5 Epic National Parks in Brazil

5 epic National Parks in Brazil that you must visit:

✔️ Tijuca Forest National Park

One of the largest urban parks in the world, covering an area of 3,200 hectares in Rio de Janeiro, this is park is part of the Atlantic Rainforest Biosphere Reserve and its home to a diverse fauna and magnificent viewpoints;

Location: Rio de Janeiro
What to see/do: hiking, waterfalls, cycling, rappelling, hang-gliding

✔️ Anavilhanas National Park:

This is a river archipelago immersed in the Amazon Rainforest. About 400 islands around the Rio Negro and diverse riverside and indigenous communities are protected by the conservation unit.

Location: Amazonas
What to see/do: hiking, boat riding, community visits, pink dolphin watching

✔️ Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park

Located in the northeast region of Brazil, Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago known for its dreamy beaches and the incredible marine biodiversity that attracts scuba divers;

Location: Pernambuco
What to see/do: beaches, snorkeling, boat tours, scuba diving, hiking, surfing, gastronomy

✔️ Iguaçu National Park

World Heritage Site of 169,695.88 hectares located in the state of Paraná, in southern Brazil. It is home to the Iguazu Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world;

Location: Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná
What to see/do: Iguazu Falls, hiking, boat rides

✔️ Lençóis Maranhenses National Park:

A 155,000-hectare area that shelters diverse and fragile ecosystems. Its distinctive landscape with sand dunes perfused by emerald lagoons is the result of winds and rains that act in perfect harmony;

Location: Maranhão
What to see/do: trekking, community visits, swimming