1- Maranhão lençóis: neither desert nor oasis

Maranhão sheets look like crumpled bedding, the landscape blends sand and water like an oasis

The park is named after the extensive water table that permeates between endless white sand dunes.

Certainly one of the most amazing landscapes of unique horizon.

The area covers 1500 km2 and the look is an illusion, just as you see a bed with crumpled sheets.

The image is not static, it is in constant motion, shaped by wind and rainwater, which form new dunes and new lakes every day, for more than 10,000 years.

2- Porto de Galinhas=cages in paradise

an ocean of very light blue with natural pools

The beautiful image of natural pools of Pernambuco was known by this name not for raising birds.

Previously, in the days of the slave trade, they circumvented the laws to continue bringing slaves.

In order to announce the arrival of slaves, they had to warn that "chicken arrived at the port!" .

The inspection found, on human captivity, cages of chickens from Angola, coming from Africa, for court banquets.

Porto de Galinhas belongs to the municipality of Ipojuca, which was once a great sugar mill.

Time passed and left behind the marks of history.

Today, rediscovered by tourism, Porto de Galinhas is a beautiful landscape of 18 kilometers of beach.

Natural pools, dunes and beautiful marine fauna to mingle and observe, such as turtles and seahorses.

3- Beautiful: Blue Lagoon Cave

Hidden in the middle of Mato Grosso do Sul, the city of Bonito, which is more than 300 km away from the capital, Campo Grande, near the Serra da Bodoquena, is a cinematic paradise.

It enchants the eyes to those who can see a beautiful blue lagoon.

Formed by the Rio de la Plata, which remains intact inside a cave full of formations of stalactites and speleomas, the Anhúmas Abyss.

To maintain the integrity of nature, the dive is floating with neoprene clothing, once the water reaches 18 degrees and to get out of the cave, the visitor is hoisted by ropes.

The tourist can still count on gastronomic curiosities of the region such as alligator meat, legally created on farms, and dishes with guavira fruit, also found there.

4-Ibitipoca: The Window of Heaven

In Minas Gerais, near the municipality of Lima Duarte, is the village of Conceição de Ibitipoca, where you can reach the beautiful park.

Up the mountain range, following the trail of waterfalls and forest, the visitor finds a surprising view of paradise: the Window of Heaven.

A point on top of a waterfall of 20 meters, which looks like a frame framed by the golden-colored waters passing through the stones.

In front, the true natural portrait of the extension of the Serra da Mantiqueira.

Impossible not to want to take beautiful pictures of this splendid landscape!

5-Mount Roraima: mysteries inspire legends and stories

Located on the border between Brazil, Venezuela and Guyana, Mount Roraima is a challenge of nature.

Imposing, the rock is a plateau with abyss of more than 1000 meters high, bounded by cliffs and caves.

The place is surrounded by legends, told by the Macuxi Indians who lived there.

They say the Mount is guarded by Makunaíma, who runs nature and tests the willpower of travelers with slippery rocks and icy rivers.

Carnivorous plants, crystal valley and a possible underground world inspired stories.

Just to exemplify Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World, one of Sherlock Holmes' adventures.

And recently, likewise, was inspiration for the drawing Up! High Adventures, disney-pixar.

6-Caldas Novas: relaxing in the warm waters

Caldas Novas may be the municipality that houses the largest hydrothermal resort in the world.

With waters that spring unexpectedly from the ground at high temperatures ranging from 40° to 70° degrees, the city is a tourist attraction pole and around it have developed bars, hotels and restaurants.

It attracts, annually, visitors in search of relaxation and therapeutic benefits of thermal waters, as well as family fun.

In addition to the good urban structure for hospitality, the visitor can also count on good ecotourism base.

You can visit the park with trails and waterfalls, which lead to the spring of thermal waters.

7- Jalapão: the boils where it does not sink

In Tocantins, Jalapão State Park is one of the best refuges of enchanting beauty within the cerrado.

The amazing boilers, which do not let the body sink into the waters that spring from the bottom by the white sands.

The beautiful waterfalls in emerald green hue such as Formiga Waterfall

And likewise, a syrupy waterfall like the Old Falls

Both, in the same way, accompany the relief of the cerrado.

