Safe travel to Brazil: Do’s and Don’ts
February 25, 2013  //  By: Jitesh Manaktala  //  Travel  //  2 Comments   //   1445 Views

Brazil is one of the most popular travel destinations for millions of people across the globe. It is made up of thirty six states and each state has something worth exploring to offer to visitors.

The country enjoys a wealth of attractions and sights. It is the fifth largest and fifth most populated country in the world. The place is home to many cultural activities. Visitors love taking a dance class, visiting and artisan’s workshop and spectate one of the several famous religious festivals and parades that take place throughout the nation.

You should plan ahead in order to enjoy a great holiday in Brazil. Collecting as much information about the country, popular destinations and activities will be wise.

Here is a list of top ten popular vacation spots in Brazil.
a) Pelourinho, Salvador, Bahia

b) Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro,

c) Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro,

d) Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar), Rio de Janeiro

e) Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro,

f) Teatro Municipal, Rio de Janeiro,

g) Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo,
h) Pantanal Wetlands, Pantanal, Mato Grosso

i) Iguacu Falls, Foz de Iguacu, Parana

j) Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro,

There are several measures you need to take when visiting Brazil. It is important to keep in mind the do’s and don’ts during the travel to ensure safe and happy journey.

Do’s when traveling to Brazil:

a) Learn as much Portuguese as you can. This will let you enjoy your travel in the rural areas of Brazil where English is not widely spoken. Learning some of the usual conventional phrases and sentences would suffice.

b) Avoid going to dark and isolated places especially if you are alone.

c) Carrying much cash may be dangerous. Carry only the basics to avoid petty crime.

d) Plan ahead known your destination before leaving.

e) Bring long pants, long-sleeved shirt, eye glasses and hat/cap to avoid insect bites.

f) Respect the locals.

g) Report about a crime against you immediately.

h) Follow the rules laid by the locals.

Don’t when traveling to Brazil:

a) Don’t swim in fresh water.

b) Don’t bring strangers to your hotel room especially those whom your meet outside.

c) Don’t carry money and credit card in public.

d) Don’t bring valuables in to the eye of public such as rings, necklaces or bracelets.

e) Don’t eat street foods.

f) Don’t handle any animals.

g) Don’t drink tap water or fruits and vegetables washed in tap water.

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2 Comments to “Safe travel to Brazil: Do’s and Don’ts”
  • Palak
    June 29, 2013 - Reply

    I have already traveled Brazil and found it very fascinating. The place is really very great. Can you suggest me any other country more enhancing then Brazil?

  • Kunal
    July 28, 2013 - Reply

    Very amaizing post! The country enjoys a wealth of attractions and sights. It is the fifth largest and fifth most populated country in the world.

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