This massive country has so much to offer and has somehow managed to fly under the radar for far too long. Between sleeping in the Amazon canopy, working with local communities, trail running with monkeys, experiencing the Pantaneiro (cowboy) lifestyle in the wetlands, spelunking into caves, snorkeling in crystal clear rivers, admiring vibrant street art over a few cold cervejas with locals in the hip urban centers and trekking through ancient mountains and small villages lost in time, Brazil is one of our favorite destinations. Whether you travel to Brazil in search of adventures, wildlife or culture, there is a region to appeal to every interest!
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Brazil and Zika: Is it safe to travel to affected regions?
Until more is known, and out of an abundance of caution, CDC recommends special precautions only for pregnant women and women trying to become pregnant: Pregnant women in any trimester or women trying to become pregnant should consider postponing travel to the areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing. Pregnant women who do travel to one of these areas should talk to their doctor or other healthcare provider first.
Wildland Adventures urges all passengers to travel sensibly, and to take preventive measures against mosquito bites, as one naturally does when traveling in the tropics. 30% or higher deet-based mosquito repellant is a great meseasure to combat mosquitos. I, also use ExOfficio's BugsAway clothing while in the field. Even if Zika is generally mild, no one wants to become ill on holiday. Any passenger who is pregnant or think they may become pregnant during or prior to their trip should contact their doctor and potentially reconsider their trip in accordance with CDC/WHO advice.
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