With certainty, great place to practice adventure tourism, such as rafting on the rivers.

Highlight for the crafts of golden grass and made by the community of Mumbucas, which descends from quilombolas.

To reach the region you must follow the cities of Mateiros or Ponta Alta, distant from Palmas, capital 195km..

8- Jericoacoara: sunset on Pedra Furada

In Ceará, jijoca de Jericoacoara beach has a unique spectacle and not always seen during the year: the sunset at sea, passing inside pedra furada, a natural rock formation that frames a beautiful spectacle of nature.

Surrounded by dunes, the region only began to be explored as tourism from 1994.

Unexpectedly, shortly after coming out in a Washington Post report listed as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Similarly, the fishing village is still very rustic today.

I'm sure it's still a gem, a hidden gem.

It is a place is well frequented by winduf and kitesurfing practitioners.

Likewise, bathers delight in the tranquility of the soft sand and the lagoons quiet with crystal clear waters.

9- Amazonas: meeting of the Negro River with the Solimões

Manaus, AM, Brazil: Meeting of the waters of the Negro and Solimões rivers, in Manaus. (Photo: Marcelo Camargo/Agência Brasil)

In Manaus, it is sure to know the Amazon region on a boat trip to see a spectacle of nature.

The meeting of the waters of the Negro River with the Solimões.

The Negro River, darker, meets the Solimões River, lighter, and the volume of them the formation of the Amazon River, the largest in the world.

For a phenomeno of nature, the waters do not mix for the next 6 km, also keeping the densities and colors different.

A surprisingly inspiring landscape for beautiful photos.

Tours include lunch with typical products from the region and all the apparatus for legal fishing on the boats.

Canoe trips can also be done near the streams frequented by the riverside population and fishermen.

Time and time again, it is possible, with great luck, to find the pink porpoises and even swim with them.

But make no mistake, this cuddly animal surrounded by legends is smart and a predator of minnows.

Simultaneously while chasing the fish, it helps the local fisherman by pushing the shoals to the prainhas and sandbanks along the rivers.

10- Serra dos Órgãos: the Finger of God

The Serra dos Órgãos National Park covers the cities of Petrópolis, Teresópolis and Guapimirim, in the state of Rio de Janeiro.

One of the geological monuments of the region is the Finger of God, a peak at the height of 1692 meters of altitude, which is shaped like a hand pointing the finger upwards.

The Mountain range also houses the Fog Waterfall, the highest in the country, at 450m high and falling.

In adventure tourism, there is canoeing by Zaith Canyon and climbing and mountaineering trails to the Superb Lookout, a beautiful view of the Serra do Mar.

It is an undeniably cold region in winter, reaching 10°.

Tourists are invited to a nice cozy itinerary in chalets and inns with wine and good hot food around the fireplace or campfire.

11- Abrolhos: where whales sing

The Abrolhos Marine National Park is an archipelago that permeates the maritime coast of Bahia, composed of five islands near the city of Caravelas.

The place is an ecological sanctuary, where you can observe and enjoy the singing of humpback whales, which migrate seasonally to the coastal region.

Full of corals and diverse marine fauna, the place is well sought after for diving.

Molluscs, fish, sponges, sea turtles and also a range of species of seabirds, such as atobás and frigates.

Only two islands are open to visitors, the island of Santa Barbara and Siriba island, both monitored and preserved by ICMBIO and the Brazilian Navy.

The other three islands are considered intangible, in the meantime, prohibited from landing on them.

To get to the islands you need to take a boat, be it catamaran, speedboat or trawler.

Humpbacks can be seen between July and November. Similarly, the place has also attracted a small amount of right whales, walking around the region.

Abrolhos gained this name due to the danger of corals to navigators who, unaware of the existence, scraped the hooves. That way, there was the "open your eyes" sign.

12–São Thomé das Letras: the city of stones

The beautiful and rustic city of Minas Gerais is known for exploring stones and crystals.

Located in the Serra da Mantiqueira, the city is full of waterfalls and caves.

Countless legends surround the caves of Sao Tome.

One of them says the caves are connected to Machu Pichu in Peru.

