Brazil is a huge country with a wide and diverse nature. In the country there are more than 71 National Parkscreated to preserve the ecosystems (fauna and flora). In this post we will show you some of the most famous and beautiful parks of Brazil and why the country is so famous for its natural attractions.
National Park of Iguassu: Located in the state of Paraná, south of the country, this incredible park is considered a Natural World Heritage by UNESCO. It has a stunning scenery formed by 275 waterfalls elected one of the seven wonders of the world. Option to visit the park is not lacking there: it has boat ride through the waters, helicopter over flight or trekking inside the forest for those who prefer a less radical program.
Tijuca National Park: Located in the city of Rio de Janeiro, this park is considered the largest urban forest in the world, with 39 6 km ². There you can find many trails, waterfalls, amazing visuals and it is possible to find rides for all ages. Among the place’s highlights is the ride to the Christ the Redeemerand the trail of Pedra da Gávea.
Jericoacoara National Park: Located in the state of Ceará, Northeast of Brazil, this park occupies an area of 91 hectares and aims to protect the natural resources and improve the quality of life. Inside the park is the world famous Jericoacoara Beach. In the list of must-see programs is the buggy ride to the Blue and Paradise lagoons.
Chapada Diamantina National Park: Located in the state of Bahia, Northeast of Brazil, this park is an area full of caves, canyons and rivers. It houses the Cave of Lapa Doce, the fifth largest cave in Brazil, the Fumaça Falls, the highest one in Brazil, and the Blue Well, with crystal clear blue waters.
Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park: Considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the park is one of the most important destinations for those who want to get to know natural paradises. Among the tour options are São Jorge observatory where you can see the sunset and the Valley of the Moon that receive this name because of its craters of rocks, forming pools, holes and caves.
Serra dos Orgãos National Park: Located in the mountains of Rio de Janeiro, this park is considered one of the best in Brazil for the practice of mountain sports like rock climbing, rappelling and trekking due to the 130km of trails with all levels of difficulty. The Petropolis -Teresopolis crossing, which lasts about three days, is one of the great attractions of the place that has an incredible sunset with a mix of shades of orange and blue.