time, enjoy each place to the full but never getting bored. This gives you an idea of how many days are needed in each place, optimizing your trip so you don’t waste time or leave frustrated as you didn’t manage to see everything of interest.
However, if you wish to spend more time in one specific place, just ask us about it, our aim is to satisfy your demands!
Northeast :Lively beaches and eternal sunshine on the menu !
Whatever the season, if you go on vacation in the Northeast it will be a tremendous adventure and in all serenity.
The semi-arid region of Brazil is still off the tourist beaten track despite its many obvious attractions. There are breathtaking landscapes along the deserted coastline towards the small fishing village of Jericoacoara, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Whether driving a buggy or in a 4X4 with a driver, this region is full of intense emotions for an unforgettable holiday. Staying in charming lodges listening to the waves, simply a dream come true.
You will also love the Lencois Maranhenses, this desert of dunes dotted with fresh water lagoons as far as the eye can see, and the amazing Flora and Fauna of the mangrove in the delta de Parnaiba.
But maybe you prefer a few days relaxing in Canoa Quebrada, this little corner of paradise with red cliffs and sandy beaches before going to Natal or Pipa in a buggy. One thing is certain: Whatever options you choose, you won’t regret coming to discover the Northeast of Brazil!
Amazonia :Immerse yourself in one of the wildest places on earth
Visiting this region will always be an exceptional moment. You will discover Manaus, this mythical town in the heart of the Amazon jungle and its impressive Amazonas theatre, a symbol of Man’s architectural capability during the prosperous rubber era.
You can also explore this fabulous region on a private cruise on the famous Amazon River and its tributaries. It’s a perfect opportunity to observe the Fauna and Flora and see the fantastic sunsets reflecting in the river. You can also stay in a totally isolated lodge immersed in the middle of the jungle where you will discover its beauty and also its inhabitants.
Pantanal : One of the richest Ecosystem on our planet!
The Pantanal is typical of the Amazonia region and is still conserved. This is where you can get to see the majestic jaguar and the amazing diversity of the birdlife, reptiles and mammals. It’s the ideal destination to experience the thrills of a really wild and natural place.
For a real immersion in this amazing place, we suggest a stay with full board in a pousada – a local lodge situated on one of the big farms in this area, called fazendas. These farms combine charm and authenticity with a standard of comfort suited to westerners. There are excursions everyday, with local guides, by vehicle, on horseback, on foot or by boat to go and see the many wild animals. The abundant beautiful wildlife here is so amazing it transforms ones perception of biodiversity.
Bahia: an extraordinary show of nature and Afro-Brazilian culture
Bahia Is one of the best destinations in Brazil for its variety of landscapes, the vitality of its folklore and the “joy of life” of its inhabitants. The capital of Salvador de Bahia is one of the oldest towns in Brazil and so has an incredible architectural history and heritage. It is the epicentre of Afro-Brazilian culture with 75% of its population from African descent, who maintain and keep alive their traditions rich in colours and flavours.
The region’s coastline is not to be outdone, with its exuberant setting of forests, beaches, and coral reefs. With destinations such as Praia do Forte or Itacare, small villages with dream beaches, to enhance the relaxing part of your trip or you can mix party and sun with the village of Morro de Sao Paulo.
For those who like walking there are amazing landscapes and wide open spaces to discover in the Chapada Diamantina National Park. This will add a new dimension to your hiking hobby. Small footpaths will lead you to several waterfalls found in the bush or tropical forests. Unforgettable!
With its miles of paradise beaches, its sweetness of life, and its extraordinary nature, architecture and cultural heritage,
Salvador de Bahia and its region will make you love Brazil and you will definitely want to come back!
Iguacu : Rendez-vous with one of Brazil’s wonders of nature
If you are looking for unforgettable and inspirational landscapes, the Iguacu Falls is one of the most impressive natural phenomenons in Brazil. Stretching along the Argentine-Brazilian border for almost 3kms and reaching almost 100m in height, These falls are a breath taking site.
And that’s not all, Iguacu, is also The largest bird park in Latin America, The Itaipu Dam– is the second biggest in the world and there is the town of Foz de Iguacu where part of the population is of oriental origin and you can feel the cultural influence unique in Brazil!
Rio: Lie on the mythical beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema
A life changing destination, Rio de Janeiro, The Wonderful City as the inhabitants, or Cariocas, call it is a town of unrivalled beauty, For the adventurous and those looking for culture it offers an ideal mixture of a large city full of culture surrounded by an amazing variety of nature. Nestled in the granite mountains, dotted with tropical forests and right on the ocean, Rio is a magical city in an exceptional environment that you can admire from the top of the Corcovado sung by Joao Gilberto.
Advice : You can easily add to your stay in Rio a cultural or seaside stop in the famous Costa Verde region. There are some interesting places to see such as the ancient port of Paraty or Ilha Grande, an ecological sanctuary. And finally for those looking for nightlife on the beaches, Buzios, is the jet-set destination of the Northern coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, and so a must see destination !