Similarly to the proximity to the city of Varginha, they have already said that it is a place very visited by extraterrestrials.

In moreover, it is from the city that the exploration of the famous Pedra São Tomé, used as a floor slab in the decoration of houses, arose.

13-island of Marajó: surf in pororoca

Marajó is not just an island.

In fact, it is a small archipelago that forms in the Delta Amazon River, between Pará and the Atlantic Ocean.

The large island is a river-and-see, located between the mouth of the Pará River and marajó bay, in a beautiful encounter between the fresh water of the rivers and the saltwater of the sea.

As a result, this encounter gives rise to a phenomenon in nature much appreciated mainly by surfers who go there.

The pororoca, a wave that arises naturally from this meetingagitated waters.

The island of Marajó has an exotic tourism, since buffaloes are raised where beaches, streams and mangroves are found.

There is also the mystery surrounding the remnants of the ancient advanced civilizations that may have inhabited the island.

An unusual rock painting appears well marked on artifacts known as "Marajoara pottery".

Art may have been an advanced means of communication.

Primarily, this ancient civilization may have created the first ceramic bikini in the history of the world.

14-Alto Paraíso de Goiás: ideal for the end of the world

In Chapada dos Veadeiros is Alto Paraíso de Goiás, a place where esoterics said that it would certainly be the ideal place to spend the last days of the end of the world.

Full of waterfalls and endlessly beautiful landscapes.

There are rocks through which you can climb and mountaineering, and indeed, with the reward of a full view of the plateau.

One of the great postcard is undoubtedly the Waterfall of the abyss, with a great waterfall that can be seen in the distance.

The mystical aura around the landscape attracts, after all, esoterics from all corners in search of peace.

in communion with nature that feel good about the climate and spiritual energy of the region.

15- Chapada das Mesas: Blue Charm

The Chapada das Mesas National Park is fascinatingly located in the south of Maranhão, in a region of intense cerrado in the vegetation.

The region is named after the plateaus, which resemble huge stone tables on sandstone cliffs.

With voluminous waterfalls, the place is ideal for trekking and adventurous exploration through the mountains.

The Blue Charm and the Blue Well are two points of equally highlighted in the plateau.

Natural pools that so bright and clear maintain this hue, undeniably a reflection of the sky.

16- Fernando de Noronha: dolphins and sharks

The Archipelago of Fernando de Noronha is undoubtedly one of the most coveted sights in Brazil.

As a priority, the Marine National Park by ICMBIO and Ibama, has restricted areas for disembarkation and places conducive to diving and hiking the islands' trails.

A curious fact about the archipelago is the proximity of man to marine fauna, undeniably maintaining mutual respect between species.

Surprisingly, the spawning of the turtles occurs.

At the same time, dolphins swim where to dive with small sharks, which prowl the archipelago.

17- Arraial do cabo: the color of the Caribbean in the Lakes Region

Similarly to the caribbean blue, have you ever experienced seeing the color of the sea in Arraial do Cabo, in the Lakes Region, in RJ?

It is of an incredible blue and certainly loses nothing to the international destination.

Emancipated from Cabo Frio, Arraial is in fact a small, low-cost town.

You can undoubtedly make rewarding diving and boat trips.

An extraordinarily fantastic look with rich marine life in the blue immensity.

At Pontal do Atalaia it is ideal to enjoy the sunset

18- São Lourenço do Sul: Lagoa dos Patos

São Lourenço do Sul is one of the cities of the gaucho resort that surrounds the Patos Lagoon, which similarly to the sea, has beautiful freshwater beaches.

The city is in, after all, Rio Grande do Sul, at the lower end of Brazil.

However, colonized with Germans and Poles from the Pomeranian region, whose cultural influence sits on the craftsmanship and architecture of the region.

It is a good place to take boat trips quietly enjoying the beautiful Duck Lagoon.

Good to take a steaming chimarrão, while watching sailing boats, regattas and fishing boats.

The city has a camping, which houses trailers and motorcyclehomes for trailing tourists who want to follow the road, while needing to rest.

The Costa Doce Region is, after all, at a distance of Porto Alegre 200km, towards Pelotas, by br-116.

