Brazil is full of unique and magnificent Natural Wonders that you simply can’t find anywhere else in the world. After all, the country has the largest river on the earth and not to mention the numerous national parks with impressive waterfalls and wonderful flora and fauna. If you are looking for the most incredible adventure of your life, then Brazil is the country to visit. Below we have listed some of the sensational natural wonders in Brazil.
Iguaçu National Park
This national park is probably one of the most famous natural wonders in Brazil. The area is over 185 thousands hectares and it is located in the State of Paraná. This park has one of the largest forest areas in South America and there is a huge number of flora and fauna. The park is actually so big that only 0,3 % of it is open to visitors. There are many amazing waterfalls, some of them falling from as high as 72 meters. See more on visiting Foz do Iguaçu.
Costa do Descobrimento
Costa do Descobrimento, also known as the The Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves, is one of the most endangered rainforests on the planet. The biodiversity of the area is the richest in the world. The region is incredibly stunning, including the natural reserves southern of Bahia and northern Espírito Santo, they are part of the protected areas of the national Parks of Monte Pascoal, Costa do Descobrimento and Pau.
This fascinating National park has blindingly white huge sand dunes and rain-made lagoons. This park is easily one of the most unique landscapes that you will ever see. You can relax and swim in crystal sparkling blue and green lagoons and walk barefoot on the sand surrounded by the unbelievably beautiful scene. See more on visiting Maranhão and Lençois Maranhenses
Fernando de Noronha
You have probably never even heard about the island of Fernando Noronha. This place is truly an eco-wonderland, it is an archipelago of 21 islands and islets in the Atlantic Ocean located 354 km off the Brazilian coast. Two of the best beaches in Brazil are located here as well; Praia do Leao and Baía do Sancho, offering great swimming and snorkeling opportunities. You can also try the unique tidal pool that is filled with lobsters, octopus, fish and baby sharks. This place will sweep you off your feet with the breathtaking scenery! More on visiting Pernambuco and Fernando de Noronha.
The Amazon River is certainly an amazing natural wonder, and furthermore it is larger than the next eight largest rivers combined. The Amazon is responsible for the air we breathe, and the water we drink here in Brazil. Visiting this natural wonder is an unforgettable experience, and there is so much to see and do, with activities like, climbing, canoeing, and caiman spotting. See more here on visiting the Amazonian region.
Preservation Areas of the Pantanal (Marshlands)
187 thousands hectares of marshlands are located in the Pantanal National Park and the Private Reserves of Acurizal, Penha and Doroche. This area is the only region of the marshlands that remains partly flooded and it has almost unlimited water supply for the fauna and it is home to a large amount of endangered species. This place is definitely natural beauty at its best with the unique marshlands! See more information on visiting Bonito, a beautiful town in the Pantanal region.
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