Brazil is the largest country in South America, and the fifth largest in the world. The mostly tropical climate is home to the Amazon river (the largest in the world by water volume) and its namesake rainforest.
Most travelers will want to fly, though I hear it is possible to drive.
Immunizations are a key consideration for any travel to South America. Currently the CDC recommends the following immunizations for travel to Brazil:
Visit the CDC website for specific, up-to-date information.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Brazil:
Coringa 5.6 Sport, 3 pitches, 330 feet, Grade II Urca (Pao de Acucar area) : Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf)
Via das Italianos 5.10 Sport, 9 pitches, 700 feet, Grade III Urca (Pao de Acucar area) : Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf)
Cavalo Louco 5.10c/d Trad, Sport, 6 pitches, 900 feet Rio de Janeiro-Urca : Pão de Açúcar - West Face
Waldemar Guimaraes (Waldo) 5.11+ PG13 Trad, Sport, 10 pitches, 1000 feet, Grade III Urca (Pao de Acucar area) : Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf)
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Cavalo Louco 5.10c/d International : South America : ... : Pão de Açúcar - West Face
6 pitches. 1st pitch has a short crack at the beginning, then diagonal right to the belay just up and left from the Italianos belay.Then pitches 2-5 trend left with some face climbing and VERY delicate slabby traverses. All these pitches are bolted but with some fairly long runouts between bolts by modern standards. Take long slings to keep down rope drag even on the bolted pitches. You could probably place some smaller pieces to ease the runouts on a few sections.At the top of pitch 5 on big le...[more] Browse More Classics in International