- To enter Brazil a valid passport during a period of minimum six months, since the time of entry to the country is required. The visitors coming from Mexico need a visa. Or those tourists that are not required to present a visa are granted a stay permit in the country for 90 days, which may be extended up to for 180 days, per year. To the minors under nine months a vaccination certifi-cate of yellow fever is requested.
- There are several ways to enter the country. By air there are several airlines that offer direct flights or with stopovers, it is recommended to consult with the one that you prefer. If you with to enter by sea, you should have by hand the personal identification documents, passport and visa in case it is required, a cargo declaration, of crew’s property, of provisions as well as health proofs and the embarkation documents, once they are requested by the Marina of Brazil.
- To navigate by the coast of Brazil it is necessary that the ships present the corresponding doc-uments, either foreigner, rented or leased.
- Once navigating in the destination it is important to remember the maritime and human safety, it is recommended to take precautions and responsibility to avoid deteriorate it, since the Marina of Brazil holds responsible to everyone that direct or indirectly are involved in the navigation. Also, you should respect the specified borders for the coast, lakes and rivers to protect the phys-ical integrity of the bathers. It is worth to mention that arriving to the destination, the travelers or objects may disembark as long as the ship is liberated by the visit of the health and ports au-thorities as well as the Federal Police.
- Well known worldwide by the rhythm that it carries in its territory, Brazil is the absolute house of the Samba, where the skies and grounds are dressed of beautiful colors, accelerated rhythms and cozy environments to open the doors of the Sambodrome, place where the famous Carnival of Rio de Janeiro takes place. A parade made by the Samba Schools, that year after year prepare a choreography with exuberant dresses and huge carriages, that circulate through a large street to take us with it to the fantasy of a real carnival.
- An absolute jewel, gift of nature, are the fascinating beaches of Brazil, several paradises that show the total beauty of the color, the peace, the adventure and the finesse of its sand. Búzios is the clear example of it since it counts with the best places to visit and practice water sports as well as to enjoy an unforgettable rest on the white sands and crystal clear waters, under a fascinating environment.
- Pan de Azúcar (Sugar Bread) located in the entrance of the Bay of Guanabara, in Rio de Janeiro, is a natural peak that measures 396 meters of height above the sea level and it is considered the world’s second largest monolith. Its incredible attraction lies in the panoramic view that it offers from the railway, since it’s possible to appreciate the natural wonders that Rio has and the spectacular way the city appears day and night.
- One of the main symbols of Rio de Janeiro is the “Contemporary Art Museum of Niteroi”, designed by the architect Oscar Niemeyer with the help of the structural engineer Bruno Contarini. It consists in one structure of 16 meters tall with a dome of 50 meters. Its impressive design makes it unique and its style gives the destination a special touch. It represents one of the most eye-catching Works of the place since its located in cliff, which allows to offer a spectacular view inside and outside it, since you can appreciate the one of Rio de Janeiro, the Guanabara Bay, and the Sugar Bread Mountain.
Text: AMURA ± Photo: Flickr, EMBRATUR´S, Image Bank