19- Maragogi: between galleys and coqueiros

This Alagoas paradise is also distant from Maceió and Recife, around 130km from both capitals.

The sea is of a beautiful color between blue and emerald green, forming natural pools, similarly called in the galley region.

The region is full of coqueiros that give air of great tranquility and relaxation to the tourist.

The shallow waters extend over sandbanks when there is low tide, so that it is possible to walk inland across the sea while enjoying the movement of the minnows among the corals.

The typical cuisine of the region gains the reinforcement of lobster, an undeniably chic delicacy in luxury restaurants around the world that is common there.

20-Itatiaia: icy waters and trout

The Itatiaia National Park is located in serra da Mantiqueira, rj, encompassing the cities of Itatiaia and Penedo, near Resende, where is AMAN, Military Academy of Agulhas Negras.

Pico das Agulhas Negras reaches about 2800m of altitude.

The waters that come down there are terribly icy.

However, the temperature is ideal for trout farming in the region.

It is possible to appreciate the beauty of the Waterfall Bridal Veil, a beautiful waterfall that ensures great photos.

21- Pantanal: watch the jaguar drink water

In the Pantanal, between Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, it is possible to make an ecological safari.

It's the jaguar-watching safari.

The purpose of the safari is to protect the jaguar.

Previously, the farmer killed the jaguar that threatened his cattle.

However, the stance has now changed.

Much more profitable to keep the jaguar alive with its sporadic hunts than to kill it for one or two heads of cattle.

Besides, it's an environmental crime to kill the jaguar, an alpha predator.

It balances the environment and keeps the ecosystem in harmony.

It controls the overpopulation of bush pigs, which in pack destroy everything.

Jaguar observation tourism can start from both Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, and Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul.

Chalanas are structured with hammocks and lunch with typical food.

In accordance with the season, they provide the legal apparatus for sport fishing.

22- Serra da Canastra: The cheese and the Old Chico

It is in serra in Canastra, MG, that the "Velho Chico" is born, as the São Francisco River is known.

The second largest river in Brazil runs through several states until it flows into Bahia.

In the Canastra mountain range there is the famous cheese, which has a certificate of origin, such as French champagne.

The cheese considered Canastra can only be produced in the mountains.

The park holds many waterfalls and cliffs to in effect, provide an amazing mountaineering landscape.

It is worth noting the animals that appear near the camps.

It is observed the presence of the maned wolf, the anteater flag the campder deer and the armatan.

The saw has this name by the shape resembles an old chest, a canastra.

23- São Joaquim: snow in Brazil

In Santa Catarina, São Joaquim is the city known for its low temperatures.

The climate even causes frosts on the plantations and even snow some days of the year in Brazil.

It is worth facing the cold and taking a walk through the park.

There are sandstone-forming rocks that descend through huge gorges. with native vegetation.

Surprises a rocky crevice called Janela Furada, in Morro da Igreja

24-Mossoró: sun, salt and oil

The second largest city of Rio Grande do Norte, after the capital Natal, has natural beauties, beautiful beaches and a strong history.

Mossoró would have been the only city that resisted Lampião's attack.

That's why there's the Resistance Museum

It is also an archaeological site with cave paintings on limestone rocks.

It has the highest oil production in the country.

It is there the biggest June party in Rio Grande do Norte.

25- Broken Canoe: hippies and cliffs

Belonging to the municipality of Aracati, in Ceará, Canoa Quebrada is a beach with charming scenery, surrounded by dunes and natural cliffs.

A good place to take buggy or jeep rides.

In the 1960s, it was discovered by French filmmakers of the Nouvelle Vague movement, causing a clash of culture there.

Hippies who ended up settling there, with fishermen and indigenous people of the region.

A curiosity is the stone carved in moon and star.

Officially, you don't know who did it, it wasn't a town hall work or anything.

They say it was the work of a Moroccan who was on the scene with the film crew years ago and of Islamic belief.

Asking Allah's forgiveness for the excesses and sprees committed there in full freedom carved the moon and the star, symbols of his religion.

In addition to enjoying the beach, you can follow the route of the cliffs and reach the sunset dune.

Adventurers can also enjoy a beautiful paragliding flight, taking advantage of the wind in the region.

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