Brazil, nature and adventure tourism

Talk about Brazil is to talk about much more than soccer. It is a country known for samba, for its beaches and for the famous Rio de Janeiro carnival. This city is the capital and the one that attracts more tourists each year, but that does not mean that it is the only one worth visiting.

In Brazil the nature and adventure tourism It is expanding at a spectacular rate. The same happens with ecotourism. The fault, without a doubt, lies with its beautiful green landscapes, hundreds of wild species, mountains and waterfalls.

A claim for the Spanish

It is a sight to behold and that has earned it to be the country that leads the 2015 ranking of natural beauties of the World Economic Forum. It is normal that the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism has provided data that reveals what many tourists look for when they cross its borders to visit it. 24% do so in search of adventure and nature activities, a figure that shoots up to 33% if we talk about Spanish tourists.

Very popular National Parks

The Tijuca National Park, where the sculpture of the Christ the Redeemer rests, is the most visited. In 2014, more than three million visitors passed by, some of whom took advantage of its perfect location to enjoy free flight.

Dunas da praia de Genipabu
The second most visited is the Iguaçú National Park. As you may have already guessed by its name, it is famous for the waterfalls that border Argentina. The fact that some endangered species are found there made it declared in 1986 as the first Conservation Unit in Brazil to become a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. In it you can practice rappelling, cycling, kayaking, rafting ... while you can walk for several kilometers contemplating the beauty of the place.

The amazon

How could it be otherwise, the Amazon forest It is another of the most hooked places among tourists. Henrique Alves, Minister of Tourism of Brazil, is very clear:

The Amazon is one of the main strengths of sustainable tourism in the region and a generator of opportunities for local communities.

That sounds great, but unfortunately the Economic interests they are taking away part of that extraordinary nature without anyone moving to avoid it.

Safe adventures in Brazil (August 2022)

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