There are endless lists of different things and places to visit in Brazil depending on what you want to see… Big cities, old and cultural places full of history, wild nightlife, beautiful beaches or some calmer regions where there are not so many tourists. You can wait a little bit that all of this will be covered here in the future, but for now here is a list of 10 natural places to explore that are located in Brazil for those who loves some nature, incredible landscapes and even some adventure. If you were in doubt of visiting the country, maybe this will make your mind.

Chapada dos Veadeiros

via Mah Narvaez

The Chapada dos Veadeiros is a region located on the northeast of a state called Goiás, where it is divided by five counties: Alto Paraíso, Cavalcante, Colinas do Sul, São João D’aliança e Teresina. It is a Natural World Heritage by UNESCO and is it holds cristaline rivers, waterfalls of 100 m and huge stone walls. To get to see these amazing attractions, the visitant has to hike for about 5 km in some cases but it is worth it due to the very refreshing water wells that you will find on the end of every hike.

Foz do Iguaçu

via Alex Saberi

Foz do Iguaçu is maybe one of the best known Brazilian landscapes by tourists on this list. Their main attraction are the wonderful waterfalls of the region and divide Paraná state with Argentina and Paraguay. You can even see it from above in a helicopter ride.

Lençóis Maranhenses


The endless dunes of really fine white sand of Lençóis Maranhenses makes you thing that you are on a desert. This amazing destination is located on a countryside of Maranhão state. There you will find blue water lagoons that feels like a desert’s mirage, until you feel it in your feet and realise they are all real.



Elected one of the Seven New Wonders of Nature, everyone knows where the Amazon Forest is located.  The region offers plenty of diary activities like alligators watch, hike on the forest, visits to indigenous communities, piranha fishing, “encontro das águas” and algo tours to see a kind of a pink dolphin called “boto cor-de-rosa”.  There is much to see there! Unique experience.


Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha via Turismo de Pernambuco

With a limited amount of tourists permitted in the island, Fernando de Noronha has a different vibe, full of charms that do not resume itself only in beautiful beaches, cliffs and dives. Only those who go there can experience the real magic that the island bring. The colours are brigther, the nature is more present and the landscapes are breathtaking. Nobody regrets visiting Noronha.



Jalapão, in Tocantins state, is a destination for those who are strong and are willing to experience some real nature adventure, through the heat, mosquitoes and long distances between attractions.  A minimum of four days are required to see most of the dunes, waterfalls and other landscapes.

Chapada Diamantina

via Danielle Pereira

Chapada Diamantina is a region on Bahia state and it can be visited by anyone who are searching for a trip on the budget or some fancy and comfortable one with charming hotels. It is a place full of variety where its main attractions are hiking trails, trekking, caves and waterfalls like Fumaça and Sossego falls.